Category: France

The hoop skirt and its development within the history of costumes.

hoop, skirt, crinoline, fashion,

The hoop skirt in the age of the Spanish fashion (Renaissance) 16th century, in the age of rococo (Baroque), 18th century, crinoline fashion, 19th century.

Robe à la Chinoise retroussée. Galerie des Modes et Costumes Français.

Robe, Chinoise, retroussée, Rococo, fashion, costumes, Français

La Nymphe galante dont le port est majestueux, noble et fier, courant avec tranquilité, au Palais Royal, les hazards auxquels sont exposées les personnes de son sexe; elle a un bonnet à la Richard, corset rayé, d’une robe à la Chinoise, retroussée.

France 18th century. The Panniers, the Hoop, the Justaucorps.

Rococo, Panniers, Justaucorps, Hoop, skirt, fashion, costumes, Auguste Racinet

Women with paniers. The origin of these skirts. The panier was in fashion until the last years of kingship. The bourgeois classes. The luxury dress of men consisted of the Justaucorps, waistcoat and the leg dresses.

Medieval civil and war costumes of Italy, France and England. The Litter.

Cotte-hardie, pourpoint, Litter, Knights, squires, Middle ages, clothing, costumes, armour,

The close costume of the 14th century. Knights and squires habit of dressing. The footwear. The main piece of clothing for women at that time was the cotte hardie, a close-fitting, short-sleeved skirt, which made the body shapes stand out plastically.