King and Knight. England 12th century. DRESSES of ceremony for solemn occasions, particularly with persons in exalted stations, suffer fewer changes in the course of time, than those in common use.… Read More
COSTUME, in the west of Europe, during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, was not strikingly characteristic of difference of countries. When, however, we pass to the south, and enter the warm clime and free states of Italy, we find the dresses of all classes have an entirely different character.
Fashion history. England from 1154 to 1216. Anjou-Plantagenêt ruling dynasty. HENRY II, 1154-1189; RICHARD I., 1189-1199; AND JOHN, 1199-1216.
The Norman Period. Medieval fashion and costume history of England 1066-1154. William the Conqueror, William II., Henry I., Stephen.
Costume of London 1640 A Nobleman and a Lady. Baroque fashion. England Stuart period.
England baroque fashion 1685. Reign of James II.
The Saxons commenced their conquests during the fifth century, but it was not until the year 720 that the earliest MS. preserved to us saw the light.
The Burial of Atala. Francois Auguste Chateaubriand’s “Atala.”
Ensembles of Bernard & Cie and Ardanse. Art-Goût-Beauté: feuillets de l’élégance féminine.
Création Chanel. Dress for afternoon-evening worn by Princess Dimitri Romanov, Princess of Russia.