Category: France

FRENCH FASHION HISTORY. Costume and fashion plates with descriptions between middle Ages, Directory, Regency, Empire and so called Flapper. Vintage Haute couture costumes.

Fashion in the Reign of Louis-Philippe. 1830 to 1848.

Victorian, Romantic, fashion, era, Crinoline, costumes

The Revolution of July, 1830 — Fashions in Louis Philippe’s reign — Microscopical bonnets, called “bibis,” “cabriolets” — Variety of caps — Fashions of the Middle Ages and of the Renaissance — The stage — Historic costumes — Influence of Rachel, the actress — Greek and Roman fashions — Colours — Various designations of materials — Bedouin sleeves — Bonnets and head-dresses — Pamela bonnets — Novel eccentricities — Taglioni gowns, gathered “4 la Vierge,” laced “à la Niobe,” &c. — The “Sylvestrine” — Costumes to be worn on occasions of attempts on the king’s life — Bouquets for balls.

Regency fashion. Colerette, Pélerine, Straw hats, 1804.

Regency headdresses. French First Empire fashion. Costume Parisien

Regency fashion hats. Colerette, Pélerine, Straw hats, 1804. 1, Chapeau de Sparterie. 2, Chapeau de Marcelline. 3, Chapeau de Paille cousue. 4, Colerette et Pélerine. 5, Coiffures en Cheveux Kisses.… Read More

Half Dressed costume. Regency era menswear.

Regency costumes. France First Empire Fashion.

Half Dressed costume. Regency era menswear, 1804. Costume Demi-Habillé. Journal des dames et des modes. Costumes parisien 1804. France First Empire fashion, England Georgian, Regency fashion era. Associated to: Reign of… Read More