Young Gallic Woman 5th to 7th century.
A leader of the Franks. Salian Frankish 5th century
Reigns of Henri IV. and Louis XIII. 1590 to 1614. French fashion history of the Renaissance and Baroque era. Vertugadins. Dress of Marguerite de France. Low-cut bodices. Spanish court dress.
French court dresses. Renaissance fashion at the end of the 16th century
Opposition to the laws of King Henri III. on dress — The wife of President N .— How both sexes evaded the edicts – Gowns from Milan — Mixture of masculine and feminine fashions —Rage for perfumes — Recognition of rank is demanded — Costumes worn at Cognac by Marguerite de Valois in presence of the Polish, ambassadors, and her costume at Blois — Brantôme’s opinion — Pointed bodices, puffed out sleeves, and “bourrelets” — Remarks on hair — Ridiculous dress of men — Poucet, the preacher — Satirical lines on Joyeuse — Witty remark of Pierre de I’Estoile — Starch used by Henri III. — Cushions.
French costumes 16th century. Period of Henry III. Renaissance fashion period.
Costume design by French couturier Marie-Louise Bruyère. Marie-Louise Bruyère (1918-1958), called Mme Bruyère (pronounced Broo-yair) was born in rural France, but her ambitious parents, Henri Bruyère and Jeanne Loubet,… Read More
Company and friendship. The knight and the lady. 15th century. XVe siècle en France. Compagnie et, amitié.
Anne de Bretagne (1477-1514) Duchess of Brittany, Queen of France.
Clémence Isaure Clémence Isaure is a semi-legendary medieval character, who is credited with the foundation or restoration of Jeux Floraux of Toulouse. The legend says that Clémence Isaure born in 1464 in Toulouse,… Read More