Burgundy fashion 15th century. France nobility, 1480. Figure of the Burgundy fashion. The Burgundy fashion lasted throughout the 15th century until the fall of the country as a result of the Burgundy… Read More
The woman wears a tight-fitting bodice, furthermore the pleated Chiopa with wide cap sleeves.
French nobleman and noblewoman. Fashion of the late Renaissance and Spanish Baroque in the period between about 1550 and the Thirty Years War around 1620.
French rococo costumes. “La Toilette” by François Bouche, 1742. The famous painting, “La Toilette”, in 1742 by François Boucher (1703 – 1770) shows an intimate scene from everyday life of the… Read More
MODÈLS DU STYLE PARISIAN. Le Style Parisien. Tissages de soieries Coudurier, Fructus & Descher. Paris 1916.
COLS DE LINGERIE. MODÈLS du Le Style Parisien, 1916
Insular prejudice. The short waist is adopted. Comparison of the French and English modes. Current modes of the time: prevailing colors. Full dress. Hair-dressing. Jewellery. Costumes 1815. Fashion in Paris. Paris crowded with English. Madame de Staël in Paris. Fashion in Paris. Return of Royalty. The Tuileries. Ball dresses. London 1816. Fêtes to celebrate the Restoration. The Caledonian Ball.
Costume under the Revolution; Versailles no longer the arbiter of the mode – Anglomania, “Anticomania,” Rousseau, and a “return to Nature ” – Blonde perukes – Dresses à la Flore, à la Diane, etc. – The classical cothurnus; the “balantine ” – Pink silk tights and gauze veiled nudities – Impossibles and Incroyables; masculine dress à la Anglaise – Official costumes of National Representatives and of Directors – Barras’ little joke – A lady on contemporary fashions in Paris.
French Directory. Fashion in Paris after the Revolution 1796-1800. Directoire. Semi-nude women in the Champs Élysées – No pockets – Mademoiselle Mars makes yellow velvet the rage – Rivalry between Mesdames Hamelin… Read More
“Incroyable” (incredible) was the sobriquet given to the fops or dandies of the later Revolutionary period.