The princess wears a one-piece, front buttoned dress Cotehardie called, with long tight sleeves and wide neckline (front and rear). Buttons presented at that time a novelty, instead of the lateral lacing allowed a figure-hugging dresses section.
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
The influence of Marie Antoinette on fashion. Various styles of head-dresses. Rose Bertin the world’s first acclaimed couturier. Male and female hairdressers. The toilet of the queen of France. The opera.
Paris à l’Anglaise. France in 1786, the evolution of modern feminine fashion.
The origin of the hooped skirt. The Farthingale, Petticoats, Leghorn Chips.
Knee-length Fitted Blouse dress with short puffed sleeves. Fashion hair with ribbons Costume drawing, German vintage fashion plate of girls dresses from 1941. Gallery: German children fashion, 1940s.