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.
A Dancing Girl. Almeh, courtesans or female entertainers in Arab Egypt. Arab dance costume, Ghawazi in 1850.
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.
Rose Bertin, the Court dressmaker – Fashions in Paris à l’Anglaise – Gauze handkerchiefs round the neck – Hair-dressing – Excessive use of feathers in the hair – At Versailles a forest of feathers – Extravagant cost of feathers for hats
The origin of the hooped skirt. The Farthingale, Petticoats, Leghorn Chips.
Renaissance Fashion. Women`s Costume of German Nobility, 1450, 15th Century. The left figure shows an unmarried woman, which is characterized by their uncovered hair. Her long hair is braided in… Read More
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.