The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Dressmaking: How to Hand Sew Georgian Gowns and Wear Them With Style by Lauren Stowell (Author), Abby Cox (Author).
Lauren Stowell and Abby Cox of American Duchess have endeavored to make the impossible possible by bringing historically accurate dressmaking techniques into your sewing room. Learn how to make four of the most iconic 18th century silhouettes―the English Gown, Sacque Gown, Italian Gown and Round Gown―using the same hand sewing techniques done by historic dressmakers.
Costumes Parisien 1827. France Restoration period.
Chapeau de paille de riz garni de biais formés par des rubans cousus. Robe de cot-pali garnie de biaus dentéls. Pélerine de tulle. Ceinture à la girafe. Gants de batiste.
Journal des dames et des modes. Costumes parisien 1827. France Empire, Restoration fashion period. Romanticism era.
- French Fashion history. The Restoration period 1814 to 1830.
- Fashion in the Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814.
- Fashion History France. On the history of costumes.
Support and Seduction: The History of Corsets and Bras (Abradale Books) by Beatrice Fontanel.
Thoughout the ages, women's breasts have been subjected to the endless whims of fashion. From the ancient Greeks to Mae West and Madonna, this light-hearted book charts the changing shapes of female beauty. The elegant and amusing images - including fashion drawings, paintings, photographs, and film stills - illustrate the often surprising history of the garments women have worn for support - and seduction.