Fashion c. 1770 – 1789.
- 437. Grey-powdered hair, stripes on both coal and stockings, 1788.
- 438. Bustle (cull de grin) and fichu, 1788.
- 439. Hat brim turned up front and back à la androsmane, stripes on both coat and stockings, 1788.
- 440. White dress, striped coat, fichu and large muff, 1788.
- 441. Large straw hat with high crown and ostrich feathers, grey powdered hair, 1788.
- 442. Coat made from woollen cloth instead of silk, grey-powdered hair, 1788.
- 443. Muff blue coal, yellow leather breeches, long black boots and beaver hat, 1789.
- 444. Man’s coat (redingote) over white dress, fichu and man’s hat, 1789.
Source: «Histoire du costume» par Henry Harald Hansen. Dessins de Ebbe Susen, Mogens Bryder et Kaj Norregaard. Traduit du Danois par Jaqueline Puissant. Flammarion, Paris, 1954.
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.