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.
Bonnet Négligé. Bonnet Négligé en Mousseline.
French caps fashion. La Mode illustrée 1860. Victorian fashion.
Bonnet en Tulle de Soie noir et blanc. Bonnet in black tulle and white silk.
Bonnet en Tulle blanc avec rubans Roses. Bonnet in white tulle with pink ribbons.
Bonnet en Tulle de Soie a Dessin. Bonnet en Tulle de Soie.
Ces bonnets sont de la maison Leborgue et Henneveu (ancienne maison Dupont), rue du Bac, 56.
Publisher: La Mode illustrée: journal de la famille. Bureau de l’administration. A la Librairie Firmin Didot Frères, Fils & Cie, rue Jacob, 56.
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.