The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Beauty by Lauren Stowell & Abby Cox.
Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Fashion in Detail by Avril Hart & Susan North.
The History of Modern Fashion: From 1850 to 2010 by Daniel James Cole & Nancy Deihl.
Knight of St. Louis (Chevalier de St. Louis), Reign of Louis XIV 1706.
The Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louis was founded on 5 April 1693 by King Louis XIV of France and awarded for military merit. 1791, the order was canceled and in 1814 by Louis XVIII. reintroduced. 1830, the order was finally canceled. The Order consisted of three classes and the number of members was limited:
- Grand-Croix on 8 members
- Commandeur to 28 members
Chevalier de Saint-Louis. Rege de Louis XIV 1706.
Source: “Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor Jean Charles Pauquet. Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin London, 1864.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty by Andrew Bolton, Sølve Sundsbø.
Chanel: The Complete Collections of spectacular clothes by Patrick Mauriès.
Tom Ford. 21st century glamour of style and sensuality by Tom Ford, Bridget Foley.