Tag: Baroque era

Fashion and costume history of the Baroque. The epoch of Baroque lasted from 1575 to 1770. It is divided into early Baroque (until about 1650), the High Baroque (ca. 1650-1720) and late Baroque or Rococo (ca. 1720-1770).

Reign of Louis XVI. 1774 to 1780. The influence of Marie Antoinette.

Hoop-skirts. French Ancien Régime Rococo costumes. 18th century fashion. French court dress

The influence of Marie Antoinette on fashion. The Reign of Louis XVI. 1774 to 1780. The toilet of the queen of France.

The Evolution of Modern Feminine Fashion 1786.

Grand Robe, Rococo, fashion, court dress, versailles

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