Fashion in the Reign of Henri III. 1574 to 1589. Mixture of masculine and feminine fashions. Pointed bodices, puffed out sleeves, and “bourrelets”
Grace Dalrymple Elliott (1754–1823). Mistress of the Duke of Orléans. Lady Grace Dalrymple Elliott born around 1754-1823, was a Scottish courtesan who witnessed the events of the French Revolution in… Read More
Servant of the Louis XV period, 18th century clothing. French Rococo period. The best known is Louis XV. well for his relationship with the Marquise de Pompadour. He is often blamed… Read More
Marie Jeanne, comtesse du Barry (Marie Jeanne Bécu) 1743-1793. Mistress of the French King Louis XV. Marie-Jeanne Bécu came from a poor family. She was the illegitimate daughter of a seamstress Anne… Read More
FASHION IN THE DAYS OF THE DIRECTOIRE. Table of Content: Costume under the Revolution; Versailles no longer the arbiter of the mode – Anglomania, “Anticomania,” Rousseau, and a “return to… Read More
The influence of Marie Antoinette on fashion. The Reign of Louis XVI. 1774 to 1780. The toilet of the queen of France.
Content Fashion in Paris and London, 1780 to 1788. LEGHORN CHIPS – THE ABOLITION OF THE HEAD-DRESS – THE CAUSES THAT BROUGHT IT – HAIR RESTORED TO ITS NATURAL STATE… Read More
Content The Salons of Paris in the 18th century, 1786-1789. Fashion before the French Revolution.
Content Fashion during the french revolution. Paris 1793 to 1795.