The Palace of Blois affords an example of successive changes in the buildings, from the original castle to the period of the Renaissance.
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style. Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted.
Covering the world history of costume, dress, and style from antiquity through to the end of the 19th century, the six volume work remains completely unique in its scope and detail. “Some books just scream out to be bought; this is one of them.” ― Vogue.com
The Hôtel Chambellan at Dijon. It has hitherto been known by various names, — Hôtel Chambellan, Hôtel des Ambassadeurs, and Hôtel d’Angleterre.