Tag: Modes et Costumes Historiques

Modes and Historical Costumes. “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

Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)

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.

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)

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Couture: then and now Clothes define people. A person's clothing, whether it's a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential key to his or her culture, class, personality, or even religion. The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothing sociologically, historically, and artistically.


Eleanor of Austria, also called Eleanor of Castile. Queen of France.

Eleanor of Austria. Eleanor of Castile, was born an Archduchess of Austria and Infanta of Castile. Ancien Régime fashion. French Renaissance clothing. France medieval costume

Eleonora of Castile (Spanish: Leonor de Austria) (1498 -1558) was Archduchess of Austria and Infanta of Spain from the House of Habsburg, by marriage first from 7 March 1519 to 13 December 1521 Queen of Portugal, later from 4 July 1530 to 31 March 1547 Queen of France.

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)