France 18th century. Fashion types from the time of the Directory. Stock exchange speculators and crooks. The Merveilleuses and the Incroyables.
Womens fashion at an Official ball during the French Empire in 1804. White remained a very popular color for women during the Empire period.
The comfortable costume, in which the belt was attached at a normal height, was soon followed by the close-fitting dress, the robe collante
France 18th century.
Female costumes of the rococo. Fashions from the first period of the government of Louis XVI. Extravagance of clothes and hairstyles.
The hoop skirt in the age of the Spanish fashion (Renaissance) 16th century, in the age of rococo (Baroque), 18th century, crinoline fashion, 19th century.
The figures are all taken from fashion journals. The period includes the last period of the convent, the rule of the board of directors and the beginning of the consulate.
France. The fashions under the consulate. Fashionable Parisians enjoy a beautiful spring day at the horse race at the Promenade de Longchamp in 1802.
Europe. 18th century. The French influence. Under the reign of terror, the development of fashions began and reached perfection under the direction of the Directorate.
THE Executive Board will have two costumes; one for its ordinary functions, the other for the representation of groups, national holidays, etc.
THE Members who make up the Council of the Five Hundred and One hundred, wear the long white dress, the blue belt, the scarlet coat, (all in wool) and the blue velvet hat.