The son of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, and her second husband, Henry Stewart, Duke of Albany.
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
Anne de Bretagne 1477-1514, 2ème Femme de Louis XII, d’après Gaignières, 1500. Modes et Costumes Historiques 1864.
Claude of France. La Reine Claude, 1ère Femme du Roi Francois Ier, d´après Gaignières, Née En 1498, Morte En 1524.
The Textile Manual is an encyclopaedia of textile information, from material to yarn, from fabric structure to the finishing process. Encompassing practical tips for a range of textiles and detailed visuals, this ultra-accessible manual is the perfect companion for fashion aficionados and aspiring fashion designers.
Henry II, called Henri d’Albret (1503-1555) was titular king of Navarre. He was the eldest son of Jean d’Albret and Catherine of Navarre, Grandfather of Henri IV in 1527.
Francois, Dauphin de Viennois, Fils du Roi Francois I, d´après Gaignières, 1534.
Elisabeth d´Autriche, Femme De Charles IX, d’après Gaignières, 1570.
Marguerite de Valois, daughter of Henri II of France, and first wife of Henri IV, the victor of Ivry, was born in 1553, divorced from Henri IV in 1598, and died in 1615. Illustration “Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin.
Bourgeois, Règne de Louis XII d´après Willemin, 1510. Modes et Costumes Historiques
Nobleman in Spanish court dress in the Reign of Charles IX 1572. Renaissance period. “Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor… Read More
Lady of the French Court in Spanish fashion. Reign of Charles IX 1579. “Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor… Read More