The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Dressmaking: How to Hand Sew Georgian Gowns and Wear Them With Style by Lauren Stowell (Author), Abby Cox (Author).
Lauren Stowell and Abby Cox of American Duchess have endeavored to make the impossible possible by bringing historically accurate dressmaking techniques into your sewing room. Learn how to make four of the most iconic 18th century silhouettes―the English Gown, Sacque Gown, Italian Gown and Round Gown―using the same hand sewing techniques done by historic dressmakers.
Victorian Wedding Dress and Prom Dress 1865. La Mode Illustrée.
Robe de Mariée et Robe de Bal de Mme Breant-Castel 58 Rue Ste Anne.
Coiffures de Mr Croizat, 76 Rue de Richelieu.
Corbeille de Mariage de la Mon de Commission. GLE Rue d’Hautevile 56
La Mode Illustrée. 1865. No. 10. (Fashion in the period of industrialization. Industrialism)
La Mode Illustrée. Journal de la Familie 1865. Bureaux du Journal. 56 Rue Jacob Paris.
Support and Seduction: The History of Corsets and Bras (Abradale Books) by Beatrice Fontanel.
Thoughout the ages, women's breasts have been subjected to the endless whims of fashion. From the ancient Greeks to Mae West and Madonna, this light-hearted book charts the changing shapes of female beauty. The elegant and amusing images - including fashion drawings, paintings, photographs, and film stills - illustrate the often surprising history of the garments women have worn for support - and seduction.