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Watch a fascinating demo by costume designer Maxwell Barr who explores the prosperous world of 18th-century Parisian power dressing through dressing a live model on stage while describing the clothing layers.
Maxwell Barre, 18Th Century Parisians, Parisians Power, 18Thc Costumes, Power Dresses, Costumes Design, Design Maxwell, Fascinators Demo, Living Models
Woman's robe a la francaise, England, circa 1765. Silk plain weave (faille) with silk and metallic-thread supplementary-weft patterning (lamella or strip) trimmed with metallic lace.
La Francaise, Dresses, Historical Clothing, Historical Fashion, Historical Costumes, 1700S, 18Th Century, The Blasts, 1700 S
V: This richly brocaded ensemble illustrates the style of dress worn by women at court in England. Known as a mantua, the gown consists of a bodice with a train at the back. A very wide petticoat of matching silk completes the ensemble along with a triangle of silk known as a stomacher, in the centre front.
Silk, 1755 1760, Fashion History, 18Th Century, Court Dresses, Albert Museums, Court Mantua, 1700 S, French Style
Evening dress, 1770-80, McCord Museum
Dresses Front, Evening Dresses, Fashion, Mccord Museums, 17701780, Day Dresses, 18Th Century, 1700, 1770 1780
Full Dress (Open Robe and Petticoat), circa 1760s
Dresses Open, 1700S Fashion, Historical Clothing, Costumes Institution, 18Th Century, Open Robe, The Dresses, Full Dresses, 1700 S
Dress 1784, Rosa e Cornelia
Evening Dresses, Gowns Dresses, Dresses Fashion, 18Thcentury, Historical Fashion, Evening Gowns, Colors Schemes, 18Th Century, 1700
American dress, 1780-85