Coat for the Oaf

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this is an example of jagged line. because, the collars on both the jacket and the dress are not straight lines but rather shaped like bat wings

Button up shirt, with a tie and vest. All underneath a red cardigan. Mens High Neck Twisted Knit Cardigan Sweater With Button Details WINE US L/Asia XL

Lace or embroidered panels for cuffs & turnbacks. The Red Priest: Men's Fashion from the 18th Century Part 1

The eighteenth century monied male was often a peacock, eager to display his taste and wealth, and fond of lavishly decorated or patterned fabrics, and bright striking colours. The usual outfit remained the three piece suit of coat, waistcoat and breeches

18th century cloak. It sometimes had a hood attached to the top of the cloak. It varied in lengths. This one is a floor length cloak.

Cape - last third century American or European wool. I wonder if this is where the illustrations for Little Red Riding Hood came from.

Another amazing cuff. Detail from Portrait of Antonio Pascual de Borbón y Sajonia, infante de España, 1767, Anton Rafael Mengs. Sitter is about 11 years old in this portrait.

Detail from Portrait of Antonio Pascual de Borbón y Sajonia, infante de España, Anton Rafael Mengs. Sitter is about 11 years old in this portrait. [upturned cuffs are rather large for the late but Court fashions always lagged behind Fashions in general]

Don't forget pockets and lining

Court coat - 1775 - British - The abundance of silver decorations used to adorn the jacket would have sparkled in flickering candlelight and indicated the status of the wearer who could afford such an expensive garment.

JR 1750's Men's Coat Pattern   JR-700

JRCoat - Coat with Military Variations for the Officer or Enlisted Man Sewing Pattern by JP Ryan

Cuffs  David Tennant as Giacomo Casanova (BBC 2005 TV serial)

David Tennant as Giacomo Casanova (BBC 2005 TV serial). Okay, so Casanova is Italian.

Double cuffs! prior_1705.jpg (423×600)

Late Restoration: Men The justacorps, waistcoat, and breeches ensemble becomes the dominant male silhouette. Lace trim, embroidery, and other forms of excessive decoration can still be found amongst the wealthy.

He may need a hat too. Mini Tricorn Hat in Burgundy and Black  by RagDolliesMadhouse, €87.00

Mini Tricorn Hat in Burgundy and Black -Marie Antoinette Hat- Baroque- Gothic - Victorian-Made to Order

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