Seventeenth-century romanticism: Marchesas first fall 2013 look showed a scarlet equestrian coat with a high collar and full skirt - paired with compelling silk matador trousers

Marchesa shows red carpet-ready gowns inspired by 17th-century romanticism at Fashion Week - just in time for the Oscars

Seventeenth-century romanticism: Marchesa Fall 2013 - scarlet equestrian coat with a high collar and full skirt - paired with compelling silk matador trousers

Corsets offered in the B. Altman & Co. catalog, Winter 1886-87

"Corsets offered in the B. Altman & Co. catalog, Winter - haha ridiculous how did the ladies breathe back then

Breakdown of a Regency Gown and layers. This would've been helpful when I was studying costume construction!

Or, "How to Dress Elizabeth Bennet" the model, stalkings and pantalettes (these would often just be two pant legs tied together at the top), a . Layers of a Regency Dress (early

18th Century Woman’s Hairstyles A collection of...

Century Woman’s Hairstyles A collection of Century paintings from France & England, depicting some of the hairstyles of the time, among them the tête de mouton (or “sheep’s head”), the pouf & the hérisson (or “hedgehog”).

Cabinet is an example of the high regard in which boulle marquetry cont'd to be held in France thoughout the 18th century. The technique, which involves cutting patterns in multiple layers of turtle shell, brass and other materials (here pewter and horn) got its name from Louis XIV’s cabinet maker, André-Charles Boulle (1642-1732). He was not the only, but the best-known practitioner of the technique, Paris, France, ca. 1780-1790

Cabinet

~ Beautiful Boulle Marquetry Cabinet (Patterns Cut In Multiple Layers Of Turtle Shell, Brass, Pewter & Horn) ~ Century) Louis XIV’s Cabinet Maker André Charles Boulle

French Late 18th Century Pistol - by Peniet, Paris

French Late Century Pistol - by Peniet, Paris ~ hand crafted

Villarceaux -18th century dress | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Historical costume , part of an exhibition in Villarceaux castle (France) ******* by Olivier Henry , embroiderer century dress

Watch  Watchmaker: Daniel Vauchez  (recorded 1767–1790)  Date: ca. 1783–84 Culture: French (Paris)

Watch- Watchmaker: Daniel Vauchez (recorded Date: ca. Culture: French (Paris) Medium: Case: gold, partly enameled and set with pearls, bezel set with diamonds;

Miniature, Portrait of the Comtesse du Barry, by Lavreince; (inspired by Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun ) Second half of the 18th century. Paris, the Louvre.

miniature Portrait of the Comtesse du Barry Lavreince; (inspired by Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun ) Second half of the century Paris, the Louvre, Department of Graphic Arts

Watch accompanied by a chatelaine, late 18th century, Jean-Antoine Lepine (1720-1814) Watchmaker; Hologer to the King in 1774/75    **Notice the lovely miniatures, perhaps of the ladies it once belonged to.

Watch accompanied by a chatelaine, late century, Jean-Antoine Lepine Watchmaker; Hologer to the King in **Notice the lovely miniatures, perhaps of the ladies it once belonged to.

17th century fashion ancient look men 1

Calves -- erogenous zone for men // artificial calf muscles // male calf emerging from tight breeches (erogenous) // white stockings // padded devices inserted under stockings

1730. Detail of "Servante habillant des enfants" (Servant dressing children) by Pierre-Louis Dumesnil. Women -- Clothing & dress -- 1700-1799 -- France. 18th century French costume. bonnet cap

Lappets on cap pinned up. No play clothes for children Detail of "Servante habillant des enfants" (Servant dressing children) by Pierre-Louis Dumesnil. Women -- Clothing & dress -- 170 - Note stripes in gown, childs dress on floor, cap

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