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Light as a feather: An 18th century dress made by artist Isabelle de Borchagrave is part of an exhibition in which all the gowns are made entirely from paper

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The "Extravaganza"

The Mask of Joy at the opening of the London Pleasure Gardens.

BLUE SILK BROCADE BODICE, 1750-1770. French blue faille ground, patterns of ivory lace & garden flowers in red & plum shades, V at CF & CB, attached peplum w/ pleats at back sides, fitted elbow L sleeves w/ deep cuffs, homespun linen bodice lining, ice blue silk facing & peplum lining,

Sarah Cook 1775 Artist Unknown

Garbage Reign by Danil Golovkin Could we possibly get any more bits and bobs onto these outfits and hairdos?

Lucille Ball as Madame du Barry in Du Barry was a Lady, 1943. That pink hairdo is so Rococo Fab, don't you agree?

18th century

Anthropologie window display Shop | Store | Retail | Window | Display | Visual Well you can't really wear it but it is beautiful



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French sleeved waistcoats 1720-25 from the Musee du Costume, Paris Galliera.

These gowns from Sugar Kei, a Japanese company are not for the faint of heart.

What Would Marie Antoinette Do?

spirit of ornament and adornment Adam Jamieson - 2012 Runway Photos - westminsterfashion


Outdoor... by Aussie photographer Georges Antoni (note Aussie tote carried by model in red dress right) Love the juxtaposition of !8thC inspired clothing, the 21stC stroller and the outdoor landscape of beach (not your usual setting for 18thC clothing) Fabulous!

Fashion of 18. century

American Duchess:Historical Costuming: V52: 1770s Pannier Experiments - Style 1 | Historical Costuming and sewing of Rococo 18th century clothing, 16th century through 20th century, by designer Lauren Reeser

panniers 2 - extreme hoops, in metal!

Tea in a Teacup

Panniers pocket

court panniers

panniers red - short hoop