Gallerie des Modes, 1779. 

What a lovely combination of color, shape, and trim!

Purple and Yellow gowns from Gallerie des Modes, 1778-1780.

(Source: damesalamode)

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I was browsing through a book on Rose Bertin and couldn’t resist sharing this fashion caricature!

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And I couldn’t resist reblogging it! 

Gallerie des Modes, 1779. 

Gallerie des Modes, 1779.

Sorry for my absence over the last few days!  Our intwerwebs have been in revolt, buy my genius IT guy fella gave them the what-for and now I’m back!

Gallerie des Modes, 1778. 

I needs it!

Gallerie des Modes, 1779. 

This is a very charming outfit.  I love all the white trim, and her lovely walking stick!

And do mine eyes deceive me, or do I see a pocket on her petticoat?

Gallerie des Modes, 1779. 

I really love the purple and yellow together- not two colors I would think to pair, but they balance each other well!  

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Gallerie des Modes, 1779. 

Gallerie des Modes, 1779. 

Creepy…

Gallerie des Modes, 1779.  A costume from the “Barber of Seville”

I LOVE when they do costume plates!

Gallerie des Modes, 1779. 

I love the stripey fabric, but I especially love the super wide white trim!  It makes it such a bright, airy gown!

Gallerie des Modes, 1779.  ”Robe a la levite…”

Gorgeous colors and a lovely collar!

Gallerie des Modes, 1779.  

Shot silk waistcoat!

Gallerie des Modes, 1779.  ”Jeune Dame montant a cheval.”

Ha!  That horse is tiny!  And note!  Not riding side-saddle and she’s wearing boots!