Incroyables et Merveilleuses de 1814

Incroyables et Merveilleuses de 1814

Epic shade-throwing from the guy in the tophat…

Incroyables et Merveilleuses de 1814

I’ll take one in green, too!

Incroyables et Merveilleuses de 1814

Cabinet des Modes, February 1786. 

The Follies and Fashions of our Grandfathers, Morning Dresses, August 1807.

Oooh!  What a lovely parasol!

Journal de la Mode et du Gout, November 1790. 

Pretty girl!

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Le Follet, 1846

Oh…that blue gown!  So pretty!

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Cabinet des Modes (Magasin des Modes), October 1786. 

These are some really great detail shots of their hair!

Gallery of Fashion, December 1798. 

Ooooh I love both of these!  The yellow lining and accents on the blue is great, and the whole cut and fit of the white is charming!  I especially love the very subtle puffs on her sleeves!

Lady’s Museum, Morning and Evening Dresses, March 1818. 

I MUST HAVE THEM BOTH!

The Lady’s Museum, Morning Dress, September 1801. 

I am in love with the bodice of the gal on the left.  It almost looks like a shirtwaist or something!  And her parasol looks so teeny!

Journal des Dames et des Modes (Published in Fashions of London and Paris), September 1799. 

Beautiful color!  Also, I’m fascinated by that unusual sleeve treatment.

Cabinet des Modes, Walking Dress, October 1841. 

What a striking shawl!  It’s nice paired with the bright blue bonnet but a very light and un-ornamented gown. 

Gallery of Fashion, Court Dress, July 1797. 

You know, Court Dresses of the 1790s will never cease to make me laugh. They are just so hilarious and crazy