18th Century Riding Boot Costumes?

Answer Boots have been popular and functual footwear for hundreds of years. The style most familiar to you is probably the cowboy boot or the riding boot. Both of these evolved from the boots men wore in ... Read More »

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18th Century Beggar Costumes?

During the 18th century, fashions from France influenced clothing worn in Europe and America, as evidenced in the art in museums and galleries around the world that have preserved original images f... Read More »

How to Sew an 18th Century Man's Shirt?

In the 18th century, men's shirts were very simple, made of a few rectangles sewn together. They were usually made out of linen because it was durable and easy to clean. You can make a similar shir... Read More »

How to Do 18th Century Hair?

By the mid-18th century, around 1760, women began wearing their hair in a tall, elaborate bouffant style, or “pouf.” Most people think of the infamous Marie Antoinette when it comes to 18th-cen... Read More »

18th Century Weapons?

Gibbon wrote in "The Decline and Fall of The Roman Empire" that "any age, however destitute of science or virtue, sufficiently abounds in acts of blood." The 18th century was certainly no exception... Read More »