Parisian Fashions in the Late 1800s?

Answer Life in Paris was a social and political roller coaster in the 19th century. The beginning of the century saw the end of the French Revolution, followed by Napoleon and years of war and conquest, t... Read More »

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Parisian Fashion of the 1800s?

When crowned emperor in 1804, Napoleon Bonaparte set out to make France the leader of fashion. He revived the Valenciennes lace that made delicate fabrics such as tulle and batiste. Early fashions ... Read More »

1800s Fashions for Men?

A century is a long time in fashion; but when it comes to popular men's fashion, perhaps no century was longer than the 1800s. It saw one of the most dramatic transitions of popular fashion that ha... Read More »

1800s Victorian Fashions?

The Victorian era is considered to have been an exciting time with the development of new artistic styles as well as a changing social and political arena. The era spanned the reign of Queen Victor... Read More »

Women's Fashions in the 1800s?

Clothing around the world in the 1800s varied in style from country to country. In the United States, 19th century women's fashions were largely derived from fashion plates imported from European c... Read More »