rococo, madame de pompadour

Oh la la! Lavish 250-year-old desk where King of France's mistress Madame de Pompadour penned her love letters goes under the hammer (and it could be yours for a cool £5m)

Chiếc váy của nhà thiết kế Christian Dior lấy cảm hứng từ thời kỳ Edwardian với…

Christian Dior at Couture Fall 2007

Chiếc váy của nhà thiết kế Christian Dior lấy cảm hứng từ thời kỳ Edwardian với…

“Masquerading De Marie Antoinette” #French #Rococo #Style

“Masquerading De Marie Antoinette”

Countess Jeanne Du Barry (1743-1793) was a mistress of Louis XV, but did not become involved in politics as had her predecessor, Mme. Pompadour. While at court, she was celebrated for her beauty and natural charm. Her love of expensive jewelry and clothing were widely rumored abroad and earned her the hostility of the mobs later on during the Revolution. Banished from court after Louis’ death, she was later arrested by the Revolutionary Tribunal on charges of treason and sent to the…

Countess Jeanne Du Barry (1743-1793) was a mistress of Louis XV, but did not become involved in politics as had her predecessor, Mme. Pompadour. While at court, she was celebrated for her beauty and natural charm. Her love of expensive jewelry and clothing were widely rumored abroad and earned her the hostility of the mobs later on during the Revolution. Banished from court after Louis’ death, she was later arrested by the Revolutionary Tribunal on charges of treason and sent to the…

17th century Rococo women's footwear. I'm so in love with the top left pair I might die.

17th century Rococo women's footwear. I'm so in love with the top left pair I might die.

Outlander costume by Terry Dresbach. This looks so very much like my lavender Loli, it's quite uncanny!

Outlander costume by Terry Dresbach. This looks so very much like my lavender Loli, it's quite uncanny!

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Google Image Result for http://media.onsugar.com/files/2011/01/01/1/866/8669193/e145418b15423e8a_Menswear_Suit.jpg

French Baroque and Rococo Fashions (Dover Fashion Coloring Book)

French Baroque and Rococo Fashions (Dover Fashion Coloring Book)

18th century (according to the previous pinner). I don't know- this looks early in the period if so; it still has that drooping bodice look of the 17th. A lovely ensemble nonetheless!

18th century (according to the previous pinner). I don't know- this looks early in the period if so; it still has that drooping bodice look of the 17th. A lovely ensemble nonetheless!

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