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This Marveilleux seems to display a low-cut bustier under a vibrant colored dress. She also shows how marvelous she is with her oversized hair ribbon.

Incroyables: Incroyables represents the new man of the and early century who prided himself on honesty, sobriety, and industriousness. These men wore loose fitting jackets with big lapels, as well as tight breeches.

Living with Jane: Incroyables and Merveilleuses

Merveilleuse from the the Directoire era - Reticule, sleeveless spencer, red scarf at throat mimicking guillotine victims, tousled hair, laced slippers in grecian style

French Revolution fashion. Incroyables and Merveilleuses. German Biedermeier fashion.

French and German Fashion. Last third of the 18th Century

Merveilleuses: This is when people began to get rid of their petticoats and corsets and were dressing based on ancient Greek forms. These people also wore sheer fabrics and exaggerated hats. They wore things in the most extreme ways.

"After suffering through the French Revolution and Reign of Terror, the bourgeoisie just wanted to have fun. The Incroyables and their female counterparts, the Merveilleuses, ornamented themselves in floppy collars and bows. "

HISTORY OF THE DANDY: FLAMBOYANT FLANEUR MALE FASHION, FROM ROCOCO WIGS TO NEW ROMANTIC, STEAMPUNK & NEO-VICTORIANA.

Bourgeoisie: the middle class, including merchants, industrialists, and professional people. ("Bourgeoisie-class people during the French Revolution").

French Directoire style Archive | Page 3 of 7 | Costume History

Fashion from Ancient to Modern Times. Culture and history of clothing and manners. Extensive text and image examples of different authors from rare books.

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Incroyables and Merveilleuses, Fashion’s Royalist Rebels

An Incroyable sporting his hair cropped in a choppy style at the back of his head. The guillotine victims had their hair roughly chopped so that the blade could cleanly access the back of the neck.

Reading Treasure: Gisela Röder's History of Fashion  1790s France - Incroyables and Merveilleuses

vivelareine: “ “Incroyables/Merveilleuses fashion” postcard with art by Gisela Röder. source: my scan/collection ”

La Revolución Francesa no fue, como se piensa, un festín de Derechos Humanos. Algunos la sobrevivieron, adoptando contestariamente una moda excentrica y atrevida que rendía tributo a sus víctimas.

La Revolución Francesa no fue, como se piensa, un festín de Derechos Humanos. Algunos la sobrevivieron, adoptando contestariamente una moda excentrica y atrevida que rendía tributo a sus víctimas.

A Republican Beau - French Revolutionary Fashion Plate (Note the man hanging from the gallows in the background and the guillotine on the left)

Stripping the 18th Century English Male

Stripping the 18th Century English Male

Sans culottes: were the first thing to be known as pants and were worn by lower classes that later became radical partisans during the French Revolution.

June: Rebellion and Counter Culture La Femme du Sans Culottes French Jacket, Striped Petticoat, Pinner Apron, and Provincial Head Covering

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