Fashion victims : dress at the court of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette /

"This engrossing book chronicles one of the most exciting, controversial, and extravagant periods in the history of fashion: the reign of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette in 18th-century France. Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell offers a carefully researched glimpse into the turbulent era's sophist...

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Main Author: Chrisman-Campbell, Kimberly.
Format: Book
Published:New Haven : Yale University Press, [2015]
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Table of Contents:
  • Part I: Court and city
  • The Queen
  • The Petite Maîtresse
  • The marchande de modes
  • Part II: New and novel
  • Marriage
  • Court dress
  • Longchamp
  • Mourning
  • Part III: Fashion and fantasy
  • Fashions à l'américaine
  • The chemise à la reine
  • Figaro and fashion
  • Anglomania
  • Orientalism
  • Part IV: revolution and recovery
  • The politics of fashion
  • Fashion in exile
  • Return to Paris
  • Conclusion : from "la mode" to "le mode."