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...
|Published:||New Haven : Yale University Press, |
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- Part I: Court and city
- The Queen
- The Petite Maîtresse
- The marchande de modes
- Part II: New and novel
- Court dress
- Part III: Fashion and fantasy
- Fashions à l'américaine
- The chemise à la reine
- Figaro and fashion
- Part IV: revolution and recovery
- The politics of fashion
- Fashion in exile
- Return to Paris
- Conclusion : from "la mode" to "le mode."