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Before the Automobile: Robe à la Française

This has never been my favorite style for century, but it& a classic and I wanted to give it a try. It& made of cream silk taffeta an.

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Brautkleid

Silk brocade gown and petticoat, silk covered straw hat and silk satin shoes, 1780 Worn by Jane Bailey for her marriage to James Wickham Image reproduced by kind permission of the Olive Matthews Collection, Chertsey Museum. Photograph by John Chase.

Mrs. Cole, mother of Annabelle and Elizabeth. Loyal to the king of England. #theloyalistsdaughter

POLONAISE A hint of nationalism didn’t stop Marie Antoinette from adopting it as an informal costume over in France. Here's Kirsten in the 2006 film version in the style

reproduction Robe à la Française - this woman's blog is great  -gorgeous photos of reproduction gowns that she's made.

This has never been my favorite style for century, but it& a classic and I wanted to give it a try. It& made of cream silk taffeta an.

Natalie Dormer as Lady Seymour Worsley in The Scandalous Lady W

Natalie Dormer's fab gown here reminds me of Caroline Penvenen - same era, both exquisitely clever women

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