Merveilleuses and Incroyables- Men and women who dressed in extreme and outlandish clothing. The women or, "merveilleuses," wore dresses with long flowing trains and low cut necklines. The incroyables (men) wore loose fitting, outlandish frock coats.
thedapperbonnet: “ La Belle Assemblée 1817 Another stunning Regency fashion plate. That is some kind of bonnet there! This who outfit has a whole “carnival vomited on me” feel to it. Don’t get me wrong- that doesn’t mean I don’t love it!
Mens banyan, ca 1760 England (ca silk), Cora Ginsburg. A banyan was a comfortable, warm, semi-fitted coat worn by fashionable men at home. They were inspired by coats worn in India which must have caught the interest of European traders.
Description Gemälde aus der so genannten „Porträtgalerie des steiermärkischen Adels“ von Gennaro Basile aus Schloss Hainfeld (eines von insgesamt 58 Gemälden der Serie), Öl auf Leinwand, Date circa 1750