The Fashions of the 18th Century
Historical fashion can be a fascinating subject, with 18th century garments employing a wealth of rich fabrics, elaborate decoration and tactile qualities no longer found in our modern clothing. Fashion was also used to distinguish between the classes... More »
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18th-Century Fashion - Victoria and Albert Museum

18th-century dress is renowned for its opulence. The period saw fashions for elaborate wigs, rich embroidery and full skirts. In addition to men's and women's ...

Introduction to Eighteenth-Century Clothing - Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg - Experience life in the 18th century at America's largest outdoor history museum.
History of women's fashions in the 18th century, and how fashions have influenced the lives of women in the eighteenth century, including the Regency period. Costumes, essays and more. More »

Eighteenth-Century European Dress - Metropolitan Museum of Art

It is difficult to define not only the spirit of the century but also its dress. As fashion historian Aileen Ribeiro noted in Dress in Eighteenth-Century Europe, ...

Eighteenth-Century Clothing - Fashion Encyclopedia

Men and women wore very different clothes at the beginning of the eighteenth century than they did at the end. The skill of tailors and dressmakers had ...

18th Century Clothing - AmericanRevolution.Org

18th-Century Clothing. 18th Century French Clothing · 18th Century English Clothing · 18th Century Colonial Clothing. AMERICANREVOLUTION.ORG — Your ...

18th Century Fashion on Pinterest | Robes, 18th Century and ...

Explore Marilyn Wojdak's board "18th Century Fashion" on Pinterest, a visual bookmarking tool that helps you discover and save creative ideas | See more ...

Eighteenth-Century Women's Fashion

Fashion in eighteenth-century England was as fickle as today's trends in clothing and makeup. It was a major concern for the women, whose roles in society ...

Popular Q&A
Q: Where would I find out about 18th century fashion?
A: I've always loved the 18th century! Here is one all-inclusive site around which you can navigate and click onto other links: Read More »
Q: How did smallpox change 18th century fashion?
A: I believe it became fashionable in some places to cover pock-marks with small silk patches pasted on (they were often shaped). Holding the fan over the face als... Read More »
Q: Will mid-18th century fashion come back into style?
A: I'm sure. For example, Chanel is doing a Collection inspired by the 18th century this spring. Read More »
Q: Give a brief note about 18th century fashionable society in the r...
A: The first canto sets up the satirical statement that Pope is making about 18th century fashionable society. The first two lines, What dire Offence from am'rous ... Read More »
Q: Who was the leader of fashion in 18th century england?
A: Beau Nash Read More »