When autocomplete results are available use up and down arrows to review and enter to select. Touch device users, explore by touch or with swipe gestures.

18th Century Fashion

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for 18th Century Fashion. Get inspired and try out new things.

1770's - 1780's Hair Fashion "How long had her hair been dressed? Three weeks. 'Dont that lay you under the necessity of dressing your hair every evening?' 'Oh Lord, Sir, a head properly made up, with pins, paste & pomatum, will keep a month very well.'" ~Arthur Murphy, The Old Maid (1756)…

More information...

The Rebels & Redcoats Event at Old Sturbridge Village and Battle Road have become my bellwether on where we stand on our pursuit of greater accuracy of impression. OSV is always interesting since the standards are "suggested" rather than actually enforced by inspection and there are groups in attendance for which Battle Road standards would be a real stretch, though some of these units have made real progress. I am pleased to report that the ladies pretty much aced it! Lots of gowns, stays…

More information...

There are few women in this world who can resist the charm of flowers. Flowers have always been a symbol of beauty, and women, irrespective of age or origin are enraptured by their very presence. As you know, I'm constantly instagramming the latest peony in bloom. It's difficult to verbalise why I find so much joy in gazing at pretty blossoms - but I don't think I'm alone in that!

More information...

White silk taffeta apron with a small bib and full gathered skirt, embroidered with a deep border and small sprays in field of vines, flowers and grape clusters in many colors. Trimmed with a pink silk galloon; belt and ties of pink silk ribbon.

More information...

More related to 18th Century Fashion