Interior of a Parisian milliner's shop: March 1678, "On display are accessories to men’s fashionable costume—breeches, scarves, gloves, and wigs," detail from an engraving by J. Lepautre after J. Bérain, re-engraved from a small print in the "Extraordinaire" issue of the "Mercure Galant."
Recueil des modes de la cour de France, 'Homme de Qualité' Henri Bonnart (France, 1642-1711) France, Paris, 1675-1685, bound 1703-1704 Prints Hand-colored engraving on paper Sheet: 14 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (36.51 x 23.81 cm); Composition: 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. (27.31 x 19.05 cm) LACMA Collections
This print from on top of being my very favorite century fashion print, finally shows some practicality when it comes to winter fashion. This gentlewoman wears a very cozy looking quilted petticoat, longer sleeves and has a visible pocket.
Lady looking in the mirror, published by Jean Dieu de Saint-Jean. The French term "déshabillée" in this context refers to non-court sanctioned dress, i. a flowing mantua rather than a stiffly boned bodice plus skirt.