Costumes of the 18th century

Under the reign of Louis XIV, the advent of French style becomes established. The Versailles fashion is imitated in all Europe. Baroque style imposes decorative exuberance which then sobered into the costumes that would reign for the next century. The high-waisted silhouette of the previous period is replaces by a long, lean line with a low waist for both men an women.

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Thumbnail of Argan’s costume


Thumbnail of the Doctor Diafoirus’s costume

Doctor Diafoirus

Thumbnail of the Lord of Gizeux’s costume

Lord of Gizeux

Thumbnail of the Louis Dominique Cartouche’s costume

Louis Dominique Cartouche

Thumbnail of the Monsieur de Grandhomme’s costume

Monsieur de Grandhomme