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Fashion in the 1800's
Transcript of Fashion in the 1800's
William Perkins revolutionized clothing color by bringing bright colors.
created the color mauve (lavendar-like color)
Popular colors were burgundy, red, purple, cream color, and neutral colors.
Formal wear generally was brighter colors
casual wear was more neutral.
What Was It?
created by Queen Victoria
having a small waist-line
fewer custom sewings
Generally, aristocrat and upperclass were a huge influence.
a houglass silhouette
Designers and Labels
French women dress designers
provided for Empress Josephine
Charles Frederick Worth
English designer who was successful in Paris
clerk for London textile merchants
His designs were inspired from paintings in the National Gallery
famous for his lavish fabric and trimmings
Textiles and Fabric
Napoleon Bonaparte (1802-1821)- Military Leader and Emperor of France
Victorian Era (1837-1901)- There was peace and prosperity
Industrial Revolution (1860-) New manufacturing processes
Romanticism- imagination, love for nature, emotion in poetry
Enlightenment- transition from governance based on theology to one based on the Nations State
Leggings (long johns or to them it was their underwear)
They listened to Opera's and symphony's.
Jewelry and Accessories