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Sky blue French satin shoes | Shoe-Icons | c. 1780
I am so inspired by this lovely shoe!
Lady in large white cap, c. 1780s
National Gallery of Art
A Lady and a Gentleman in a Landscape by Benjamin Wilson, 1780s
J’adore cette peinture! I’m stunned by this satin perfection that lacks many of the frou-frou decorations of other eighteenth century dresses and retains a simple, unmitigated elegance. And I just so happen to have some cornflower satin on hand..don’t mind if I do!
Portrait of a Woman (miniature) by Marie Louis Sicard, 1789
Not a chemise dress, but don’t you just adore that pink spotted fabric!
Open Chemise Dress from Journal Des Luxus, 1788
Chemise “Retrousse” (meaning “tucked”) from Journal Des Luxus, 1789 (Aug.)
Spotted yellow chemise dress, 1786
Redingote ca. 1785
From the Rijks Museum
French Fashions from 1780.