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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Guest Post: By the lovely Kate. :)

Hi, It's Kate, Felicia's friend. I decided to do a guest post on 18th century French fashion. I love to find out all I can about historic fashion, especially 18th century! So hopefully this will be interesting:P
To start out, I have spent a lot of time figuring out what the woman wore for under garments in the French court and I finally got it all together. First a lady will put on her shift, a light, knee length dress.

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Next she would lace up her stays, made of metal or whale bones.

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Next are the shoes and stockings and garters. Garters are to tie up the stocking.

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Now, a lady would put on her pocket hoops.

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Then she would tie on an under petticoat and an over petticoat. The over petticoat would be more fancy.

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Finally she would put on her silk dress. Here are several different styles.
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So that is how you would get dresses in the late 18th century French court. Thanks for looking, Kate

Thank you Kate!!! Have a good day everyone! <3



4 comments:

  1. Nice post, Kate! :D

    Felicia, I can't see the pictures for some reason. I don't know why. Do they show up on your computer?

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  2. Hi Felicia, I just dropped by to say that the image you use to sign off is my own, and I'd appreciate if you don't use it for copyright reasons. Thank you. :) I really like your blog - but please will you not use my photo anymore.
    Tane ♥

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  3. Oh my goodness, Tane I'm so so sorry! I had NO idea it was your photo, it was one I found online. I will defiantly use all my own photos from now on. I feel so badly! I'm really really sorry! I love your blog too, it's my favorite. Again, I'm really sorry for using your photo, I had no idea. (That's probably one of the first blogging rules, huh? Only use your own photos. :( ) I'm really sorry, you can be sure I won't use it anymore. Sorry!

    Felicia. <3

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    1. No problem, Felicia! I really am fine with it! I just don't want other people thinking I stole it for my own uses. (selling it online. Here's the link to where I do that: http://society6.com/tangerinetane/The-Best-Companions_Print#1=45
      Anyway, I'm so sorry that I wasn't really kind in the comment of mine above. Your blog is great, and I look forward to seeing more of it! It is really fine, please don't worry. I'm just glad that you were awesome and handled it so well.
      Thank you. <3
      Tane xxxxxx

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