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quets and enriched in effect at both ends by variously | Figure 11.-Evening Dress.—Pompadour-satin recolored flowers.

dingote, draped corsage with three ribbon bows in front, Coques of ribbons are a very general ornament for similar ones on the shoulders with long pendant ends, caps, taking the place in some measure of tresses à la the front of the skirt figuring tablier with two flounces Clotilde.

at the lower extremity. Caps when following the appearance of hats, have Head-dress, a satin toquet, round open shape ornamented the ruche sitting closely to the cheek and forming a with feathers. circle retreating considerably from the forebead.

FIGURE 111.-Walking Dress.—Redingote of India They are trimmed indiscriminately with næuds in velvet, corsage high mounting and close-fitting, figuring satin ribbon, worked gauze, or frosted taffetas.

pelerine, trimmed with ribbon crevés aad bows contingVARIETIES -Embroidery is now more than ever worn | ing down the length of the skirt. Small open shaped and oftentimes in great profusion. The heaviest sort | satin hat ornamented with a sprig of China roses. of embroidery is now very frequently seen, but the First HAT.-Velvet hat rounded at the corners, ormost tasteful description is generally characterized by namented with marabou feathers and ribbon bows. lightness and clearness of execution.

Second HaT.-Satin capote alternated with stripes For dress coiffures, velvet-flowers are pretty generally of velvet placed longitudinally and across, adorned with adopted ; little silvered flowers are also worn, this style a single ostrich feather. is less calculated for dress than jewellery, and as né CAP & Back View. -Blond cap with high pointed gligé as ordinary flowers.

crown, ornamented with ribbon bows and bars. Natural flowers are now usually carried by ladies at A couple of patterns for porte-bouquets are here de. réunions of fashionable life, ivory or varnished fans signed, they are filled with natural flowers. are in use on these occasions, Fans in the style of

PLATE II. the reign of Louis XVI. are much in vogue, they are Figure 1.–BALL Dress.—Gauze dress, deep cut of ivory beautifully painted to match the colour of the corsage, figuring pelerine, trimmed with blond and ordress.

namented all round with satin puffs and, a næud in the The robe de chambre, by no means an unimportant middle. Skirt, very full, similarly ornamented with part of the female costume, is now commonly distin. satin puffs. Head-dress with flowers, and ribbon bows guished by much taste in the make and choice of the on each side of the face. material, with its ample envelopments and its negligent FIGURE 11.-Evening Dress.-Royal satin dress, ease and width of sleeve, yet suffering the trimming at corsage à la Sevigné, ornamented in the middle of the the wrist of the chemise de nuit to appear, is as may be | bust with a ribbon bow and a brooch. Short sleeves, expected, very universally adopted. Cachemire, Thibet, forming bouffans. Skirt full, and figuring tablier in and printed merino are constantly used, the ground of muslin : blond scarf. Head-dress, coiffure, ornamented blue green, brown with red or orange patterns; they | with ribbons; and, from the top, arises a bird of paraare wadded and ordinarily lined with red or orange | dise feather, forining a graceful curve over the head. marceline. The band is not tightly bound but floats FIGURE 111.—EVENING DRESS.—Robe Modieir dress, easily round the robe, leaving the wearer perfectly | deep cut corsage, draped, ornamented with ribbon næuds unconstrained.

in front, short sleeves, and figuring epaulettes. Skirt, MATERIALS & Colors.--Among the many rich and | richly worked in columns, gauze toque, elevated open striking examples of modern taste in the manufacture shape, properly ornamented with marabous. of our new fabrics, in which the present period is per FIRST HAT, AND BACK View.-Hat of Beauvois vel. haps as rich as at any former time, we may cite the vet, round shape, rounded at the corners, and dented at following as most applicable to the present style of

applicable to the present style of the back, simply ornamented with a couple of feathers. costume.

Second HAT.Velvet hat, ornamented with a bunch For Dresses.—Royal satin ; Turkish velvet ; Sa

of ribbons at the top of the crown, at the side and intins worked ù la Pompadour. Piquetés worked à la

side, lined full. Ninon. Satins, colour over colour. Muslin-velvet,

Third Har.–Satin hat, ornamented with satin biais

and a feather curved gracefully over the crown, a double with satin ground. Printed satin Luxor; Cirsaka da.

row of satin piping round the shape. masked, Scotch woollen muslin; worked mousseline de soie worked a la jardinière for scarfs and balls.

Coiffure & Back View.—The hair separated over

the forehead, braided and turned up à la Clotilde; a For CLOAKS.-Scotch serge-silk; worked woollensatin; printed merinos; damas de laine.

close plaited chou on the summit of the head; a gauze ornament figuring a bonnet coquet is tastefully disposed over a garland of roses.

PLATE III.

FIGURE 1.Ball Dress.—Embroidered crape robe, DESCRIPTION OF THE PLATES.

half high mounting, draped corsage, figuring pelerine, PLATE 1.

edged round the bust with scolloped lace, bordered with FIGURE 1.-WALKING DRESS. -A satin cloak with

satin ribbon and blond, ceinture similar, as well as the

front and hem of the dress, which is rounded at the small falling round collar, long pendant sleeves, bor.

corners. Head-dress simply decorated with a bouquet. dered with zibline far cut away on the inside in a cir. cuitous manner to admit the elevation of the arms and at

FIGURE 11.-Evening Dress.-Gauze dress, close fit

ting corsage with blond mantilla and satin ornament, the same time protect them. The cloak is short, bordered with fur, and rounded at the corners. Small hat

edged with scolloped lace ; from the top of the bust, of zephyr-satin, ornamented with a couple of feathers

and hanging from a neud, is a twisted ribbon to the and a blond ornament.

ceinture, and open half way down the skirt, which is richly embroidered; sleeves to the elbow, tied by à noud, 1 des tresses relevés en arc de chaque côté de ses joues, with blond sabot. Coiffure, ornamented with feathers jusqu'au jour où l'on inventa ces étoffes gracieuses et and gauze.

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élégantes qui semblent réunir tout ce que le luxe et le FIGURE 111.–BALL DRESS.-Full dress, close fitting | goût peuvent créer de plus séduisant. Car il faut l'a. corsage, edged with scolloped lace round the bust, orna. vouer, il y a séductions de tout genre dans cette assemmented with satin ribbon point, forming mantilla orna blage de tissus qui forment ce que l'on appelle en comment, maintained in front by a band of the same, and at pagnie “ la grande nouveauté" mot magique qui comthe extremities of the shoulders by ribbon. A Persian prend bien des désirs et des caprices de femmes ; mot scarf, after passing behind, falls in front, and hangs qui résonnerait doux aux oreilles du vieux Plutus dans with an easy tie, and long ends, terminating in tassels. ses heures de gaité, et qui ferait froncer plus d'un A scarf, still lower, similarly ornamented. Turban front de philosophe. Mais pour nous, qui ne derons head-dress.

de considérations qu'envers la coquetterie et l'éléganoe, FIRST HAT AND BACK VIEW.-A velvet hat, round nous prenons, comme devoir à remplir, l'éloge de cette shape, elevated crown, ornamented with a bird of para réunion de " grandes nouveautés que M. Pradel vient dise feather, and the circumference of the crown with d'ajouter aux soieries de tout geure qui, depuis tant ribbon næuds.

d'annnées, ont donné à sa maison une réputation si CAP.-Blond and embroidered satin cap, with three étendu: pour suivre les usages du tems et satisfaire points, equidistant, forming a somewhat square shape. tous les besoins de la mode. Parmi les plus nouvelles PLATE IV.

productions, nous citerons :Figure 1.–BALL Dress.—Tulle dress, corsage en

Pour MANTAUX.--Serge de soie écossaise; Damas pointe, deep cut at the shoulders, draped half way down | de laine ; Satin-laine broché; Mérinos imprimé. with a band dividing it equally in front.

Pour Robes.-Satin royal ; Velours turc; PiqueThe shoulder ornamented with a næud and bouquet | tés brochés à la Ninon de Lenclos ; Satins brochés à la figuring epaulette with double bouffans and blond sabot, | Pompadour ; Satins faconnés couleur sur couleur; VeThe skirt gathered in frequent folds at the side, smooth lours mousseline, satins unis ; Satin Luxor imprimé ; in front and ornamented with the sprigs of Aowers sup

Cirsaka damassé; Mousseline-laine écossaise ; Mous. ported by nouds. Coiffure decorated with flowers. seline de soie brodée à la jardinière pour bals, et

Figure 11.-OPERA Dress.—Satin embroidered écharpes. cloak, with broad velvet collar, gracefully terminating

Les chapeau en velours ou satin couleur ramoneur in a point in front, nearly as low as the ceinture, and l se multiplient de plus en plus. Toutes les nuances united by silk ties ending in tassels ; the sleeves very

vont bien avec celle-ci ; aussi voit-on, sous l'intérior full and long, bordered with velvet, entirely open nearly de la passe de ces chapeaux, des neuds ou coques roses, up to the top, to admit the extension of the arms, with a bleues ou vertes, descendant le long des joues. small aperture still higher, for the same purpose, both Une seule plume, placée sur le côté et attachée sous bordered with velvet, and terminating in silk tassels le ruban du bas de la forme, semble être l'ornement down the front and along the hem, which is rounded at | préféré. the corners, a similar border of velvet. Head-dress, a Les capotes en satin blanc, ornées d'une branche de satin Byzantium turban.

fleurs lilas ou rosée, sont de très-bon goût. Sous la FIGURE 111.-WALKING Dress.-Scotch levantine passe, des coques de blonde ou des branches de petites dress, high mountlng corsage with trimmning of velvet

fleurs extrêmement délicates qui s'entremêlent dans les in front which extends down the front, enlarging gra

boucles de cheveux. dually towards the bottom of the skirt; large full

Le choix des fleurs et leur pose sont la seule distinc, sleeves, terminating with bouffans at the lower part of

tion qui permette encore aux femmes élégantes de porter arm.

des fleurs sous leurs chapeaux; car on a fait abus de First llat & Back View.-Satin hat, small open cette mode si jolie, au point de la rendre ridicule sur shape trimmed with satin ribbons and ornamented with certains visages. Il est facheux que quelques femmes a single feather.

ne comprennent point que les roses et les rides ne Second & Third Hats.—These hats are composed peuvent s'entremêler, et que rien ne vieillit autant que of satin and velvet of the petite shape mentioned in our

de vouloir trop se rajeunir. observations elsewhere, and simply ornamented with

La garniture des bonnets en lingerie consiste presque bouquets.

toujours en coques de ruban, remplaçant les tresses à la Clotilde sur les joues.

Les bonnets suivent la forme des chapeaux; et dis. MODES DE PARIS ET DE LONDRES.'

pose leur ruches ou garniture de manière à serrer contre

les joues, et à former le cercle très en arrière sur le PUISEES AUX SOURCES LES PLUS AUTHENTIQUES. front. : COMPRENANT UN CHOIX D'EXTKAITS DES JOURNAUX

On les garnit indistinctement en neuds de rubans de DONT LES TITRES SUIVENT :- .

satin, de gaze brochée ou de taffetas glacé. " Le Follet, Courrier des Salons"...“ Le Petit Cour.

On fait beaucoup de bonnets négligés en gaze anglaise rier des Dames”.." La Mode'..." Journal des Damesis | ou organdi uni très clair, doublés en gaze Donna Maria &c. &c.

rose; des pailles entourées de rubans passent dans deux

ou trois coulisses qui soutiennent le fond du bonnet Modes.Nos modes semblent être aujourd'hui com dans la forme conique, qui est la plus général dans ce me notre littérature: bigarrées, saccadées, prenants moment; une ruche de tulle bordée d'une tine dentelle mille types différens, traversant tous les sciècles, depuis et à triple rang fait sa garniture. celui où la reine. Clotilde formait de ses long cheveux Les bals vont bientôt étre assez multipliés pour que

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