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Anais Pix by Emmanuel Orain on 500px

Anais Pix by Emmanuel Orain on 500px

In the 1770’s, (when huge wigs and hairstyles were fashionable) the ‘calash’ bonnet was worn to protect the high hairstyles from the weather. These collapsible bonnets were made of strips of wood or whalebone sewn into channels of a silk hood. A long ribbon attached to the top front of the hood, held firmly in the hand, allowed the wearer to hold the calash securely, while walking in the wind.

In the 1770’s, (when huge wigs and hairstyles were fashionable) the ‘calash’ bonnet was worn to protect the high hairstyles from the weather. These collapsible bonnets were made of strips of wood or whalebone sewn into channels of a silk hood. A long ribbon attached to the top front of the hood, held firmly in the hand, allowed the wearer to hold the calash securely, while walking in the wind.

Alexander Chee talks to Vogue.com about Second Empire Parisian fashion, his obsession with sopranos, and the 15-year journey to The Queen of the Night.

Alexander Chee’s The Queen of the Night Is an Epic Novel for the Fashion-Obsessed

Alexander Chee talks to Vogue.com about Second Empire Parisian fashion, his obsession with sopranos, and the 15-year journey to The Queen of the Night.

The Princess Elizabeth, at about age fourteen. I have always preferred the fashions of this earlier Tudor Era. Note the jewelry she wears, and do follow the link to read more on the jewelry worn by the Tudor upper classes.

The Princess Elizabeth, at about age fourteen. I have always preferred the fashions of this earlier Tudor Era. Note the jewelry she wears, and do follow the link to read more on the jewelry worn by the Tudor upper classes.

Nastasja Kinski.. tho unsure when/where..? not linked to specifics , just tagged with name..

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