Fashion News, A.B. Duhamel, after Defraine, 1788

Fashion News, A.B. Duhamel, after Defraine, 1788

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The Cabinet des Modes offered readers highly detailed information about the illustrated clothes and accessories. It reported, for instance, on new clothing styles, such as the English ‘redingote’ 1; on accessories and embellishments, such as oversized muffs, buttons, ribbons and clasps; and finally, on the latest interior furnishings. For its male audience there was the fitted jacket 2 and the popular Androsmane, a hat with an upturned brim 3.

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