The Tournure (or es. Polisón / ru. Турнюр / eng. Bustle / de.Tournüre) is s framework supporting the skirts. The Tournure was popular in the 1870s and 1880s.


The Babette is a hair style with a big bouffant (puff) on the top of the head. The hairstyle got its name from the film “Babette Goes to War”

Robe Volante

The Robe Volante (also Robe Battante, Contouche) – fashionable style of of loose-fitting home dress in the 1720’s – 1730’s. The Robe Volante has a plis Watteau on the back.

Brunswick gown

The Brunswick gown or Brunswick is a two-piece (jacket and skirt) woman’s gown of the 18th century. The Brunswick consisted of a jacket and a skirt, but sometimes there was also a vest.

New Look

The “New Look” is the name given in 1947 by the editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar, Carmel Snow, to the silhouette created by the couturier Christian Dior for the “Corolle” collection.

Drawn stockings

In the 20th century, women’s skirts began to be shortened, and legs without stockings were indecent. Ultra-fashionistas begin to paint their legs with patterns, imitating stockings.