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Background imageCulottes Collection: New Fashion Style from France - Jupes-Pantalons

New Fashion Style from France - Jupes-Pantalons
New Fashion Style from France - three young women wearing Jupes-Pantalons stride confidently - Porte Dauphine, Paris. Date: circa 1910

Background imageCulottes Collection: Thermidorian Reaction. Ninth Thermidor. 27 July 1794. Result

Thermidorian Reaction. Ninth Thermidor. 27 July 1794. Result. End of the Reign of Terror. Paris. France. Engraving. 19th century. Date:

Background imageCulottes Collection: Woman in white tunic dress trimmed with lilac velvet

Woman in white tunic dress trimmed with lilac velvet, velvet hat with lace veil, and yellow fichu. Handcoloured lithograph by A

Background imageCulottes Collection: Costumes of common French people, 1797, Directory era

Costumes of common French people, 1797, Directory era
Costumes of common French people, Directory era. Handcoloured lithograph from Le Bibliophile Jacob aka Paul Lacroixs Costumes Historiques de la France (Historical Costumes of France)

Background imageCulottes Collection: King Louis XVI of France, in winter costume 1776

King Louis XVI of France, in winter costume 1776 with the sash of the Order of the Holy Spirit. Handcoloured lithograph from Le Bibliophile Jacob aka Paul Lacroixs Costumes Historiques de la France

Background imageCulottes Collection: CULOTTES ON CYCLES 1937

CULOTTES ON CYCLES 1937
Two French ladies cycle into the countryside on their tandem clad in tailored costumes comprised of culottes (divided skirts), a belted blouse or D-B jacket. Date: 1937

Background imageCulottes Collection: Womens fashion 1930s

Womens fashion 1930s
A blue all-in-one with culottes worn with orange sandals. Date: 1930s

Background imageCulottes Collection: Janet Lyle wearing a silk culotte suit from Annacat

Janet Lyle wearing a silk culotte suit from Annacat
Janet Lyle, who with her business partner, Maggie Keswick, ran Annacat, the South Kensington boutique favoured by some of the smartest young women of London including Lady Herbert

Background imageCulottes Collection: Lily d Alvarez wearing her Schiaparelli tennis culottes

Lily d Alvarez wearing her Schiaparelli tennis culottes
Lili d Alvarez, Spanish tennis player, pictured modelling her famous culottes, or divided skirt which divided opinion when she wore them at Wimbledon in 1931

Background imageCulottes Collection: Jupe Pantalon tennis dress by Schiaparelli, 1930

Jupe Pantalon tennis dress by Schiaparelli, 1930
An exclusive Bystander photograph showing the designer, Elsa Schiparellis practical but stylish jupe-pantalon tennis dress in light white woollen weave with a waist belt of orange coloured tussore

Background imageCulottes Collection: Lili de Alvarez and her divided skirt

Lili de Alvarez and her divided skirt
Lili de Alvarez, Spanish tennis player, pictured modelling her famous culottes, or divided skirt which divided opinion when she wore them at Wimbledon in 1931

Background imageCulottes Collection: 1960s fashion in London Life magazine

1960s fashion in London Life magazine
Part of a fashion spread in extremely groovy, but short-lived London Life magazine in 1966. Man on the left wears a pillar box red blazer by Rodex

Background imageCulottes Collection: Early 20th century French Fashion - Jupes-Culotte

Early 20th century French Fashion - Jupes-Culotte - pretty model in culottes - voluminous trousers with the appearance of a long skirt

Background imageCulottes Collection: Golfing outfit from Marshall and Snelgrove

Golfing outfit from Marshall and Snelgrove
A golf suit of ribbed angora from Marshall and Snelgrove, comprising a square cut jacket and trousers which look like a skirt when walking (culottes). Date: 1933

Background imageCulottes Collection: French girls wearing Jupe-Culotte trousers - Paris, France

French girls wearing Jupe-Culotte trousers - Paris, France
French girls wearing Jupe-Culotte - culottes - voluminous trousers with the appearance of a long skirt. Getting into a rowing boat on the Quay of the Lake in the Bois de Boulogne, Paris

Background imageCulottes Collection: Return of Louis XVI to Paris after his arrest at Varennes af

Return of Louis XVI to Paris after his arrest at Varennes af
French Revolution (1789-1799). Return of Louis XVI to Paris after his arrest at Varennes after his escape attempt. June 25, 1791. Engraving by Dupre. Universal Library. Popular editions, 1851. Colored

Background imageCulottes Collection: Fashion for golf 1933

Fashion for golf 1933
Two models wearing clothes suitable for a game of golf. 1933

Background imageCulottes Collection: Swordfight by fencers with two-handed swords, 16th century

Swordfight by fencers with two-handed swords, 16th century.. Chromolithograph from Jakob Heinrich von Hefner-Altenecks Costumes, Artworks and Appliances from the Middle Ages to the 17th Century

Background imageCulottes Collection: Ballet dancers costume from Le Roi des Halles

Ballet dancers costume from Le Roi des Halles at the Theatre Lyrique.. She wears a white short sleeved dress with baggy culottes trimmed with blue, and a white hat trimmed with blue

Background imageCulottes Collection: Flecked tweed 1929

Flecked tweed 1929
Specked and flecked tweed winter clothing for casual and sports wear. Date: 1929

Background imageCulottes Collection: A young girl wearing Jupe-Culotte Attire

A young girl wearing Jupe-Culotte Attire
A young French girl wearing Jupe-Culotte - culottes - voluminous trousers with the appearance of a long skirt, here further disguised by an overcoat with lace collar. Date: circa 1909

Background imageCulottes Collection: Turkish Trousers 1911

Turkish Trousers 1911
A daring young lady wears the fashionable yet scandalous harem pants or Turkish trousers with a sleeveless bolero & turban or toque. 1911

Background imageCulottes Collection: Gladys Cooper trouser skirted

Gladys Cooper trouser skirted
British actress, Gladys Cooper (1888 - 1971), pictured modelling a trouser skirt, divided skirt or culottes for tennis. The look was also pioneered by Spanish tennis player Lili de Alvarez in 1931

Background imageCulottes Collection: Senorita de Alvarez and her divided trousers

Senorita de Alvarez and her divided trousers
The Spanish tennis player, Lili d Alvarez, pictured playing on court at Wimbledon wearing a pair of divided trousers - or culottes - designed by Schiaparelli

Background imageCulottes Collection: Delightfully Turkish

Delightfully Turkish
A delightfully Turkish lady in purple dress with her small dog. A Valentines Card

Background imageCulottes Collection: Turkish Girl - Moorish

Turkish Girl - Moorish
A La Mauresque - " Lets go Moorish!"

Background imageCulottes Collection: Feminine Shorts 1930S

Feminine Shorts 1930S
How to wear shorts & still retain ones femininity: printed linen culottes with cummerbund & bolero worn with wedge heeled strappy sandals over ankle socks

Background imageCulottes Collection: Playsuit Circa 1940

Playsuit Circa 1940
A one-piece play-suit with pleats stitched on the corsage and at the waist

Background imageCulottes Collection: Revolutionary Costume

Revolutionary Costume
Costumes of the French Revolutionaries: phrygian caps with tricolor cockades, pantaloons (sans-culottes), greatcoat, breeches are worn with a short military jacket


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