Having had a particular impact on the evolution of fashion in the world, the French one deserves a deep study. Going through several stages and disrupted by the American one, French fashion currently remains the most favorite in the world. What to know about French fashion and what was its history? The answers in the rest of this article.
A beginning impacted by the dress code in the palaces.
When Louis XIV reigned, France arbitrated style throughout Europe. The impact of "Jean Donneau de Visé" on this fashion should not be neglected. It has indeed spread French fashion trends and made popular the various notions of change from the prevailing season. In 1830, the "confection" is widespread in stores with new creations. In addition, men wore wigs in order to curl their hair while women were in tapered glue with an enlarged neckline. Dressing in bell-like skirts was also their preference. Their sleeves were stretched at the elbows, and they usually donned as a coat at home. What about fashion in the 1900s?
The real revolution during the 1900s
Haute couture appeared around 1900, gives a new vision to fashion, modeling was invented, and several houses dedicated to couture were installed in the French capital. The couturier went beyond the status of ordinary craftsman and belonged to the world of customers. After the Great War, the rise of music, the media and then the body of women who experienced emancipation impacted fashion in France. The dress styles of actors and celebrities were copied by the public. It should be noted that in 1970, Hippie, an American fashion seriously influences that of France. But in 1980, a golden generation made up of several talented designers such as Montana, Gaultier, Alaïa and Mugler gave new fame to French fashion. Finally, from the 2000s, the brand determined the financial capacity of the customer.