4072_Ch_10_18th_C_Men_Children

4072_Ch_10_18th_C_Men_Children - HUEC4072:HISTORYOFDRESS

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HUEC 4072:  HISTORY OF DRESS AND ADORNMENT AFTER 1700 CHAPTER 10: The Eighteenth Century Men and Children Dr. Jenna T. Kuttruff Professor School of Human Ecology Louisiana State University
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Fashion changes for men in the 18 th Century were not extreme 1700 - 1750 1750 - 1800 Tortora 2006
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Throughout the century, coats for formal wear were lavishly embroidered or made of luxurious silks Tortora 2006
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If the coat, vest, and breeches were made of the same fabric, the suit was know as a ditto suit Tortora 2006
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For less formal occasions, a frock coat, which was a more casual coat with a flat, turned down collar and a looser fit, might be worn Tortora 2006
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    CHAPTER 10:   The Eighteenth Century Men 1 st Half (ca. 1700 – 1750)
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Toward the beginning of the century, men wore white shirts with a ruffled frill at the front under vests that were sleeved or sleeveless. The vest was only a little shorter than the outer coat, which had become wider. Coat cuffs were wide. Breeches reached to the knee. 1700 - 1750 Tortora 2006
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18 th  Century Men –  1 st  half (ca. 1700-1750) Coat extra fullness added, knee length, buttoned to hem until 1720, to waist after 1720 large full cuffs, pocket flaps at hip level Waistcoat sleeves or sleeveless, follow line of outer coat Breeches moderately full, ended at knee fall opening in front Ditto suit 3 pieces matching fabric Frock coat (informal) looser, shorter, flat, with turned down collars
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18 th  Century Men –  1 st  half (ca. 1700-1750) Collars gathered to a neck band w/ neck cloths or cravats concealing shirt collar Steinkirk cravat twisted and put in buttonhole Shoes high heels w/square toes and tongues until 1720s, then low heels, rounder toes
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th  Century Men –  1 st  half (ca. 1700-1750) Wigs full bottomed, fullness shifted to back (until 1830s) Toupee/foretop hair brushed back from forehead into elevated roll Queues lock or pigtail in back Club wigs/catogan hair doubled back and tied Hats 3 cornered (tricorne), chapeau bras (flat) under arms, 2
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course HUEC 4072 taught by Professor Kutruff during the Fall '11 term at LSU.

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4072_Ch_10_18th_C_Men_Children - HUEC4072:HISTORYOFDRESS

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