Romantic womens fashions

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romantic period  12:54 Romantic womens fashions Book divides womens fashions into 2 sections 1820-1835—big sleeves  transition period from empire styles (1820-1825) period of big sleeves, shorter and wider skirts 1836-1850 transition period from big sleeves to narrow sleeves  more subdued silhouette, with heavy, drooping quality  period between 1820 and 1835 showed transition from empire silhouette to a new line  marie/mameluke sleeve long full sleeve, tied with ribbons into different sections  transition period lower waistline  emphasis on bust  wider skirt  “big sleeves” big hats  romantic period (1820-1835) pelerine  wide, capelike collars that extend over the shoulder and down across the bosom 
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fichu pelerine two wide lappets extending down the front and passed under the belt women 1836-1850 gradually, the silhouette evolved. Skirts lengthened, sleeve fullness moved down the  arm, and skirt were less bouffant  bertha collar romantic men’s fashion book divides men’s fashion into 2 sections 1820-1840 (characteristic “romantic” style)  hour glass silhouette for men as well as women  puffed sleeve caps, shawl collars, nipped-in waists on men’s coats long side burns  1840-1850 (transition into style of the 1850s) silhouette looses some of its curves tail coat becomes strictly dress coat term “trousers” suspenders term “pantaloons”  men: 1820-1840 shawl colars puff at top of sleeve cap  “nipped-in” waist close-fitting pantaloons
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curly hair long, full side-bums  shoes don’t look different from women shoes slippers  sometimes they layered their waist cost—makes chest bigger  frock coat (lest) a-line skirt  tail coat (right) pantaloons  straighter cut top coat  cape  fitter top coat with shoulder cape  the silhouette of men’s clothing was a faint echo of that of a women with narrow waist,  flared skirt on coat, and slight enlargement of sleeve  1840-1850 rounder shoulders  romantic children’s fashions children’s clothing styles reverted to less comfortable clothes based on adult fashions boy’s and girls’ costumes in fashion plates much like styles in adult fashion plates children given abnormally small waists 
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small boys who wore skirts until age 4 or 5  girls  dresses like those of women  shorter, with low necklines and short sleeves pantalets or half-pantalets worn under dresses hats, bonnets, lingerie caps worn out-of-doors 
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