Le Conseiller Universel Magazine


In the archives, we have several issues of the French fashion magazine Le Conseiller Universel.

The photos give us some ideas on how the middle class women were dressed.

To know more :

Philippe Perrot: Fashioning the Bourgeoisie: A History of Clothing in the Nineteenth Century. Princeton university Press, 1994. 273 p.

robes-19esiecle 0

The pattern of the little girl in pink was used for the dress of young Thérèse and Céline on photo n°2.


robes-19esiecle 1 robes-19esiecle 2
robes-19esiecle 3 robes-19esiecle 4

Back to the carmelitan habit.