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Journal des Dames et des Modes: Men’s Fashion

The Journal des Dames et des Modes occasionally provided coverage of men’s styles. These illustrations give a good picture of trends in mens’ clothing from 1797 to 1825. During the 18th century, gentlemen wore culotte (knee-breeches) 1. These fell out of fashion with the elimination of strict class distinctions during the French Revolution, to be replaced by a type of long trouser(s) known as pant…