Style specialists at Den Gamle By have gone trend-spotting: exhibition “Shoes and Accessories, Fashion and Frills in the 1700s”

Shoes and Accessories
Fashion and frills in the 1700s

Sko og Accessories
Mode og luksus i 1700-tallet

9 March – 30 December 2012
Den Gamle By, Aarhus, Denmark

The style specialists at Den Gamle By have gone trend-spotting, bringing you the hottest accessories and the coolest gadgets for fashionable ladies and gents to flaunt in high society. Must-haves of the 1700s include silk fans with the latest in ivory fan-sticks, practical chalk-pipe cases, English pocket watches, and silk slippers à la Madame de Pompadour, the style icon of the era. For an intimate look at eighteenth-century extravagance, complete with fashion tips from the 1700s, visit Shoes and Accessories at Den Gamle By. Be there, or be square! On show at the Mintmaster’s Mansion – a grand house from the 1700s with marble-painted Baroque Italian staircase and hand-printed Rococo wallpaper.

Example of a 18th Century holder for chalk pipes

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1 Response to Style specialists at Den Gamle By have gone trend-spotting: exhibition “Shoes and Accessories, Fashion and Frills in the 1700s”

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