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With the drumming of marching boots across the Red Square, Moscow celebrated the 71st anniversary of the legendary Soviet war parade. The edition of the annual parade paid tribute to the bicentenary of the Battle of Borodino. Back in the present, in the display of historical and vintage fashion, the march highlighted soldiers wearing uniforms fromfollowed by the troops dressed in uniforms of
Vintage military helmet decorated by red plume. Royalty-Free Stock Photo. Download preview.
A vintage style coat in a medium weight cotton twill fabric, in a choice of colour. Can be made up in just red to look like a Ring master coat or in navy and white for a naval look, or red and white for military Unlined. The buttons are all for decorative purpose only, so the coat is fastened by hidden hooks and eyes at the centre front.
A light on remembrance. It was developed at the beginning of the twentieth century as an attempt to create a standard rifle for both the infantry and soldiers on horseback. It was still used right up into the s. Officers tended to have pocket watches more so than infantry soldiers.
This page is about Empire dress and its influence on C19 th Regency Fashion. Using fashion plate imagery, the page follows the changes in the female fashion silhouette from the late s to The bulk of this epoch covers the era of fashionable Regency Dress, an era beloved by Jane Austen and costume re-enactment fans.
Fashion in the period — in European and European-influenced countries saw the final triumph of undress or informal styles over the brocadeslaceperiwigs and powder of the earlier 18th century. In the aftermath of the French Revolutionno one wanted to appear to be a member of the French aristocracyand people began using clothing more as a form of individual expression of the true self than as a pure indication of social status. Katherine Aaslestad indicates how "fashion, embodying new social values, emerged as a key site of confrontation between tradition and change. For women's dress, the day to day outfit of the skirt and jacket style were practical and tactful, recalling the working class woman.