Baroque women parted their hair down the middle, often using a cross or a round parting in their hair. They also had curls that trimmed their foreheads and fell like ringlets down the sides of the face. Sometimes these ringlets were quite thick. During the same time, another fashion trend emerged called an "hurluberlu coiffure." This style required that the hair be worn short, in a mop of downward-pointing curls which were arranged thickly at the back of the head and neck. Men during this…
Modes Parisiennes 1823. Empire Hairstyles. La Réunion Journal Littéraire et des Modes. Nr.1. Coiffure ornée de fleurs Cyelamen d’or de M. Ducoudray R. Vivienne, Nr.10. Nr.2. Coiffure ornée de Ruban de M. Victor Gilbert Rue de la Feronniere, Nr.14. Nr.3. Coiffure imitant le béret a la béarnaise ornée de perles et de fleurs de M. Bellocq, R. Richelieu Nr. 60. Nr.4. Coiffure e jeune personne, ornée d’un peigne à la Caroline de M. Bellocq.
c. 1690 The man wears Rhinegrave breeches under a long, buttoned coat, a lace jabot, and large boots. His hair is worn long and free in the style of Louis XIV. The woman wears a high fontage headdress and the stiff stomacher that returned to fashion in the latter part of the Baroque period. Her decorative apron, headdress, and sleeves are all lavishly trimmed with lace.
Fashion Plate (Melle Allant Par La Ville) A. Guillaumot (France, active late 17th century) Ch. Chardonaire (France, active late 17th century) France, Paris, 1695 Prints; engravings Hand-colored engraving