WIP: Baroque Booty Short Look. I'm obsessed with it already!

WIP: Baroque Booty Short Look. I'm obsessed with it already!

Research

So much of designing involves diving into the research before pen is ever put to paper.

Aside from sketching, photographing and note-taking in the museum of this and surrounding (relating) exhibits, I took to the internet for an extensive amount of image compiling.

Ideas and inspirations for mood, color, fabrication, the decor of the time... 

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"A Day With Marie Antoinette" by Hélène Delalex I found this book to be an invaluable and constant source of information. Originally my collection was going to take inspiration solely from the works of Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun. After ordering and devouring this book however (I first perused the pages of this book at the museum gift shop), I slowly started to shift focus more and more to Vigee's most famous subject and friend, and the world around them as a whole. It's a visual feast and I highly recommend it.  (Photo credit: petiteparischic) 

"A Day With Marie Antoinette" by Hélène Delalex

I found this book to be an invaluable and constant source of information. Originally my collection was going to take inspiration solely from the works of Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun. After ordering and devouring this book however (I first perused the pages of this book at the museum gift shop), I slowly started to shift focus more and more to Vigee's most famous subject and friend, and the world around them as a whole. It's a visual feast and I highly recommend it.  (Photo credit: petiteparischic