Philadelphia-based studio Wyant Architecture completed a renovation process for an existing 18th century farmhouse in Pennsylvania, USA. The result is an imposing residence harmoniously combining old and new, where intimately scaled rooms were redeveloped to meet the space needs of a...

. From haute couture to ready-to-wear, fifty looks all reflecting 18th Century dress are exhibited, each created by a great designer from the 20th century. The collection was drawn from the archives of couture houses and from the Galliera's own private collections. French culture of the 18th...

Du Barry and Marie-Antoniette were all paragons of the spirit and frivolity withinFrench culture in the 18th century – influencing the European courts of the time and continuing to inspire cinema, literature and fashion throughout the years that followed. One of the designers who drew...

A house is said to reflect its owner's personality and Karl Largerfeld's 18th century Parisian apartment stands true to it. In 1989, Vogue got an opportunity to send photographer Oberto Gili and editor André Leon Talley to document the stunningly gilded splendor of Lagerfeld's Left Bank...

The habit has already witnessed several evolutions: "In the 18th century it was a luxury item for gentlemen; then became popular with miners to help keep their nasal passages free of dust," says online tobacconist Simon Jackson, "Here in the UK it's mainly men in their 50s and onwards who...

The extravagance and excess that characterized the Imperial Court during Elizaveta Petrovna's tenure as the Empress of Russia (and that of Catherine the Great, subsequently) in the mid 18th century inspired the Tadashi Shoji Fall 2013 collection. But Shoji's collection didn't focus...

2011 Image: Christian Milet The Palace of Versailles is currently hosting an exhibition looking at the influence of 18th Century fashion on celebrated modern design. In collaboration with the Musee Galliera, The 18th Century Back in Fashion looks to work actual historical clothing into a...

. From haute couture to ready-to-wear, fifty looks all reflecting 18th Century dress are exhibited, each created by a great designer from the 20th century. The collection was drawn from the archives of couture houses and from the Galliera's own private collections. French culture of the 18th...

For Cruise 2013, Anya Hindmarch took inspiration from what would seem like the most unlikely place - the late 18th century and specifically Thomas Gainsborough. In the very first picture, above, we see Anya has used one of Gainsborough's most famous paintings - Portrait of a Lady in Blue, to...

Pistols, made by one of Britain's best gunsmiths in the 18th Century, Joseph Heylin of London, are highly decorated with chased silver barrels, locks and mounts. They are hallmarked for 1768 and are part of the Norman Dixon Collection, a particularly fine collection of flintlock and...

 

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