Joséphine, The Empress of Style

July 8, 2021

From 1804 the court coat was part of the official dress imposed for receptions at the Court. On the eve of the divorce, Josephine thus possessed thirty-nine large court robes in moire, satin, tulle, crepe or velvet like this one, all embroidered with silk, silver or gold and embellished with a fringe. She was admired for her grace and her way of walking, never letting herself be disturbed by Napoleon’s impatience!

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