THE FASHION IN THE FIRST HALF OF THE XIX CENTURY
Woman's clothing was patterned after the French. The dress was fast pressed in the waist. In years 1830 - 1840 the sleeves reached maximum sizes. On the head they wore "kupotka" - a type of a hat bound under the chin.
Men's clothing was patterned after the English style.
A man wore a tailcoat with a wide collar. A high collar was wrapped with a tie. Under the sole of the shoe were straps to the lower legs to prevent them from raising up. They wore a cylinder on their head. Long whiskers grew on the cheeks.