Introducing La Modiste Universelle, a Fashion Magazine with Original Hat Designs From the 19th Century
La Modiste Universelle, established in 1876, was a prominent illustrated magazine for women’s fashion. Printed on high-quality paper and adorned with watercolor, it presented four unique hat designs every month. The publication was a part of Société des Journals de Mode, which included other prominent magazines like Le Moniteur de la Mode and La France Elegante. It had a vast distribution network, ensuring its readership spanned across borders.