Our fashion-experts have a taste for the exotic and like the narrow waist Mary Wortley Montagu sported before the Great Revolution which put Empire gowns into style, earning her a Yay. Style and comfort is always a winning combination with me! However, comfort might be out of the picture for this week we are traveling back to Spain where grand fashions tend to always have sitters painted in discomfort.
Mariano Salvador Maella paints Maria Luisa of Parma (circa 1780) in a blue and white day gown and large chandelier earrings. Yay or Nay?