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  • "Come and see" – the equivalent of a fascinator for the ankles. Involved attaching emeralds to the back seam of one's shoes. (I've also heard of it in relation to stockings, in which case the emeralds are sewn to the back seam near the ankle.) Very fashionable in 18th-century France.

    April 18, 2008

  • Some German artists have adopted the phrase to refer to all things rococo here.

    April 18, 2008

  • I want!

    April 18, 2008