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Bucks, Beaus and Dandies

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These definitions from “Georgette Heyer’s Regency World”, give a fuller picture of the Regency vocabulary

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The Bandeau: Hairbands, Regency Style

This untitled portrait shows two young ladies with an estimated date of 1805-1815.

…from the narrowest ribbon to strands of pearls and diamonds.

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Polemoscope: Georgian “Jealousy Glasses”

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How To Spy On A Suitor Without Looking Like You’re Trying…

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The Well Dressed Clergyman

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A look at what the Regency Clergyman would have worn

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A Little Sea Bathing Would Set me up Forever!

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The Sea air and Sea Bathing together were nearly infallible, one or the other of them being a match for every Disorder…

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Smocking: Regency Elasticity

This 1812 fashion plate from Costume Parisien features smocking at the neck of the gown.

create a Regency Chemisette using easy to follow photographs by Kass McGann.

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Smocking: A Stitch in Time

In the 2012 version of Les Miserables, Anne Hathaway (of Becoming Jane fame) wears a beautifully smocked cotton work dress.

A lovely way to embellish gowns, aprons, and more.

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George IV

The Regency Era spanned from 1795-1830. It began with King George III being declared unfit to rule because of fits.

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Regency Mourning: An In-depth Look

Belle Assemblee Morning Dress, 1818

The Rites and Rituals of Regency Mourning

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Creating a Straw Bonnet from “Scratch”

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The base of the millinery industry

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