Tag Archives: Regency fashion

From Classic to Romantic: Changes in the Regency Silhouette

Round gowns, Heideloff Gallery of Fashion, 1794

Vic Sanborn dissects the ever changing Regency Silhouette

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Fingerless Mitts: A Regency Must

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Warm winter fashions of the Regency. By Vic Sanborn

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The Festival starts with a splash!

Wow, what a start. Despite a bit of rain the promenaders turned out in their finery to celebrate the start of the Jane Austen Festival. Click here to go to the full story from the Bath Chronicle.

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Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen

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A review of Sarah Jane Downing’s history of fashion
by Vic Sanborn

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Fashions of the Regency Period

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Jane Austen Fashion by Penelope Byrde This delightful book is the work of Bath’s Costume Museum Curator, Penelope Byrd. It takes an in-depth look at fashions of the period, care of clothes, and needlework, taking references from Jane Austen’s novels and her letters, and is supported throughout with beautiful illustrations. A must for anyone interested […]

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The History of Side-Saddles

Miss Crawford’s enjoyment of riding was such that she did not know how to leave off.

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Shoes Make the Man: Regency Footwear

Dress shoes, ‘Polished Hessians’ and Wellington Boots

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An Overview of Men’s Fashion During the Regency

The change from Macaroni to Dandy

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Court Dress For Men

The Rigid forms of fashion adhered to at Court

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Beaver Hats Build a Nation

or History Goes Into the Closet (Following the Money)

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