Vic Sanborn dissects the ever changing Regency Silhouette
Warm winter fashions of the Regency. By Vic Sanborn
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.
A review of Sarah Jane Downing’s history of fashion
by Vic Sanborn
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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Also tagged 117 Illustrations, C. Willett Cunnington, Empire Fashion, English Women's Clothing in the 19th Century: A Comprehensive Guide With 1, fashion, Hugh Palmer, Jane Austen, Jane Austen Fashion, Jane Austen: In Style, Penelope Byrde, Susan Watkins, Tom Tierney
Miss Crawford’s enjoyment of riding was such that she did not know how to leave off.
Dress shoes, ‘Polished Hessians’ and Wellington Boots
The change from Macaroni to Dandy
The Rigid forms of fashion adhered to at Court
or History Goes Into the Closet (Following the Money)