Regency Advertisements: Attention Drawing Masters, Governesses, and Preceptors of Youth in General

Appeared in the November 1817 issue of Ackermann’s Repository.  I love also the ad for the Lady and Gentleman’s Polite Assistant!

Regency Fashion: Morning and Afternoon Dress for December

These gowns and their descriptions appeared in the December 1800 issue of The Lady’s Monthly Museum. Complete with shawls or spencers, these elegant creations are perfect for the young lady about Town.

Maggie Mackeever: An Eligible Connection

Lieutenant Neal Baskerville would never forget his first glimpse of Miss Delilah Mannering, perched upon a stile, her ragged skirts hitched up to her knees, in one hand a half-eaten peach, a monstrously ugly dog … Continue

Joan Smith: Talk of the Town

Daphne Ingleside’s visit to her Aunt Effie in London was meant to add a little spark to her placid country life. And it did–once the two women decided to write Effie’s memoirs. For Effie, a … Continue

Regency Reader Questions: Dandy, Macaroni, Pink and Bond Street Beaux

Regency Reader Question Katherine MS What is the difference between a A dandy, macaroni, pink of the ton? Source of Question Research Additional comments Maybe Bond Street Beaux also? Thanks for the question Katherine!  I … Continue