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 Culture and Society: A Woman in Want of Pockets

                        Gentle readers, you are probably already aware of the deep gender divide around pockets.  If you are not, check out this link for … Continue

Regency Fashion: Evening and Carriage Dresses

These gowns and general fashionable observations appeared in the July 1818 edition of Ackermann’s Repository.  Both examples of mourning attire, the heavy embellishments offer some liveliness absent from the somber colors.