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.

Regency Fashion: Promenade and Carriage Dress 1818

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Appearing in the December 1816 edition of the Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashion and Politics, these warm and elegant gowns are perfect for when on promenade or riding out for a gentle airing. I have also included those General Observations on Fashion for December that are critical to all ladies wishing to look their best during holiday merry-making.