Regency Fashion: Walking, Full and Costume Dresses

Appearing in the January 1807 issue of La Belle Assemblee, I love the drama of these creations (and I am not just talking about the costume!)  Even as understated as the lines were in the … Continue

Regency Fashion: Costume for Dinner Parties and Evening Dress

Appearing in the February 1816 La Belle Assemblee, these two evening gowns were perfect for the gadabout young lady. Included are some little hints about dress and fashion, including the tidbit that white dresses will … Continue

Regency Fashion: Evening and Promenade Costumes

Featured in the September 1813 The Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions and … these pale satin and muslin gowns express the understated elegance of the 1810s.