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 “ever be the most prevailing breakfast costume”.

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.

Regency Fashion: Morning and Promenade Dresses for March

In the March 1824 Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, these two gowns display the warmth of sleeves for a time of year still given over to winter drizzles and cold, and the more somber hues of a Season not yet in swing.