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 Fashions: Garden Costume and Evening Dress

I love these whimsical creations featured in the November 1825 Ackermann’s Repository.  Although they seem like spring colors to me, they are perfect for remaining cheerful in the face of dour weather.  Included are some … Continue

Regency Fashion: Walking and Full Dress

Appearing in the June 1804 The Lady’s Monthly Museum, these two gowns have the usual silhouette of Regency era gowns, with their princess waists and trimmed edged.  I am a bit befuddled by the habit … Continue

Regency Fashions: Walking Dress and Morning Dress

From the April 1818 La Belle Assemblee, these gowns are perfect for the “motley display of winter, spring and almost summer” of April in Town. I have included the excerpts on General Fashion Observations and … Continue