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 shirt over a long sleeve gown, but the jaunty yellow hat is marvelous.

Regency Advertisements: Mrs. Reina is not dead! She’s making hats.

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                                    Appearing in the May 1817 Ackermann’s Repository, this ad clearly proclaims Mrs. Reina is alive and well and open for business in Great Newport-Street.

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 a list of gowns made for Princess Elizabeth: