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 Culture and Society: Ladies Taking Snuff

Elegantly dressed lady taking snuff

  One of my favorite schticks in a Heyer novel is in Regency Buck when Judith is taught how to take snuff.  It sums up the folly and fashion of youth so beautifully! But what … Continue

Regency Fashion: Morning and Afternoon Dress for December

These gowns and their descriptions appeared in the December 1800 issue of The Lady’s Monthly Museum. Complete with shawls or spencers, these elegant creations are perfect for the young lady about Town.