Tag Archives: Regency

1831 Archery Outfits

Friday’s Fashion Plates: Archery Outfits, 1831 Today we have two outfits designed for archery from La Belle Assemblée magazine. (Click any image to view it full-size.) In 1831, the Romantic Era was just beginning. Waistlines dropped to a more natural … Continue reading

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Ladies’ Undergarments: Bloomers, Pantaloons, or Drawers?

Monday’s Mish-Mash: Ladies’ Undergarments: Bloomers, Pantaloons, or Drawers? Women’s drawers have frequently been misidentified. All it takes is a quick search of eBay and you’ll find plenty of Victorian drawers that have been mislabeled. So, what’s the difference between bloomers, … Continue reading

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Famous Couples: Fashion Doll Patterns

Thursday’s Book Review: Famous Couples: Fashion Doll Patterns by Hazel McMahon Rating 3 = Mediocre

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Elegantly Frugal Costumes

Thursday’s Book Review: Elegantly Frugal Costumes by Shirley Dearing

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1810 Ballgown

Friday’s Fashion Plate: 1810 Ballgown This English ballgown is from Ackermann’s Repository of Arts, 1810.

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1817 Green Walking Dress

Friday’s Fashion Plate 1817 Walking Dress Today we have a walking dress from La Belle Aseemblée, 1817.

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