Friday, February 17, 2017

Fashions for February 1813

Friday, February 17, 2017

Opera Dress February 1813
Morning Dress February 1813

Dress Description
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Loretta reports:

A little late with the month’s fashion plate…

We’ve moved into the 1810s, a decade that develops an interesting fashion twist after the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. Up until then, the dresses carry on the vertical style, with a variety of interpretations of “classical” dress, as do these two items. But after Waterloo, things start getting more elaborate and less body-clinging, as we gradually move toward the wild and crazy part of the early 19th century, where most of my stories are set.

That’s for next time, though. What we’re looking at today is classic Regency style, the look we associate with Jane Austen and Georgette Heyer.

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MrsC (Maryanne) said...

I love that you inhabit that part of history! That scene where Dain ravishes Jessica in the garden, because the logistics of her dress make sense! I do get tired of reading of dress and grooming details that are just plain ridiculous. Thank you for being nerdy! <3

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