Category: Regency period

Fashion and costumes of the English Regency period between 1795 and 1837. The transition between “Georgian” and “Victorian” eras. In France the transition from the late Directory to The Napoleonic First Empire era 1804 to 1814, Restoration period 1814 to 1830 (Romantic period, German Biedermeier).

Fashion History of the French Republic. The fashions of the Directory.

French, Republic, fashion, costumes, modes

The fashion of two dresses, one worn over the other, that had been so general in the latter half of the seventeenth century, and the first half of the eighteenth, had completely disappeared in favour of one gown only.

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)

Literature

Couture: then and now Clothes define people. A person's clothing, whether it's a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential key to his or her culture, class, personality, or even religion. The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothing sociologically, historically, and artistically.


The fashion of Regency. England 1795. Princess Augusta’s cap.

Princess, Gown, Heideloff, Austen, Regency, Neoclassical, Gallery, Fashion, Costumes,

Princess Augusta’s cap, made of embroidered book-muslin. Morning dresses. December 1795. The Gallery of Fashion Vol. 2. April 1795 To March 1796. Published by Nikolaus von Heideloff, London.

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)

The Age of Undress by Amelia Rauser.

Dress in the Age of Jane Austen by Hilary Davidson.

Jane Austen at Home by Lucy Worsley