Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen Doc ☆ 128 pages

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Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen Doc ☆ 128 pages Ë The broader Regency period 1795 1820 stands alone as an incredible moment in fashion history unlike anything that went before or after It was the most naked period since Ancient Greece and before the 1960s and for the first time England became a fashion influence especially The broader Regency period 1795 1820 stands alone as an incredible moment in fashion history unlike anything that went before or after It was the most naked period since Ancient Greece and before the 1960s and for the first time England became a fashion influence especially for menswear and became the toast of Paris Wit This is a small compendium on Regency fashion that provides an overview of the history reasons for the fashion and some rather interesting nuggets of information I wanted to read it so I would have a better understanding about the clothing of the period when reading I enjoyed the references to Jane's letters to her sister Cassandra regarding fashion and the pictures showing some examples There are some beautiful paintings included along with some rather amusing caricatures and fashion plates of the times It helped me to better understand some of the terminology of the pieces as well ie Redingote Pelisse Spencer to name a few It is definitely a handy reference book This has just whetted my appetite for information and pictures showing further examples and details

Sarah Jane Downing Ø Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen Book

H the ancient regime deposed court dress became secondary and the season by season flux of fashion as we know it came into being aided and abetted by the proliferation of new ladies' magazines Such an age of revolution and innovation inspired a flood of fashions taking influence from everything including the newly disco Useful high level overview for getting additional search terms etc

Text ✓ Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen Ø Sarah Jane Downing

Fashion in the Time of Jane AustenVered treasures of the ancient world to radical new ideas like democracy It was an era of contradiction immortalized by Jane Austen who adeptly used the newfound diversity of fashion to enliven her characters Wickham's military splendor Mr Darcy's understated elegance and Miss Tilney's romantic fixation with white musli A lovely little compact book giving a nice overview of the fashions Jane Austen would have known and worn A great addition to the Shire History series