Fashion for Women 1820s by Suzi Love. The 1820s was the beginning of the Romantic era and a time when women’s clothing changed from the simplistic lines and colors of the Regency era and became more structured, complex, and colorful.Continue reading →
Regency Women’s Fashions by Suzi Love. Who loves Regency Fashion? Everyone?
Of course we do, because these fashions are elegant and pretty and sometimes afford a gentleman a tiny glimpse of a well-turned ankle. Though to me that sounds like the lady has sprained her ankle rather than looking fashionably slim.
Men’s Fashion History Through The Regency YearsContinue reading →
History of Opium and Tincture of Laudanum. This is my research article cross posted from Historical Hearts on January 7th, 2013. Opium has a long history of use, spread across many countries. Long before China supplied the West with opium, Turkey was providing coffee, tulips, and opium, which is said to have been used for recreational purposes from the 14th century onwards in Muslim societies.Continue reading →