Young Lady’s Day Regency Life Series Book 4 by Suzi Love. An early 1800’s glimpse into both the frivolous and more serious occupations filling a young lady’s day in the lifetime of Jane Austen, or the Regency Era. Historic images and historical information show her fashions and frolics. https://books2read.com/suziloveYLD
Light-hearted look at Young Lady in Jane Austen’s times, or early 1800s. A glimpse into both the frivolous and more serious occupations filling a young lady’s day in the lifetime of Jane Austen, or the Regency Era, otr the early 19th Century. Historic images and historical information show her fashions and frolics. https://books2read.com/suziloveYLD
1808 Apricot Dress Or Moire Brochee, French. Patterned dress with very low cut bodice, short sleeves, long white gloves, and holding a Lorgnette, or looking glass, and a handkerchief. Fashion Plate via Journal des Dames et des Modes, or Costume Parisien.
The French magazine, Journal des Dames et des Modes, frequently made fashion plates with a single woman, two women or a woman with a man where they wear the same outfit. The two variations show innovative ideas for decorating plain white muslin dresses with a range of colorful accessories, and the early 1800s were definitely the years when accessories were the fashion highlight. Add a pair of colorful long gloves, a draped shawl or scarf, a reticule, handkerchief, fan or looking glass and the typical white dress is given individuality and personality.
Here is the companion to the above fashion plate with the single lady in her apricot dress. The lady in a grey Redingote is added.
1808 Two Ladies In High-Waisted Dresses, French. Apricot patterned dress with very low cut bodice, short sleeves, long white gloves, and holding a Lorgnette, or looking glass, and handkerchief. Grey Redingote with short puffed sleeves over long straight sleeves and red paisley shawl. Fashion Plate via Journal des Dames et des Modes, or Costume Parisien.
What was fashionable for men in early 1800s, or Jane Austen’s time, or Regency Era? Suits, hats, shoes, underclothing, fashion accessories, military and bedroom fashions. French fashions and Georgian and Regency Era fashions from Great Britain were copied around the world. https://books2read.com/SuziLoveFashionMen1800-1819
Easy to read view of what a lady did, wore, and lived in Jane Austen’s times, or the early 1800s or Regency Era. Young and Old Lady’s Day Regency Life Series Book 4 and 5 by Suzi Love. #RegencyEra #amwriting #JaneAusten books2read.com/suziloveYLD books2read.com/suziloveOLD
A lighthearted look at the fun and the dramas of women and how they filled in their day in the early 1800’s. Funny images and historical information show where ladies went and what they did. Easy to read overviews with plenty of information for history buffs and a multitude of pictures to help readers and writers of historical fiction visualize the people and places from the last years of the 18th Century until Queen Victoria took the throne.
1814 Gentleman’s Redingote, or Overcoat, French. Back View of coat with back pleats and metal buttons worn with high topped boots, top hat, and a cane. Fashion Plate via Journal des Dames et des Modes, or Costume Parisien.
Definition Redingote Or Coat: French word developed from English words, riding coat. Long fitted outdoor coat worn over other garments for warmth. Originally made with several capes and trimmed with large buttons. For women, the coat was often cut away in the front or left open to show off the dress underneath. French fashion plates call these coats Redingotes and they were worn by men, women, and children. English fashion plates call the coats a Pelisse, a walking dress, Promenade dress, or Carriage dress.
1811 White Dress and Blue Redingote, Or Coat, French. Strange fur muff around the neck, blue paisley shawl, white gloves, blue hat and slippers. Fashion Plate via Journal des Dames et des Modes, or Costume Parisien. Although this is a French fashion plate, Jane Austen and her contemporaries wore a variety of tunics, spencers, and long coats to keep warm when out and about, visiting, shopping etc. Their thin muslin dresses weren’t any protection against harsh European winters or wet English weather.
1804 January London Full Evening Dresses, English. White evening dress has a white tunic overlay and worn with long white gloves, a long necklace, and with an evening hairstyle that leaves dangling curls around her neck. Other evening dress has a tunic trimmed with orange cord, short sleeves, and worn with long gloves, and upswept evening hairstyle with a matching feather. Fashion Plate via Fashions of London and Paris. https://books2read.com/SuziLoveFashionWomen1801-1804
1789-1790 ca. Man’s Red Riding Coat, England or France. Wool plain weave, full finish, with metallic-thread embroidery, tan breeches, black riding boots and crop. Credit: (M.2007.211.46) via Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California, USA. collections.lacma.org