1800 Elegant Young French Gentleman. Pulling on his top coat over a long tan coat. Tan gloves, brown hat, brown boots, cane. Fashion Plate via suzilove.com and Journal des Dames et des Modes, or Costume Parisien.
1800 Elegant Young French Gentleman. Pulling On His Top Coat. #Regency #JaneAusten #Fashion
1810 Man’s Suit and Girl’s Dress, Portugal. Man’s purple pleated silk jacket, vest and breeches. via National Costume Museum, Portugal. The sort of men’s formal clothing worn for court and typical girl’s dress as worn in Jane Austen’s times.
1810 Three Piece Gentleman’s Purple Court Suit, French. Worn by a rich and fashionable gentleman after Napoleon Bonaparte revived court traditions when he crowned himself Emperor of France in 1804. Gentlemen were expected to wear extravagant court dress, but the working class despised these luxurious fashions and royal overspending. Wastage of France’s money spurred French peasants to rise up in revolt and create the French Revolution. via Metropolitan Museum, N.Y.C., U.S.A.metmuseum.org
1805-1810 ca. Double Breasted Tailcoat, South Carolina, U.S.A. Cotton, plain-woven (tabby woven), partly lined with cotton, plain-woven (tabby). Cutaway at the front waist and with a notched collar. via Colonial Williamsburg, USA. history.org
1805-1810 ca. Double Breasted Tailcoat, Cutaway At Front and Notched Collar. #Regency #Fashion #JaneAusten
Light-hearted look at a young man’s day in the early 1800s. Depicts the ups and downs of a young gentleman’s day in the Regency Era, or Jane Austen’s years. Through historic images, historical information, and funny anecdotes, it shows how a young man about town fills his day, where he goes, and who he spends time with. This light-hearted look at the longer Regency years is an easy to read overview of what people did and wore, and where they worked and played. There is plenty of information to interest history buffs, and lots 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. Regency Life Series, Book 3, Young Gentleman’s Day By Suzi Love. books2read.com/suziloveYGD
Light Hearted look at Young Gentleman’s Day in Jane Austen’s Times or early 1800s. #Regency #JaneAusten #amwriting books2read.com/suziloveYGD
1801-1828 ca. Man’s Outfit, British. Double breasted, swallow tailcoat of navy wool, plush dark blue velvet collar. Buttoned flap and waist beige breeches, cream vest, intricately tied white cravat. via museumoflondon.com
In the early 1800s, men no longer wore complicated styles and extravagant fabrics. Men’s fashion simplified and became more conservative. A well cut tailcoat, vest, pantaloons and an immaculate cravat of beautiful white linen in the style of George Bryan, or Beau, Brummell. Clothes were a status symbol and indicated a man’s social position. These clothing items were the sort worn by Jane Austen’s male family and friends.
1801-1828 ca. Double breasted tailcoat of navy wool with blue velvet collar. #Regency #Fashion
An overview of an older gentleman’s clothing, social life, and responsibilities in the early 1800s. Take a look at where he went, what he wore, and how he managed the family’s finances. Older Gentleman’s Day Regency Life Series Book 3 books2read.com/suziloveOGD
1818 December 11th A dandy fainting or – an exquisite in fits. Scene a private box opera. A dandy lies back fainting in a chair, his limbs rigid, supported by three others while a fourth (left) draws the curtain, cutting off a view of the (distant) stage where a singer is posturing. Via British Museum, London, UK. britishmuseum.org (PD-Art)
1818 December 11th Dandy Fainting In A Private Opera Box. #Regency #Cartoon #England