What a Regency Lady Might Wear to Gunter’s

This is one of my favorite regency era fashion prints.  I love the contrast between the yellow gown and the black spencer. Description under the hand colored fashion print translated from French to English: “Hat from Naples split on the sides.  Spencer in velvet with bursts in satin.  Dress has flounces.” Source used: Observateur des [...]

A Regency Lady’s Walking Ensemble

A Regency Lady’s Walking Ensemble

During the Regency, ladies and gentlemen of the ton went to Hyde Park throughout the Season between the fashionable hours of 5:00 and 6:00 in the afternoon to see and be seen.  Wearing a fetching ensemble was one way to help a lady catch the eye of a potential suitor.  If all else failed, she could [...]