1830 White Cotton Hand Quilted Petticoat
Diamond pattern with flower and vine quilted hem band.Continue reading →
Weird Historical Pants for Men. No wonder men needed valets! It wasn’t just women struggling into tight fitting clothing! And no wonder it took both sexes so long to dress every day, often changing clothes four or five times a day! Early on were Breeches – Short, close-fitting trousers that fastened just below the knees or above the ankles, with a horizontal front flap called the ‘fall’ and were worn with stockings. Boys of 3 – 6 years stopped wearing loose dress-type children’s garments and went into short pants instead, and were considered ‘breeched.’ In Regency times, breeches were worn tighter to show off a manly physique. Then of course we had Pantaloons By the late 1810s and beyond, these became popular and eventually they evolved into full length trousers. Originally pantaloons were made to suit shorter Hessian boots that fell below the typical knee-breech level and they were worn very form-fitting. Buckskins – Fashionable … Continue reading →
Women’s Fashions in the Early 1800s. Who loves Regency Era Women’s Fashions? Everyone? Of course we do!Continue reading →
1810 ca. East Lothian Yeomanry Cavalry, Britain. The East Lothian Yeomanry Cavalry was raised as a one troop formation at Haddington in May 1797.Continue reading →
1811 Walking Dress, English Regency Era Fashion
White walking dress with a high neckline worn under a purple half coat with furry trim and a flower trimmed hat to match. Yellow gloves and purple boots top off this fashionable outfit.Continue reading →
1805-1810 ca. Evening Dress, French.
- Regency Era cotton, Empire style, high-waisted dress with metallic thread.