Cabinet des Modes, Walking Dress, October 1841. 

What a striking shawl!  It’s nice paired with the bright blue bonnet but a very light and un-ornamented gown. 

Journal des Dames et des Modes, 1826. 

I am LOVING those awesome van dyked ruffles on the hems!

Ackermann’s Repository, Promenade Dresses, July 1810. 

Nice selection of shoes and parasols!

Journal des Dames et des Modes, 1823. 

I’m really loving this outfit- the ribbon trim, the wonderful sleeves, and that parasol!


La Belle Assemblée 1817

Another stunning Regency fashion plate. 

Whoafus.  That is some kind of bonnet there!  This who outfit has a whole “carnival vomited on me” feel to it.  Don’t get me wrong- that doesn’t mean I don’t love it!

Lady’s Magazine, Summer Promenade Dress, June 1825. 

What a charming outfit!  Such interesting and unusual trim!

La Belle Assemblee, Parisian Morning Dress, January 1821. 

Another coffee filter dress!  These were all the rage in the early 1820s :)

(Seriously though- can you imagine the WORK that went into making and applying all those little ruffles?)

Ackermann’s Repository, Walking Dress, October 1809. 

I love her matching shawl and umbrella!

La Belle Assemblee, Evening Dress, July 1812. 

I can’t quite wrap my mind around that trim (are the loops held together with pearls?!) but it is certainly striking!

Journal des Dames et des Modes, 1826

Those little plaid bows are adorable!

La Belle Assemblee, February 1816. 

Look at those puffy sleeves!

Cabinet des Modes,  November 1841. 


Ackermann’s Repository, Half Dress, November 1810. 

Well I’m cold just looking at her!

Journal des Dames et des Modes, 1812. 

I thought about doing mourning/black gowns, I thought about doing fancy dress,  but those all seemed too obvious, so instead I present you with two days of ORANGE!  Happy Halloween!

Lady’s Museum, April 1823. 

How awesome is that trim on the pink dress?  And that purple shawl- want!