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|Title||:||Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen|
|Author||:||Sarah Jane Downing|
|Number of Pages||:||64|
|Category||:||History, Non fiction, Regency, Th century|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen The broader Regency period stands alone as an incredible moment in fashion history unlike anything that went before or after It was the most naked period since Ancient Greece and before the s and for the first time England became a fashion influence especially for menswear and became the toast of Paris With the ancient regime deposed court dress became secondary and the season by season flux of fashion as we know it came into being aided and abetted by the proliferation of new ladies magazines .
Such an age of revolution and innovation inspired a flood of fashions taking influence from everything including the newly discovered treasures of the ancient world to radical new ideas like democracy It was an era of contradiction immortalized by Jane Austen who adeptly used the newfound diversity of fashion to enliven her characters Wickham s military splendor Mr Darcy s understated elegance and Miss Tilney s romantic fixation with white muslin