Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen
by Sarah-Jane Downing (9780747807674)

Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen
 
Sarah-Jane Downing
Release Date: 23 February 2010
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 63
Category: Design
Publisher: A and C Black
ISBN: 9780747807674
ISBN-10: 0747807671

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The broader Regency period 1795 to 1820, stands alone as an incredible moment in fashion history, unlike anything that went before it. For the first time, England became a fashion influence, especially for menswear, and became the toast of Paris, as court dress became secondary to the season-by-season flux of fashion as we know it today. Sarah Jane Downing explores the fashion revolution and the innovation that inspired a flood of fashions taking influence from far afield. It was an era of contradiction immortalised by Jane Austen, who adeptly used the new-found diversity of fashion to enliven her characters: Wickham's military splendour; Mr Darcy's understated elegance; and Miss Tilney's romantic fixation with white muslin.

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