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Beau Brummell: The Dandy as Social Revolutionary

On the 7th of June 1778, the most famous dandy in Regency England Beau Brummell was born in Downing Street, London. Despite his middleclass background, he studied at Eton and Oxford, where he quickly gained popularity among his school friends and tutors, always challenging the official dress codes with his reinvented looks. 976 more words

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Beau Brummell: The Dandy as Social Revolutionary

On the 7th of June 1778, the most famous dandy in Regency England Beau Brummell was born in Downing Street, London. Despite his middleclass background, he studied at Eton and Oxford, where he quickly gained popularity among his school friends and tutors, always challenging the official dress codes with his reinvented looks. 976 more words

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June 7 in history

1099 –  The First Crusade: The Siege of Jerusalem began.

1420 – Troops of the Republic of Venice captured Udine, ending the independence of the… 785 more words

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19th Century Movie Recommendations: 1800s

This is the first in a series of movie/TV recommendations for period pieces set in the 19th century by decade.  I conceived this idea on behalf of my classmates in Costume History, for whom my professor has recommended selections such as… 347 more words

19th Century

Celebrating with Jacki Delecki: A Well-Dressed Man of the Ages + an Excerpt from her Latest Release of "A Christmas Code," + an Audiobook Giveaway

Through the Ages: The Well-Dressed Man

Fun facts on men’s fashion over time from Jacki Delecki, author of the Code Breakers series: A Code of Love… 1,186 more words

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