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Shears and tears; a few fashion books

I’ve read a few fashion biographies and memoirs in my day. I use the word “fashion” because in that pile of books are designers,two editors and a icon. 909 more words

On The Shelf

A Right Royal Scandal blog tour

As many of our readers are no doubt aware we’ve been busy bunnies finishing our second book A Right Royal Scandal and are now working on our third and so today,  rather than hosting our own blog, we thought we’d let you know that we have, in the past few, days been guests on the blogs of Naomi Clifford and the ‘Georgian Gentleman’ which is hosted by Mike Rendell. 216 more words

History

An Incomplete Review of Regency Buck by Georgette Heyer

I’ve been re-reading Regency Buck by Georgette Heyer over the past few days. This is my 3rd or 4th time reading the book and I am utterly charmed by it. 489 more words

Books

Regency London: traipsing around the ol' haunts

The British Library has a great wall of books encased in glass towering over cafe clientele – it’s as mouth-watering as the cakes…

Another of my ‘trawling-through-old-photos-I-took-for-blog-posts’ posts today!

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British Regency

Beau Brummell: The Dandy as Social Revolutionary | A R T L▼R K

On the 7th of June 1778, the most famous dandy in Regency England Beau Brummell was born in Downing Street, London. Despite his middle-class background, he studied at Eton and Oxford, where he quick… 14 more words

United Kingdom

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

History

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… 782 more words

History