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Ladies' Newmarket Coat by Frank Gentle

Plate 27

The diagram represents a Newmarket coat. This style of garment seems to be in favour with many lady customers, and looks very smart when made from check cloth. 1,641 more words

September 1898

May Flowers ~1899

Just because I had this one in my files and was inspired by the flurry of spectacular hats at the royal wedding… (And deep down I know we’re all secretly fanning on Carmen Miranda)… 23 more words


Melissa and Rose's Wardrobes

If you’ve read my third novel, Out of the Ashes, you would have met my newest heroines, Melissa Lowe and Rose Forrister. If you haven’t officially met them, I’ll introduce you to… 263 more words

About The Book

I don’t know why, exactly, but for a long time, I’ve been partial to fancy neckwear. The school uniforms of the students of Hogwarts in the… 212 more words

Getting Dressed: A Collection of Historical Dressing Videos

I enjoy learning about historical fashion and have taken you on tours in the past. But there is something that videos can teach us that simple text cannot. 469 more words


The Lady Mourns

My latest heroine, Lucy Lawrence, is newly widowed and resisting some of the more stringent customs imposed upon her. Unsurprisingly, mourning rules and customs affected women more than men and an entire industry grew up around it. 474 more words

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