Fancy Dress: Late Regency

1499bThis dress looks at though it’s from the late regency period. with the fuller sleeves, bodice, and skirt. She looks quite demure, hands in her lap and fan folded. It would be nice in pink or other pastel colors.

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Fancy Dress: Regency

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Quite some time ago–years, in fact–I came across a site which had photos from a fancy dress or costume party on which the theme seems to have been mainly historical. I don’t recall when it was held, most likely in the later Victorian or Edwardian era. I still have some of the images, and one can tell that these are high end creations for the nobility. The dress above seems fairly regency, and I have indeed used it for a character who favors that period herself. The way the fabric sash pair together is quite elegant and simple, one of the reasons I love this dress. Often I wonder what color it was, though my mind most often makes it white with a blue sash. Rather typical, probably. But yellow or sage would be quite nice, as well.