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Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen - 9780747807674

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  • Product code: BFKIJ
  • ISBN: 9780747807674
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 20.9cm x 14.8cm
  • Pages: 56
  • Publish date: 23/02/2010

Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen (Paperback)

Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen - 9780747807674

Sarah-Jane Downing


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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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Product Details

  • Product code: BFKIJ
  • ISBN: 9780747807674
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 20.9cm x 14.8cm
  • Pages: 56
  • Publish date: 23/02/2010

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