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Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen

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Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen by 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.

Author Biography

Sarah Jane Downing is a freelance writer with a special interest in the eighteenth century. She has written widely about the arts, contributing to national and local magazines and newspapers. She is the author of The English Pleasure Garden.
Release date Australia
February 23rd, 2010
Series
Pages
56
Illustrations
Illustrations (chiefly col.)
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Shire Publications
Dimensions
149x210x5
ISBN-13
9780747807674
Product ID
3879012

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