Far from the Madding Crowd – a classic Victorian Romance

By | September 20th, 2018|Categories: Entertainment, Victorian Era, Victorian Fashions|

Thomas Hardy’s first literary success  Far from the Madding Crowd was written by Thomas Hardy in 1874. It was his fourth novel and the first one to see major literary success. The story was first published anonymously as a monthly serial in Cornhill Magazine. Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) considered himself a poet first and foremost but [...]

Five Movies set in the Edwardian Era

By | September 13th, 2016|Categories: Edwardian Era, Entertainment, Fashion, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Edwardian fashion is a fun time from fashion history as there was such a drastic evolution in women’s clothing. Movies set in the Edwardian era are often so much fun to watch as the clothing changes are combined with advancements in women’s rights and roles in society. Here are five of our favorites, beginning with [...]

Another Period on Comedy Central: Recollections Stars Again!

By | June 23rd, 2015|Categories: Accessories, Downton Abbey, Edwardian Era, Entertainment, Recollections, Victorian Era|

Another Period airs tonight on Comedy Central at 10PM, right after Amy Schumer. This looks like a night of serious laughs. Another Period follows the Bellacourts, a ridiculously wealthy family in 1900s Rhode Island. Think of it like Downton Abbey meets Keeping Up With The Kardashians—a spoof on reality TV with an all-star cast in [...]