19th Century Romantic Literature and Quotes part one

By | January 8th, 2018|Categories: Victorian Era|Tags: , , , , , |

Romance was a lot different during the 1800s. Courtship and marriage rituals evolved throughout the century and remain a subject of much fascination, even 200 years later. Even the most romantic literature of the day seems quaint today, yet we enjoy the thought of a ‘simpler time’ (which they were not) when social status and [...]

Romantic Inspiration

By | January 6th, 2018|Categories: Civil War, Edwardian Era, Fashion, Old West, Victorian Era|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We love our customers! We often hear how our clothing enhances the lives of our customers. Many are hopeless romantics who relate how they feel beautiful, filled with romance in their hearts. “I feel so romantic," 'I feel like a princess,” and “I feel like royalty,” are some of the phrases they use. We’re so [...]

Fashion Evolution: Regency Period

By | September 10th, 2016|Categories: Fashion, Uncategorized, Victorian Era|Tags: , , , , |

Regency Fashion Flashback Gift of Miss Irene Lewisohn, 1937; Metropolitan Museum of Art Although King George III's son didn't become Prince Regent until 1811, the Regency Period in fashion is generally regarded as the years 1795 through 1820-ish. Fashion in 1795 was influenced by the aftermath of the French Revolution when people wanted [...]