Be honest. Either you or someone you have known has criticized Caroline Bingley's gowns in the 2005 Pride and Prejudice adaptation. They look shocking to our modern sensibilities--even more so when paired with gowns which fit the aesthetic of the period better. But are they really so inaccurate? I'll be going over the Meryton Assembly … Continue reading Style Saturday- Caroline Bingley’s Gowns
Last weekend I was looking for new housing as we're moving out of state in the next 4-6 weeks. I had planned to do a good bit of reading and writing but had a mild case of food poisoning Friday night. Instead I browsed more fashion plates. The Jane Austen Society of North America Annual … Continue reading Ball gown update!