Style Saturday- Caroline Bingley’s Gowns

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

Ball gown update!

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!