Classic Regency Romances by Donna Lea Simpson

All about the era and Regency romance novels by Donna Lea Simpson!
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Wooden Door of St Edwards church with two ancient yew trees, Stow-on-the-Wold, Cotswolds

I'm not religious, but I have a thing for cool churches! --Wooden Door of St Edwards church with two ancient yew trees, Stow-on-the-Wold, Cotswolds

Bath, England

One of only four Palladian bridges of this sort in the world, found in Prior Park Landscape Garden, an landscaped garden south of Bath, Somerset England

Castle Combe, England

Castle Combe, Wiltshire, England the beautiful bridge leading in to the center of the village

BRITISH DESSERT ~ Tea with Jane Austen: The Charm of Home. "inspired by the novels and letters of Jane Austen. In this book are recipes for cakes and pastries based on authentic recipes from the Regency era which have been updated for the modern cook.


Genteel Occupations for the Regency Lady -- Reading was an unexceptional pastime. The lady engrossed in her book is from Journal des Dames et des Modes

1805-1810 -- overcoat. I really like the double-breasted bottoms going all the way down the dress.

Regency style Redingote, I'd like to create a mid calf version of this for myself. Maybe in nice deep forrest green

Breakdown of a Regency Gown and layers. This would've been helpful when I was studying costume construction!

Or, "How to Dress Elizabeth Bennet" the model, stalkings and pantalettes (these would often just be two pant legs tied together at the top), a . Layers of a Regency Dress (early

Evening dress

Evening dress Designer: George Halley (American) Date: ca. 1967 Culture: American Medium: nylon, silk, glass, metallic thread, plastic Dimensions: Length at CB: 54 in.

Dress 1810, French, Made of cotton (Grecian Regency)

Ensemble Date: ca. 1810 Culture: French Medium: cotton Accession Number: The Metropolitan Museum of Art