Jennie Chancey

I launched Sense & Sensibility Patterns in 1998 with my original Regency Gown pattern. I never dreamed I'd one day have over two dozen patterns on the market and would be leading tours yearly in the UK! Enjoy my blog, and let me know if you'd like to travel with us!

ca. 1911 Magazine Article, “What Colour Can I Wear?”


1911 What Colour Can I Wear?

Did you know that “blue is treacherous” and “brown is a friend–and a foe?” Or how about the fact that a grey-haired matron “ranks as a perfect blonde” if she has pink in her cheeks? This fascinating four-page 1911 magazine article is chock-full of beautiful illustrations and fun information on what colors were considered correct for each complexion type.

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