Archive of ‘Vintage Images’ category

Victorian Era Regency Portraits

By Jennie Chancey


These paintings were done in the Victorian era but showcase the fashions of a generation before. The gorgeous portrait on the left shows the Grecian influence so prevalent during the Regency period (particularly early on). Note the trim on the sleeves and the gold band in the lady’s hair. I just love this painting, which […]

1820s Ballgown

By Jennie Chancey


Here is a scrumptious early 1820s ballgown (when all the puffs and furbelows really came into style with a bang!). Look at all the detailing on this gown and imagine the work! The slashed sleeves are simply a feast for the eyes, and the cording on the bodice just amazes me with its perfect stitchery. […]

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