Keeping True to Historical Setting

    Any historical novel requires intensive research into the period of its setting. In order to convey a sense of authenticity to the reader, the author has to be familiar with the societal mores, the manners and the behaviors characteristic of the time, as well as the prevailing social mentality.     In Regency historical novels […]

Let’s Talk Regency fashion

Regency fashion was a reaction to the previous Georgian age with its more elaborate, lavishly decorated designs in heavier richer materials. Hoops and stays were abandoned for a simpler classic style.  This, because in spite of the tension between England and France, cultural influences of the Empire style came across the channel. In fact, French […]