Regency Fashion: The Muslin and Net Period, by Vic. Jane Austen fans are familiar with the high-waisted muslin dresses popular during her adulthood. How many are aware that machine-made net or gauze became a “hot” item from 1810 and on?
fashion plate via Elensari - remembering the hours I spent looking through my mums books on fashion. She had several books of Victorian fashion plates and some leather bound Victorian women's magazines.