What went into a killer outfit for a Georgian woman? What dress would she choose? How would she make it her own? From the polonaise to the sack-back, adornment and coats, discover more about women’s fashion in these articles.
The diamond was the premier gem of the eighteenth century: symbolising status, wealth and privilege, the ultimate fashion accessory and jewel of choice of the Georgian age.
Textile retailers worked cohesively to produce fashionable luxury garments. Mantua-makers and milliners worked to design and create the gowns, whilst drapers and haberdashers provided fabrics and ready-made goods necessary for their completion.