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Posted by Marie Bernadette on January 07, 1998 at 00:24:59:
In response to And I could stand to see some men wear this... :), written by Peg on January 06, 1998 at 22:26:20
] but why were the necks so incredibly high? They look so uncomfortable in some of the movie adaptations.
(Another) quote from : 'Pray, is it the fashion for the shirt collar to stand as high as the corners of the eyes?' -Lady Stanley. Personally, I absolutely love the way men dressed during the Regency. It does much more for me than the ridiculous things Frederick's of Hollywood has for men (and women). I wish men would dress like that now instead of those horrible sweat pants and ball caps. So, yes pull that winker up to the eyes, turn up that collar, flash the tails on that cutaway, wrap on that cravat! I must stop now, for I shall surely swoon! *sigh*
- book Marie Bernadette 00:33:16 1/07/98
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