Posted by Beth on July 24, 1997 at 19:50:14:
In reply to Regency Underwear Information posted by Elaine A. on July 23, 1997 at 21:43:16
] As one social observer recounted in June, 1812, a fashionable young lady addressed her partner at the Lord Mayor's Ball with an admonition to be very careful and not tread on her dress, because underneath was nothing to save her modesty.
Oh dear, to some young men, this may have sounded less like an admonition and more like an invitation! :-p
No, seriously, thanks for all the info. Seems like they would be awfully cold, though...
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