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Chemise Post #12 – My first date with the Platt Hall Chemise

I’m going out of town for the weekend so I’ll be republishing the next three Chemise Gown installments from the original blog I started a couple of years ago to specifically track my research progress on this project. October 24, 2012: So, today started off lazily and the quickly spun into high gear. I had… Continue reading Chemise Post #12 – My first date with the Platt Hall Chemise

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Chemise Post #11: Caroline Weber talks about the chemise à la reine

I’m going out of town for the weekend so I’ll be republishing the next three Chemise Gown installments from the original blog I started a couple of years ago to specifically track my research progress on this project. August 10, 2012 I just found this video linked to on The Royal Corospondent.  It’s a video… Continue reading Chemise Post #11: Caroline Weber talks about the chemise à la reine

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Chemise Post #9: Bess Foster’s Chemise Gown

If you are at all interested in late-Georgian upper class politics and scandal and haven’t read the excellent biography of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, by Amanda Foreman, you really ought to. It’s a great read, first of all. Second of all, it introduces the convoluted romantic life of the 5th Duke & Duchess of Devonshire… Continue reading Chemise Post #9: Bess Foster’s Chemise Gown