Monthly Archives: November 2010

A WEDDING SUIT

On the 10th January 1795, the Prince of Wales commissioned Bazalgette to make a dress suit as a gift for his second younger brother the Duke of Clarence, who later became William IV. The order was listed in a separate account under “His Royal Hi… Continue reading

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THANKS TO PAUL GRASSART

Paul Grassart is a young tailor in Paris whose site is of great interest. He not only gives his views on modern male tailoring but also publishes information on the history of costume and the tailoring tradition. He posted a link to my blog and ha… Continue reading

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NANCY MAYER, REGENCY RESEARCHER

I was most gratified to see that Nancy Mayer placed a link to my blog from her website at http://www.susannaives.com/nancyregencyresearcher/ If you visit her site you can ask for her advice on all matters Regency, and receive a most learned reply…. Continue reading

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THAT SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP

The relationship of a gentleman (or, of course, a Prince) with his tailor is a unique one. The tailor knows his client intimately, and instinctively knows how to make him look his best. The Prince of Wales was very knowledgeable about cloth, cloth… Continue reading

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