Have you noticed? Not exactly historical romance book related, but if you read the genre, you probably watch the dramas.
“One of the best things about watching period dramas is arguably the costumes. They play a huge part in conveying the full effects of the period, even if they’re not 100% historically accurate. Bonnets, top hats, spencer jackets, petticoats, and tight breeches: What more could you need in a costume drama?”
Source: 14 costumes that have been reused again and again in British period dramas
I would love to see these!
Brides-to-be in need of a little inspiration (and other lovers of the mingling of fantasy and fashion) might consider a visit to Asheville, North Carolina early next year. A new exhibition dedicated to the artistry and style of the wedding dress and attire as seen in feature films is scheduled to open at the Biltmore House, a 250-room French Renaissance style chateau built in the late 1800s.“Fashionable Romance: Wedding Gowns in Film” will feature wedding fashion from 19 classic movies set in the years 1645 to 1935, including three films based on the popular Jane Austen novels: Sense and Sensibility, Emma and Pride and Prejudice.
Source: Wedding Gowns from Jane Austen Films to Be Featured in New Exhibit – Forbes