Book Candice as Your Next Speaker

Candice is a popular speaker on Regency and Jane Austen topics, especially related to fashion. She has given presentations to libraries, book groups, women’s clubs, college classes, and several Jane Austen organizations. Visit her presentations page for more information.

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What Would a Lady Keep in Her Reticule?

At a recent conference of the Jane Austen Society of North America, Candice was asked to create 3 short videos about what a lady might have kept in her reticule, featuring items from her collections. The videos, along with associated blogs, are now posted on the public JASNA website.

http://jasna.org/about/jasna-post/reticule-part1/

http://jasna.org/about/jasna-post/reticule-part2/

http://jasna.org/about/jasna-post/reticule-part3/

Featured in Candice's Regency World

Promenade Dress, July 1812

"A round high robe of fine cambric or jaconet muslin, with waggoner's sleeves, and high, full-gathered collar. A cottage vest, of light green or lemon-coloured sarsnet...

Throwaway Scent Bottles

In the late 18th century, perfume became available to the masses when perfumers and chemists began selling or giving away as samples tiny amounts in inexpensive, disposable containers. These simple, naïve bottles came to be known as "throwaways" since they were generally tossed out when empty....