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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 the 2020 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/

New Regency Fashion and Accessories Updated Frequently

Regency Shoes1Follow Candice on Pinterest where she has boards on extant Regency fashion and accessories, updated frequently. For example, this pair of Regency shoes was recently pinned on the Georgian and Regency Shoes board.

Featured in Candice's Regency World

Walking Dress, August 1814

Ackermann’s Repository of Arts, August 1814. “Walking Dress.” I always enjoy seeing a dress from the back, as it often gives us a better view of its construction. The term petticoat at this time typically referred to the skirt of a dress, and not an undergarment. So this dress is made of the purple petticoat/skirt attached to the white bodice (body), with the long purple sash worn over the shoulders as “braces” or suspenders. It would certainly be interested to also see the front of ...

Perfume Bottle with Spyglass

This bright cut glass bottle is coil-shaped with a miniature gilt brass retractable monocular spyglass fitted into the...