The Jane Austen Fest – Mount Dora welcomed Candice Hern to its 3rd Annual Fest. With a fascinating collection of fashion prints from the Regency Era, Candice presented a colorful history of evolving clothing styles. The historical knowledge she provided was intriguing. Candice’s warm and friendly manner, along with her humor, had everyone looking at Regency wear in a whole new light. Thank you Candice.
Candice was a fabulous speaker on Regency era fashion. Her expertise, paired with her natural flair, had our audience audibly gasping at each new revelation and smiling throughout the presentation. After the talk, guests commented how much they enjoyed the speaker and how her content provided complementary context for the Jane Austen movie adaptation costumes on view at the museum.
Candice gave a marvelous presentation on Regency fans from her collection. Our members enjoyed it so very much, and she did a terrific job giving us the background and history of each of her fans. One fan was more beautiful than the next—just jaw dropping!
Candice’s informative talk about silhouettes in the time of Jane Austen was met with delight and enthusiasm by our members. Candice never fails to bring new perspectives to our understanding of the Regency era in which Jane Austen lived.