From gowns and gloves to tiaras and tailcoats - the first season of Bridgerton reportedly featured 7,500 costume pieces.
In this bonus episode we welcome Hilary Davidson -- dress, textiles and fashion historian and curator and the author of Dress in the Age of Jane Austen.
- The corset myth
- A really bosommy time
- Tasteful bad taste
- Traffic cones, but make it fashion
- The logistics of public sex in regency-wear
Books and other Media We Discuss:
- Bridgerton, the TV show
- Emma (2020)
- Rebecca (2020)
- Bridgerton-inspired Costuming facebook group
You can find Hilary on twitter as @FourRedShoes
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This episode was recorded on the traditional lands of the Wurundjeri, Boonwurrung, and Gadigal people and edited by Rudi Bremer on Gadigal country.
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