Sewing Pattern - 1810 - 1830 Men's Regency Tailcoat with Five Collar and Lapel Options. Research based patterns suitable for historic interpretation, with clear instructions for intermediate sewers and detailed options for professionals. Men's Regency Tailcoat with 5 lapel and Collar Options. Sizes 34 to 56 included in the Envelope. I Excellent for Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility and other Regency era impressions. Beau Brummell wore a Regency period dress coat as daytime dress. The coat is able to close and the tails are knee length. Beau Brummell set the fashion for British society from the mid-1790s, which was characterized by immaculate personal cleanliness, immaculate linen shirts with high collars, perfectly tied cravats, and exquisitely tailored plain dark coats. Brummell abandoned his wig and cut his hair short in a Roman fashion dubbed à la Brutus, echoing the fashion for all things classical seen in women's wear of this period. He also led the move from breeches to snugly-tailored pantaloons or trousers, often light-colored for day and dark for evening, based on working-class clothing adopted by all classes in France in the wake of the Revolution. A tailcoat is a coat with the front of the skirt cut away, so as to leave only the rear section of the skirt, known as the tails. The historical reason coats were cut this way was to make it easier for the wearer to ride a horse, but over the years tailcoats of varying types have evolved into forms of formal dress for both day and evening wear. Although there are several different types of tailcoat, the term tailcoat is popularly taken to be synonymous with the type of dress coat still worn today in the evening with white tie. This dress coat, one of the two main surviving tailcoats, is a dark evening coat with a squarely cut away front. The other one is the morning coat (or cutaway in American English), which is cut away at the front in a gradual taper. (Wikipedia).
- Sewing Pattern - 1810 - 1830 Men's Regency Tailcoat with Five Collar and Lapel Options
- Excellent for Regency, Jane Austen Era, Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice Impressions
- Perfect for Regency, Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen era men's waistcoats
- Research based patterns suitable for historic interpretation, with clear instructions for intermediate sewers and detailed options for professionals.
- Perfect for Regency Period, Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility era
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