Clocked Stockings from American Duchess. They’re historical, they’re sexy, they come in colors, and they go just as well with modern shoes as with the Duchess’ fabulous footwear. The “clocking” is the embroidery in the gusset above the ankle, and originated as an early attempt to imitate lace on a stocking frame.
An 18th century pocket book such as Mr. Darcy might have carried. You can purchase a kit designed by the immensely talented Hallie Larkin and make it yourself.
Want fabulous tinted hair 18th century style? Littlebits on Etsy makes it from period recipes. Pink, pictured here in an 18th century portrait, was reputed to be Marie Antoinette’s favorite hair color.
Drinking chocolate was a popular beverage in 18th century America and a patriotic choice during the tea boycotts. American Heritage Drinking Chocolate takes a bit of whisking to dissolve but the results are worth it. Available from The Shops at Mount Vernon along with bars, blocks, historic cookbooks and chocolate pots!
Reproduction and 18th century inspired earrings by K. Walters at The Sign of the Gray Horse. Georgian jewelry is elegant, classical, and goes just as well with modern fashions as with period impressions.
Recipes from the Birthplace of American Cuisine features the cooking of the City Tavern in Philadelphia.