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MY BOUDOIR CAP PLEASE!

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MY BOUDOIR CAP PLEASE!

I have been researching the history of the boudoir cap, and I am fascinated by these adorable little accessories that were essential to the proper ladies' nighttime and early morning wardrobe. I have found countless examples of these fancy little caps, and four of my favorites are pictured below....the ribbon work, the delicate laces, the silks and satin.....I am amazed just thinking of the time that was devoted to making one of these precious adornments! For lots more examples visit my Pinterest board "Boudoir Caps". https://www.pinterest.com/simplepleasuressleepwear  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BoudoirCap A boudoir cap is a form of lingerie nightcap that was popular in the nineteenth...

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MISS AUSTEN REGRETS........

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MISS AUSTEN REGRETS........

I love this movie (and ALL Jane Austen movies!).  Watched this one five times this weekend!  I am fascinated by fashion history, and that of the Regency era is one of my favorites.  I love the empire waistlines, the masses of tiny little pleats all around, the Spencer jackets.....plus all sorts of other details very specific to this period.   http://www.susannedietze.com/dressing-the-regency-lady.html The theme of the movie Miss Austen Regrets is her biographical sketch, giving the viewer insight into why she wrote what she did. I am such a fan of this and all Jane Austen movies. I have been known to...

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VINTAGE FASHION INSPIRATION............The Peignoir Set

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VINTAGE FASHION INSPIRATION............The Peignoir Set

Oh to be dressed in such feminine finery as one retires to her dressing room.......having luxuriated in a fragrant bath, powdered and perfumed, and now ready for a favorite novel to lull her into a relaxing stupor.  Ahhhhh..........this is so me.   http://www.shop4simplepleasures.com

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Vintage inspiration.............

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Vintage inspiration.............

"EXQUISITE" is the word that comes to my mind!  I love all the amazing detail.  Stay tuned for what's new for Simple Pleasures in 2019!  

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Amazing vintage inspiration!

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Amazing vintage inspiration!

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