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Hair and Hats Sketches

Hair and Hats
Sketches of Hair and Hat Fashion History 1800-40

By Pauline Weston Thomas for


Sketches of Hair Fashions from 1800-1840

Hairstyles, like dress fashions, often change gradually, moving slowly from one line to another.. These are are some drawings of hair styles, hats and bonnets between the Regency and Romantic fashion history eras of 1800 and 1835.

 Pictures of Regency hairstyles

Hair styles of 1802, 1806, 1805 and 1805. 

Above are the simple clean hair styles from the early 1800's.  These hairstyles complimented simple empire line dress of the period associated with Jane Austen's novels.

Pictures of Regency and Romantic  hairstyles

Hair styles of 1815, 1820, 1829 and 1835.

These hair styles show changes in the 1820's as dress became more ornate having picked up romantic elements during the Regency fashion era.

Sketches of Hat Fashions from 1800-1840

Pictures of Regency hat styles

Here we see hats from the early 1800's - 1802, 1802 and 1806  

Pictures of Regency and Romantic hats and bonnets.

Fashion history shows more ornate hats were popular in the Regency era and they grew wider  in size from 1816 to 1830.  Here we have 1816, 1827, 1817 and 1830.



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