"Bridgerton" Costumes Are A Historical Mess, But They Kinda Work

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forgot to mention that I focus - as always - on women's clothing here, but @Pinsent Tailoring should drop his review soon! also check out @Costuming Drama 's interesting video about issues within the show: amwine.info/town/b4qzrX-Vs8yQtMY/video.html&
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  • copying the description here cause no one reads it: forgot to mention that I focus - as always - on women's clothing here, but Pinsent Tailoring should drop his review soon! also check out Costuming Drama's interesting video about some of the issues within the show: amwine.info/town/b4qzrX-Vs8yQtMY/video.html&

    Karolina ŻebrowskaKarolina ŻebrowskaԱմիս առաջ
    • Dear Meme mom! I have been trying for years to understand on how REAL court dresses were constructed during the Regency Era -- alas, without success! Therefore, I depend on your expertise: Did those ladies wear panniers like their predecessors during the 18th century (albeit circular ones), were their underpinnings constructed like a Spanish farthingale from way back, or did British courtiers invent something entirely new, i.e. a kind of flexible hoop construction that anticipated the crinoline by more than four decades? And did the British court dress have any impact on early Victorian fashions, when women all over Europe started to sport much wider gowns with an almost natural waist (i.e. just a few after the hoop-dress court style was abolished at the discretion George IV)?

      MichaelneissMichaelneiss4 օր առաջ
    • Could you please do a review of this drama called Still Star Crossed. Like I want to know your thoughts on it

      Mehak RazaMehak RazaԱմիս առաջ
    • You might find 'Sartor Resartus' by Thomas Carlyle to be of interest to you. It is about a philosopher who constructs a philosophy of clothing. Hardly anyone ever really gets the joke, but it is a fascinating work from any perspective.

      Thomas JamisonThomas JamisonԱմիս առաջ
    • Since 2002!? I have shoes older than that. OK, I have *everything* older than that. Help me, I hoard. But also, American made Converse? A girl with Fibro's best friend.

      Amy Lynn HuntAmy Lynn HuntԱմիս առաջ
    • @Mary Blackwing thank you!

      Inez De KleineInez De KleineԱմիս առաջ
  • ok but the way she went so in-depth that she taught me more in 20 mins than I have learned from school all year? AMAZING darling!

    R AR A4 ժամ առաջ
  • I lovedddd the Queen's costumes. The hairstyle with the black 4 type hair was sooooo cute

    Frank MurphyFrank Murphy6 ժամ առաջ
  • Will you do a tutorial for the hairstyle you do in this video? I like it a lot.

    Mosey OnoverMosey Onover6 ժամ առաջ
  • I do agree that they kinda work.. doesn't change the fact that I despise them so much tho. To me they are one of the worst costumed..

    Andina RizkiaAndina Rizkia18 ժամ առաջ
  • Okay. What did you enjoy? What keeps you coming back? I'm 3/4 the way though.

    Maria CollsMaria Colls21 ժամ առաջ
  • The groups of films that are more historically you'll see a certain garment repeatedly in other films.

    Maria CollsMaria Colls21 ժամ առաջ
  • Img if I was an actor, even an extra. Cast in a period pice. I would wear my own appropriate under clothes. No closest or stays on bare skin for me.

    inthewindagointhewindagoՕր առաջ
  • The most offensive thing about this series were those dreadful string quartet covers of modern songs. I rolled my eyes every time.

    Shannon ElsomShannon ElsomՕր առաջ
  • Ahahah, I like that rise waist but yet with natural waist as well xD

    Sanae45Sanae45Օր առաջ
  • It is based an actual Regency Romance series, so it’s definitely not supposed to represent Pride and Prejudice.

    Lauran PelkyLauran PelkyՕր առաջ
  • It not a real regency era it kind of fantasy regency. It kind of mix with modern elements which made this show more unique and I like.

    Nabila AzizNabila AzizՕր առաջ
  • This is a fun bodice ripper. I enjoy the script, costumes, the gorgeous actors, and scenery. It takes me away from this crazy world for a few hours. I love it.

    Ann SAnn SՕր առաջ
  • i LOVED these costumes i want all of daphne’s dresses

    uᴉɟɟᴉɹפuᴉɟɟᴉɹפՕր առաջ
  • ~zippers~

    AmaraJordanAmaraJordanՕր առաջ
  • Take away from this is that if you know a ton about a niche subject, yeah a Hollywood-type show will bother the heck out of you for its inaccuracies. I don't give two hoots about the costumes not being historically perfect, but don't even get me started on the historical nightmare of their music references. (That's my niche, and I don't see her remarking on what an atrocity THAT was!!!) lol

    Dominica RobertsDominica RobertsՕր առաջ
  • This is why i havnt bothered watching it at all

    Kate BradyKate Brady2 օր առաջ
  • I don't think it was really necessary to use the proper fabrics for each costume, and the wigs too. A professional would probably be bothered because they could easily distinguish the quality of the materials, but an average viewer wouldn't. It's great to know the inaccuracy of it tho.

    NichiirawberryNichiirawberry2 օր առաջ
  • Nah they are quite ugly and unflattering... didn't enjoy the show. It's for lazy people.

    Ysbrand1980Ysbrand19802 օր առաջ
  • Well... if they would've wanted to stick to the era, wouldn't have chosen black people to represent some characters. For me they achieved what they wanted: for us to fall in love with the serie.

    Susana CastañoSusana Castaño3 օր առաջ
  • I am one of the only girls I know that absolutely hated the show and couldn’t get past the second episode. The historical innacuracy and the boring storyline that relies solely on sex scenes to keep it interesting; it’s an easy pass for me.

    Nicole J.Nicole J.3 օր առաջ
  • Please make a video about WANDAVISION decades clothing 😍😍🙏

    awesomeawesome4 օր առաջ
  • Dear Meme mom! I have been trying for years to understand on how REAL court dresses were constructed during the Regency Era -- alas, without success! Therefore, I depend on your expertise: Did those ladies wear panniers like their predecessors during the 18th century (albeit circular ones), were their underpinnings constructed like a Spanish farthingale from way back, or did British courtiers invent something entirely new, i.e. a kind of flexible hoop construction that anticipated the crinoline by more than four decades? And did the British court dress have any impact on early Victorian fashions, when women all over Europe started to sport much wider gowns with an almost natural waist (i.e. just a few after the hoop-dress court style was abolished at the discretion George IV)?

    MichaelneissMichaelneiss4 օր առաջ
  • lmao i was wondering the same thing like why wear a corset when the dresses are loose and you can't see them lmao hahah

    toomuchSugaRushtoomuchSugaRush5 օր առաջ
  • Re the story being like American’s view of English society. It totally comes off that way, particularly when the books are written in American English lol 😂

    Kenyah McIntosh-BrownKenyah McIntosh-Brown5 օր առաջ
  • Karolina only mentioned it in a quick flash card, but indeed, WTH? No woman would have gone out without her bonnet! Mon dieu!

    Leigh CochranLeigh Cochran5 օր առաջ
  • You’re very annoying. I don’t know if you’ve ever worked on film /show but it takes a lot more than you know, I work in costumes. I’ve worked with the co designer from Bridgeton, and he’s Amazing!

    Zoe NadelZoe Nadel5 օր առաջ
  • The music in this show made me LIVID

    BronnyBronny5 օր առաջ
  • bridgerton wasn't made with the intent of being historically accurate and that's perfectly fine (in fact i bloody loved the whole show). the thing that bothers me is when period pieces/dramas are trying to be historically accurate but fail miserably... if the intent from the get-go isn't to be hisotrically accurate then i'm fine with it

    txtlvrtxtlvr5 օր առաջ
  • There are so many reviewers of Bridgertpn out there that are historical purists and kind of snobs. This series was set in an alternate universe in which King George III married a statuesque black queen and Regency England was diverse. If you accept the alternate universe, the fashion style of this Queen Charlotte would influence the rest of society. She is a woman of color, her hair and wigs reflect that. As a queen she wouldn’t have to force herself into adopting white lady hair, she sets the style.

    Paije PeriPaije Peri6 օր առաջ
  • *~some~* people: ugh why are there so many black people?? i’m not racist, i just think it’s uNrEaLiStIc those same people: omg did u hear the vitamin string quartet version of Thank U Next during the suitor scene 😍😍😍

    myettechasemyettechase6 օր առաջ
  • Mama Meme Critique, How about your earring? Is it fake.?

    Angelo Brondial PoloAngelo Brondial Polo7 օր առաջ
  • Where did you find those fabulous hear earrings? I’m listening to you know and suddenly so distracted by your earrings! ❤️

    Melanie A.Melanie A.7 օր առաջ
  • Pleaseeee do a costume review of The Great!

    Kirsty LikesStuffKirsty LikesStuff7 օր առաջ
  • I wanted to like the show, and I don't even care about historical accuracy (this isn't BBC) but can we please, please talk about the literal r*pe scene that is so callously ignored and the trauma that comes with it literally non-existant because honestly, the show is horrible for this reason and this reason only.

    Krutzy ForceKrutzy Force7 օր առաջ
  • Please do Hailee Steinfeld's show "Dickinson."

    Mary TorbeyMary Torbey7 օր առաջ
  • I honestly gotta say i love that they didnt aim gor accuracy with their costumes, hair, music etc. it gives it a super fresh feeling that fits well with the storyline of equality for poc and women standing up for themselves. the scenes with the lightning are just so stunningly beautiful with the glitter on the dresses (the reflections). while the corset on bare skin part angered me i really enjoyed just watching a light-hearted period series without the weight of strict accuracy. since they didnt aim for accuracy, i totally agree with you that that is what makes it work. i read a comment about the show being the weirdest mixture of pride and prejudice and gossip girl and i think that describes it super well.

    nicii179nicii1797 օր առաջ
  • Who cares if it Is históric accurate, i really enjoy it and that’s it

    Caissa PalominoCaissa Palomino8 օր առաջ
  • Would it be possible to review the men's clothing? I love men's fashion from this period but also have no idea what is historically accurate.

    Hall StuartHall Stuart8 օր առաջ
  • The queen was based on Queen Charlotte who hated the regency style with a passion and actually stuck to styles of the past, so the fact that it is outdated makes more sense and is more historically accurate

    Maya AnderssonMaya Andersson8 օր առաջ
  • I am fine with the fact that I'm the only person on earth that was BORED by Bridgerton and was not interested in any of the characters. YAWNS-ville.😄😄

    Angel CityGirlAngel CityGirl9 օր առաջ
  • Accurocity, PFFF-

    JackinityJackinity9 օր առաջ
  • Have you seen the show Reign? I don’t have the historical fashion expertise to thoroughly decimate its lack of authenticity, but even I could recognize multiple pieces that would NOT have fit in 16th century Europe (mermaid tail skirts, fishnet sleeves, a bubblegum pink sleeveless prom dress, etc.)

    ztslovebirdztslovebird9 օր առաջ
  • Now everyone loves Bridgerton and its aesthetics while there are many much better quality movies that have never been rated as they deserve

    Anastassia LobosAnastassia Lobos9 օր առաջ
  • People just have to hire Karolina as an outside consultant in order to not make these misstakes. Costume designers must have learned some clothing history when apprenticing/studying, right?

    Erica H. LjungErica H. Ljung9 օր առաջ
  • Omg Bridgerton is awful. I couldn't even get through 1 episode. Absolute trash. Horrible.

    Raquel VierRaquel Vier10 օր առաջ
  • I appreciated that segue into needing chocolate.

    Lady CalamityLady Calamity10 օր առաջ
  • I liked the costumes, they aren’t outstanding or anything but I thought they were very fitting with the tone of the show. The second I saw the first character dressed in polyester and plastic glitter I knew this was not going to be anything like your typical Austen regency drama. I’m just really excited to see costume designers getting to use the usual symbolism they have to enhance a characters personality in a really brazen and unapologetic way. 😄

    Ruby ButtonsRuby Buttons10 օր առաջ
  • Do Anne with an E

    Isabele InocencioIsabele Inocencio10 օր առաջ
  • I think you are pronouncing it accurawtly

    Paul EugenioPaul Eugenio10 օր առաջ
  • This was funny.

    burnettlpburnettlp10 օր առաջ
  • The bridgerton family series is my favorite romance novel series! Julia Quinn always does amazing historical romances (unfortunately not entirely historically accurate but still amazing) I will admit that I haven't read all of it, so Maria edgecomb being married and marina Thompson confuse me too (which book were they in?) But while it's still not completely like the books themselves it is still amazing!😍 and the queen's robe a la francaise are just beautiful and amazing (if outdated but I suppose royals still have to cover up)

    Briana SchmidtBriana Schmidt11 օր առաջ
  • Can someone talk about the scene where the opera singer is performing in what is suppose to be an eccentric but still polite ball and has *full legs* showing? There she was, in *public*, full legs and up to *that* point in the show no legs have been seen in public view (aside from the sex scenes of course) XD I could forgive all the other silliness of this fantasy regency-era fanfic romance drama but that was jarring to me ...the fashion should reflect the cultural norms of this fictional society and it could stand a little consistency, and it raises the question if this period-inspired society cares about modest clothes at all or not. And remember this particular society deems a rumor of a woman being unchaperoned with a man for two seconds her "ruin", and strict ideas about modesty tend to go along with patriarchal ideas. It was just jarring to me, although the show doesn't promise accuracy at all so I let it slide..

    Bethany SartainBethany Sartain11 օր առաջ
  • My main complaint is that Eloise was the only female character that wore a proper day dress, Daphne is always in evening gowns, and it makes her ball gowns so underwhelming, because they're hardly any different from her more "casual" gowns, meanwhile Eloise has this very dramatic shift once we see her dressed for her first ball

    Olivia TynerOlivia Tyner11 օր առաջ
    • I think that added to the characters though. It showed that Daphne had to be on pointe at all times, she could never relax. She never wore a day dress because she had to be on her best at all times, a suitor could show up at any moment and she had to be ready to impress. The same with Eloise, her dramatic transformation signified the great change and social expectations she would now have as a young woman out in society, etc.

      Ruby ButtonsRuby Buttons10 օր առաջ
  • mrs featherington's have some debts with the woman that sell the fabric, so she only can achieve ugly fabric (i think that is they made that colors) that is cheaper than the rest, for her daughters and her... it's not accurate but that is the reason. i think is very 2021 deal.

    Ana GenesAna Genes11 օր առաջ
  • It is as bad as reign. They could have used natural fabrics, paid attention to the aesthetic. Nawwhh a Chinese polyester market throws up in fanfic regency.

    Dutta UDutta U11 օր առաջ
  • This is the first video of you that I,ve watched and I was so surprised when I saw you name and surname. Are you Polish ? Great video btw....

    catlover2225catlover222512 օր առաջ
  • Being from the book fandom of bridgerton(cause the book is much much more historically accurate) &being a historical novels fan itdid felt bit weird at times... But then I just get into the mindset that yeah this is just a fantasy

    karen Esqkaren Esq12 օր առաջ
  • Opening the series with the tight corset scene told us immediately where this show was going. The could have called it 'spot all the inaccuracies and have fun doing so'. I nearly fell out of my chair laughing when I realized that Portia Featherington 'pre-invented' 1950s cocktail frocks and as the series progressed I almost hoped for a barbecue scene organised by Lady Featherington at the Serpentine Lake, the location chosen to do all the perambulation by the 'ton'. The 'mistakes' came thick and fast, one could hardly keep up or track every single one, sometimes I almost thought it deliberately created to give pain to the people obsessed with historical accuracy. French court dress at the English court with a marvelously acted black Queen Charlotte. My thought at that moment was 'My, hasn't Dame Helen Mirren changed!' Her ever changing hairstyles throughout the series had me spellbound. Unlike the hair of our heroine Daphne, did she deliberately cut her fringe too short before the series to challenge the series's hairdressers? Though I had to laugh at her boots she so carelessly abandoned after her early morning ride. So quickly taken off in a matter of a second, the convenience of having a not yet invented zip at the back of each greatly helped Daphne not to be discovered by her servant. There was so much more, and more and more, I could hardly keep up, and I haven't even mentioned any of the inaccuracies in the men's fashions, the general lack of headdress of any kind. And of course, the constant need for new dresses was clearly that the gowns were just worn too often, morning, noon, afternoon, and evenings, when in reality one had different outfits for each time of day, though it is much more fun to parade in one's best finery at the lake and at the opera.

    Renata MagieraRenata Magiera12 օր առաջ
  • I think the maddest I got was when the duke and duchess were dancing their 'waltz' to the birds section of Vivaldi's Spring. Except it's not in 3/4 so not a waltz, and that particular excerpt lasted MANY times longer than it should without even continuing to the tuneful parts of the piece. Then there was the blatant violin miming where the violinist wasn't even touching the strings with her bow. I fuckin lost it man.

    Freya CatherineFreya Catherine12 օր առաջ
  • OMG I TOTALLY BROUGHT THE QUEEN'S OUTDATED STYLE UP WHEN I WATCHED IT! I was like 'the queen's silhouette is sooo out of fashion, and they didn't wear corsets directly on the skin, and tighlacing wasn't that common and where tf is her shift...' My partner (on being used to me watching a lot of historical fashion content) 'yes dear, your AMwine women would be furious'

    Freya CatherineFreya Catherine12 օր առաջ
  • I just finished watching Bridgerton and immediately came to watch this video! In my experience, the “mid-boob empire waist” look is due to inexperienced (or maybe overworked?) tailors not knowing how/when to make a full bust adjustment. I was in a theatrical production of Pride & Prejudice in 2010 and ended up making my own costume. As I was cutting the pattern I noticed, hold up, that bodice is NOT enough fabric to cover my boobs!!! So I adjusted it. Anyone else with a full bust who had costumes made by a seamstress who just took measurements, decided on a pattern size, and then sewed the pattern as-is, had the mid-boob waist problem. A few years later I was in Sense & Sensibility and the same thing happened, although in this case I WARNED THEM and the costumers got all snippy with me because they were supposedly ~*~experienced~*~ but wouldn’t you know, everyone but me had a costume that cut them at the nips. Although I gotta admit that the problem is pretty bad when even Daphne doesn’t get an empire waist that fits!

    Shaye EllerShaye Eller12 օր առաջ
  • The costumes were so bad.

    Joe O'DonnellJoe O'Donnell13 օր առաջ
  • I'm really sad there's not a single cap or bonnet in this show!

    Dorothea PeachDorothea Peach13 օր առաջ
  • Your hair is GORGEOUS

    yasmeen nouryasmeen nour13 օր առաջ
  • Cows shouldn’t be killed for gloves for a TV show

    Victoria SovaVictoria Sova14 օր առաջ
  • You can really tell that half the people in the comments didn't finish watching the video

    wisdom72wisdom7215 օր առաջ
  • Oh your outfit in this video.. stunning

    Sc0tt WinchesterSc0tt Winchester15 օր առաջ
  • Would you be interested in reviewing the outfits in Grease (1978 film)?

    Marisalsa GutierrezMarisalsa Gutierrez15 օր առաջ
  • Your use of "ain't" is distracting and takes away from any sense of your expertise. Please drop in in these videos and save it for your private life.

    Robin KilloranRobin Killoran15 օր առաջ
  • As many people have said about this video, just fantasy. Read the book and you will laugh your head off, so not historically accurate. I like your reviews normally, but this time you take the movie too seriously.

    Kate TrottaKate Trotta15 օր առաջ
  • I think that the argument of "not everything has to be historically accurate because we need to convey the right emotions and share our ~Vis!oN~" is bullshit. Emma 2020 proved it : costumes can be totally on point historically speaking AND also visually represent a modern cinema team's vision and convey emotions to modern audience. Regency does not need to be all white and cream, and even weird hairstyles can be relatable, in many ways (serious or ridiculous or or or).

    Emelie WaldkenEmelie Waldken15 օր առաջ
  • First of all, Karolina you are awesome! I don't want to be rude, but I am really interested. Do you have a job? Do you research as historian or something like that? Or maybe you are just a youtuber now?

    MrsMadCookieMrsMadCookie15 օր առաջ
  • I sell antique maps. People ask if we color them with highlighter, but those are the original 1800s colours! People LOVED bright colours!!!

    Perri KPerri K16 օր առաջ
  • Good job

    Trav PotsTrav Pots16 օր առաջ
  • Even the flowers were plastic ..but the THE GOSSIP GRL!

    halathianhalathian16 օր առաջ
  • Ngl I clicked on the show and knew within the first 5min that they don't care about historical accuracy. The show is a fantasy show, not a historical show.

    Pekka LaurilaPekka Laurila16 օր առաջ
  • If you choose to surrender your country, your culture, your civilization and your identity to avoid social disapproval you should know that all of history will curse you for your cowardice.

    tat007tat00716 օր առաջ
  • I completely agree! I am always taken out of the movie or show, if it clearly tries to establish a historical setting, but doesn’t match the costumes. For example with The Greatest Showman, I watched it the first time without knowing what it was about, and I had no idea when it took place. I hated the costume and make up design, because everything about it confused me. And it was about a REAL PERSON! With Bridgerton, they gave you context, when it wanted to take place but early on established that this is not the real world. The audience immediately understands, that this is, like you said, a fantasy, a sort of fanfiction. It gives you enough information about the „historical period“ that you kind of know what to expect, but at the same time it makes clear, that this is all for fun and doesn’t really take place in the real 1813. I didn’t like the dresses of Lady Featherington and a lot of the Heavy make up was too much in my opinion. But overall, it didn’t break the illusion of the show, because you knew everything was a conscious choice and didn’t just feel like they were doing a bad job and weren’t aware of that. So, I agree, it works 🤷🏼‍♀️

    Clarissa NoahClarissa Noah16 օր առաջ
  • Everyone is British in the show, and they had training on how to speak with those old English accents, as well as other training. They put a lot of work into what they did, even if they exaggerated many things, it is supposed to be an alternate reality of what could've been, and that's what the story is about. I still find the costumes to be beautiful, because they add a lot of symbolism to the story, even if they are all over the place.

    LivLiv17 օր առաջ
  • You have to remember this show is based off a book series so it’s not supposed to be set in the real world. The set is designed to be way over the top using CG. The costumes are obviously not historically accurate, but they’re awesome

    Ian HornbuckleIan Hornbuckle17 օր առաջ
  • I just hate that kind of cutting ... which only exists on YT: Ending a phrase - cut - onlyafractionofasecondnextphrase. - It is so fuckin annoying and therefore I am out after 20 Seconds and will never return to this channel again.

    OctopussyistOctopussyist19 օր առաջ
  • I think you are adorable but no one expected the show to be historically accurate. It was just good entertainment.

    Paula JensenPaula Jensen19 օր առաջ
  • The blue dress i love that color

    FlorenceFlorence19 օր առաջ
  • The fact they had nothing underneath the corsets freaked me so out😂

    FlorenceFlorence19 օր առաջ
  • Can you review the costumes of Harriet (2019) next please? They have corsets.

    LesLangues11LesLangues1119 օր առաջ
  • I’m getting more and more convinced Karolina is not just a vampire, but a legit witch 😸 13:25

    Lada ZiminaLada Zimina19 օր առաջ
  • Jane Austin meets Harlots

    Ira TakeuchiIra Takeuchi20 օր առաջ
  • I do think it is hysterical that man who directed the 2005 Pride and Prejudice intentionally moved the story's setting out of the Regency Era because he thought that the Regency silhouette was not "sexy" enough to be interesting on film.

    mariem24601mariem2460120 օր առաջ
  • 7:22 the Cherdleys clip caught me off guard. On point as always, meme mom.

    MaesolmeseMaesolmese20 օր առաջ
  • I completely agree! The costumes hit me very hard, right from the beginning and I understood that more than historical, it was "Alternative universe" historical feel. In that way, it strongly reminds me of a book called Incarceron, which tells story of modern world, in which the King has decided to rule out overt and visible use of anything modern, they even dress the same as in 1850s or earlier, they do housework the same way, everything. Bridgerton gave me the same impression, as if it is only pretending to be historical, as if something is stirring in the background, I was expecting to be told it is some alternative universe, alien planet, I dont know... Once I got used to it, however, I appreciated the novelty very much, but completely separate it from true or believable category of historical.

    LovelyAngelYuukiLovelyAngelYuuki20 օր առաջ
  • If Utica was born a cis woman. No disrespect. 🙈

    Angelina DM TrailzAngelina DM Trailz20 օր առաջ
  • please tell me the red lipstick karolina has on what is itttt

    MCMC21 օր առաջ
  • The books that Bridgerton is based on are not un-analagous to Jane Austen fanfic. The Regency Romance genre (which does NOT include Jane Austen, as she was writing in that era about her era; the Regency Romance, as a modern marketing category, is historical fiction, i.e. written about a past historical period) is heavily inspired by Jane Austen, but, well, things have changed since the actual Regency. Heck, things have changed since Georgette Heyer pioneered the genre in the 1920s! So a lot of things that were invisible or unquestioned in romantic fiction of the Regency Era are actually pulled out and questioned in Regency Romance Novels. The genre is really interesting to explore, but it's important to remember that historical fiction has the goals of fiction, not the goals of history.

    BlackCanary87BlackCanary8721 օր առաջ
  • You have no idea how beautiful you are do you Karolina?...Educated, Wise and Beauty beyond any Lady I know....we love your videos.

    Adorably AdorableAdorably Adorable21 օր առաջ
  • Frock Flicks (my go to on this stuff, sorry Karolina) have great blog posts on Bridgerton. They talk about how the costume designer (who I think was probably on a pretty strict budget, and spent most of it on choice damasks and velvet fabrics and used what she could elsewhere, and I must say a lot of the fabric is very cheap) says that she wasn’t going for historical accuracy because it takes place in a completely fictional universe. I think she took appropriate creative license with what she was given, a historical world vaguely similar to ours. She knew costuming sticklers would hate her creations and rake her over the coals, but that she’s cool with it because she knew that what she envisioned didn’t line up with historical accuracy. I think she had fun with it and did her own thing which I applaud her for! My only criticism is that there are no chemises in sight under those corsets and that they shouldn’t have been wearing corsets but stays because the whole point of the regency style (like modern spanks almost) was to show off your natural figure.

    Fubs_the_queen 1996Fubs_the_queen 199621 օր առաջ
  • I loved the series but I had to suspend my realism lol. The books themselves are airport bookstore smut (which, FANTASTIC) so I didn’t expect much accuracy haha.

    Renee RRenee R21 օր առաջ
  • Very interesting, I did not know all of this about costumes. Probably I was too much focused on the main male character, when he DID NOT wear clothes🤣

    M AfM Af21 օր առաջ
  • it's just a show, it doesn't claim to be historically accurate. it's not a documentary, no need to take it so serious. they are obviously are going for a fictional take on history, so i find it really weird that people are getting upset because of it. btw this comment isn't directed at karolina or her video, but at the upset people in the comment section and in general.

    agircekimagircekim21 օր առաջ
  • Currently wearing a corset (I actually own a steel boned long one which supports my entire body weight, but this is the cane one) and I'm wishing my clothes were designed to fit over it. I mean, it's a set shape - it would actually be far EASIER to fit into fashionable clothing if it was designed to follow the shape of a specific corset style than "one-size-fits-all-boobs-hips-and-waists" attitude... And in the meantime, I have comfortable abdominal compression (for my IBS), back support (once I loosen it; may have done it up a wee bit too tight), a killer hip curve and relief from my tight straps bra rash!

    Lucie SimpsonLucie Simpson21 օր առաջ
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