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George Bryan "Beau" Brummell (7 June 1778 – 30 March 1840) was an iconic figure in Regency England, the arbiter of men's fashion & a friend of the Prince Regent, the future King George IV. He established the mode of dress for men that rejected overly ornate fashions for one of understated, but perfectly fitted & tailored clothing. This look was based on dark coats, full-length trousers rather than knee breeches & stockings, and above all immaculate shirt linen and an elaborately knotted…

George Bryan "Beau" Brummell (7 June 1778 – 30 March 1840) was an iconic figure in Regency England, the arbiter of men's fashion & a friend of the Prince Regent, the future King George IV. He established the mode of dress for men that rejected overly ornate fashions for one of understated, but perfectly fitted & tailored clothing. This look was based on dark coats, full-length trousers rather than knee breeches & stockings, and above all immaculate shirt linen and an elaborately knotted…

Beau Brummell, was the arbiter of men's fashion in Regency England and a friend of the Prince Regent, the future King George IV. He established the mode of men wearing understated, but fitted, tailored clothes including dark suits and full-length trousers, adorned with an elaborately knotted cravat. (wikipedia)

Beau Brummell, was the arbiter of men's fashion in Regency England and a friend of the Prince Regent, the future King George IV. He established the mode of men wearing understated, but fitted, tailored clothes including dark suits and full-length trousers, adorned with an elaborately knotted cravat. (wikipedia)

Number One London. Join us as we explore Regency, Georgian and Victorian England and all aspects of British history, including London, the Duke of Wellington, stately homes and museums. Posts on new books, films and UK travel

Number One London. Join us as we explore Regency, Georgian and Victorian England and all aspects of British history, including London, the Duke of Wellington, stately homes and museums. Posts on new books, films and UK travel

Anatomy of a fashionable man.  Actually, this guy is fashionable to the point of trendy, but not outrageously dandyish.

Anatomy of a fashionable man. Actually, this guy is fashionable to the point of trendy, but not outrageously dandyish.

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James Purefoy in Beau Brummell: This Charming Man #ElPure-foy #perioddrama #Regency

James Purefoy in Beau Brummell: This Charming Man #ElPure-foy #perioddrama #Regency

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