Lydia Edwards’ How to
Read a Dress covers nearly five centuries and makes quick work of some
complex sartorial times. Critic Genevieve Valentine says, after you read it, “Period-piece
TV will never look the same.”
Vampire aristocrat. Lives in a gloomily decorated mansion, has an entire room of velvet frock coats and ruffled shirts, and more candelabras than anyone thought was possible.
Eccentric lady who lives in a cottage in the misty forest. Owns a lot of cats. Can often be found gathering plants in the middle of a moonlit night. Probably a witch, but no one has been brave enough to ask.
Governess wearing a flowing white nightgown, flickering candle in hand, exploring the secret passageways of a gloomily decorated mansion. She suspects the owner is a vampire.