The Little Red Dress

In the Regency romance The Spinster and the Earl Lady Beatrice wears a spectacular red gown with a set of ruby earrings and necklace.

(P.115) “She appeared to almost glow before him in a sparkling red gown. She wore large, red robin-egged rubies, which sparkled around the column of her creamy neck. Carefully wrought gold-thredded droplets of ruby red gems, dripped from her pierced lobes, brushing against her dark curls looked, to put it mildly, spectacular.”

A reader wrote to me and said it reminded her of Scarlet O’ Hara’s gown in Gone With the Wind.  But I think it looked more like these Regency gowns:

The Spinster and The Earl:


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