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Beau Brummell: This Charming Man on BBC America!

Discussion in 'Andy's Fashion Forum' started by greekonomist, May 6, 2007.

  1. greekonomist

    greekonomist New Member

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    I was just flipping through the channels and had to stop when I saw this: a drama about Beau Brummell! It's on the BBC America and it seems to be a drama about his life in society. Has anyone scene this?

    Cheers,

    The Greekonomist
     
  2. paper clip

    paper clip Advanced Member

    United States
    Massachusetts
    Beverly
    Ha! I was doing the same and watched it through. I bet myself that someone would raise it here. Interesting. The show seemed to portray his life as a metaphor for fashion - in one day, and out the next! He certainly simplified the general style of the day, though....anything to get away from powdered wigs and encourage more bathing!
     
    Last edited: May 7, 2007
  3. anglophile23

    anglophile23 Super Member

    I was just thinking about mentioning it here. TBIT-Thank Beau for Trousers-breeches seem like they would be very hot
     
  4. ccffm1

    ccffm1 Active Member with Corp. Privileges

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    Germany
    Hesse
    Frankfurt
    SilkAscot might disagree, though.
     
  5. whistle_blower71

    whistle_blower71 Super Member

    Worth watching..

    ..but not a classic.
    My fave scene is the fight in the street between the Fops and the Dandys.

    W_B
     

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