Byron and dress
> The whole art of dress! or, The road to elegance and fashion, at theIn a book of 1830 by a cavalry officer on male dress, the officer takes
> enormous saving of thirty ...
exception to the saying that an interest in dress shows a lack of
he refutes that by mentioning Byron
"that great luminary of the present century, the immortal Byron , than
whom , perhaps, no man ever more consulted or studied appearance,
even in its most trifling minutiae, than he did.