Powder and Patch Author:Georgette Heyer A high spirited comedy of manners, young love, and the dictates of 18th-century fashion. — Enchanting, golden-haired Cleone Charteris was just on the eve of her London debut. From her family's country house she yearned for the gaiety, the glamour, the style of the great fashionable world. — Small wonder that when the elegant, impeccable Mr. Bancro... more »ft came down from the city, Cleone's head was turned. Even though she had always loved Philip Jettan-- strong, handsome, countrified Philip! Surely, if he loved her, he would allow himself to be reformed into a suave man of the world!
Only when Philip took this project into his own hands and returned from Paris transformed beyond Bancroft's wildest excesses of fashion, did Cleone realize her awful mistake...« less