Hilary Davidson is a dress and textile historian based between Britain and Australia, and an Honorary Associate at the University of Sydney. She has curated, lectured, broadcast and published extensively in her field.
"Davidson treats historical garments as material objects open to
interpretation, helping scholars and fans alike add to the
traditional Austen archive by turning textile to text"-Elyse
Martin, Perspectives on History
"[The author] gives fascinating insights into Austen's appearance and also her attitudes to fashion" -Matthew Westwood, The Australian