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September 28 2016

A Lady’s Guide to Historical Dress: What Went into Getting Ready for a Ball

Julia Kelly (The Governess Was Wicked) has put a lot of research into historical dress and is here today to share a little of her knowledge with us—and give you some insight into how those...
September 9 2016

If You Could Pick an Outfit from Any Cover to Wear, What Outfit Would It Be?

It's New York Fashion Week, which means this week we'll be discovering plenty of new looks we both love and hate! We love a fashionista, and when it comes to Romancelandia, we also get...
September 4 2016

Fiction for the Fashionista: 6 Romances That Take Place in the Fashion World

Ahhh, September. That first breath of crisp air brings me back to the excitement of pulling out the back-to-school corduroy pants, sweaters, and the giant September issues of fashion magazines....
June 21 2016

4 Irresistible Deals & Dwayne Wade Eye Candy: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did you know you can sign up to receive Afternoon Tea as an e-mail? Sign up have your daily cuppa delivered...
May 3 2016

Julian Fellowes’ British Period Drama Doctor Thorne to Stream in U.S. and More: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did you know you can sign up to receive Afternoon Tea as an e-mail? Sign up have your daily cuppa delivered...
March 21 2016

Linda Howard Deal, Jeaniene Frost Cover &...a “Regard” Ring?!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now. {Did you know you can sign up to receive...
February 23 2015

Romance News Roundup: Gena Showalter Novella & The Oscars

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now. —The 87th annual Academy Awards ceremony...
January 12 2015

Romance News Roundup: Golden Globes, New E.L. James?, Robinson Deal, and More!

Welcome to H&H's brand-new daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now. —Author Sylvain Reynard wrote...
September 19 2014

Friday Beefcake: Foxy Flannel

Plaid flannel was once a fabric reserved for grunge rockers and lumberjacks. But now, any man can rock the fall trend—and we're especially glad if they rock it with some facial hair and twinkle...
June 24 2014

A Flare for Fashion in the Nineteenth Century

Today we're pleased to welcome author Loretta Chase to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Loretta's latest release, Vixen in Velvet, is the third book in her Dressmakers series, and its heroine Leonie...
December 21 2013

Nailed It: Get Some Polish for the Season!

Today we're joined by Opal Crew, whose His to Possess will first be out as a 6-part e-serial starting December 24. His to Possess, in which a one-night stand becomes so much more, includes...
September 23 2013

Emmys or Meh-mmys?: Team H&H on the 2013 Emmys

Megan: The Emmys were given out last night, and this year's awards ceremony seemed to elicit an enormous “meh” from the people who watched it... Jennifer: Okay, so I might just watch...
May 17 2013

Friday Beefcake: Guys with Glasses

Recently it came to light that a few members of Team H&H had a soft spot for men in glasses and especially if that man is David Gandy. We scoured the internet and found a few other celebrities...
May 4 2013

Dress You Up in My Love: Fashion in Romance Novels

I grew up playing Barbies. More accurately, I grew up dressing Barbies. If we wanted to play a game, we were more likely to act it out ourselves. Dolls were all about the clothes and boots and bags...
March 25 2013

You Are What You Wear: Clothing in Romance Novels

We all know how important clothing is in real life. It functions as a primary means of nonverbal communication to inform a watching world about who we are. Clothing can reveal—or sometimes conceal—gender,...
March 18 2013

Out of the Closet: Our Romance with Fashion on the Page

What is it about romance and fashion that make such an irresistible combination? I’ve always had a soft spot for “sex and shopping novels” (or, as an editor I know once so eloquently...
January 14 2013

Golden Globes: Frocks and Faux Pas

Hey, so if you love clothes and films and TV, you probably tuned in last night to watch the Golden Globes awards in Los Angeles. It's come a long way since Pia Zadora's husband bought her an...
November 9 2012

Bearded Beefcake: Levi Jackson, Joe Manganiello, and Gerard Butler!

The month of November may be known to some as the month of preparing for the holidays, packing away Halloween costumes and whipping out the turkey. For others it's a time to embrace shear laziness...
October 31 2012

Halloween Costuming: Dress Like an Urban Fantasy Chick for Halloween

This blog was supposed to be about how all our favorite kick-ass urban fantasy heroines wear skintight black leather while still managing to wield heavy weaponry, outrun demons, and avoid unsightly...
September 15 2012

Poll: What’s Your Favorite Hair Color on a Hero?

     A few months ago, we asked what hair color you prefer in your romance heroes. Now we're making it official! So, do you like your heroes tall, dark, and handsome?...
August 31 2012

Summer Fashion Fails!

Today we're going off-topic, just in time for the long holiday weekend (Labor Day in the United States is on Monday). Visible bra straps, leggings as pants, low-riding jeans, sheer items...
July 25 2012

The Scent of a New Book: Paper Passion Perfume

Want to smell like a new book? There’s a scent for that: Paper Passion, created by a famous perfumer after a German publisher said his favorite smell was that of  “a freshly printed...
July 13 2012

Downton Abbey’s Ripple Effect: Television, Fashion, and Household Help!

Fifty shades of...Downton Abbey? The success of the British period drama is leading to some interesting effects—of course there are bound to be Downton-style shows, including the most recent news...
May 24 2012

Author Leigh Bardugo on Skin-Deep Beauty

Today, Heroes and Heartbreakers is pleased to welcome author and makeup artist Leigh Bardugo, whose novel Shadow and Bone will be available June 5 to talk beauty in romance. Thanks, Leigh! Among...
March 15 2012

Do Clothes Make the Man? Dyson, Raylan, and Devil’s Cub

Television series are like visual Cliff Notes when it comes to romance.  In the span of a half hour or an hour, each episode must hit emotional high notes that romance novel builds up to in 300+...
February 1 2012

How to Undress a Historical Lady: Tips for Amorous Time Travelers

We love to read of dashing men and women in different time periods, but what, exactly, are they wearing? Brittany Melson tells us how they got it on—and more importantly, off. *** Time Period:...
January 25 2012

Clothes in the Time of Downton Abbey

I don’t watch Downton Abbey, but I absolutely adore reading about the time period in which it’s set. The first series begins in 1912 and ends in 1914; the second series occurs during the height...
November 18 2011

Zany Hats; Where “Diamonds and Furs Mix with Pots and Pans”

Some days, you just have to see a vintage film featuring nutty hats. Enjoy!
November 15 2011

Modern-Day Rothgar? Men in High Heels

Historical novels, particularly ones set in the Georgian period, often feature Manly Men in Red High Heels as heroes; disconcerting at first, especially in books such as Georgette Heyer’s Powder...
October 11 2011

Framed! Choosing the Right Pair of Glasses

Jezebel posted this clip, and while there’s no romance per se, there is the romance between a woman and her glasses—which those of us who are vision-impaired can empathize with (and we have...