Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Inside Scoop: Medieval Fabric Linings

Medieval times brought about a stylish array of fashions for women.  As is the case in historical periods, attire reflected social status and said a lot about a person.  While the outer appearance changed over time, the inner garment linings … Continue reading

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The Medieval Wedding: Today’s Traditions With Different Dress

In the vein of weddings during historical periods, the medieval ceremony wins the prize for the one giving rise to some of the modern day customs.  For example, the fancy and layered wedding cake of today’s receptions was brought about, … Continue reading

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Celtic Clothing: It’s Complicated

Gaining an accurate picture of Celtic clothing tends to be a bit tricky because the majority of material used for apparel construction has decayed over the centuries.  The best that historians can do is piece the evidence together from manuscripts … Continue reading

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Manly Style For Women Pirates

What do Mary Read, Grace O’Malley, and Anne Bonny have in common?  If you guessed that they were all infamous female pirates ruling the seas, you are right on the money!  These women managed to ascend the ranks of piracy … Continue reading

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