Category Archives: Renaissance Clothing

Velvet: The Softer Side

Looking back on fashion history, there have been several types of fabrics that have been introduced, but perhaps none has been as coveted as velvet.  It has been deemed a luxurious material that was once very exclusive, but in modern … Continue reading

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Medieval Clothing – Color Says It All

When you think of the clothing of the Middle Ages, you probably envision fancy shirts and colorful dresses, richly ornamented and elaborately crafted.  While this was the case for a small percentage of people, do not be deceived!  Surprisingly, this … Continue reading

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Renaissance Clothing: What’s In A Color?

In the world of fashion, apparel comes in many colors with varying shades.  It is easy to assume that a color is merely something pleasant for the eye to gaze upon, but in truth, colors are very revealing of different … Continue reading

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What You May Not Know About Renaissance Clothing

In looking at the Renaissance era, the common association is a time of grandeur, rich art, and elegant fashion.  While this was true, it is often overlooked that this period was also a time of cruelty, disease, and poverty.  In … Continue reading

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