Category Archives: Renaissance Clothing

Fashion Trends in Renaissance Festival Costumes

If you haven’t been to your local Renaissance festival, you’re missing out. Several new trends are taking center stage at festivals across the country. Before you check out all the action, don’t forget your Renaissance period clothing. Read more about … Continue reading

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Choosing Customized Renaissance Festival Costumes for Women

Creating a look for a Renaissance Faire or festival provides an opportunity to immerse yourself in the persona of a woman who lived during a period of historical evolution and rebirth. Laws dictated what people could wear, and clothing revealed … Continue reading

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A Maintenance Guide for Renaissance Dresses

Renaissance faires are a fun way for people of all ages to go back in time and get caught up in a completely different lifestyle. Buying your own Renaissance costume is one of the easiest ways to take part in … Continue reading

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How to Choose a Costume for a Renaissance Festival

Renaissance faires are a popular way to dive into the colorful world of the Renaissance. Fun for adults and children alike, they give you the chance to experience life as it was in the 1500s by completely immersing you in … Continue reading

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Guide to Buying Fabrics for Renaissance Era Clothing

When it comes to selecting the right materials for your medieval or Renaissance costumes, historical accuracy is very important. By paying close attention to the history of the time period, the various class systems, and the materials available, you’re sure … Continue reading

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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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