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Renaissance Faire Costume Ideas

Now that summer is in full force, there is no shortage of activities to choose from!  You could go to the beach, grill on the good old barbecue, embark on a hike or bike ride, or enjoy the cool air … Continue reading

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An Old Fashioned Wedding The Renaissance Way

“Love and marriage” is an age old theme that continues to blossom every day.  One of the most interesting things about this is how it comes to be- the first meeting, evolution of the relationship, and of course, the wedding!  … 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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The Way You Wear Your Hat

Whether attending an elegant dinner or watching a song and dance number, let’s be honest…a top hat adds class and style!  Like a cherry on an ice cream sundae, a top hat is a perfect finishing touch.  Could you imagine … Continue reading

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Come Ye to the Fair

For many of us growing up, the local fair was the place to be every summer.  With the fattening food, the lovable animals, the exhilaration of the carnival rides, and the crowds of people, there could hardly be a more … Continue reading

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The Second Wives Club: Off With Her Head!

Her story went down in infamy, her name the most familiar among King Henry VIII’s six wives… Anne Boleyn’s life, from mistress to martyr, has enough intrigue to fuel a series of Lifetime movies. Check out this straight-from-the-grave interview with … Continue reading

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Perks of Being a Grecian Goddess

Aside from being able to turn rats into roses and to, you know, control the lives of mere mortals, a perk of being a Grecian goddess would be the limitless wardrobe options! Even though no actual articles of greek clothing … Continue reading

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Guide to Renaissance Swag, Men’s Edition:

Rebirth of the Puffy Shirt What a gentleman thou art – draped in the finest silk that one might wish Your camicia divine, sleeves puffed heartily like a noble blowfish! At the incoming of the 15th century, Fashion rose from … Continue reading

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