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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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Not Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: The Short-Lived Queen, Jane Seymour

With only a year on the throne, Jane is less remembered as a Queen and more remembered as King Henry VIII’s wife who finally gave him the son he so longed for. But is there more to Queen Jane than … Continue reading

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In the World of Womenswear: Gettin’ Funky with the Fleur-de-Lis

Nowadays, we expect that anyone rocking a bunch of flowers in their wardrobe is probably a hippie or an elementary-school-girl. But in medieval Europe, any man would have been proud to wear the flower known as the “fleur-de-lis,” since it … Continue reading

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Guide to Renaissance Swag, Part 2

Thy beauty inspires, fair peasant, though thy coin purse does lack. I shall admire thee as thou shoppest from the clearance rack! Part 2 is our Ode to the Modern Day Peasant Girl. Whether you’re ordering off the Dollar Menu … Continue reading

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