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Re: Rennaissance Clothing
Poster: "Joyce A. Baldwin" <email@example.com>
>Poster: "M. Stewart" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Honestly, for a great many people it is a case of comfort for both
>the wallet and the body. Trust me, a Buxton summer in a woolen dress with
>corset and cartridge pleated skirt is not fun. I know I did it once, in
>July, never again.
Expanding on the comfort of the wallet part: in the Renaissance era, the
construction of clothing, at least for the upper and middle classes became
much more complicated than in earlier eras. Skilled professionial
clothiers produced these garments. Unless you wish to become skilled
enough in sewing to make these complicated garments, you will have to
employ a modern skilled professionial clothier, most of whom will expect to
be remunerated commensurate with the time and skill required to produce
This is one good reason for a twelfth century persona. (There are others).
Jocetta, Lady Thrushleigh
Also from Buckston and for whom Good Queen Bess now reigns in the winter only!
Joyce A. Baldwin
In the Society for Creative Anachronism:
Lady Jocetta Thrushleigh of Rowansgarth
Exchequer, Canton of Buckston on Eno
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