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  • Medieval clothes

    In AD 476, with the fall of Western Roman Empire, medieval clothing begins. It saw the transition from classical to medieval clothing. Men wore breeches or trousers, a tunic (a variety of loose fitting garments extending to the hips or knees) with a silk and brightly colored border and a cloak. Women's medieval clothes on the other hand, included a kirtle, which was like a long tunic that covered an undershirt as well as concealed their leg. They used to wear a long tunic put on over the head. The super tunic had some design on the neck, sleeves, and edge. Then the women would place a cloak on that is fixed firmly below the chin. The cloaks were usually full length and had a cloth veil to conceal the hair. These were the basics of the medieval customs.
    During Medieval time, much like today, the clothes that one wore signified the wearer's social status. The clothes of peasants were made from rough, homespun cloth that was often itchy and uncomfortable. The medieval clothing of the merchant and landlord’s classes on the other hand, were often made of smooth and luxurious fabrics that were expensive to purchase.
    Now coming to the present time, medieval clothes are still very much popular as it represents the grand history. These days, people are in the habit of doing different things whether we talk about party, marriage anniversary and something else.
    Wedding day is one predominantly special day in anyone's life. That is why future brides and grooms spend the maximum amount of their readily given occasion for proper preparation. With the goal of making it far more noteworthy, some young couples decide on a secondary concept such as the medieval age, for having a cloak of atmosphere and including deciding on the best suited medieval costume as their wedding gown. They try all these costume to do something unique and make their marriage memorable one.
    When talking about party, theme based parties are gaining momentum. These days so many people opt for their dresses according to the theme of the party. Suppose the theme is somewhat based on medieval time so medieval clothing will be used and people used to make the most out of it. A medieval themed evening is a guaranteed fun evening, and is suitable for adults and children alike. The theme works best if you organize your event in a large hall area where you can situate a row of large tables that allow a comfortable proper distance between you and your facing guest. This allows plenty of room for wooden plates and cutlery, goblets, candles and small bunches of rustic flowers to be placed along the full length of the seating arrangement.
    So get ready to wear medieval costumes and enjoy medieval theme based party.