Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-05-17 11:31
The oldest Iron Age shoe ever discovered in the United Kingdom has been unearthed at a quarry near Wellington, England. The 2,000-year-old shoe has still visible lace holes.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-05-15 16:33
Fashion in the Age of Louis XIV, a two-day symposium sponsored by the University of California, Los Angeles, will explore fashion during the age of Louis XIV.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-05-09 15:02
The commercial web site Esoteric Creations has posted an article on the history of linen and the importance of its use in the clothing of the people of Egypt and Middle Ages Europe.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-05-07 12:59
Two paintings by Northern Renaissance master Lucas Cranach will be on display April 9 through August 14 at the Art Museum of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-04-12 11:11
On April 17 and 18, 2005, Drea Leed, the owner of the Elizabethan Costuming Page and author of The Well-Dress'd Peasant: 16th Century Workingwoman's Dress, will be presenting two free lectures at Southern Oregon University.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-04-08 14:33
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Submitted by Fineamhain on Tue, 2005-03-22 19:58
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Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-02-14 07:12
Rory McGowen has posted photos from the recent Clothier's Seminar in the Kingdom of Calontir.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-02-12 17:16
The Ladies of Northshield, a calendar commemorating the 40th anniversary of the SCA, is now available for pre-order.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-02-09 10:40
Researchers working on the Roman city of Pompeii are using ancient methods to re-create the Roman imperial cloth used for togas.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2005-01-17 21:11
Custom crafted medieval, Renaissance, and fantasy garb for men and women.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-01-07 14:56
Syke's offers books, clothing, and other accoutrements (largely for 17th century goods, but also some for earlier periods).
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-01-07 14:53
Chivalry Bookshelf/Revival Enterprises is a source for historical military & civilian clothing, footwear, and books on arms & armor, medieval history, and Western martial arts.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-01-07 14:51
Chivalry sports has medieval and Renaissance costumes, accessories, armor, swords and other weapons, as well as games, gifts and collectibles.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-01-07 13:48
Designs by Kate provides all sorts of medieval and renaissance garb, including "cloaks, capes, doublets, jerkins, shirts, tunics, breeches, leines, chaperons, cowls, flat hats, tams, coifs, monk's ensembles, robes, snoods, buttons & clasps, ostrich feathers and feather cockades, as well as books about Renaissance clothing and general knowledge of the Renaissance period."
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-01-07 13:38
Thorny Rose provides men's and ladies' garb, cloaks, and accessories.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-01-07 13:33
House Morningstar supplies hand-made garments of natural fibers, costume accessories, books, leather goods, and pewter feast ware, along with various other medievalist items.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-01-07 13:27
Since 1996, Historic Enterprises has been bringing high quality reproduction items to historic sites and historical enthusiasts worldwide. All of their offerings are based on historical material, and many are exact reproductions of pieces from museums and private collections. They provide an historical accuracy rating and documentation online, quick shipping, first rate customer service.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-10 15:08
An article on the Straight Dope website discusses the use of horns on Viking helmets and why they are depicted as such.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-03 20:12
Medieval costume expert Robin Netherton has announced a new academic journal, Medieval Clothing & Textiles, which will include articles by SCA members.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-11-24 10:15
Out of SCA time period, but still interesting, is an article on the costumes of sets of Oliver Stone's Alexander.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-23 08:02
Giovanna has posted photos from Northshield's recent Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-12 10:58
"Your First Garb" helps newcomers find patterns, buy fabric, and make costumes that are both easy to create and historically accurate.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-12 10:32
Jane Stockton, who lives in Lochac and is a frequent SCAtoday.net contributing writer, maintains this extensive web site about costuming, blackwork, and embroidery, mostly from the Elizabethan period.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-11-12 09:29
The Viking textile classic, Woven into the Earth by Else Ostergaard, is now available in an English translation. Amazon.com has a review.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-05 16:35
Mistress Oonagh O'Neill, from the Barony of Politarchopalis in the Kingdom of Lochac, has an extensive web site with photographs, research notes, and other documentation on European ladies' court dresses from the 16th century.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-05 16:28
Technically Naked is a web site about the history and construction of men's and women's undergarments in the 16th century in Europe.