Costuming

Fields of Gold

The Shire of Silver Rylle proudly announces that it will be hosting, with the generous permission of the Shire of Owl's Reste, Fields of Gold, a combination Golden Seamstress competition and Golden Quill competition, on February 4 & 5, 2005.

Janet Arnold Featured in "National Biography"

British costuming legend Janet Arnold appeared recently in the online "Biography of the Day" series.

Medieval Tailoring Class to be Taught in London

The Medieval Dress & Textile Society in England is offering Clothes and Tailoring in Medieval Europe: Reconstructing Medieval Tailoring, a workshop to be held in London October 23, 2004.

Robin Netherton to Lecture in Washington D.C. Area

Costuming expert Robin Netherton will present a lecture October 16, 2004 in the Washington D.C. area.

Medieval shoes: best foot forward

This week's edition of the Links List is all about Footwear.

Mentioning unmentionables: Medieval underwear

This week, Dame Aoife mentions unmentionables in the form of underpinnings, codpieces, corsets and all manner of medieval underwear.

Known World Costuming Symposium

The Marche of Alderford proudly presents "Known World Costume Symposium IV", September 24-26, in North Canton, Ohio (USA). The featured speaker this year is Mistress Drea di Pelligrini.

For further information and an online pre-registration form, see the event web site: http://sca.4th.com/alderford/events/kwcs2004

1,000-Year-Old Padded Bra Discovered in China

Archaeologists have discovered a 1,000-year-old padded bra in a tomb in Inner Mongolia.

Clothes Make the SCAdian

This week Dame Aoife shares links on a topic dear to the hearts of most re-enactors: costuming.

Medieval Millinery

This week Dame Aoife shares resources for medieval and renaissance hair dressing and head coverings.

It Pays to Accessorize: Medieval Hats, Belts and Shoes

What sets us apart from the animals is our ability to accessorize. This week, Dame Aoife has researched an extensive list of links relating to medieval accessories.