Medieval

Medieval

Adult Costumes, Costumes, Medieval

Medieval Women Fashion Trends

  • Tunics
  • A cap was worn made of linen with lappets hanging down over the shoulders
  • Gowns
  • Robes
  • The surcoat
  • The head-dresses of women consisted of very large rolls, surmounted by a high conical bonnet
  • Women’s dresses which were tight at the waist began to be made very full round the hips, by means of large padded rolls and by an arrangement of padded whalebone and steel, which subsequently became paniers
  • Jewellery

Medieval Men Fashion Trends

  • The surcoat
  • Poulaine or Crakow shoe which began to appear in western Europe in the 12 century
  • Jewellery
  • The chemise (a linen under-shirt) servers as the foundation of the wardrobe in which an additional linen, wool or silk kirtle was worn over it
  • Cloaks