FC: The Weaver's Report: A Fashion Guide for those of all Stations
1: A Note to Readers: Who you are defines what you wear. Therefore for your convenience the following articles are arranged by class.
2: For Lords Hair: Should be short in the front and long in the back and held in place by a ribbon breaded with gold and silver.
3: Robes & Other Garments: The pattern often reflects the lord's coat of arms or is otherwise intricately patterned and boldly colored. While in court they are worn long but are shorted for more causal meetings.
4: Shoes &Hose: The latest fashion in shoes is the poulaine or long narrow point of the toe. This style has been transfered to hose.
5: These hose are given soles so they can be worn as shoes and may be worn in matching or coordinating colors.
6: For Ladies Robes: Follow men in rules of length and often reflect their husband's coat of arms.
7: Headdresses: The newest style is the hennin or pointed bonnet with a vale. They can include one or two points and complimented with a short or long vale.
8: Headdresses Continued: Escoffions A escoffion is a set of rings made of metal that cover the bonnet and vary in shapes and sizes.The escoffion often aacompanies and compliments the shape of the underlying hennin.
10: For Monks & Nuns: Habits: In both cases course wool is used and are colored depending on the order. Hair: For nun most hair should be shaved off and the remainder hidden under a vale or a wimple. While monks should leave only a ring of hair called a tonsure.
12: For Peasants: Commonly layers worn in different styles and dull color combinations.
13: Tops: First is the jerkin then a tunic commonly over top and the look is completed with a hood. Hats: Most hats are hand made form materials like straw and vary in style with the creator's taste and skill.
14: Shoes, Hose and Leggings: Boots and Shoes: Leather is a common material used in a range different lengths and colors. Hose: These may or may not be worn depending on the day's work and weather.
15: Leggings: Shown in yellow are gamashes that are made of leather and used to cover and protect bare legs.