18th century was our outing day, with a relaxed (yet historical) lunch and breakfast. Medieval was our big feast day, with an extravagant Ottoman Empire inspired meal.
Because we were doing a bunch of cooking, and because the weather was sadly wet and chilly, we didn’t venture far from our house.
Enjoy a bunch of photos of costumers of varying levels of expertise in 14th century English, French and Swedish fashions, and their time-travelling Viking friend!
I started out looking quite reasonable in my just-finished yellow gown and blue linen surcoat (more about those in another post), with my St Birgitta’s cap and very best veil and wimple (mostly because I’d lent the simpler one to Kez).
But I was cold, so Fil was a gentleman and lent me his hood, which is how I learned why women’s hoods have buttons up the front. Getting the hood on completely dislodged my cap, wimple and veil, and made a mess of my hair. So I’m decidedly rumpled in most of the photos…
But I was warm! (which is the important thing)
And green is a very good colour with my outfits, so now I really want a green hood…
But one with buttons! And a looooooong liripipe!
We tried our hand at posing like illuminated manuscripts:
And got a little carried away with our posing:
We also tried our hand at posing like Disney Princesses:
And the ugly stepsisters:
And went for a walk: