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The final layer was the gown, full length for those that could afford it and the preferred length for the older man. Younger, more fashionable types might prefer a gown so short it barely covered the buttocks.
Wool was practical and hardwearing, silk was for showing off. Fur was used for warmth and demonstrated a certain level of wealth also.

Shorter coats were worn by poorer or working men.

Prices start from £145 for a simple short wool coat up to many hundreds for a silk gown with all the trimmings.

15thC Long Wool Gown

15thC Long Wool Gown

15thC Long Wool Gown

15thC Short Pleated Fur-trimmed Wool Gown

15thC Short Pleated Wool Gown

15thC Long Wool Gown

15thC Working Man’s Coat in undyed wool

15thC Mid-length buttoned wool coat

15thC Mid-length middle class wool gown

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Short-sleeved wool kirtle – £195

The kirtle is a foundation garment worn over a linen shift; intended to act as bust support, it needs to be a snug fit. Over this would be worn a gown or an overkirtle for working women.
Prices vary (according to options below) from £135
Choose from:
Wool or linen – lined or unlined
Laced (front, back or sides) or buttoned (14th century)
Long sleeves or short sleeves (with or without oversleeves – £20)
Overkirtle (pull-on, slightly looser fit)

Wool short-sleeved overkirtle

Short-sleeved wool overkirtle (fully lined) £185

Short-sleeved linen kirtle – £135

Kirtle

Short-sleeved wool kirtle – £195

Unlined wool kirtle £175

Short-sleeved wool overkirtle – £185

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Late 15thC Fashionable Doublet in Wool £195

Late 15thC Fashionable Doublet in Wool £195

Primarily a garment for holding up your hose, the doublet became increasingly elaborate for those that could afford it. Simple doublets were worn throughout the 15th centuries for lower and working classes.
Simple doublets from £145

Fashionable (mahoitred) doublets from £195

Silk brocade doublet £195

Silk Brocade Doublet £195

Late 15thC Fashionable Doublet £195

15thC Wool Doublet

15thC Wool Doublet £145

Linen Doublet £145

Linen Doublet £145

Late 15thC Italian Doublet

Late 15thC Italian Doublet £195

Linen Doublet £145

15th Century Wool Doublet

15thC Wool Doublet

Silk Doublet

15thC Silk Doublet

Late 15thC Fashionable Doublet

Late 15thC Fashionable Doublet

15thC wool doublet

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Gowns of various styles from the 15th Century.
Prices start from £165

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Hood

Hood £40

The medieval hood is a garment born out of practicality; cold weather-wear turned fashion item. The liripipe (the point at the back of the head) was extended until it reached outrageous proportions by the end of the 14th Century.During the next century, the hood returned to being just a useful protective garment in bad weather.

 

Hood

Hood

15thC Ladies Hood

15thC Ladies Hood £25

Ladies wore an open hood over a tightly tied coif or headrail.

15th Century Ladies Open Hood

14th Century Ladies Hood £20