The Green Knight avaThis medieval fantasy film is fresh and new, it appeared on screens in 2021. And you will find a number of curious and skillfully made stage costumes in it. Although, they’re mostly not that period accurate, the costume designer took inspiration from medieval garments and the clothing style of the 4th-5th century (which is a rare path for fashion designers) and combined these styles with contemporary trends. What they got in the end, let’s see.

Topi avaIn Pakistan, a lot of men use traditional topi skull-caps in daily life and for religious ceremonies. This ornate prayer cap looks charming and graceful. But at the same time, it’s not just a meaningless accessory worn for style – by his topi, you can usually tell the religion of a man, his origin, and possibly some other features. Anyway, it’s a really nice headdress. And a Sindhi topi might impress you with its beauty – such a sparkly and eye-catching piece!

Riding coat avaNationalclothing.org website is very popular among schoolchildren, students, and people working on various educational projects. And we are happy to help you with any school projects, college courseworks, and other educational assignments you have. So, we’ve decided to structure the information on our web resource a bit for you to easier find what you need and better understand what materials you can freely use. In this post, we’ve gathered all possible articles regarding 18th-century fashion and specified whether you have permission to use the photos or not.

Rhaenyra Targaryen avaThis is another analysis of the stage costumes of the House of the Dragon series, a prequel to the Game of Thrones series, expected to appear on screens in 2022. In this material, we’re looking at the only movie costume of Rhaenyra Targaryen available to us at the moment – it’s from the HBO promotional pictures and behind-the-scene pictures. Soon, we’ll see more of her outfits and will be able to analyze them all, but let’s start with this single attire for now.

Fashion2 avaOur website is extremely popular among schoolchildren, students, and people working on different educational projects. So, we’ve decided to structure the information on Nationalclothing.org a bit so that you could easier find what you need and better understand what you can freely use for your assignments. In this post, we’ve gathered all possible articles regarding 19th-century fashion and specified whether you have permission to use the photos or not.

Sack suit avaWe often write about women’s 19th-century clothing – all those corsets, various designs of dresses and walking suits, bustles and crinolines, hand fans and bonnets, etc. But let’s not forget about the male costumes popular in this period. They were stylish and charming as well. And, of course, there were formal suits and casual wear. In this post, we’d like to tell you a little bit about sack suits, also called business suits, walking suits, or lounge suits.

Corlys Velaryon avaLet’s continue to analyze the stage costumes of House of the Dragon series, a prequel to Game of Thrones series, expected to appear on screens in 2022. This time, we’re talking about the movie costume of Corlys Velaryon, aka the Sea Snake, and head of House Velaryon. His only attire we’ve seen so far in the HBO promotional pictures is lovely, with plenty of charming details (for example, his scalloped shell-shaped belt plates and sword handle) and textures.

Cyprus avaCypriot national costume is very similar to a Greek one, but it has its own cultural peculiarities. The traditional outfits of men and women in Cyprus are charming, modest, and beautifully adorned with embroidery and other folk techniques. The male baggy pants look unusual to a foreigner but in a good way. And the women’s sayia dress with its low neckline is perfect for breastfeeding – although, you won’t see anything inappropriate because of the embroidered underwear that covers the body. Anyway, if you have never seen Cypriot folk clothing, definitely make up some time to look into it.

Luke and Agaphia avaA lot of people these days study their family trees and research ancestors. It’s fascinating how much we can find out about ourselves by learning our roots. But do you know what is even more exciting? To share our finds with other people. And this is exactly what we’re offering you to do. Take part in a new project Your Wedding Story of our partner website Weddingsallovertheworld.com. Send them your own marriage story or a love story of your ancestors and you will see it published for the world to see.

Daemon Targaryen avaHouse of the Dragon is a prequel series to Game of Thrones. It is expected to be released in 2022. And so many of Game of Thrones’s fans can’t wait until it appears on screens. So while we’re waiting, why don’t we try to analyze the stage costumes of the future series from scraps we already know about it. This is the first post of a series of articles dedicated to House of the Dragon’s movie costumes, and it’s about Daemon Targaryen.

Lace collar avaPunto in aria lace is considered the first true lace because it was meticulously created by a needle from thread, not a cutwork on a woven fabric. This lace technique derived from a reticella technique. Both are Italian and were used to create masterpiece collars, trimmings, and other elements of festive clothing. And both look astounding – so airy and delicate. Even by today’s standards, reticella lace and punto in aria lace are beautiful and skillfully made.

hikihaku avaThis type of traditional Japanese obi belts is very special because the cloth for it is hand-woven from silk threads and foil paper threads. Due to this, the fabric of hikihaku obi looks gorgeous and shiny, with a distinct metallic sheen. But how do they achieve this? How can they create fabric from foil? The process of making textile using the hikihaku technique is not simple, but there are Japanese artisans who know how to do it and produce this beautiful gleaming fabric these days.

Irish headdress avaWe know dozens or even hundreds of different hairstyles today and are able to choose the one we like, no matter where we’re from, what our marital status is, or what the tradition of our people dictates. But in the past, one’s appearance often showed off all of the mentioned things. You could look at a person and tell who he or she was just by the person’s hair, headdress, clothing, accessories. For example, here’s what we know about Irish typical hairstyles and headpieces in the early modern period. What did Irish people do with their hair in the 1530s-1800?

Cartwheel hat avaEvery fashionista has at least a couple of hats in her wardrobe and knows how to match her headdresses with other clothing. Still, fashionable headdresses aren’t an obligatory item for a lady anymore, like they used to be in the 18th, 19th, and even early 20th century. A huge variety of hat designs switched each other for years and years, each of them more unique, catchier, and prettier than the previous one. Just take a cartwheel hat – huge, round, and almost flat. It must’ve been a nightmare in windy weather!