Viking Clothing and Viking Tunics
Viking used more wool than anything else for making clothing. Viking men were a long woolen Viking tunic and long trousers, which were held up by a belt or sash. In cold weather, Vikings were cloaks or sleeved jerkin. The cloaks were fastened at the shoulder with a brooch or a pin. For feet protection, they wore Viking boots that were made of leather. The Vikings made their own clothes from cloth woven from a loom by women and children in their own home. Most men wore long hair and beards as a protection from the cold weather.
These are the finest viking tunics we have ever offered. Made from 100% wool, the rich fabric is heavy and accurate to the period. The sleeves, collar and hem are accented with a thick Nordic design trim.
Our Viking Tunic is suitable for use with many period outfits. This tunic is an authentically tailored, mid thigh length garment that features decorative trim around the edges. The Viking tunic features half length sleeves.
The Viking Tunic was worn during the Norman and Saxon periods, men of all classes wore tunics. This tunic is a very versatile piece and will go with many different outfits.
This full-length gown is certainly fit for a queen. The soft golden cotton dress is accented with hand-sewn jute on both the front and sleeves, while deep burgundy striped fabric is the finishing touch to this beautiful garment.
Footwear has been important all throughout history. In the middle ages shoes represented both fashion and necessity. Modern re-enactors who find that their outfit is missing something may well be missing the perfect shoes to complement the ensemble.
The Lady's Saxon Style Dress is a great outfit for a woman who not only wants to look pretty, but also doesn't mind doing a bit of work and getting her hands dirty. This simple yet attractive dress is made entirely from light-weight Muslim cotton.
This Fur Trimmed Norse Overdress is exactly the type of garment that one could imagine a Viking woman wearing: it is a simple and straight-forward over-Overdress that is designed to be worn day after day, through all seasons, with little to no upkeep.
The Saxon Skirt is a simple skirt, one that is best-suited for a wide variety of uses. There is no particular best use because it can fill a variety of needs: it is a perfect skirt for a female serf or for female nobility'it all depends on the use.
These side-laced shoes, while specific to the Norman period, will nevertheless complement a wide range of medieval re-enactors costumes. Our 11th Century Norman Shoes are crafted by cobblers, using the same techniques as their medieval counterparts.