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Offline Lord Argyl of Lochdubh

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garb for everyday use
« on: June 21, 2018, 01:46:58 AM »
I was wondering if anyone has worn some of their garb outside of the renfaire  such as everyday use. I'm guessing maybe footwear but I doubt anything else.
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Re: garb for everyday use
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2018, 08:04:13 AM »
I've worn some of my puffy, short sleeved chemises.  Also, I have a couple of Moresca Viola vests, which aren't boned like a bodice, so they can be worn with jeans or  slacks. I've also worn one of my straw hats with a big brim outside in the sun.
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Re: garb for everyday use
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2018, 11:21:30 AM »
A wizard walking around in my neighborhood tends to make people a bit nervous.
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Offline Lord Argyl of Lochdubh

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Re: garb for everyday use
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2018, 10:46:58 PM »
Lol , yeah I guess walking around dressed like a wizard in most neighborhoods outside of Halloween would make some nervous.
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To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.

Offline Merlin the Elder

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Re: garb for everyday use
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2018, 07:00:24 AM »
I think I make my neighbors nervous anyway...  ;D
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Offline RefMom3

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Re: garb for everyday use
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2018, 11:30:20 AM »
If that's really so, Master Merlin, I'd wear the wizardly clothes and enjoy the reactions ;)
My favorite example of wearing faire clothes outside of faire was when I wore the dress to work for Halloween, and was walking one of our frequent patrons through making photocopies (I'm a reference librarian in a suburban public library). He kept glancing back at me while we were doing the job, and when we finished, he leaned over and said, "You need to dress like that every day."

Offline Lord Argyl of Lochdubh

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Re: garb for everyday use
« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2018, 11:13:56 PM »
Merlin I guess you are the mystery mystical neighbor everyone thinks is boozed up or high !! Heck I say keep em guessing, more fun for you. maybe howl at a full moon or something similar...
Not sure what you were wearing refmom but it must have caught some attention. I see some rennies with the serious cleavage and we know mundanes don't know how to handle all that.I say keep it up and literacy rates will rise !!
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Moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are---
One equal temper of heroic hearts,
Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.

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Re: garb for everyday use
« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2018, 11:46:10 AM »
Kilts - 'nuf said
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