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A great sword or dagger deserves a great costume. Grab one of these to complement your collection. Oh, and chicks dig guys in garb.
SBAG-T-DEVIL

SBAG-T-DEVIL

Devil Travails T-Shirt

$8

In Stock!

SBAG-T-MARQUE

SBAG-T-MARQUE

Letter of Marque T-Shirt

$8

In Stock!

SBC-CIV-CANTEEN

SBC-CIV-CANTEEN

Civil War Canteen

$37

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SBIF-RENPANTS

SBIF-RENPANTS

Lightweight, Baggy Cotton Pants with inner Pocket

$49

In Stock!

SBMU-AC-UNDERTUNIC

SBMU-AC-UNDERTUNIC

Altair's Grey Cotton Undertunic

$53

In Stock!

SBMU-ACII-GLOVE

SBMU-ACII-GLOVE

Assassin's Creed II Ezio Gloves

$92

In Stock!

SBMU-ACII-REDSASHBELT

SBMU-ACII-REDSASHBELT

Assassin's Creed II Ezio Red Sash Belt

$23

In Stock!

SBMU-ACII-SHIRT

SBMU-ACII-SHIRT

Assassin's Creed II Ezio Shirt

$44

In Stock!

SBMU-TUD-COURTLYPANTS

SBMU-TUD-COURTLYPANTS

Official Henry VIII Courtly Pants

$61

In Stock!

SBMU-TUD-COURTLYSHIRT

SBMU-TUD-COURTLYSHIRT

Official Henry VIII Courtly White Shirt from The Tudors

$30

In Stock!

SBMU-TUD-CROSSSHIRT

SBMU-TUD-CROSSSHIRT

Official Henry VIII Cross Shirt from The Tudors

$29

In Stock!

SBSN-FS-DOUBLET-1

SBSN-FS-DOUBLET-1

Full Sleeve, XV Century, Cotton Arming Doublet, Black/Ecru

$55

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SBSN-FS-GAMB

SBSN-FS-GAMB

Heavy Duty Cotton Gambeson

$61

In Stock!

SBSO-BLACKSASH

SBSO-BLACKSASH

Black Satin Sash

$12

In Stock!

SBSO-DB-DAUNTLESS

SBSO-DB-DAUNTLESS

15th Century Slashed Doublet with Custom Trim

$200

In Stock!

SBSO-GENTRYSHIRT

SBSO-GENTRYSHIRT

Gentry Shirt - Renaissance Scottish-Style Shirt with Collar and Buttons

$55

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SBSO-HEADWRAP

SBSO-HEADWRAP

Leather Head Wrap

$12

In Stock!

SBSO-PT-ROUGHNECK

SBSO-PT-ROUGHNECK

Roughneck Medieval Pants - Lightweight, Baggy Cotton Pants with Deep Pockets

$23

In Stock!

SBSO-REDSASH

SBSO-REDSASH

Red Cotton Sash

$8

In Stock!

SBSO-SH-TUNIC

SBSO-SH-TUNIC

Stylish Medieval Tunic Shirt

$21

In Stock!

BMU-TUD-CASTLETOPBOOTS

BMU-TUD-CASTLETOPBOOTS

Official Henry VIII Castle Top Boots from The Tudors

$162

Out of Stock

SBBR-CIVWAR-CAP

SBBR-CIVWAR-CAP

Civil War Cap

$26

Out of Stock

SBIF-CAPE-LRG-BLACK

SBIF-CAPE-LRG-BLACK

Medieval Hooded Cape

$56

Out of Stock

SBIF-RFB-ARMOR

SBIF-RFB-ARMOR

Footman's Leather Armor Vest - Adjustable Leather Armor Vest - Small Size

$60

Out of Stock

SBIF-SOLDIER-ARMOR

SBIF-SOLDIER-ARMOR

Studded Leather Armor Vest with Straps - Size Medium

$145

Out of Stock

SBIF-VET-ARMOR

SBIF-VET-ARMOR

Veteran's Leather Armor- Leather Armor Vest with Flat Lacing

$209

Out of Stock

SBMU-AC-REDSASHBELT

SBMU-AC-REDSASHBELT

Assassin's Creed Red Sash

$56

Out of Stock

SBMU-CAVALIERHAT

SBMU-CAVALIERHAT

Leather Cavalier Hat

$90

Out of Stock

SBMU-MUSKETEERSHIRT

SBMU-MUSKETEERSHIRT

Musketeer Shirt - White Cotton Shirt with Lace Collar and Sleeves

$54

Out of Stock

SBMU-MUSKETEERTABBARD

SBMU-MUSKETEERTABBARD

Decorative Musketeer Tabbard with Fleur de Lys

$142

Out of Stock

SBSO-CK-TRAVELER

SBSO-CK-TRAVELER

Reversible Hooded Twill Cloak with Free Cloak Pin

$132

Out of Stock

SBSO-DB-HIGHLAND

SBSO-DB-HIGHLAND

Scottish Style Doublet with Removable Sleeves

$184

Out of Stock

SBSO-GRACIDMARBREECHES

SBSO-GRACIDMARBREECHES

Velvet Renaissance Breeches with Button Fly

$57

Out of Stock

SBSO-SH-SWORDSMAN

SBSO-SH-SWORDSMAN

Swordsman Shirt - Stylish Medieval Shirt with Puffed Sleeves

$57

Out of Stock

SBSO-VT-LIONHEART

SBSO-VT-LIONHEART

Lionheart Medieval Vest - Cotton-Twill Vest with Lacing Grommets

$73

Out of Stock

Strongblade Lore
(A Bit of History According to Strongblade)

You want to pick a fight with someone? Tell them their grandfather wore dresses. The funny thing (besides the whole male-wearing-a-dress joke) is that you probably won't be lying.

Some of you are probably nodding your head and smiling, realizing that I am speaking of that period of time when Breeching of boys was a common occurrence. Others of you are fidgeting uncomfortably and remembering those pictures of grandpa wearing that negligee and eight ounces of eye makeup.

Breeching was the hysterical (and historical) custom of watching your son get fitted with his first pair of pants. Hysterical because until that precise moment, your son wore dresses for all of his life. No, it's not some weird sub-meaning of the word dress. No, the word dress didn't once mean something else. Not long ago, sons wore dresses until they were about 6 or 7 years old. Flowery, lacy, flowing, beautiful, J. Edgar Hoover dresses. Talk about un-seamly.

Breeching was a ceremony held for a son, a rite of passage so to speak, when they moved from gay, cross-dressing toddler to heterosexual, sword-wearing boy. (editor's note: Our writer is a gay cross-dresser, so he means no insult by this) (Writer's note: No, I'm not).

The ceremony was elaborate, with many of the boy's relatives and friends there to watch it (and you thought having a horde of people sing Happy Birthday to you was embarrassing). The boy would give up his dresses for good and put on his first pair of breeches. He would often get a ceremonial sword to strap on too, just to make sure he understood that he was a man now and was supposed to kill things.

Inspired by Model SBSO-GRACIDMARBREECHES

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