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Clothing for Women

Beauty is only skin deep, but a great dress goes farther -- it changes the way you think about yourself. Put one of these on and amplify your natural beauty.
SBAG-T-ABSINTHEFAIRY

Absinthe Fairy T-Shirt, Medium or Large

$8

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In Stock

SBAG-T-FAIRYQUEEN

For Fairy Queen & Country T-Shirt

$8

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SBMU-TUD-BOLEYNGOWN

Official Anne Boleyn Gown from The Tudors

$199

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SBSO-CAMISIA

Camisia Ladies' Shirt - Stylish Cotton Shirt for Use Under Garments on by Itself

$69

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SBSO-DR-TRISSIS

The Trissis, Gown - Two-Piece Medieval Dress (Inner and Outer)

$105

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SBSO-REDSASH

Red Cotton Sash

$8

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SBSO-RUFFLEDCHEMISE

Full-Length Chemise with Ruffled Neck and Sleeves

$29

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SBSO-SH-TUNIC

Stylish Medieval Tunic Shirt

$21

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In Stock

SBSO-TRIMMEDCHEMISE

Full-Length Chemise with Decorated Sleeves

$31

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In Stock

SBSO-ANDRASTEBODICE

Andraste Bodice with Lacing on Front, Back and Sides

$100

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Out of Stock

SBSO-CANVASCORSET

Top-of-the-Line Renaissance Corset

$179

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Out of Stock

SBSO-CHEMISE

Full-Length Classic Chemise with Drawstring Neckline

$26

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Out of Stock

SBSO-DR-AMANDINE

French-Style Renaissance Dress with Detachable Sleeves

$171

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SBSO-DR-KATRINA

The Katrina- 15th century Flemish Gown with Detachable Puff Sleeves

$247

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Out of Stock

SBSO-DR-MARIBRAE

The Maribrae Medieval Irish Gown - Light Cotton Dress with Reversible Corset

$153

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SBSO-DR-VIKTORIA

The Viktoria German Style Gown - Satin-Lined, Cotton-Velveteen Gown with Reversible Inset

$345

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Out of Stock

SBSO-GATHEREDSKIRT

Renaissance Skirts - Gathered Medieval Skirts in Variouos Colors

$58

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SBSO-RINGBELT

Long Unisex Belt with Steel Ring

$55

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Out of Stock

SBSO-SILKCHEMISE

Full-Length Silk Renaissance Chemise with Flowing Sleeves

$92

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Out of Stock

Strongblade Lore
(A Bit of History According to Strongblade)

The traditional chemise dates all the way back to the Roman Empire (and possibly farther than that) and is sometimes called a "shift". Back then it looked quite different and was a unisex undergarment. As the years moved on, men started to realize that they just didn't care if their clothes smelled bad (this was the origin of the male "sniff test" for cleanliness. The same test that many bachelors still perform on the piles of clothing that lie on the floors of their apartments to this day). The men stopped wearing shifts, so the chemise evolved into a purely feminine item.

Chemises became a fashion statement, with hundreds of various styles available to or custom made for women. Ruffles, trim, woven patterns, lace, and bloody bones from dead lovers were added to the chemise to give them a hint of flash and personality (the bones thing was a bet I had with a friend and is not actually true. Lisa, you owe me $5).

The chemise has withstood the test of time. They are still the very height of femininity. In fact, modernized versions of the chemise can be bought at any women's clothing store, either for wear as a slip or for use as a nightgown.

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