Welcome to round two of Vesture Vocab! As always, I hope to inspire your cosplay and costume imagination through uncommon or unfamiliar terms from a period of fashion’s history. Just like design details enhance an outfit, interesting words strengthen an individual’s lexicon. So feel free to use these apparel expressions in either capacity!
Last time, I introduced the terms like farthingale, fibula and fichu, and their possible uses in your dress-up wardrobe. Keep reading for this month’s ensemble edification on coif, epaulette, fillet, kirtle, and poulaine.