Clothing and fashion like everything else during the Middle Ages was dictated by the Pyramid of Power which was the Feudal System. Clothing provided information about the status of the person wearing them. This section provides information about the type of clothes and fashions worn during these times.
A Medieval Knight - Suit of Armor
The Parts of a Medieval Knight's Suit of Armor were a complex series of garments, chain mail and iron plate. The pieces of a Knights Suit of Armor covered the most important parts of a knight's body.
The Medieval Noble's Clothing of the early Middle Ages was still influenced by the classical styles of the Romans. Clothes were loose and belted. Short clothes and coats of mail were also worn.
Medieval monks and nun’s
Each Medieval monk had two tunics and two cowls, a scapular for work, shoes and stockings. The Nuns wore clothing consisting of white or grey habits which were the colors of un-dyed wool.