For Reenactors & Living Historians

References, merchants, and historical costumers for those interested in portraying the “long sixteenth century.”

This is a wildly incomplete list and will be continuing to grow. Inclusion in this list does not imply endorsement.

Historical Costuming Communities

Costumers & Tailors

  • Drea Lead:
  • Dan Rosen:
  • Margaret Roe: and
  • Matthew Gnagy, The Modern Maker: A master of early seveenth century Iberian tailoring methods, best known for his pattern books.
  • Louise Pass, Woodsholme Handworks: Louise has been supplying custom clothing and accessories for the 1500s for a long time.
  • Tudor Tailor:
  • Tammie L. Dupuis:
  • Lynn McMasters:
  • Sally Pointer: Knitwear such as caps and stockings. UK-based.
  • Truly Carmichael, Truly Hats: An assortment of 16th & 17th century hats.

Shoes & Stockings

Personal Goods

Arms & Armor