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Revival Clothing dresses the cast of Lion in Winter…again!

Revival Clothing dresses the cast of Lion in Winter…again! The Theatre of Western Springs put on a production of The Lion in Winter and choose Revival Clothing to help create the look of the show.  This fantastic play looked equally fantastic with our Supertunics, Bliauts, footwear and more!  Revival Clothing is becoming the go to store for […]

A Medievalists’ Tour of France

A Medievalists’ Tour of France A travelogue by Gregory Mele, with photos by Nicole Allen part of the great fun in designing reproductions and interpretations of historical costuming is, of course, the research. Like all historical costumers, we began with secondary sources, only to quickly realize that we needed to rely solely on those primary […]

Revival Clothing dresses the cast of Lion in Winter

Last November, we had our first chance to dress an entire cast in Churchill Theatre’s production ofThe Lion in Winter. This magnificent play, made famous in the film starring Peter O’Toole and Catherine Hepburn, takes place during an ill-fated Christmas court late in the reign of King Henry II. Director Michael C. Whitehill was so […]

Revival Appointed Chief Clothiers to Their Majesties of the East

In 2006, in the midst of the Midnight Madness rush, the herald for Their Royal Majesties of the East, Brion and Anna, called Nicole to come forward and attend Their pleasure. Queen Anna explained that it was traditional for great lords to find those artisans and craftsmen whose work was particularly pleasing to Them and […]

Revival Clothing Featured in Renaissance Magazine again!

These authentic coordinating medieval outfits for Bride and Groom in 100% silk are currently featured in Renaissance Magazine’s 2008 wedding issue. Her gown is backlaced for a flattering, custom fit, has a small train and comes with linen chemise, head-wear, tippets, stockings and garters. His medieval cotte and hood are completely reversible for a variety […]

Revival Clothing Contest Winners – Pennsic 2007

Our customer appreciation give away contest was so popular at Pennsic last year we decided to make a new annual tradition! Our contest winner wasJohn Harper of Maryland. John came into the booth in a sharp, 16thcentury doublet that his lady had made for him, certain that there must be a mistake because, “I never […]

Revival Clothing Featured in 2007 Renaissance Magazine’s Wedding Issue!

This outfit was featured in Renaissance Magazine’s 2007 wedding issue, and combines elegance and boldness in late 14 th century style! The model is wearing our back-laced gown in wine linen under a tapestry winged surcoat lined in wine velvet. The is gown has been customized with tiny period buttons running from cuff to upper […]

Gulf Wars 2007

Our contest winner was Robert Eby who graciously gave his prize to his lovely wife Kelly Eby. Kelly chose our ever-popular frontlaced gown in linen in a beautiful royal blue. Robert and Kelly Eby. For a late Valentines Day present, Robert gave his lady the full wardrobe he won. Nicole with Kelly in her new […]

Pennsic 2006

As a thank-you to all of our customers, Revival Clothing announced at the start of the Pennsic War that we would hold a drawing at the stroke of midnight on Midnight Madness to give away a full wardrobe of clothing, no strings attached! Over 1500 people entered the contest and we were more than a […]