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How to Dress Yourself in Medieval Gothic Style

The medieval period is significant in history. It lasted from end of the Dark Ages until the Renaissance or roughly the 11th century to the middle of the 14th century. Almost a ninety percent of people during this period worked on farms. And the other less than ten percent were noble people, including merchants, clerics and other ambitious commoners who had left farm life behind. In nowadays world, there are so many alternative styles for people to follow. There are also similarities and differences among these styles. The differences are various, but the similarities are mainly lie in the unique look and the attractive effect they want to achieve. The style of medieval gothic is one that pursued by many people. So I will talk about how to dress oneself in this style in a detailed way. Medieval dresses are special and unique from the other kinds or period dresses. There are some main features the medieval gothic dresses share. First of all, it is the delicate square neckline. The people in the medieval age were straight and honest and they adopted this pattern to reveal such characteristic. There are also the other kinds of neckline such as the round ones. But the square one is the most outstanding medieval neckline. Secondly, it is the criss-cross design in the front and the back. The classic medieval gothic dresses always have this design. For the dresses are in the loose form and the criss-cross design serves as a closure to make it a little more fitted. No matter in what period, women want to have a beautiful figure. So the criss-cross design is necessary. Besides, this design can add extra glamour to the whole dress. There is very less decoration on the medieval gothic dresses. Thirdly, the flower printed accents are classic. The dress will look great with this design added. Last but not least is the whole cover design. At that period people were conservative. And also they were not allowed to show more body to the other people. In general, the medieval gothic style gets its name from the dark and scary aspect of the goth and the vintage medieval style. And the clothes in this style mainly are the dresses for women. For the gothic part, the dresses emphasize the dark color application and the special design. And for the vintage medieval part, the designers use the fabric, the silhouette and the embellishments to finish the medieval touch of the dresses. So it is not that hard to find such a dress in the medieval gothic style. All in all, the medieval gothic style is one of the popular alternative styles in modern clothing world. It is easy to understand and to dress up in.