Medieval Shoes & Medieval Gloves in our Larp Shop
Medieval shoes and medieval gloves such as the classic tied shoe of peasants, Viking boots, turn shoes, pirate boots and other cavalier boots or medieval boots are important accessories for your medieval garb. No matter how well-thought a medieval garment may be, if you don't have the right footwear, it will quickly appear inauthentic or unfinished, if not even cheap. Of course, there are ways to conceal your normal footwear. You can wear shoes that you already have and that fit roughly into the picture. For example, leather shoes or sandals that are not too flashy. But why not take the next step and get yourself ambient medieval shoes and medieval gloves that fit the character concept for the medieval market or live role-playing games. In our Larp Shop at Andracor you will find a selection of historically inspired shoes and gloves to add the finishing touches to your wardrobe. The demand for historically correct footwear is a balancing act. Therefore we offer you medieval shoes and medieval gloves, based on historical models and adapted to modern needs.
Medieval boots and medieval shoes for ladies and gentlemen - the historical footwear
Classic medieval boots and medieval shoes for ladies and gentlemen are e.g. turnshoes or also turn-sewn shoes or the tied shoe for peasants. In the Middle Ages, turn-shoes were widespread among the upper social classes in northern Europe. Footwear of poor people is not so well researched. But they were not always barefoot, there was still the good old wooden shoe and a selection of tied shoes.
In the High Middle Ages also pointed medieval shoes and medieval boots were often worn. Here it came also to the development of the Crakow or Poulaine by oriental influences. But also strap shoes or clasp shoes became more and more popular with the nobles. Both man and woman wore these fine slippers. With the 13th century and the development of various types of fasteners for lacing, buttoning or slipping in, also boots developed. With the Renaissance it came gradually to the development of the cuff boots or cavalier boots as they were worn by cavalrymen. We still see them on every picture of a typical sailor as pirate boots. Of course, we also have shoes that are suitable as Viking boots. And if you are looking for Roman shoes, you will find the famous Roman sandals here.
Most of our shoes are made of real leather. Leather shoes as medieval shoes are a must for many historically inspired characters. They "age" the most elegantly and with good care last very long. From clasp shoes to lace-up boots you will find various historical shoes at our onlineshop.
Pirate boots and Viking shoes - leather shoes for live role-playing games
Whether you're looking for Roman sandals, Viking boots, princess shoes, cavalier boots as pirate boots or clap shoes with buckles for noblemen and noble ladies, you'll find what you're looking for at the Andracor Larp Shop. We offer various shoes for all possible characters of the live role playing game. Some of our medieval shoes and medieval leather gloves complement a Viking, as well as a 17th century mercenary. Our medieval shoes are also suitable for dwarves, humans, elves or orcs. In the fantasy genre there are actually no limits to their use. We also offer steampunk shoes for ladies of the Victorian period, moccasin for trappers and American natives, as well as various boots for man and woman, which are suitable for late medieval characters as well as soldiers, pirates and end-time characters.
Leather Gloves of the Middle Ages and Antiquity
Medieval leather gloves, gauntlet gloves or even chain mail gloves for knights, you can find at our Larp Onlineshop. But gloves existed long before the Middle Ages. The oldest representation of gloves for boxing dates back to the year 3000 BC, and can be found on Crete. The early models consisted of fur and bone clasps and were rather similar to our mittens. The Romans and Egyptians already had leather gloves with fingers, yet at that time they were regarded as a status symbol. King Tutankhamun had 27 pairs in his grave. But of course they were also practical to protect the hand from the cold in the northern areas or at work when picking olives. Even gladiators wore gloves to better grip their oiled enemies. Antique or medieval gloves usually consisted of leather, wool, cotton or fur. In the Middle Ages, church members wore medieval gloves at ceremonies. Later, gloves often served as a symbol for the granting of market rights by the feudal lord, the determination of knightly vassals and - who does not know the famous feudal glove - as a challenge to a duel. In the Middle Ages, popular models were leather gloves. Chain gloves or armoured gloves, like gauntlets, were made to complete knight's armour. Also three-finger gloves as archery gloves made of leather were developed.
Especially for women there were knitted medieval gloves from the 13th century. In the Renaissance gloves were decorated with fine embroidery and sequins. The models became longer and longer as the sleeves of the dresses became shorter. Over the next centuries a glove etiquette developed: In the evening velvet and silk and during the day suede was worn.
Even employees and soldiers have to wear gloves on occasions until today. So if you are looking for suitable medieval gloves or leather gloves for occasions or live role playing, you will find something here.