Category Archives: Outlandish Outfits

Sometimes we dress up in special attire or even costumes for Outlander events…or we see an outfit that just says “OUTLANDER!” and we must have it…

Halloween Costume Ideas for any Outlander Fan

With Halloween around the corner, we look forward to expressing our love for Outlander through costumes and character dress from the books and television show.  There are so many creative ideas we have seen at the various gatherings, meet-ups, conventions, and Comic Cons that we feel would be just right for that October 31st party. Whether you’re honoring Terry Dresbach by re-creating her beautiful designs or reproducing a character scene from the TV show, you will find some interesting and unique ideas to fashion your own Outlandish Cosplay.

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Outlander Inspired Jewelry and Casual Wear

In our obsession, we tend to wear Outlander or Scottish themed jewelry and clothing quite a bit!

Over time, we have accumulated quite the variety of items, whether we purchased them ourselves or they were given to us as gifts.

Today in our blog we share several of our ensemble pieces and, for most of them, where they were acquired.  Here  are our treasures:

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Creating Your Own Modern Outlandish Wear

The gown was two years out of fashion by cosmopolitan standards of Jamaica, but it was clean, which was the main thing so far as I was concerned.

The gown itself was not at all bad, it was of cream silk, half sleeved and very simple, but with panniers of wine-striped silk over the hips, and a ruching of claret-colored silk piping that ran in two rows from waist to bosom.  With the Brussels lace I had purchased sewn around the sleeves, I though it would do, even if the cloth was not quite the first quality.

“I’m glad you picked that one.” I said, touching the stone gently.  It was warm from his body.  “Goes much better with the dress than the sapphire or the emerald would.”

Jamie had finally taken time to notice the rest of my costume.  His eye traveled slowly over me from head to hem, and a smile spread across his face.

“Ye make a verra ornamental jewel box, Sassenach,” he said.  “A fine distraction, aye?”

Diana Gabaldon, Drums of Autumn. Chapter 6, pages 101 – 104.

I love fashion.  I often look at web sites of my favorite clothing stores to look for inspiration on looks and sewing ideas.  Lately, I have found myself often turning to Anthropologie and Pinterest for my newest ideas.  Unfortunately, my tastes do not often meet my budget.  So when I can, I try and make pieces myself.  There  is nothing better that adding new life to something that I already own or even upscaling a piece of clothing that was once considered out of style. Just as Claire’s gown in Drums of Autumn.  ♥

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