Outlander is a story that is appreciated well beyond the boundaries of traditional entertainment. For us, it will always be more than a book or television series. Diana Gabaldon’s stories speak inherent truths we all can relate to within our own lives. The journey she takes her readers on allow moments of reflection, enable deeper understanding of relationships, offer hope, and, most of all, encourage strength and resilience. It is easy to identify with each character in some way – perhaps through the emotions they expressed, the choices that they made, loss they experienced, or in the traces of humanity that easily come to life through the poetic words of Diana Gabaldon.
One of the greatest things as an Outlander fan is the growing availability of memorabilia we can collect or give as gifts to our dearest friends. Searching for novel and unique items not only supports our natural addiction for the series, it also entertains us while the season is not in session. Clothing that resembles the Outlander costumes are definitely a prize any fan would hope to own.
In today’s blog, we take a look at the officially-licensed Claire Fraser’s Riding Gloves from AbbyShot. As we appreciate the level of craftsmanship of this item, we will also discuss how history shaped the use of gloves, our overall impressions, and our appreciation for having this unique piece to add to our Outlandish wardrobe. Continue reading An Outlander Review of Claire Fraser’s Riding Gloves by AbbyShot