This one piece, one size, sleeveless coat is designed especially for our Thick Wool. Striking cable columns become a shawl collar; a 'look twice' creation from Belinda.
ONE SIZE – from top of collar to hem 105cms, back section width 65cms, ribbed collar width 37cms.
Regarding size, one size fits all, although if you would like your Caesar's Coat 'made to measure' please contact us. Measurements required: shoulder to shoulder and nape of neck to hips.
Each garment is hand-made for you, so please allow 4 weeks from order date to delivery.
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you will need: 8 x 100g BUTTERSOFT
A DECREE WAS PASSED that all people should swathes themselves in a coat designed by Belinda; undyed, majestic, grand and warm. Perhaps worn by the great emperor of Rome - Caesar himself. However, it would not have been made in British EARTH (thick wool) - a tad hot if worn in a 32 °heatwave…
THE FACTS: Roman men commonly dressed in 2 garments, the tunica and the toga. The tunica was a short woollen under-garment with short sleeves. In contrast, to wear a long tunic with long sleeves was considered effeminate and was generally avoided by society as a whole.
The tunic worn by patrician (aristocratic) men was made from white wool or expensive linen, while the poor would wear whatever fabric was readily available. Similar to the toga, distinct tunics were worn to signify one's title.
The toga was a large cumbersome robe-like garment of white wool and used up to 9 metres of material. Being such a bulky and uncomfortable article of clothing, it became customary in later times to wear it only on state occasions.