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DAWN

Arthurian Tropes on Epic Quests

Dawnish characters come from the equivalent of the eastern midlands of the Empire - while the climate and terrain can be extreme in some regions, it's mostly a pleasant and temperate land.

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They like bright colours and rich fabrics, brocade, and stylised heraldic animal motifs. Dawn has a class system - Nobles are expected to look rich and like they don't do a lot of manual labour outside of sports and martial pursuits. Yeofolk are the working class, and their costumes will be a little simpler and more practical.


For the core Dawnish look, think about a renaissance fair or an 80's swords and sorcery movie - that's the general direction you're looking in.

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For the official Profound Decisions costume guide, including photographs of characters from the game, take a look at the Look and Feel and the Costumes pages of the wiki

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COLOURS

Summer Meadow and Jewel Colours

You're looking for the colours of summer. Deep sky blues, bright sunflower yellows, striking reds, rich purples and green grass, along with silver and gold metallics, in brocade, velvet and other rich fabrics.

Long Robe

Long Robe

A long, collared robe WITH POCKETS. Also comes in white and a sort of off-blue. It's a cotton blend, so the white might be able to take dye.

£20

Really Long Tunic

Really Long Tunic

A really long shapeless tunic thing. It comes in BRIGHT FUCKIN YELLOW, grey and navy. Just a decent baselayer really - the yellow could serve you well in Dawn or the Brass Coast, the other colours for Varushka or Wintermark. It's a linen blend so the beige will take dye well if you wanted to turn it green for Navarr or something.

£35

Faux Fur Cuffs

Faux Fur Cuffs

For a touch of luxury around your cuffs. Available in many different fur styles, and great for Wintermark, Temeschwar League, Varushka and Dawn

£15-£30

Boring Plain Trousers, 2pk

Boring Plain Trousers, 2pk

I mean, they're pyjama pants, what do you want from me here. Perfect boring leg layers for literally anybody.

£25

Beige Trousers

Beige Trousers

Don't worry about the waistband - your top layer will cover it. Nondescript beige trousers. Ideal for Suaq, or anybody else that wants a neutral baselayer on your legs.

£14

Plain Blue Tunic

Plain Blue Tunic

Decent starting point for Steinr - easily modified with a bit of garment trim for less than a fiver and half an hour's work if you wanted to upgrade. Also potentially good for Kallavesi, or even Dawnish and Highguard characters.

£8-£24

Red tunic set with gold embroidery

Red tunic set with gold embroidery

Hey Varushka and Dawn! I think this one is for you. Can be styled any number of ways to fit into either nation. It does come in a whole rainbow of colours, but bear in mind your nation's colour palette when browsing around.

£25

Blue sleeveless tunic

Blue sleeveless tunic

Quite a nice tunic thing - there's a few nations you could fit this into with the right accessories. I'm thinking Dawn and Varushka initially.

£22

Faux Fur Neckscarf

Faux Fur Neckscarf

Add a bit of luxury to your neck with a removable fur trim (or safety pin it to your cloak or tunic if you want, I'm not the boss of you). Available in a variety of colours, and nice for Wintermark, Temeschwar league, Dawn and Varushka

£15-30

Gold Bangle

Gold Bangle

SHINIES. Jewelry really makes a character! Ideal for Wintermark Steinr, but I could also see Dawn or even the Brass Coast wearing this amongst their other trinkets.

£13

Black tie sleeve tunic

Black tie sleeve tunic

Slouchy Kallavesi look, but Highguard might be interested, and even maybe the Dawnish that are into goth stylings.

£10

Navy Collared Tunic

Navy Collared Tunic

A navy tunic with gold embroidery. At home in the Brass Coast, but also potentially suitable in Highguard and Dawn with acessories.

£18

Fancy Blouse

Fancy Blouse

Fancy shirt thing. Comes in beige, white, black and purple. It's cotton, so if you get the white one it'll take dye real easy. Could be alright for the League, or perhaps Dawn with the right accessories.

£24.90

Linen trousers

Linen trousers

Cool and made from IC looking fabric. They come in loads of colours, if you can only find pale ones try dying them a more on brief colour. You can get these from about March to September, from loads of different shops, but sometimes you get what you pay for and the cheaper ones might not last more than a year.

£10 - 25

Black Velvet Satchel

Black Velvet Satchel

Pretty little bag to shove your notepad, water bottle and other random crap in. Black velvet, great for a fancy Kallavesi or one of the gothier Dawnish.

£18.99

"Meggings". Like leggings but y'know, Manly.

"Meggings". Like leggings but y'know, Manly.

Don't worry about the waistband - your upper layer will hide it. A pair of comfy looking grey leggings that would be fine base layers for basically any nation, and specifically in a men's cut. I put them in my wintermark folder originally but whatever.

£7.50-£10

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