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HIGHGUARD

Orthodox, Pious, Righteous. The founders of the Empire.

Highguard characters live in the central-eastern Empire, in units called "chapters". Their aesthetic is very churchey - think clerics, paladins and crusaders. Military service is a big part of Highguard culture, so a military aesthetic is very prevalent regardless of the type of character you're playing.

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They aren't celibate or prudish, but they do wear veils and hoods for moments of significance.

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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

COLOURS

Greyscale with Bright or Metallic Accents

Highguard tend to look very "severe", blocks of black, white and greys with bright accents and metallics, often in a single colour to match your Chapter insignia. Most Highguard chapters have a signature colour to give them a uniform, unit appearance.

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

Black Collared Tunic

Black Collared Tunic

A black collared tunic, ideal for Highguard. Also available in Purple.

£14-30

Black maxi dress

Black maxi dress

You can get these basically anywhere in a variety of colours, and they make great layering items for people that want a bit of dramatic swoosh.

£12.50

Kallavesi Tunic

Kallavesi Tunic

Bit of an unusual cut for larp - but I could see this working as part of an outfit for a Kallavesi mystic or priest, or even a Highguard character that wants to convey a bit of a stern, businesslike impression.

£27-£55

Velvet Robe with Lace Trim

Velvet Robe with Lace Trim

A stretch velvet robe with lace trim. Available in maroon and black, would seem at home in Highguard, but also potentially as a Temeschwari League or Varushka layer.

£12

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 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

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

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

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

"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

Kallavesi Kaftan Tunic

Kallavesi Kaftan Tunic

An easy summery tunic layer, perfect for Kallavesi of Wintermark or any other characters that wear a lot of black.

£17.50-£35

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