DIY Medieval Dresses from Medieval Wedding Dresses.The above photos are of the "bliaut", which “is a rich, full overgown made of fine silk, laced tight down the sides of the body, with long, hanging sleeves.” The navigation on this site isn’t great and if you click on a link within a post it may show up as a 404 error. If you stick to the sidebar you are fine and the links work. The dresses on this site are:
Baid Kirtle and Gown. “The kirtle, the basic medieval dress, is cut in rectangles, and has long straight sleeves. It’s often worn with a fancier overtunic.”
Bliaut. "The bliaut is a rich, full overgown made of fine silk, laced tight down the sides of the body, with long, hanging sleeves."
Cotehardie. “The cotehardie is another figure-hugging gown, this time with tight sleeves and a buttoned or laced front.”
Houppelande. “The houpplelande is a later gown, long and full and worn belted above the waist. “
Sideless surcoat. “The sideless surcoat is cut away at the sides to reveal a tighly-fitted undergown, and often shows heraldic colours.”
Underwear. “A simple linen shift for women and a shirt for men.”