Charyl Rocco wrote:What about bamboo long underwear. I love mine - not itchy and cheaper than silk. Boody Wear (organically grown bamboo viscose). Breathable, soft, thermoregulating.
Coydon Wallham wrote:Ancient comment I know, but just read the entire thread and didn't see it addressed anywhere. The fringe (tassles) is not a fashion addition to true buck skins- it is primarily there to wick away moisture from surrounding, integral leather and increase surface area to allow it to evaporate faster.
Jocelyn Campbell wrote: the clothing doesn't have to look native. As for me, simpler is better - no tassels (unless that's part of the buckskin construction?), beads or headdresses for this gal! I'm also thinking Paul isn't exactly a Tonto-wannabe. This is more about the purity of the clothing, not so much attempting to emulate indigenous or ethnic traditions, though often traditional cultures do have inherent wisdom in their ways.
Janette Raven wrote: For undergarments, and I make all my own, there is nothing that beats New Zealand merino wool knit fabric.
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