Many of the clothing styles from the early Anglo-Saxons would also have been worn by early Saxons, though the styles may have shifted over time.
- See also: Anglo-Saxon clothing
Clothing by Time Period
- Both genders: Characterized by a basic T-tunic of durable linen or wool dyed in natural colors, usually worn in layers of two with relatively thin belts worn at the waist. Both wore shoes of leather and short semi-circular mantil.
- Male: Usually wore cross-gartered trews beneath knee-length T-tunics.
- Women: Usually wore a veil and their tunics were ankle length (under layer) and knee length (outer layer).
- Clothed Seemly and Proper: The Saxons by Jehanne de Huguenin [Patterns and description]
- Clothed Seemly and Proper, the Second Part: The late 11th and 12th centuries by Jehanne de Huguenin [Description]
- Headwear: How to Make a Toque [Patterns and Description]
- "Cranach" Gown
- abt 1530s: A Saxon Lady’s Outfit As Seen in the Works of Lucas Cranach by Kass McGann [Images and Description, Patterns for Purchase]
- Cranach Gown Part 1: Research from Truth is Stranger than Fashion blog
- Cranach Gown Part 2: Skirt Construction Part 1 from Truth is Stranger than Fashion blog
- 16th c: Early German-Saxon (Cranach) Gowns from Sophie Stitches