The Lady Adventurer

Costuming shenanigans

Partlets Part Deux

| August 23, 2009

The most widely- known type of partlet is an item of outerwear, like a shrug.  Another garment commonly called a partlet is similar, but often worn under a dress, to fill or decorate a neckline.  I’d just like to say here that a partlet is NOT a shirt that is split all the way down [...]


| August 23, 2009

A partlet is sort of a sleeveless shrug.  I use the word for two similar garments.  The first is as an item of outerwear, like my black partlet here: This partlet is made of a quite heavy coatweight wool, lined in oatmeal linen.  It’s one of my favorite pieces, because it really helps pull an [...]