I may have just found my inspiration

This article popped up on medievalist.net today:

What did the Renaissance man wear? Historian recreates outfit from the 16th century

Accompanied by this video:

A couple of days ago I expressed a deeply held dream to my significant other to do a PhD in history with a focus on some of the topics and areas I explore here. Material culture, expression of identity and culture through clothing and women’s social choices and lifestyles in the Low Countries during the Renaissance.

I have a Bachelors Degree in History so I know that once you’ve determined the area you want to explore then you need to find which academics are already playing in the area. This article pops up, and all of a sudden it’s much more possible and tangible. Let’s see what happens!