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Common Medieval Clothing Colors

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Black: First associated with the Vikings, black was worn by all and eventually became the color worn by mourners, the elderly, and scholars.

Blue: Light blue was worn by all, but dark blue was worn by higher-ranking nobles and royalty until it became associated with scholars and apprentices.

Crimson: A bright red worn by the wealthy.

Flame: A bright red-orange reserved for the wealthy.

Gold Cloth: Reserved for royalty.

Green: All shades; worn by all.

Murrey: Deep purple-red. Worn by the rich.

Parti-colored: Clothes that were often made up of several different colors like a Harlequin doll.

Purple: Reserved for royalty and very high-ranking nobility.

Red: Worn by all.

Red-browns: Extremely popular and worn by all.

Scarlet: A vibrant shade first reserved for royalty and then worn only be nobility.

Silver Cloth: Reserved for royalty.

Siskin: Light greenish-yellow worn by the wealthy.

Slate: A gray blue. Worn by all.

Tan: A light brown worn by the nobility.

Tartan: A plaid pattern of Scottish origin, the unique colors and pattern of which denote the wearer’s clan or family.

Tawny: A brownish-yellow color that was popular. Worn by all.

Watchet: A light greenish-blue worn by all.

White: Worn by all, but preferred by the nobility and royalty.

Yellow: Worn by all.

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His visage, framed by dark, thick waves of hair, was a bit proud of countenance: something that others, not knowing him, might mistake for arrogance. 

Confident in his skills and in his mission, he sometimes displayed an impatience that arose only from a desire to fulfill the task at hand. 

His worn-down red-and-sand-hued flight jacket had been with him as long as he had been in the Resistance, rising through its ranks

Five times Alix and Kim couldn’t back down from a dare

Summary:  Where that one particular dare somehow aggravated their nerves every year, and they were suckers to accept the challenge so quickly, especially when it came to the both of them.

A/N:  Inspired by @caprette‘s art idk man just take it 


14 years old, dare no.1: Kim had to wear the dunce cone for another month if he didn’t wear a different colour of his shirt on the month before that. 

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“His visage, framed by dark, thick waves of hair, was a bit proud of countenance: something that others, not knowing him, might mistake for arrogance. Confident in his skills and in his mission, he sometimes displayed an impatience that arose only from a desire to fulfill the task at hand. His worn-down red-and sand-hued flight jacket had been with him as long as he had been in the Resistance, rising through its ranks.” 

Alan Dean Foster, Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

[Poe’s] worn-down red-and-sand-hued flight jacket had been with him as long as he had been in the Resistance, rising through its ranks.
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The Force Awakens novelization

AND POE JUST GAVE IT TO FINN

JUST LIKE THAT

THIS THING HE’D HAD SINCE FOREVER AND MEANT SO MUCH TO HIM

HE JUST…

GAVE IT TO FINN