A Look at Witchy Fashion

Three witches by a cauldron performing a spell

As we all know, witches have existed for many centuries and continue to exist today. Many were healers, fortune tellers, soothsayers, and many more; but, some big questions that are on many witches’ mind are: what does a traditional witch’s outfit look like? What did witches wear? Are the witchy outfits of today historically accurate to what “real” witches wore? Does the broom actually have anything to do with witches? We will break down some of the traditional clothes that a witch would wear, alongside some accessories that we have come to know today as part of the witchy outfit. This brief history focuses on not just the historical accuracy of what witches used to wear, but also aims to explain where some concepts of witchy fashion came from such as her broom or pointed hat. 

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