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For the much needed replacement of clothing

Sirothelle rests near the Heart of the World, one of the largest active volcano known in Idalos. Within the walls of this city resides the Aukarians, a race known for its treachery and murderous intent. Stone is a main component in the construction of most of the buildings in this city as the Aukari have a habit of burning down towns with their fire. Almost everything is made of stone, even their house, room, and beds. Most travelers do not come here, whether out of fear, hatred, or both. If an adventurer had the courage to step foot within Sirothelle, they can expect not to be greeted kindly, if at all.

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• Location • Ashen Outfitters

Postby Whisper » Tue Jun 21, 2016 3:01 pm

Ashen Outfitters


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One of the few realities of life in Sirothelle is the constant need for new items of clothing. Even for the most careful of aukari, the chance of spontaneous combustion is always a possibility. For this reason, clothing is cheaply made in the city, and sold just as cheaply. However there is nothing exciting or colourful about the clothing; the normally quick turn around (especially for infants, children or adolescents) of clothing means that there is little point in making exciting, decorative or colourful items of clothing. Most often found around the city are earthy colours, ranging from dull whites and greys, to reds, browns and blacks.

Only those who are fortunate enough in their wealth can hope to acquire clothing that is intricately sewn and pristine in quality, or even something dyed with other shades of colour. Often, the age of an aukari can be told by their clothing too, as even the most wealthy of families will not bother to purchase expensive clothing for their children. Very rarely are second-hand clothes worn, as most do not grow to the point where they need new clothes without ruining the original ones. Even new clothes are not expensive though, given the obvious sheer need for the citizens to be clothed.

Known as Ashen Outfitters, this humble establishment is located on the edge of the city centre, with easy access from the main living quarters of the residents of Sirothelle. Here, just a stone's throw away from the bustling heart of Sirothelle, an individual can purchase a wide variety of garments and commission various alteration services. As a general rule, seamstresses and tailors spend much of their time creating generically sized items; very very pieces are commissioned to fit an individual. This allows for clothing to be ready and waiting for individuals who need the clothing instantly.

In the back, three seamstresses work to keep the manufacturing line moving, creating approximately four items of clothing each during the course of the day. Whilst the sewing is neat, it is not necessarily durable, and buyers do not mind, as they understand the clothes will likely not be ruined by tearing, rather by forces beyond the control of the tailors.

Out on the shop front, racks of clothing are split first by garment item (trousers, skirts, blouses and shirts) and then by generic size, which all aukari will have a rough idea of which will fit them. A customer has then only to chose among the limited colour or style options, and then taking said item to one of the store clerks waiting on hand.


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