“Didst thou not fall out with a tailor for wearing his new doublet before Easter?
— Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet (late 16thC)
It’s a very old superstition indeed, that you should wear brand new clothes on Easter Day, for good luck!
Image: Dyckmans, Josephus Laurentius (1854). The Lady of Fashion. Available HERE.
Further Reading: Shakespeare, William. Romeo and Juliet. Available HERE.
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