In the 16th to 18th centuries illustrations of famous pirates often be showin' them wearin' expensive, flamboyant garments. Perhaps because the first pirate to be boardin' a prize vessel was rewarded wit the best choice of clothes.
Throughout the Golden Age of Piracy, there be few captains more flamboyant than Jack Rackham. Called “Calico Jack” due to his flashy dress, his short career was marked wit daring and bravery.
Other notorious flamboyant pirates be Bartholomew Robert, Captain Kidd, Thomas Tew and Henry Every.
Antilles Trading Company be dressin' many of the Florida Pirate Crews. Weather ye be Captain or Crew. Our clothing items be worn to events, festivals, merry makin' or general cavortin'. Many clothing items be dual use, for those wit a darin' pirate spirit, they can be bein' worn everyday.