Tailor (5e Background)

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Tailor[edit]

You possess a great talent in creating and designing various pieces of clothing, even to the point of treating such profession as an art form. You have knowledge on the latest fashion trends across various communities, as well as working with a wide array of materials, colors, patterns and styles to make the most eye-catching and comfortable clothes ever worn. Did you take up this occupation out of mere interest, or born from a family whose livelihood are associated with clothing, or were you inspired by a famous fashion designer whose clothes have struck you with awe? Do you manufacture your designs single-handedly, or do you also employ various apprentices or other designers of your association to assist you in realizing your works? Were you creating clothes that are ready-to-wear for the masses, or are you solely catering your craft to the rich and elite? Do you only run a few boutiques in your neighborhood, or are you planning on expanding into a formidable fashion empire?


"Did you see what Ser Bradley was wearing the other day, I hear its from that tailor." -Ser Jefforey.


Skill Proficiencies: Choose two from among Insight, Investigation, Persuasion and Sleight of Hand

Tool Proficiencies: Weaver's tools

Languages: One of your choice

Equipment: Weaver's tools, a notebook containing your designs and measurements for various clothing, measuring tape, a set of fine clothes, and a purse containing 20 gp.

d6 Specialization
1 Coats
2 Hats
3 Trousers
4 Shirts
5 Accessories
6 Suits

Feature: Fashionista[edit]

You know which clothing designs and colors will appease or insult people of a specific culture or standing. In addition, you can recognize the tailor or designer of a set of fine clothes by sight.


Suggested Characteristics[edit]

d4 Personality Trait
1 I can always spot a quality made outfit
2 I can spend hours talking about outfits
3 No outfit is too challenging
4 Dare to try yellow?
d4 Ideal
1 Greed. No price is too high for quality
2 Honesty. A fair price for my work
3 Knowledge I'm always looking for new techniques
4 I aim to share my knowledge with others eager to learn
d4 Bond
1 I once made a suit for a noble and became famous for it.
2 I work to perfect this dying art.
3 If competitors won't join me they will crumble.
4 If my technique was revealed it could ruin me.
d4 Flaw
1 I will go to great lengths to collect the smallest debt.
2 I sometimes find myself distracted by the smallest details.
3 i can't help interrupting mid-conversation to amend an outfit.
4 Sometimes I can spend forever getting dressed, but the outfit was perfect.

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