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The English Renaissance period brings to mind visions of knights in shinning armor who came to the rescue of fair maidens. This really fires up the imagination for fun and play. We have some very exciting kids renaissance costumes for Halloween.
Renaissance Fairs as we know them today began in the Southern California city of Los Angeles. The sights and sounds of these fairs really give you a feel for what it was like back in merry old England. The promoters go to great lengths to duplicate the look of an English village around the time of Queen Elizabeth I. They wear women and mens Renaissance costumes. People who work at the fairs and also the vendors really become transformed and reenact how people talked, dressed and lived back in those days.
Juliet Child Costume. There was no maiden so fair as Juliet! Your little girl will become enchanting in this floor length blue crushed velvet dress. The costume has an empire waist, and is gold trimmed. The matching head band is also trimmed in gold. Your kid can be Juliet, a queen or even a lady in waiting, let her imagination run wild. This lovely costume is easy to wear and care for. It comes in Child Sizes: Small, Medium, and Large.
The great thing about renaissance costumes is that there are many exciting outfits that both boys and girls would like to wear. This is so different from what we usually think of as boy versus girl costumes. It was a time of daring heroes and beautiful heroines.
Robin Hood Child Costume. He “stole from the rich to give to the poor!” You may question whether this was the right way to go about it or not but Robin Hood’s methods are still with us. He and his band of merry men had quite a time living in Sherwood Forest and outsmarting the Sheriff of Nottingham.
This Robin Hood outfit consists of a forest green tunic, the collar of the tunic is attached. Along the sleeves and the bottom of the tunic is a faux leather cut in the fringe type design so familiar for that period. You also get a pair of brown pants which are included. It comes along with matching faux leather boot covers and hat. The hat has a red feather jauntily sticking up in it and notice the same red color in in the trim of the tunic. This costume comes in child sizes: 4, 6, 8 and 10. The belt is included but not the boots. This costume is great, what kid wouldn’t be very proud to wear it?
Fairy tales are full of sweet princesses from Sleeping Beauty to the Little Mermaid. Every little girl is fascinated by and dreams of becoming a beautiful princess. She is after all a very important part of the story and always winds up being very happy. This is a pretty good dream to have.
Princess Juliet Toddler Costume. Your little princess will instantly look as if she just stepped out of a fairy tale in this gorgeous dress. The royal purple and gold dress is ankle length with a wide ruffle along the bottom. The empire waist has purple flowers in the front right above the beautiful golden waistband. The long sleeves have purple ribbons that match the ribbons that flow from her purple and gold headband. The detail work in this costume makes this such a top quality Halloween outfit. Your precious one will feel like a princess in this and win the hearts of everyone who sees her. It comes in Toddler size: 2-4T. The gold slippers are sold separately.
The warriors of the renaissance were the knights. They lived by a fierce code of honor and were prepared to protect their lord or king and to practice chivalry towards women of the Renaissance. They created many legends such as King Arthur’s Knights of the Round Table.
Warrior Knight Costume - This boys renaissance costume is simple but elegant. This dashing renaissance warrior costume is truly fit for a king. Your child could imagine himself to be King Arthur taking charge of his kingdom! The costume is black with silver on the sleeves and along the cowl and border of the tunic. The tunic top has a fearsome dragon crest design. This knight costume can not only we worn for Halloween but perhaps in a play or at a Renaissance festival. This costume includes the cowl with the crown attached the tunic and boot tops, the boots and sword are sold separately. Sizes Small, Medium and Large.
These costumes can be worn not only at Halloween but at Renaissance fairs as well. People who attend them are encouraged to become a part of the fun and dress in renaissance costumes. In addition to the Renaissance Pleasure Fair of Southern California there are renaissance fairs all over the country which feature entertainment, food, games and rides. Every effort is made to make them as authentic as possible.
Jolly times at the Fair!
Dressing up in these costumes will make your kids feel like they have stepped out of a beloved fairy tale into real life. It never gets old and stays very exciting as well.
The history of Renaissance clothing styles is fascinating. The original middle age European apparel, from around four hundred up to eleven hundred altered quite slowly. Over a time period of many hundreds of years, folks in most areas dressed distinctively based on whether or not they acknowledged as being a part of the older Roman Empire inhabitants, or with the newer communities for example the Franks, Anglo-Saxons, Visigoths. One of the most quickly recognizable distinctions between both groups was the male Renaissance apparel. The newer people usually dressed in short tunics, and wore belts. They had on pants you could see and hose which are also called stockings. The more Roman communities, and also the Church, stayed pretty loyal with the lengthier tunics associated with Roman fancier dress up outfits, that came down below their knees, and frequently almost to the floor. Through the conclusion of this time period all these variations had completely faded away. Roman apparel styles stayed primarily as unique types of garments for the clergy whose attire has not altered a lot up to the current time. To wear kids and adult Renaissance costumes is to step back into a really exciting history.