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Ren Faire Costumes for Newbies

Ren Faire Costumes for Newbies
Your tickets are bought, your hotel is booked, and your schedule has been cleared. It’s official: you are going to your first Renaissance Faire! You are truly in for a one-of-a-kind experience. Renaissance faires are full of performances, activities, games, and educational programs that will keep your trip busy and fun-filled. As a first timer, you may feel a little overwhelmed at first. Going to a Renaissance faire is almost like stepping into a long-lost world of kings, queens, knights, wenches, and minstrels. But don’t worry! Ren faires are always very welcoming and, as always, we at are always here to give you some tips and answer questions.

One of the best parts of Renaissance faires is getting wear great Ren faire costumes. Since you are new to the Renaissance faire world, here are some ways to make your first Ren faire costumes look like you’re a seasoned faire-goer. The first thing to think about is what kind of character you’d like to dress as. For this article, let’s say you want arrive at the faire looking like a royal maiden. Ren faire costumes that have the look of royal maidens are plentiful. You will have no trouble finding exactly what you want for this look here at

Of course, the easiest way to go about putting together great Ren faire costumes is to get a full dress. Full dresses often come with almost everything you need and require very few accessories. If you are a going for a look of royalty, take a look at our Isabel Silk Dress. Made from a breathable and light poly-silk fabric, this gorgeous dress, available in a vibrant shade of red, will keep you cool and looking like a royal maiden all at once. If you are looking for something a little more casual but still captures that air of royalty, our Maid Marion Riding Ensemble with Corset is perfect. These outfits are officially licensed replicas of the outfit worn by Maid Marion in the Ridley Scott film Robin Hood and are perfect for the royal-yet-understated look.

There are many other ways to enhance your Ren faire costumes – accessories, shoes, jewelry – but we’ll save that for another article. Until then, happy Ren faire-ing!

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