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Why not dress up in a renaissance wench costume this Halloween for a tankard full o’ fun?
The renaissance era is considered to span from the 14th century to the 17th century and first began in Florence and then spread to the rest of Europe. There’s a wealth of historical information about the renaissance – its customs, language and clothing – BUT!!!
This is not a history site and you’re not here for a history lesson! You’re here because you’re looking for a renaissance wench costume or any other type of renaissance Halloween costume – and – you’ve come to the right place. Here we review some of the most beautiful, fun, sexy renaissance costumes for women, men and childres
When we talk of Renaissance clothing we think of romantic clothing Elizabethan England – women’s clothing was laced at the bodice and had long and draping skirts. William Shakespear was in his prime leavig us a lasting image of beautiful Juliette style dresses and romantic leading men ready to defend damsels in distress!
Above – the traditional renaissance wench costume:
The Tavern Wench Adult Plus Costume for the curvacious buxom serving wench look. Made for having fun, this costume features a crushed velvet crimson skirt gathered at the sides, gold trimmed black halter corset laced at the front, white peasant style blouse with the traditional gathered neck and elbow length gathered sleeves. Topped off with a mop cap which no wench would venture out without.
Romantic and alluring in this Renaissance Wench Costume
An exquisite Medieval Beauty rather than a wench, Maid Marian will have Robin and his merry men eager to do her bidding.
Her gown is of pale blue crushed velvet with an intricate brocade-like insert to the bodice front and puffed upper sleeves, draping lower sleeves add to the romantic effect. The square neckline is trimmed with gold lace braid and gold piping highlights the bodice insert. Maroon arm gauntlets and belt add richness to the overall look. Finished off with a blue and gold head piece with a sheer organza veil.
The style of this renaissance wench costume with the front insert is extremely flattering to the figure and drapes over your curves beautifully.
Team up with Robin Hood or one of the many Knight’s costumes to be a spectacular renaissance couple.
Saucy Renaissance Wench Costume
Bring a sparkle to the master’s eye in this sassy renaissance wench costume. The high quality of this outfit will stand up to whatever fun you could want to get up to.
The dark maroon-red peasant dress has an attached crushed velvet over skirt in a bright golden color.
The black lace-up corset vest is cut away under the bust to enhance the serving wench look – pull it in as tight as you want to show off your curves.
Great for Halloween, renaissance faire or even a gypsy themed party. A very sexy renaissance wench costume – wear it and enjoy!
Another Renaissance Wench Idea -A Tavern Maiden
This beautiful dress gives the impression of being several separate garments but is in fact just one.
The off the shoulder cream chemise has a ruffled neckline. Over this is the effect of a front laced vest.
The two-toned long striped skirt features a rich green over-skirt.
A wide black belt cinches in the waist.
Wear with a pair of high boots and maybe treat yourself to a beautiful wig with long flowing tresses (unless you’ve got your own of course)
Available in adult sizes of small, medium, large and x-large and plus sizes 2x and 3x.
For more Renaissance Wench costume ideas, accessories, and partner costumes be sure to check out the post under extra renaissance costumes.