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Looking for costumes for couples from the medieval period? Steal from the rich and give to the poor as Robin Hood along with his ladylove, Maid Marian. According to the modern day version, Robin Hood was an outlaw of the medieval period who fought against the tyranny of the wealthy to bring justice and money back to the poor. Maid Marian was actually a character created for the May Games festivals and one theory suggests she later took on the role of Robin Hood's love interest as he became an important figure during May Day. Here's our version of these medieval costumes for couples.
As Robin Hood, you'll wear a leather tunic over a lace up gauze shirt. For pants, a pair of tan pants tucked into dark boots will do. Add Robin Hood's recognizable feathered hat to top off the costume. As an accessory, get your bow and arrows at a costume shop.
For Maid Marian, you'll need a Renaissance dress. Choose a sleek form fitting Renaissance dress with voluminous sleeves and a flowing hemline. Complete your Maid Marian costume by adding a headdress with attached veil.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|