Robin Hood Fancy Dress Ideas – Robin Hood was a highly skilled archer and swordsman, who was wrongfully robbed of his lands and made into an outlaw. Robin formed a group of fellow outlaws, who he called his “Merry Men”, and roamed around Sherwood Forest, in Lincoln green clothes, robbing from the rich to give to the poor. There are many songs and stories about Robin Hood, which began in medieval times and have continued through to modern day literature, films and TV. Robin Hood fancy dress costumes have also become an extremely popular form of fancy dress outfit.
One of the underlying themes in all the stories of Robin Hood is the great camaraderie there is between Robin and his Merry Men, such as Little John, Will Scarlet, Alan of Dale and Friar Tuck. Of course, there is also the romance between Robin and the fair Maid Marion. As popular as Robin Hood Fancy Dress outfits are for the men, so Maid Marion fancy dress outfits are for the ladies. Other Sherwood Forest costumes include some great female Robin hood outfits for the women, while the main alternative to Robin for the guys is the Monk fancy dress costume of Friar Tuck or the Sheriff of Nottingham outfit. Below we look at a selection of great Robin Hood fancy dress ideas.
These awesome Robin Hood fancy dress ideas are just perfect for a Sherwood Forest themed party.
Based around a brown tunic and a pair of brown trousers, these outfits are a great example of a Robin Hood fancy dress costume.
These Sherwood Forest costumes also include a belt, a pair of matching boot covers and of course a classic green hat with a feather.
Just buy a bow and arrow set to complete your outfit and you’ll be ready to take on King John and that nasty Sheriff of Nottingham.
This Tales of Old England Sheriff of Nottingham costume is a superb looking themed Robin Hood fancy dress costume, which is just perfect for a Sherwood themed party.
The Sherwood Forest costume is based around a black tunic with a silver button detail and a mock silver chain mail top.
The themed Robin Hood fancy dress outfits also include a pair of black trousers and belt, as well as a pair of gloves.
The Tales of Old England Maid Marion costume is another of those great Robin Hood fancy dress ideas and is based around a long blue dress with a fitted bodice that has a gold trim and long flared sleeves.
These Sherwood Forest outfits also include a gold crown that has a blue veil attached.
If none of the above Robin Hood fancy dress ideas are quite what you are looking for, then check out the Robin Hood Fancy Dress Costumes section of the website.