Goddesses Costume Ideas
Myths are enchanting.
The stories wrap you up, capture your imagination and make you start to muddle
fantasy with reality. The beautiful myths of the many Greek goddesses are even
more enrapturing than other mythological creatures. From Athena to Aphrodite,
the poise, grace and power these women had come together to create an
unforgettable costume for your next event. You will turn heads when you enter
the room even without supernatural powers bestowed upon you by the gods. Your
power will not go unnoticed, but neither will your beauty. A sleek dress and
gilded accents are a sure hit for any costume party.
Types of Goddesses
Rule with knowledge
and beauty over any gathering you attend, whether it is a theme party or
costume party. A flowing gown will make you feel like a goddess who is both
strong and fair. As you fall into character, you will soon be speaking in
rhythmic iambic pentameter.
"If you always greatly honor with kindness the kindly ones, you will surely be preeminent."
Even as centuries
pass, the classic stories and looks of the Greek gods remain in style. You will
always look divine in a flowing gown fit for the goddess you are. This simple
costume is both stylish and sophisticated whether you are heading out to a
costume party or a Halloween ball.
"A day can press down all human things, and a day can raise them up."
Power is extremely
attractive. As the goddess of wisdom, courage, inspiration, civilization, law
and justice, mathematics, strength and war strategy, Athena is very powerful
indeed. Channel her presence with this jaw-dropping costume that plays into the
fantasy land of Greek mythology.
"Three times as many glorious gifts shall be yours on account of the king's arrogance."
With grace and fairness, Athena managed to reign over some of the most difficult assignments. While dealing with war and law, she is always aiming toward heroic endeavor. Her beauty matches her power, and yours does, too. Let it shine with this flowing Greek gown that accentuates your womanly power.
"But the great leveler, Death: not even the gods can defend a man." - Athena
Goddess Group Costume Ideas
The power of one goddess is breathtaking, but the power of a group of
goddesses will absolutely blow them away. Make an entrance to your next event
with all of your closest girlfriends by your side, and the whole party will
stop when you walk in. Goddesses have beauty and grace that cannot be matched
by mere mortals, but they also have divine powers that are used to create
powerful forces like love, justice and knowledge. Whether good or evil, you and
your friends will draw the attention of the mortals in the room whether you
choose to be Athena, Medusa or Perseus.
Friends & Couples Goddess Costume Ideas
Athena and Medusa
When Medusa slighted Athena's beauty, Athena was sure to teach the woman a lesson she would never forget. "Medusa, there is more to life than beauty alone you see," said Athena as she turned Medusa's beautiful hair into a head full of snakes. Show up to your next bash as this dueling duo.
Goddess and Perseus
The perfect couple costume. As the son of Zeus, Perseus has many strengths. But his achievement of cutting off the head of Gorgon Medusa remains the most memorable. Walk into the party arm in arm as a beloved hero and his glamorous goddess.
Greek Goddess and Athena Girl
Family played a large
role in Ancient Greek times, just as it does today. This mother and daughter
costume is the perfect way to showcase your family ties for your next big
event. As a great protector, Athena watches over her beautiful daughter, just
waiting to pass on all of her knowledge and power.
Girls Golden Goddess and Gladiator
The joy and innocence of a child is a power unmatchable even by the
Greek gods. Dress your little girls up like the goddesses they are for their
next costume party. They will feel like they are on top of the world with their
flowing gowns and beautiful crowns.
Goddess Costume Essential Features
Headpiece - Just as a
queen would not be seen without her crown, a goddess should never be seen
without her headpiece. While it may not be as ornate as a bejeweled crown, a
golden headpiece is the perfect accessory to make your costume stand out from
the crowd. It will accent the perfectly tousled updo.
Long Hair - Greek
goddesses are known for their beauty. Their flowing locks are luscious, healthy
and simply unattainable by mortals. Instead of spending hours with hot irons
and blow dryers, give your hair the extra help it needs with a long flowing wig
that will have you looking divine in no time at all.
White Gown - This
iconic Greek goddess style will let people know exactly who you are the moment
you step into the doorway. These gowns aren't just for a toga party; these
elegant dresses make you look out of this world.
Draped Fabric - The
look of a goddess is soft and elegant. Get the layered feel with a flowing
dress and draped fabric to shield you from a chill and keep you looking
Gold Accents - With
great power comes great riches. Whether they have been bestowed upon you as a
gift or you acquired the golds yourself, these accents make your outfit look as
divine as it is.
Enhance Your Goddess Costume Style
Glamorous Goddess Ultimate Costume
A goddess wouldn't let any details slip through the cracks, so why would
you? Show your heavenly powers with all of the bells and whistles of the
perfect costume. Mortals will fall to their knees to worship you once you make
your grand entrance. From head to toe, you will look like the picture-perfect
Greek goddess. Slip into your sequin mesh and chiffon dress over a luxurious
matching panty set. The detachable arm drapes and embroidered belt will help
emphasize your beautiful figure, and the elegant crown will serve as the cherry
on top. Even if you aren't well versed in Greek mythology, you will quickly
understand what it means to feel like a goddess.
Goddess Costume Accessories
It's not easy being a goddess, but when the power is bestowed upon you there is no ignoring the call. Whether you rule over love, nature, war or peace, your power is simply unmatchable. Mortals fall to your feet and gods respect your strength. But a goddess does not fall short in any aspect of her demeanor, so don't hold back on any aspect of your costume this year. No matter your natural hair color, you can have a blonde goddess-worthy hairdo in the blink of an eye. Your arms and neck will be dripping with the riches of gold, and your feet will be protected by stylish sandals that are true to the era. You will look the part, feel the part and everyone will take note.