The Victorians are a great theme for fancy dress costumes for all ages. Not only do you have the great Queen Victoria costumes for ladies and girls, you also have dashing gentlemen’s and Victorian soldier costumes for men.
Queen Victoria ruled over the British Empire from 1837 at the tender age of 18 years old until her death in 1901. She is very well remembered for her attributed quote “We are not amused” and her great love of her husband, Prince Albert with a marriage which produced nine Royal Princes and Princesses for Great Britain – going on to form a European Monarchy of cousins.
Victorian costumes very much reflect the age of industry and engineering that drove Britain to greatness. Children’s costumes are our largest range and feature urchins’ and sweeps costumes for boys and maids and ladies costumes for girls. You will be very much impressed by the quality and ideas that we have for the kids to wear for Victorian theme parties and events.
Another idea for fancy dress costumes for this Empirical era is Vampire costumes. Bram Stoker’s Dracula was published in the last few years of Queen Victoria’s reign and so a seductive Vampire costume would definitely be on theme, as would any costume which depicted the characters of novelists The Bronte Sisters, George Eliot , Lewis Carroll or Rudyard Kipling. These make great adults Victorian theme costumes, good luck choosing form our huge range!