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Viking Costume Ideas for Women
There are endless possibilities when it comes to dressing up as a female Viking, Here are just a few of our favorite Viking costume ideas for women to get you going:
- Viking Warrior – Yes it is true! Viking women were known for their fighting skills and would often fight alongside the men in battle. The Viking women were also known to be expert archers.
- Norse Queen – The were many Queens in the Middle Ages when Vikings lived. A royal cloak, flashy jewel necklaces, earrings, plus a crown will certainly create the iconic image for this option.
- Norse Mythology Goddess – As per Norse beliefs, there were many powerful Norse Goddesses including Freyja, Idun, Frigg, Skadi, Sif & Hel. Who runs the world?
What Did Women Wear During The Viking Age
Viking-age women’s clothing was very similar to that of the men at the time. Women wore tunics and leggings as their everyday clothing. During a battle, they would wear armor just like the men did.
However, they also had some unique items that set them apart from the men. For example, sometimes women wore corsets and cloaks made of fur. They also wore jewelry such as necklaces, bracelets, and rings.
Whichever woman character you choose to dress up as for your Halloween or fancy dress party, make sure to accessorize.
Fake weapons such as a sword or axe, and shield are great for warrior authenticity. You can also wear your hair in a braided style and add some face paint to really set yourself apart.