About Queen Elizabeth Costumes
Queen Elizabeth I, sometimes called Gloriana or Good Queen Bess, was the last monarch of the Tudor Dynasty. Queen Elizabeth costumes are popular costumes for Halloween and costume parties. Queen Elizabeth, the daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, reigned over England and Ireland for 44 years. She succeeded Queen Mary I to the throne. She is buried in Westminster Abbey, London. They costumes are often used in plays and popular at renaissance fairs. The costumes, made of velvet, features a period neckline, and intricate detailing. A wire hoop slip is included with the costume. Gold braiding or lace adorns the split-front skirt, underskirt, waist, and lower sleeves. Ruffles adorn the cuffs and neckline. The high, stand-up collar is trimmed in gold or lace accents. Strings of pearls attach to the front of the pleated collar and hang down below the neckline. A golden crown headpiece completes the look. The costumes can be machine washed on the gentle cycle and dried on low setting. You can find a vast inventory of Queen Elizabeth costumes on eBay.