Costume Ideas for St. Patrick’s Day

In Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day is like a national day with multitudes of events including parades, festivals, formal gatherings, céilithe (conventional music session of Ireland) and much more.

What is St. Patrick’s Day? – A brief

March 17th every year is celebrated in remembrance of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.  Saint Patrick wasn’t an Irish by birth but became an important part of the Irish culture through his service to Ireland in the 5th century.  St. Patrick’s Day is both a cultural and a national holiday. The color forSt. Patrick’s Day formerly was blue. But to represent the Irish nationalism, it was changed to the present day green. There is a tradition of wearing green attire and shamrocks.

Costume ideas for St. Patrick’s Day

The outfit for St. Patrick’s Day involves a lot of green. Green dresses, hats, gloves, shirts, coats and even socks. Trust me you’ll need to wear that much green to celebrate this day. Here are some great costume ideas for lads and lasses for the St. Patrick’s:

Leprechaun Costume

  • Wear a green shirt with a pair of green trousers (skirts for girls) and also consider wearing a green blazer along with the ensemble if possible. Wear a green belt with golden buckle, put on a pair of white socks and wear a dark green bow tie or necktie to match the outfit. Wear a green top hat, and you’re good to go.
  • For shoes, you can wear green shoes to keep the theme going, but shiny black closed feet shoes will also do the trick. Carry a tiny sack or pot filled with gold wrapped chocolate coins, and you’re a perfect leprechaun.

Low key costumes and accessories-

  • If you want to keep your outfit low-key go for customized t-shirts or dresses with shamrock prints. Put on some necklaces with green beads and shamrocks, put on a green dress and team up a pair of green heels and mini top hat.

Anything is good to go for St. Patrick’s Day as long as it is in green. For more costume ideas, you can seek help from the internet.