Create your own ancient world experience with our vast collection of authentic style Greek, Roman and Egyptian costumes from Candy Apple Costumes. All three of these cultures built mighty empires that influenced and inspired advances in agriculture, architecture, science, art, religion and philosophy. With our impressive costumes, you can confidently take on the role of emperor, pharaoh, goddess or queen with authority. If you are roleplaying everyday citizens or fierce warriors of long ago, check out our selection of fine-quality togas and warrior costumes.
Are you participating in a biblical play or special event? Our biblical costumes provide an array of opportunities to play favorite characters from the bible, including Jesus, Joseph, the Virgin Mary, angels, apostles, wise men, Roman guards and shepherds.
Captivating Ancient Women
A woman who knows her strengths, radiates beauty from within and when you slip on any of our costumes to portray a queen, empress, spiritual figure or goddess, the magnetic energy of your transformation is truly captivating. Go ahead and embrace your inner ruler and let no man (or woman) get in your way. Stroll into rooms feeling confident and self-assured as you embody your character's leadership traits and natural talents. In this role, you are strong and wield a great deal of power with grace and wisdom.
Magnetic Ancient Men
Be the leader, influencer or warrior you were meant to be with our collection of ancient world costumes for adult males. With our realistic costumes, you can take on the role of Julius Caesar with confidence. Or step into the warrior shoes of Hercules. You can also be convincing as Zeus, Socrates or a Roman senator, exuding all your innate skill to create magnetic vibrancy. In full costume, you feel strong and ready to take on the world.
Look More Authentic
Whatever ancient character you choose to portray, you can amplify your character's appeal by adding a variety of vintage style accessories to your costume. Browse to find fashionable sandals, leg guards, beautiful wigs, costume jewelry, helmets, crowns and various armor pieces. Accessories give your costume attire more authenticity, which enhances your roleplaying fun.
Costume Ideas From the Ancient World
Is there anything more versatile than a toga? Pile on the accessories to become Greek goddess Aphrodite or Egyptian Queen Cleopatra. Carry a sword and a shield to be a Roman soldier, or don a laurel wreath to be Emperor Julius Caesar. A crown of thorns turns a toga into a Jesus costume; sumptuous gold accessories make it into Pontius Pilate.
Here are some ideas for famous people you could portray through costume at your next toga party:
Famous People, Characters and Occupations
Helen of Troy
Goddess of Wisdom Athena/Minerva
Goddess of Marriage Hera/Juno
Goddess of Love Aphrodite/Venus
Goddess of the Hunt, Diana
God of the Sun Apollo
God of the Sky Zeus/Jupiter
God of War Ares/Mars
God of the Sea Poseidon/Neptune
God of the Underworld Hades/Pluto
Egyptian Queen Nefertiti
Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten
Marc Antony/Mark Anthony
Egyptian Sun God Ra
Three Wise Men
Couple Costume Ideas
The ancient world offer some great options for couple costume and pairs - emperors and empresses, gods and goddesses, and star-crossed lovers.