Featuring a wide variety of high-quality theatrical Medieval and Renaissance peasant skirts for you to create your own semi-homemade Renaissance costumes. Wear them to Renaissance Faires, cosplay, reenactment, LARP, RPG, and summer Pirate Festival events.
Wear your skirts with a peasant top and a pretty corset or waist cincher to this year’s summer Renaissance Faire, cosplay, or reenactment events. During the fall consider creating your own Renaissance serving wench peasant Halloween costume to attend your annual Halloween costume party.
Women’s Double-Layer Medieval Renaissance Peasant Skirts
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Often, during the Medieval and Renaissance Eras, peasant women wore two or three layers of gathered skirts. The top skirt functioned like an apron and as a cover protector against the elements for the underskirts. If the women needed to present herself in a “clean” outfit, she could remove the top layer “apron” skirt and have the cleaner one underneath to wear in public.
The third layer was her chemise undergarment which was usually, but not always, a complete dress which served as both a blouse and an underskirt.
For working peasant women, the outer apron skirt was functional in that she could use it to wipe her dirty hands or as a basket to carry things. For example, she could gather up her top skirt and fill it with feed to feed the chickens or to carry the eggs from the hen house back to the kitchen.
Women’s Double-Layer Medieval Renaissance Skirt
Fabulous layered skirts for a tavern wench or Renaissance women’s costume. Cinch up the top layer on the right, on the left, or on both sides by pulling on the cords to tighten, revealing the second layer.
If you want another color layer, add an additional cotton skirt as the 3rd-piece underskirt. If you want a fuller skirt, add a petticoat underneath.
Please note: I am featuring double-layered skirts. Neither the laced bodice nor the chemise tops are included with the skirts.
Renaissance Peasant Layered Olive Green Apron Over White Costume Skirt
This is a great skirt combo to wear to the Renaissance Faire without a lot of fuss. It is a high-quality skirt which includes a white underskirt covered by an olive green overskirt apron. The overskirt apron ties at the sides for easy personal fitting adjustments.
Women’s Renaissance Black and Wine Layered Bustle Style Skirt
For a very afforadable price you get a nice looking cotton blend, easy care, layered Renaissance skirt. The 2-layers are attached at the elastic waistline. The top layer is an attractive asymmetrical burgundy piece and the bottom black layer has a ruffled hem. The first time you wash it, I recommend washing it in cold water on a gentle cycle just to be sure the colors do not run. Adding a 1/4 cup of white vinegar to the wash will set the colors.
Women’s Classic Medieval Renaissance
Classic cotton peasant skirts with elastic and draw string waists for a comfortable fit. Wear two different colors layered along with a leather skirt hike for a typical layered look of a Renaissance peasant wench.
Women’s Medieval Wench Cotton Skirts
Women’s Renaissance Gathered Soft Cotton Skirts
Sofi’s Stitches make these wonderful Renaissance skirts in a variety of sizes and colors. They are made for the average to taller woman. Women on the petite side will have to hem the skirt. If you wear a full chemise under the skirt along with a petticoat it will elevate the hem a few inches and you may not have to hem it at all. Every figure is different so it is a matter of seeing what works best for your body type.
The skirts have an extra-high waistband that sits flat on the tummy underneath a bodice. It is adjustable in the back for a perfect fit.
I appologize that all the medium/large sizes have sold out except for this red one. If more come in, I will certainly add them.
Basic Gold Peasant Skirt
A very basic, inexpensive peasant skirt. It has a drawstring waist and is made from an easy care polyester poplin fabric.
Women’s Cotton Jersey Versatile Maxi Convertible Skirt Pants Over-Skirt
Now, these are not your classic peasant skirt, but they are so awesome because of their versatility. Wear it over another peasant skirt as the top layer and hike of the sides to flaunt the underskirt color. Adjust the length and shape of the skirt by pulling or releasing the drawstrings. Button them up the legs and you have a pair of seafaring pirate pants.
When wearing them over another peasant skirt, wear them with a chemise top and adjust the skirt to make beautiful ripple ruching pleats. They are made out of t-shirt fabric (cotton jersey) so they’re not historically accurate, but they are so super cute, soft, comfy, and fun!
Women’s Renaissance Gypsy Skirts
Gypsy style skirts are great fun to wear to Renaissance Faires. Different from the plain peasant skirts of the Middle Ages, they have an exotic flair just begging to be worn to a festival.
Women’s Renaissance Gypsy Thick Cotton Petal Skirts
Women’s Long Ombre Layered Ruched Skirt
Uniquely different with a mysterious flair, a wonderful design for summer festivals. Not exactly the type of skirt a woman would have worn during the Middle Ages, or the Renaissance Era, but it is a fun, awesome looking summer festival skirt style. The designers have taken an Old World design and transformed it into this modernized style.
Women’s Long Black to Teal Ombre Layered Ruched Skirt
All eyes will be on you as you stroll through the shops at a Renaissance Fair. Other women will want to know where you bought it! I know….I had it happen to me.
Additionally, wear it again as a fabulous Victorian, gypsy, pirate, vampire, sorceress, or Steampunk costume skirt. The skirt has ties underneath giving you the ability to turn it into a bustle skirt and to control the length of the ruched layers. The skirt is now only available in this color and size.
I apologize for the inconvenience of the product sell out of this unique skirt.
Women’s Renaissance Full Multi-Tiered
Fabulous high-quality 12th century style multi-tiered circular skirts. They have gathered ruffled tiers, typical of skirts made from scrap pieces of fabric iduring the Middle Ages.
Women’s Romantic Renaissance 3-Tier
Ruffled Peasant Skirt
Gathered skirts with three ruffled tiers can be worn for a costume or for streetwear. The skirt is long and will fit a taller woman. It will be too long for a short woman. If you are short like me (5’1″), and you like the skirt or want one of their colors, be prepared to have it altered.
Women’s Lagenlook Crinkled Italian Renaissance Skirts
The lagenlook is a style that started in Medieval Germany and has continued through the ages to be a popular style even today. This Medieval style lagenlook skirt is an amazing skirt that will make a fabulous semi-homemade Renaissance Faire costume. Wear it as part of a peasant woman costume, or wear it with a cami top for everyday streetwear. Wear it to a summer Music Festival with a tube top or an off-shoulder top. It is available in 12 gorgeous colors.
Women’s Lagenlook Silky Crinkled Asymmetric Handkerchief Panel Italian Renaissance Skirts
Women’s Renaissance Striped Wench Skirts
Striped skirts can be worn for several different costume changes. Wear them as Renaissance women, pirate queens, or a Steampunk lady. I bet you can think of more ideas for these striped skirts.
Women’s Renaissance Black and Red
Striped Wench Skirt
Women’s Renaissance Striped Wench Skirts
Women’s Formal Floor Length Satin Skirts
These formal skirts are the perfect match to wear with the Lady’s Formal Peplum Flare Corset found on our Renaissance Ladies Corsets, Bodices, Waist Cinchers, and Vests page. Click Here to see them.
Women’s Satin Floor Length Formal Skirts
Turn these satin skirts into an oufit fit for a Renaissance Queen. By adding the right accessories, corsets, and decorative balloon or mutton sleeve tops, you can create an elegant semi-homemade royal or noblewoman Renaissance costume.
Keep in mind there are only three really important things to remember when searching for the right Medieval Renaissance Peasant Skirt to wear with your Medieval Renaissance Cosplay costume….
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