We can’t help it. Every year we giddily don costumes and head to the Renaissance Festival in Larkspur, Colorado to sweat turkey grease in 100 degree heat with thousands of other dust-covered nerds in bespoke costumes for what we can only describe as the world’s largest celebration of the anachronism (see last year’s slide show HERE). Here are a few of our favorite get-ups that tend toward the fantastical end of the “Renaissance” spectrum from this year’s spectacle festival.

(Music in this slide show is “(Lookie, Lookie) Here Comes Cookie” by Cleo Brown)


2 Responses to Ren Fest Fashion Show

  1. Bosworth says:

    I can’t tell if they’re celebrating BC, AD, AC/DC, or simply the historical tenacity of poverty & its relatively consistent fashion statement.

  2. Jimmy Pilgrim Pneumonia says:

    Stupendous! I think that any of these photographs would make great images for my paintings… May I use them with your permission? I paint this kinda stuff and it sells/touches people. I paint old, dog-eared, dusty, musty, forgotten relics from dusty times…beautiful, nostalgic, cataract times…& it touches young folks who identify with the free-wheeling destitution of 1930’s America while scoffing at the efficacy of technology & public education.


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