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The Wedding Website of Wes Fant and Lynx DeFrees
We understand that we are asking you to step out of your comfort zone. Please don't hesitate to reach out if you have any questions!
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What do I wear?

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Fantasy garb! Think Dungeons and Dragons, Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones. Elves, Trolls, Mages, Fawns, Rangers, Druids all welcome, the possibilities are endless! We are encouraging everyone to get creative and have fun! There will be some spare costume pieces available, but please plan as much ahead as possible as thee is limited quantity.

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Resources for fantasy garb inspiration

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The best place to gather inspiration for your garb is to attend your local Renaissance Faire! They happen all summer long and are a great place to gather costume materials and inspiration. Youtube is also an excellent resource, here are some helpful videos we have found: ⚔️ How to THRIFT for Renaissance Faire & Fantasy Core Outfits - Thrift Tips & Tricks Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZONl3vOKVI' Medieval Costume DIY | Starter LARP/FAIR Outfit for 0$: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2B90J56J9fo A big part of designing a costume that you love is creating a character for yourself to "play" this character can be YOU just in a fantasy realm or it could be someone COMPLETELY different from yourself, you can even choose to be another species! Elves, dwarves, wizards, fawns, witches, pirates, rangers, druids, hobbits....all welcome! Your imagination is the limit! A good place to start designing your character is to look at the archetypes from dungeons and dragons! How to design clothes for your D&D character: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqbIZZtpopk MOST IMPORTANTLY: HAVE FUN! This is a silly, whimsical wedding. Let your imagination run free and use this as an excuse to let your most fantastical side out, we know you have one!!

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What IS fantasy garb anyways?

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Fantasy garb can encompass a wide range of imaginative and fantastical styles. Here are some elements and ideas that you can incorporate into your outfit: Medieval-inspired Attire: Think of flowing gowns, velvet or brocade fabrics, and corsets for women. Men can consider tunics, doublets, and breeches. These garments often feature rich colors. Elven or Fairy-inspired Outfits: Embrace ethereal and nature-inspired designs. Flowing, light fabrics like chiffon or organza can be used for dresses or tunics. Add delicate floral accents, shimmering accessories, and fairy wings for a magical touch. Knight or Warrior Costumes: Channel the bravery and strength of a medieval knight or warrior. Consider wearing a suit of armor, either real or costume, with a tabard displaying a coat of arms. Add a cape, gauntlets, and a sword or shield to complete the look. Renaissance-inspired Clothing: Opt for outfits inspired by the Renaissance period, which can include elements like puffed sleeves, ruffled collars, and wide-brimmed hats. Accessorize with intricate jewelry, such as necklaces, rings, or brooches. Magical Beings: Let your imagination soar by dressing up as a mythical creature like a mermaid, centaur, nymph, or gnome. Utilize costumes that incorporate scale-like patterns, tails, horns, or pointy ears to bring your chosen character to life. Accessories and Props: Enhance your outfit with accessories such as crowns, tiaras, circlets, and ornate headpieces. Consider adding capes, cloaks, or shawls for an extra layer of elegance. Don't forget to accessorize with medieval-style footwear like boots or sandals. Remember, the key is to have fun and be creative with your attire. Fantasy garb provides an opportunity to express your individuality and immerse yourself in a world of magic and enchantment. Feel free to mix and match elements from different styles and characters to create a unique and personalized look that suits your taste and comfort.

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