The styles of pirates of are widely famous these days. A number of fantasy pirate costumes are also available in the market, which entice a number of people in the recent times. Some of the fantasy costumes that are popular in the recent times are connected to the historical pirates as well as the fictional swashbucklers.
The fictional swashbucklers, whose costumes are widely famous these days, are from some movies popular these days. Pirates of the Caribbean film series is a famous name in this regard. The characters of this series that include Captain Jack Sparrow, Angelica, Elizabeth Swann and Blackbeard provide the stuff to the fantasy swashbuckler clothing. Similarly, the costumes inspired by various pirate themed games can also be seen in the market.
In addition, the products in the patterns of the historical swashbucklers of the medieval and the renaissance periods are also available in the market. However, these products are concerned with the real pirates, but still a lot of work of fantasy is added to this pirate clothing in order to make it more attractive. Some of the popular pirates of the renaissance age, whose named after these costumes are include John “Calico Jack” Rackham, Edward Teach “Blackbeard”, Anne Bonny, Mary Read and a lot more. In the medieval swashbuckler clothing, we can find the outfits of Vikings – the Norse explorers active in Asia, Europe and North Atlantic Islands. Wisna, Ladgerda and some other names of Vikings can be taken as the instances. The names of some of these Vikings can also be seen in the sagas. On the other hand, the Caribbean pirate styles are popular in the renaissance age raiders. In addition, some of the manufacturers are also trying to make the outfits of some famous Chinese raiders like Ching Shih. There is another trend popular that is of the privateers. The privateers were the pirates, who would not loot for their personal profit, but for the good of their nations. They had the authority to attack the ships of the enemy nations. Sir Francis Drake and Sir Walter Raleigh etc were the famous privateers in the court of Queen Elizabeth I of England.
The costumes of the styles of fictional as well as real swashbucklers are available today with a lot of creative expressions of the designers. They take the individuals to a different world, which on side take us back to 500 years ago; on the other hand, they give us the feel of a fantastical world.