What is a toga themed party?

What is a toga themed party?

A toga party is a Greco-Roman-themed costume party where attendees wear a toga (normally made from a bed sheet) with sandals. The costumes, party games, and other entertainment often adhere to the Roman or Greek theme.

How do you make a toga for a toga party?

Wrap the sheet all the way around your back, under one arm and across your chest. Toss the end over your shoulder. After you wrap the long end of the sheet around your body several times, toss the final end over the shoulder you started with. Adjust your toga if you need to.

What shoes do you wear with a toga?

Shoes: Any pair of sandals will tie the whole outfit together. However, a pair of gladiator sandals gives the outfit a complete Roman look. This pair of gladiator sandals is both affordable and stylish, to give you the ultimate toga vibe, as well as pull the outfit together with the gold detailing.

What size sheet do you need for toga?

You can use any size sheet, though Hale recommends using something bigger than a twin, which can be too small. You can also use any color, though most traditional Roman togas were white. If you’re feeling fancy, try purple (Roman senators often had purple strips in their togas, denoting status).

Should I wear a shirt under a toga?

But how to create a toga costume? The one we’re recreating here is that worn by Augustus in the ‘Via Labicana statue’ (right), now in the Palazzo Massimo alle Terme in Rome. Firstly, wear underwear and a t-shirt underneath – your friends will thank you for it later in the night. Then you will need a (non-fitted!)

Why do seniors in high school wear togas?

The toga tradition is the first special thing that the senior class participates in, separating their experience from all of the other grades. It reinforces how special the event is, symbolic of how special senior year is in general.