St. Patrick’s Day Costume

What to Wear on St. Patrick’s Day?

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St. Patrick’s Day Costume

Destiney Delcid, Contributor

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Saint Patrick’s Day is coming up and every year everybody’s outfits are boring, so let’s make this year great. A lot of us know that on St. Patrick’s day we wear green, and this is because in Ireland, if you don’t wear green, they believed, the leprechaun would come out and pinch you. Due to this, a tradition started where if somebody didn’t wear green, you should pinch them. Although this year, let’s spice it up a little bit and wear actual costumes.

The most obvious costume of them all is to dress up as a leprechaun. The myth of the leprechaun was that they were small, ugly shoemakers, who hid their money in a pot of gold.  A leprechaun isn’t a real thing. It is just a mythological creature, but it’s a very important one to the Irish.

Another costume idea would be to dress up as a shamrock. In Ireland, a shamrock is used for their holy trinity, but it could also be used to represent hope, faith, and love. Since most uses for a shamrock only have there reasons, you are considered lucky to find a four leafed clover.

Lastly, if you wear green make it fabulous. Nowadays many people only wear a green shirt, but instead why don’t we wear green shirts, shoes, pants, hats, and green jewelry. For this St. Patrick’s day let’s not be original. Think of a way to go above and beyond with your costumes.

 

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