• Amaterasu

    Amaterasu

    Amaterasu is the Japanese sun goddess, the principal deity in the Shinto pantheon. (And yes, we know she's the ancestor of the Emperor of Japan.  So don't wear this costume if you're going to a ...

  • Artemis

    Artemis

    Ah, Artemis! Goddess of the wilderness, mistress of the moon, patron of untrammeled womanhood. She races through the hills with her beloved animals, fleet-footed and shining. Artemis is one of the ...

  • Asase Yaa

    Asase Yaa

    Asase Yaa is the earth goddess of the Asante people in Ghana. She created human beings and receives them back into her body when they die; she is also the mother of the gods. There are no temples ...

  • Athena

    Athena

    Athena is easily the best-known and most popular Greek goddess. Yet none of the so-called "Athena" costumes for sale out there look remotely like her. Come on, people! She's Athena! Helmet! ...

  • Baba Yaga

    Baba Yaga

    Baba Yaga is the legendary witch of Slavic folklore, especially Russian fairy tales. She lives on the edge of the forest in a hut that stands and moves on chicken legs. Baba Yaga herself fills the ...

  • Bila

    Bila

    Some sun goddesses are motherly types. They shed their nurturing light on the earth, helping the plants grow and the people thrive. Not Bila. She preferred to burn people up. Every day she would ...

  • Brighid

    Brighid

    Brighid was one of the most prominent Irish goddesses in the pre-Christian era. Fundamentally a fire-and-sun goddess, she was also associated with springtime and fertility; with poetry, healing, and ...

  • Chalchiuhtlicue

    Chalchiuhtlicue

    Chalchiuhtlicue, whose name means "She of the Jade Skirt," is the Aztec goddess of rivers, lakes, seas, springs, and all running water. She is traditionally depicted as an elegant woman in ...

  • Demeter

    Demeter

    Demeter is the Greek goddess of agriculture and the bountiful earth. It is she who makes the crops grow---except for those months when her daughter Persephone is in the Underworld, for then Demeter ...

  • Freyja

    Freyja

    Poor Freyja! More than any other goddess, she's been subjected to the strippers-with-swords treatment in contemporary art. But those deformed creatures with giant implants and chainmail bikinis ...

  • Isis

    Isis

    Isis is the Egyptian goddess of magic and motherhood, but putting it that way rather understates the case. Isis is simply one of the all-time great goddesses of world civilization. Worshiped by the ...

  • Ixchel

    Ixchel

    Why yes, that is a snake on her head. Ixchel is the Maya goddess of fertility, childbirth, weaving, and maybe the moon. The snake in her hair is the cosmic serpent, representing rain and the ...