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Cosplay Disney Princess Ultimate Costume Guide [ Infographic ]

Cosplay Disney Princess Ultimate Costume Guide [ Infographic ]


What are the three most memorable physical characteristics of a Disney Princess? Aside from their tiny waistlines, I don't think it's a stretch to say: big eyes, big hair and big dresses. Pop culture has wildly re-defined so many traditional visuals these days. The styles of Cosplay + Steampunk + Disney Princess = Pure Awesomeness.

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Most cosplayer's value the DIY aspect of creating the costume. How well they can pull off the challenging aspects a costume may behold. The first thing you need to decide when planning out one of these Disney Princess costumes is to go traditional or add a steampunk flair. Both are pretty fun, but each will require certain points to consider. A traditional princess costume will by far be your quickest route. A steampunk princess version will give you more flexibility to add your own abstract vision to the entire look and feel of your end product, essentially garnering more "oooh's and aaaahhhs," but be careful about getting too creative and getting the,"So who are you supposed to be?"

Check out some amazing PIXLR Comic Con Galleries here!

To avoid confusing people of your characters identity at a convention, make sure you stick to the basic signature traits of your character. Here are four idea's to get your started and a ton of great tutorials and DIY guides linked below.

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As promised, all the physical sourced tutorials are linked here! Some simply have more detailed content, some have video. Enjoy!

Hand-Selected Source List for Costume Tutorials:

Tiara's & Crowns: 

Elsa: Disney Photo | Steampunk Photo | Disney Dress | Steampunk Outfit | Tiara DIY (instructables) | Overall Great Costume & Tiara DIY | Another Great DIY Tiara | If you just want to buy one, Etsy has many! My favorite Etsy Crown |  Elsa Heels DIY | Hair Tutorial

Anna: Disney Photo | Steampunk PhotoDisney Dress | Disney Dress Sewing Patterns | Embroidery Guides | More Embroidery Guides | Anna Books DIY | Hair Tutorial 

Cinderella: Disney Photo | Steampunk PhotoDisney Dress | Steampunk Outfit | Hair Style Guide |  Modern Heel

Ariel: Disney Photo | Steampunk Photo | Disney Dress | Tail Options: skirt-tail scales skirt-tail DIY skirt-tail (Instrucables) | Hair Tutorial |

Hair Dye & Wigs: Wig Making & Dying | Cosplay Wigs 101 | Wig Supply (white wigs to Dye)  | How to Dye Synthetic Wigs | Remove Wig Shine for a nice matte finish tutorial 

Body: boobs hack - make your boobs look bigger (video) | Make realistic boobs for revealing cosplay costumes DIYCorset DIY

Shopping Links for buying or detailed inspiration: Disney Dresses & Outfits (one stop shop & full of style inspiration | Steampunk Princess Outfits & Inspiration (one stop shop or ideas)

If you're looking to go non-traditional Disney Princess and rock it up a little, check out these re-invented Disney Warrior Princesses or another take is Pin-up Disney Princess Villains. More pop culture Disney Princess Villains! And then again, how about a Moulin Rouge Disney Princess Cosplay?

Do you cosplay? What are your favorite characters?


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UPtimist

Are you considering doing more cosplay articles? It's an interesting topic, I think - should be interesting from the color perspective, too. Especially when the costumes are all self-made from scratch; I'm sure there's a lot of color etc. choices that go into it... Or, you know, very interesting would be to hear about those people who actually design those character who people are cosplaying as, to hear about what goes into designing the colours for more or less "iconic" character designs :)

johnnycakes

Wow, I love all of these costumes, they are all kinds of awesome!
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mollybermea

Cosplay is a LOT of fun with a LOT of different angles to look at when choosing a topic matter. I will probably include some more cosplay in the near future, there are a lot of great insights all over the WWW on the creators perspective, I am working on looking at getting some topics that aren't well covered in Cosplay related to the color.

Generally they choose their palettes based on the character they are modeling after. So how would you add more depth to that in a structured blog post? I'm game to take suggestions! :)

I am certainly enjoying researching Cosplay (and steampunk) and am really in awe at the people who dedicate their time to it!

UPtimist wrote:
Are you considering doing more cosplay articles? It's an interesting topic, I think - should be interesting from the color perspective, too. Especially when the costumes are all self-made from scratch; I'm sure there's a lot of color etc. choices that go into it... Or, you know, very interesting would be to hear about those people who actually design those character who people are cosplaying as, to hear about what goes into designing the colours for more or less "iconic" character designs :)
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mollybermea

It's amazing to look at all the differs versions of each character development depending on someones skill level and/or time they took at creating these.

I'm glad you enjoyed it! Thanks for the comment.

johnnycakes wrote:
Wow, I love all of these costumes, they are all kinds of awesome!

sec9586

One of the best parts of going to cons is seeing the creative cosplays. I'm always amazed by the creativity of most!
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mollybermea

I wish I lived in an area where they put these on, it's too rural where I live.

sec9586 wrote:
One of the best parts of going to cons is seeing the creative cosplays. I'm always amazed by the creativity of most!

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heerayni wrote:
Oh and btw, since Marvel is part of Disney and Loki and Thor are Princes of Asgard, or sometimes Princesses of Asgard, Thor and Loki cosplay I think qualifies also as Disney Princesses Cosplays.... How weird is that?


That's a good point lol, right there with Leia being the newest Disney princess as well :D

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(-: awsome i love queen elsa

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