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Historical Disney Princesses In Period Accurate Dresses

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Here’s an interesting take on the Disney princesses that alters their existing gowns into period-accurate costumes. DeviantArtist Claire Hummel researched different periods and then made adjustments so the dresses would fit a specific time in history. She even explains how she altered each dress. Of Ariel from The Little Mermaid she says,

The Little Mermaid is hard to place from a time period standpoint – Grimsby’s wearing a Georgian getup, Ariel’s pink dress with the slashed sleeves subscribes to several eras from the Renaissance to the 1840s, Eric is… Eric.

I went with Ariel’s wedding dress as a starting point since those gigantic leg-o-mutton sleeves (so embarrassingly popular in ’80s wedding fashion) were a great starting point for an 1890s evening gown. It’s also not unfeasible that Eric’s cropped tailcoat could be from the same era, so I’m sticking with my choice. PLUS Ariel with Gibson girl hair? COME ON…

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Disney Princess Art Collections

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I have been perusing the Disney Store webiste lately, including DS Japan and UK and have come across a few art pieces/collections I think are wonderful!

This limited edition Disney Princes Gallery Collection was designed by a team of three artists under the supervision of Disney Senior Principal Character Artist Kim Raymond, and each print is one of only 250 pieces. Find it Here!

It looks like these beauties are only available via Disney Store UK. My favorites of the collection are Tiana and Belle, I think the artists captured something special with those two portraits.

Eric Tan brings a retro look to this poster art for The Little Mermaid.  ”Amazing Adventure Just Below the Surface” is modern while retaining a very classic Disney feel.Now, if only I had a home theater to hang it in… =P Find it Here!

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I am IN LOVE with this piece by Genevieve Godabout and…

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