Ariel: Princess of the Sea

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Ariel is one of the most iconic Disney princesses, and wearing an Ariel costume is something many Disney cosplayers like to try at least once. This Disney princess stands out from many classic Disney princesses because of her personality. Ariel is a headstrong and independent princess who takes her life into her own hands. Ariel has always wanted to see what it would be like to live on land. Her father, King Triton, explicitly forbids her from going above the water’s surface.


You’ll Need:

  1. Purple Seashell Bikini Top
  2. Mermaid Skirt
  3. Red Long Curly Wig
  4. Starfish Hair Clip
  5. Little Mermaid Flounder Companion

DIY Ariel Costume Guide

Despite the warnings from her father, Ariel makes a deal to get onto land all the same. She comes across a sea witch named Ursula. Ursula strikes a deal with Ariel: she will help Ariel get to the human world, but her journey comes at a price. Ariel trades her voice for human legs, so she cannot talk when she gets up to the surface and mingles with the humans for the first time.

Start with Purple Seashell Bikini Top, Mermaid Skirt, and Red Long Curly Wig to nail her iconic look. Then, accessorize yourself with Starfish Hair Clip and Little Mermaid Flounder Companion. Putting together items, and now you create your own Ariel costume.


Ariel Cosplay Costume

Every part of the Ariel costume is as iconic and familiar as the next. To start, you will need a mermaid tail, as that is her most defining feature. You can buy a green mermaid skirt. She wears a shell bra that you can buy in the light purple color she wears. If you can’t find one, you can just get a white one and then use light purple paint to change its color. Her vibrant, long red hair is another one of her defining features. You’ll need a long cherry red wig to complete the look. 

Since Ariel doesn’t often go anywhere without her friends Sebastian and Flounder in tow, you should make them part of your costume. You can buy a Flounder plush doll and a Sebastian plush doll to carry around or pose for pictures.


Ariel: Princess of the Sea

About Ariel From The Little Mermaid

Ariel is perhaps the most famous mermaid in history and is a very popular character both in and out of the Disney fandom. Ariel lives her life under the sea and calls sea creatures like Sebastian the crab and Flounder the fish her friends. Ariel’s biggest dream is to leave the ocean and walk on land among the humans and see what life is like for them. Against her father’s warning, Ariel deals with the sea witch, Ursula, to help her get topside. Ursula provides her with a solution, but Ariel must trade her voice to the witch. Once the spell is cast, Ariel can walk on land, but she cannot speak. This is particularly difficult for her as she meets Prince Eric, who she falls in love with.


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What is the most famous quote from Ariel?

1. “Don’t be such a guppy.”

2. “I don’t see how a world that makes such wonderful things could be bad.”

3. “You’re not getting cold fins now, are you?”

4. “I’ve never seen a human this close before.”

5. “What’s that word again?”

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