While the perfect color combination or accessory they're wearing may seem subtle, the outfit choices are actually very deliberate. In case you're not familiar with the term, Disneybounding is the practice of dressing up like modern day versions of your favorite characters. It's not so much wearing the same exact outfit as an iconic Disney princess or sidekick as it is wearing pieces you might already find in your closet in a way that reflects the overall feeling of the character's costume. It sounds complicated, but once you see Disneybounding in action, it's actually quite simple.
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She grew up on the classic animated films, the memorable characters, and the inspiring storylines. But it wasn't until years later that her fondness would blossom into an obsession, one that inspired her to found a DisneyBound community and visit the theme parks regularly. Flash forward five years, and her sense of community and creativity would extend to a group of women set on changing the way we see Disney princesses. Fourteen women, 14 outfits, 14 new ways of looking at princesses, from Snow White to Vanellope. I said, 'Well if there aren't any more black Disney girls, let's make the Disney girls black. Looking back, she thinks this hold-up might have been serendipitous since she had the chance to meet so many other Black women in the DisneyBounding community over the past three years. The group came together mostly via Instagram , picked their princesses, brainstormed outfits using traditional African prints and fabrics, then decided to plan the big reveal around Black History Month because "it would make a bigger impact and really showcase the point of the idea.
Country Living editors select each product featured. If you buy from a link, we may earn a commission. More about us. Jul 15, Getty Images Let's be honest: Who wouldn't love to be a princess and wear pretty dresses in a magnificent castle? You can make that fairy tale dream a reality this Halloween by making one of these creative DIY princess costumes.
A tutu tail, a crimson wig , and a shell-covered bra hello, hot glue gun! Thankfully, your opportunity has arrived. A hand-me-down prom dress and a glitzy crown will have you looking fab by the stroke of midnight. Perfect her look with a DIY crown and a mustard party dress belt it with this green velvet ribbon to make the dress look totally authentic. Amelia Mignonette Thermopolis Renaldi Princess of Genovia is a totally down to earth princess and her look is simple to put together.