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According to the Stories, These Are How Disney’s Princesses Would Have Looked Like

Nobody ever claimed a Disney film was based on actual events. Simply put, they are not. Both Jasmine and Snow White wore revealing clothing, with Jasm..

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No one ever said Disney movies were historically accurate.

For the simple reason that they are not. Both Jasmine and Snow White wore revealing outfits for their respective cultures, with Jasmine donning a bralette in a region where modest dress was the norm and Snow White donning a ballgown.

Numerous discrepancies exist. It’s understandable that Disney wouldn’t care too much about accuracy in historical details if it meant making a more entertaining film. But that doesn’t imply that everyone online has the same priorities.

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The popular Princesses inspired one artist to create new versions of them in period dress. Even though I’m well aware that the magic in their universe is fictitious.

It’s still harmless fun to imagine these beloved Princesses in a very different appearance from the one we’re used to seeing. Here are all of the ‘alternative’ costumes these people can wear.

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Source: Disney

#1 Pocahontas.

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In the original version of the story, she was only 12 years old and wore animal skins frequently because she was the daughter of the tribal chief.

#2 Jasmine.

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Since it was so hot, she dressed modestly in light, airy fabrics. And wrapped a scarf around her head.

#3 Snow White.

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Women in 16th century Germany wore dark, form-fitting garments that emphasised their waists. An elaborate headpiece was a common accessory to the dresses.

#4 Rapunzel.

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In reality, Rapunzel would have worn what is referred to as a Carnach gown since they were all the rage in mid 16th century.

#5 Aurora.

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Her outfit is close, but she would have worn a Cotehardie dress instead. A button-up front bodice dress with long sleeves.

#6 Elsa.

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Her outfit doesn’t look remotely 18th-century appropriate. Women of that era wore elaborate victorian ball gowns. And as befitting a queen, her cape would have featured elaborate embellishments.

#7 Ariel.

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We have no way of knowing what her mermaid appearance would have been. The slouched sleeves on her dress should have been puffy and structured.

#8 Mulan.

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Despite its reduced complexity, her dress is spot on.

#9 Cinderella.

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In the 1830s, blonde hair became a popular hairstyle.

#10 Belle.

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According to the standards of her time, Belle could be the most authentic princess. Her dress, however, is notably understated in comparison to the victorian gowns that were then in vogue.

So, what do you make of this? Would you have enjoyed the films as much if the princesses had been portrayed as their historical contemporaries? Post a comment and let us know what you think.

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