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Dress Like a Disney Princess With These 22 Halloween Costumes

Lately, Halloween has managed to do what we once thought only Showgirls was capable of — make sexy boring. What was supposed to be a pageant of creativity (and, uh, something involving kids and candy, I forget) at parties across the nation has now become a cavalcade of cheap derivative two-piecers — if you go by what a Google search of Halloween costumes says, anyway. We know there are plenty of creative people out there making costumes actually befitting a princess these days, making awesome stuff for all price ranges. Whatever your budget, there’s something here that will get you looking like Disney royalty this Halloween.

Snow White

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For as low as $28, you can get this ‘sassy’ Snow White costume. I’m not sure why it’s sassy, other than the look on the model’s face and because I guess sassy is a good keyword — the main thing is that it’s a serviceable classic Snow White costume made of polyester. To our extreme surprise and disappointment, it would appear that the apple is not included.

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But, if you’re good friends with the long-lost eighth dwarf, Money, you can check out this gorgeous satin Snow White dress from Etsy shop BbeautyDesigns. Made of bridal satin, this full-length dress is a stunner. Every piece is handmade and takes 8-10 weeks to ship, so this is one you’ll have to put to sleep until Halloween 2016.

Ariel

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One of the best ways to save a little cash on costumes come Halloween is to get something that looks great without being Disney-certified merch. This mermaid costume will make a great Ariel, even if you’ll need to grab one of the many red wigs suggested alongside it. If you’re already a bright red, this one can cost you as little as $52.

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To be clear, we’re not against sexy here — just against bland costumes predicated on a wack definition of the word. Instead, we like this creative foam seashell bra as a good foundation for an Ariel costume. The bra is pretty faithful to the design of the real (animated) thing, with small and medium pearls and colorful crystals giving it a little more pop.

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