Costume :Ariel
Variant :Blue Dress
Source :The Little Mermaid
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo October 2008

Costume Photos

Sitting pretty

Ariel at expo!

Part of your world


Disney power!


Girl in blue



Costume Information

Time Taken : < 2 weeks

This is one of my dream costumes! I LOVE disney and the little mermaid and Ariel is totally my no.1 heroine. :D It was great to cosplay as her, even if it wasn't in one of her most recognisable outfits. ^_^

Not TOO hard to make. My issue with this costume was the time frame which I had...matter of two weeks...which meant I had to rush almost all of it. If I rewear i'll try and fix the bits i'm not happy with...the shirt for one. But it serves it's purpose at the minute! Can finally say I've accomplished my goal of cosplaying from a disney film! XD


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Oh! I love this costume, its one of my favourite Disney costumes ever!
I can never find any decent refs of it! But I'm looking forward to see it in October! <3

by BlusterSquall on Saturday, 29 March, 2008 - 09:05
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im so excited!!! i cant wait to see this outfit!!!!!

by Eatmethoubean on Thursday, 10 April, 2008 - 09:12
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I think I already mentioned the Disney group for Expo so you better get this done! XD Can't wait to see it, she's my favourite Princess and I plan to do this dress in the future probably ^^

by carrie_monster on Tuesday, 24 June, 2008 - 12:13
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hehe every one is a disney princess xD
Make one cute ariel u will xD

by JakeX on Sunday, 14 September, 2008 - 22:11
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You make such a pretty Ariel, the dress looks lovely and you suit her so well!
[I love the fact you had a fork too!] Great job! ^_^

by Charlie-Bear on Monday, 3 November, 2008 - 22:22

Oh wow! I love the Little Mermaid!
You make such an amazing Ariel! ^^

by goodbyeworld on Monday, 2 March, 2009 - 16:41
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WOW ! I LOVE ARIEL! and you look soo cute as her, the wig is beautiful =D i wish to cosplay her my self one day =D

by Holli on Thursday, 14 May, 2009 - 17:48
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OMG!!! Ariel ^^ You look just like her!! So pretty ^^

by seawaterwitch on Tuesday, 13 October, 2009 - 11:21
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Oh my gosh, you look soooo pretty ^^
This is my dream cosplay, so seeing it done so well makes me very happy ^^

by TheStarlightFairy on Sunday, 14 March, 2010 - 00:06
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Aww, you look so pretty ^_^ I love how dead-on this cosplay is! :D Really well done!

by Enchanting_ELK on Thursday, 18 March, 2010 - 22:43
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have you joined "The Little Mermaid Cosplayers" group on Facebook ? please join in the swim

by Mermaid2love on Thursday, 21 November, 2013 - 00:52

To-Do List

Get WigHighComplete
Make BlouseHighComplete
Make SkirtHighComplete
Get CorsetMediumComplete
Buy FabricMediumComplete
Get UnderskirtMediumComplete
Make Hair BowMediumComplete
Get ShoesLowComplete


Rush rush rush! (Posted 18th October 2008)

Oh god this costume is turning out to be the biggest rush job ever. Because of uni getting in the way i've hardly had any time at all to work on it so now i'm SUPER rushing to get it done for saturday. I'm not impressed AT ALL with what i've done so far...I've not even started the skirt, it's very likely that I wont have enough material for the bow and the shirt is...not my best work at all. (Read: it's now an off the shoulder number...dont ask me just is. X.X) Seeing as this is one of my dream costumes i've already decided that i'm going to be remaking it. X.X Apologies for the crappy costume in advance. :S

EDIT: Discovered that the material I bought for the skirt is TOTALLY the wrong colour...and I dont have the time (or any place that sells material nearby!) to get any more...that's...special...>_>