Costume :Vanessa/Ursula
Variant :Blue Dress
Source :The Little Mermaid
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo May 2011

Costume Photos


Close Up

Her voice is mine..

Vanessa and Ariel

In the Wind

Soon I'll Have that Little Mermaid...

My shell!

Two Beings, One Voice



Costume Information

Cost : 87.57

Since I dont think I'll have the money for Fairy Jane now (or time/skills to join the masquerade) I thought I'd be Vanessa since Phee is being Ariel. She told me she'd pay/make me a dress (I'd help with as much of the dress I can obvs .o.) and then I owe her later XD It's been a while since me and her have done joined cosplays ;3; so this should be gooood. Plus I've wanted to do Vanessa for aaaages.

Luckily Vanessa is a brunette with blue eyes so at least facially I'll suit her. I hope I can make the necklace as well :D

One day I'd love to do Vanessa's wedding dress too coz I think it's prettier than Ariel's XD

In progress since this is for an upcoming event

- In complete because Phee has finished the dress and I've finished the necklace =D!


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uguuu~ :o we is gonna be awesome ;D

by Phee on Wednesday, 23 February, 2011 - 00:26
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even though she is evil she is still very pretty :D

by J-Po on Wednesday, 23 February, 2011 - 00:30
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ohhhh you would look so awsome in that dress! So purdy ^^

by Silantre on Sunday, 27 February, 2011 - 16:50
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It makes you wonder why Ursula doesn't make herself look like that all the time XD Thankies Silantre =D I can't wait to wear it ^^ x

by BabemRoze on Sunday, 27 February, 2011 - 18:14
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Oooh! Haven't seen many people cosplay as her! ^^ You will seriously suit her well xx

by Pandora-Chi on Sunday, 27 February, 2011 - 19:27
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OMG As I'm Ariel also for this expo, pleas please PLEASE let me have photos with you! WiltrdRose is also Vanessa for this and I'd love to get photos of you and her together picking on me or something! I also have the shell necklace that actually has Ariel's voice in it... if you dont have it I can let you borrow it?

by FuriePhoenix on Thursday, 3 March, 2011 - 15:38
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I'm her on the Sunday so if you're Ariel then then of course you can has piccies with me bubble :D I am currently bidding on a necklace I can make into her one so I'm alright there :P but thankies anyway! xx

by BabemRoze on Thursday, 3 March, 2011 - 15:51
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I may have to just bring my broadway Ariel just for photos with you on the sunday then coz I'm Ariel for the big disney group on the Saturday in her wedding gown, but I need photos of Ariel and Vanessa XD Soooooo i'll bring my broadway way Ariel for photos!

by FuriePhoenix on Saturday, 5 March, 2011 - 22:04
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That would be awesome! :D When are you wearing your pajamas? Because if you're in a hotel we could have pictures with you on some stairs and I'm standing underneath looking at you and we'll make believe there's an Eric XD :D

by BabemRoze on Saturday, 5 March, 2011 - 22:29
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definitely must do that!

by FuriePhoenix on Monday, 7 March, 2011 - 20:40
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I can't wait to see this, although evil she makes a very pretty cosplay! Looking great so far =]

by Kacela on Wednesday, 20 April, 2011 - 19:56
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Thanks :D I havent been an uber evil character before so it should be fun! x

by BabemRoze on Wednesday, 20 April, 2011 - 20:11
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This is going really well...cant wait to see it finished ^_^

by SamanthaKaiba on Friday, 22 April, 2011 - 12:16
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You are going to suit vanessa so much! =D Can't wait to see bub x.

by FusionRose on Sunday, 1 May, 2011 - 20:35
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So looking forward to this!!! Vanessa is not cosplayed nearly enough here in the UK! Must have Vanessa and Ariel photos girlie!

by FuriePhoenix on Sunday, 1 May, 2011 - 20:39
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I R credit to taem.

by Phee on Thursday, 12 May, 2011 - 12:47
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hurrr :B

by BabemRoze on Thursday, 12 May, 2011 - 20:18
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Looks bloody amazing! Phee has done a wonderful job!! Dont you dare change out of this until I get Ariel/Vanessa shots with you!

by FuriePhoenix on Saturday, 14 May, 2011 - 20:08
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oh gurrrrllll you so feirce as vanessa.

by Phee on Sunday, 15 May, 2011 - 17:56
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the wig looks great :D

by J-Po on Sunday, 15 May, 2011 - 18:03
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Omg my man face.

by Phee on Friday, 20 May, 2011 - 15:41
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dress and necklace looks fantastic! Cant wait to see you in it!

by FuriePhoenix on Friday, 20 May, 2011 - 20:06
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That wig is 100000000x better. And you look so gorgeous as her! <3 x.

by FusionRose on Friday, 20 May, 2011 - 20:22
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Thankies peeeeeeps 8DDD I love it!! xx

by BabemRoze on Friday, 20 May, 2011 - 20:23
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Whatday are you wearing this? I'm bringing my Ariel for Sunday night for a shoot and I'd love a couple of pictures with you!

by CharlieDoryRose on Friday, 20 May, 2011 - 20:28
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thank god that wig arrived eh ;o you fan-dabby-dozy me dear!

by Phee on Friday, 20 May, 2011 - 20:30
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I'm wearing it on Sunday with Phee as Ariel =] But I'd love photos with you too ^^

by BabemRoze on Friday, 20 May, 2011 - 20:37
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You look gorgeously evil! Love this a lot! Xx

by gaming_goddess on Friday, 20 May, 2011 - 21:02
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you look amazing...nice work on it

by SamanthaKaiba on Friday, 20 May, 2011 - 21:08
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damn you for wearing Vanessa on Sunday!!! Coz I wanted photos with you too with my Ariel grrrr but Im seriously loving you as Vanessa and i love that cloak!

by FuriePhoenix on Friday, 20 May, 2011 - 21:13
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WOW WOW WOW!!! You look so so beautiful as Vanessa!! I've NEVER seen a Vanessa cosplayer before so I hope I get to see you and grab a photo! x

by Pandora-Chi on Saturday, 21 May, 2011 - 01:18
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Hehe ^_^ Thankies so much everyone! I hope to see you too Lolita! And Cez we can has pictures at your next disney birthday bash! XD lol xx

by BabemRoze on Saturday, 21 May, 2011 - 11:22
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by FuriePhoenix on Saturday, 21 May, 2011 - 20:05
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suits you. this is great

by otakugirl on Tuesday, 24 May, 2011 - 19:03
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Awesome hun :D

by animekid3000 on Friday, 27 May, 2011 - 07:59
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BEST - VANESSA - EVER!! You make such a BEAUTIFUL Vanessa <3

by Pandora-Chi on Thursday, 2 June, 2011 - 22:21
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PRETTY. <3 Beautiful. ^^

by DuskatNight on Friday, 3 June, 2011 - 01:06
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Thankies ^=^ <3

by BabemRoze on Friday, 3 June, 2011 - 07:14
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you looked epic as Vanessa! Hope we can met up and do a little mermaid photoshoot together at some point!

by FuriePhoenix on Friday, 3 June, 2011 - 09:31
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Love the finished photos!
You look amazing! x

by NakedSalad on Friday, 3 June, 2011 - 22:25
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these photos are aceface XD

by J-Po on Friday, 1 July, 2011 - 19:21
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I would never have though of this cosplay! fantastic work

by Luna Ciele on Sunday, 13 November, 2011 - 15:56

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All Together! (Posted 20th May 2011)

My Belle wig arrived this morning and looking at it i thought it was sooo much better and more accurate for Vanessa. I'll still style it for Belle but after expo xD I love the dress! It's so comfortable and made so well by Phee! :D *much love to her* and I do love how the necklace turned out too :D I'm so happy!!!!

Dress Completed! (Posted 20th May 2011)

Phee has completed the dress! And here she is modelling it for me :B I really love it and think she's done an amazing job! I plan on collecting it tonight and then I'll try it on! I can not wait!

Wig, Make up, Necklace (Posted 15th May 2011)

Okay I reeeeeeeeeeeally don't like the wig >.< I need to flatten it somehow coz it's so wavy and the ones around the face I really don't suit. I've tried wetting it with a brush, and then placing heavy books on it to flatten it a bit. Hairspraying it whilst flat all sorts. It just wont go. So I'm getting kinda annoyed 8I

Dress WIP (Posted 11th May 2011)

Being made by the amazing Phee! I'm so happy with it atm =D I had no idea how I was gonna do it and she's thought of everything and then done it! She's added darts, pins, all sorts! I can't wait to see it finished and wear it!! EEEP!

Skirt Material (Posted 25th April 2011)

The original material for the skirt I thought was too light so when I saw this in the fabric shop I thought it was perfect :D Hopefully in the next couple of days my navy top will arrive for us to edit and then on Saturday (if it does arrive) we'll be making the dress 8D/ Then all I need to do is edit the necklace and voila!

Update (Posted 21st April 2011)

So here's what I got...the cloak should be arriving in a couple of weeks. The necklace in about 10 days. Once the necklace arrives I'll be editing it. Phee has finished making her Ariel dress and the material for the top was pretty much the same colour as Vanessa's skirt. So she's started making it for me and is waiting for me to be available so she can pin it on me and all that palava. We've then decided we'll get a navy top to edit instead of making one from scratch. So hopefully this'll be done soon :D Thank god for easy cosplays - after kitacon I need that D:

Base Necklace (Posted 5th March 2011)

I found this and although it might not be the perfect shape I thought it will do. I'll remove it from the string and beads its on and spray paint it gold. Then I'll get some black string and attach it on
(I've decided to put a lot of journals so the before and after pictures are always there =])