Belle (Blue Peasant Dress) - Disney's Beauty and the Beast



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- London MCM Expo Saturday 24th October 2009

Belle is my favourite Disney Princess - in fact, she's just my favourite Disney character full stop, and she always has been. As such, she holds a special place in my heart!

I always put this costume off for various reasons, but after seeing the perfect shade of blue fabric on a trip to the fabric shop, I decided that it was the prompt I needed, and it was about time I got round to cosplaying Belle in her peasant dress. I would love to make her ballgown one day, but right now I would like a simple, comfy cosplay to wear for times when I don't feel like putting on a big costume. :)

This costume was really easy to make; the dress and shirt were made in a single evening, and the apron was made the following day. I already owned the shoes, book and basket, and I didn't bother with a wig because I have natural brown curly hair which is the same length as Belle's. I may buy a wig in future, though, as I didn't really have time to buy one for the first con I wore this cosplay to.

All in all, I really enjoyed being Belle, and hope to wear her a lot more!

Comments

Crazedteensie posted on 28 September, 2009 - 15:53
Omgomg so awesome 8D I cannot believe your speed skillz.

ElegantAura posted on 28 September, 2009 - 16:04
This looks lovely, Good work! It'll be exciting to see when it's complete ^_^

FairyPorchQueen posted on 28 September, 2009 - 16:06
cannot wait to see this finished :D you will make a good belle. Will you be taking more progress pics?

MoonLily posted on 28 September, 2009 - 16:38
Looks very pretty so far! 8D

Luminescence posted on 28 September, 2009 - 22:28
Thank you guys! :D Your comments all made me smile <3 FairyPorchQueen: I may take some more progress shots when I finish the hairbow, but if I don't the next photos I take will be when the costume's completely finished. :)

FairyPorchQueen posted on 29 September, 2009 - 12:26
aww yey ^___^ i look forward to them. When are you planning on wearing it :D

Luminescence posted on 29 September, 2009 - 17:39
Uh...I've no idea, actually! I'm going to go out with my sister to take some photos when it's finished, but I don't know when I'll be wearing it to a con! If I do decide on one eventually though I'll definitely update :)

TheStarlightFairy posted on 29 September, 2009 - 21:01
kyaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa thats so awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

FlyingMammal posted on 6 October, 2009 - 13:17
if someone comes up to you singing "Look there she goes that girl is so peculiar.... I wonder if she's feeling well?" hehe OR more likely saying some Gaston quote, it'll probably be me... hehe You look LOVELY as Belle!!

FlyingMammal posted on 6 October, 2009 - 13:20
will you be carrying a book and her basket from the opening scene?

Luminescence posted on 6 October, 2009 - 16:17
Aaw, thank you so much! :D Haha I look forward to it. <3 And yes I will be carrying a book and basket! :)

RavenBlakh posted on 10 October, 2009 - 20:51
I WILL TAKE SOME PHOTOS WHEN I SEE YOU OBVIOUSLY 8D Looks awesome so far! :3 I loved Beauty & the Beast as a kid, and even if i'm not as big a fan nowadays I still like it more than most Disney things haha :)

FlyingMammal posted on 27 October, 2009 - 12:11
I sanggggg!! hehe. even if i was a bit slow. hehe Sorry for that, I wasn't really with it on the saturday. thank you, and alice for the photo. i'll link to it in a bit once i have gone through and uploaded them

FlyingMammal posted on 27 October, 2009 - 22:04
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=3341052&l=ab25f663b8&id=541316372 = it's youuuuu

FuriePhoenix posted on 18 October, 2010 - 20:00
I saw your Belle!! Think I got a photo of it.. cant remember! It was so well made!

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