How to Dress Like the Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid's Ariel sports summery, fun styles everywhere she goes. How can you get her look without literally sewing a fish-scaled tail onto your legs? Here are some helpful tips on how to dress like Ariel on almost any occasion.


  1. When shopping, opt for cropped, fitted styles. Think cute cropped-tops and shorts. Make sure that your clothes are always tasteful, though.Dress%20Like%20the%20Little%20Mermaid%20Step%201.jpg
  2. When Ariel was on land, she had a classy style, so incorporate that kind of look in with your more summery pieces. For example, a flowy maxi skirt with a soft top and a belt.Dress%20Like%20the%20Little%20Mermaid%20Step%202.jpg
  3. Colors should be sea-inspired. Greens, purples, and almost EVERY shade of blue!Dress%20Like%20the%20Little%20Mermaid%20Step%203.jpg
  4. When choosing a formal dress, try out literally the "mermaid style" dress and see how it works for you. If it doesn't work with your shape, Ariel still wears gowns that cinch in at the waist for a flattering figure.Dress%20Like%20the%20Little%20Mermaid%20Step%204.jpg
  5. Nautical accents are strongly encouraged. Shell jewelry is fantastic. Also, sailor knots on a top or a rope belt can suggest the ocean as well.Dress%20Like%20the%20Little%20Mermaid%20Step%205.jpg
  6. For hair, go for beachy waves. This can be achieved with long, layered hair washed and towel-dried. Apply a wave-enhancing creme and let dry. Hair should be worn full and down, as if you had gotten back from the beach.Dress%20Like%20the%20Little%20Mermaid%20Step%206.jpg
  7. Wear sandals or other open toed shoes. Take good care of your toenails and feet, just as Ariel would- they're too precious to mistreat!Dress%20Like%20the%20Little%20Mermaid%20Step%207.jpg
  8. For daytime makeup, go natural. Wear concealer, top eyeliner, mascara, white eyeliner on your waterline and natural red lip color at most. In the nighttime, feel free to experiment with different looks and colors!Dress%20Like%20the%20Little%20Mermaid%20Step%208.jpg



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