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Mermaid Laurell
09-28-2014, 08:13 PM
So my senior prom is coming up soon and my friend is going as Ariel, because it's a Disney themed prom. I wanted to go as something Ursula inspired to match her, because we're going together. I found the Disney Villain Designer whatever dolls, and I really liked Ursula's dress.

I like the corset top idea. I was thinking I could go with a black corset with purple lacing in the back, but I feel like the top needs something more to it. I was thinking I could put some purple sea shells on the top of the corset, and maybe decorate it with some fishing net and other things. What do you guys think? Any suggestions or ideas? Thanks!

Mermaid Sirenia
09-28-2014, 08:42 PM
That would be so cool for the ball at nc merfest[emoji7] I think the top is great the way it is! I think accessories is what will help add the extra pizazz you're looking for ;D I like your idea of fishing net though!

~Mermaid Sirenia~

09-28-2014, 08:46 PM
The Ursula look is really all about the tentacles, in my opinion. I did a brief google search, but my phone is less than helpful: http://www.google.com/search?q=Ursula+costume&tbm=isch&oq=Ursula+costume&gs_l=mobile-heirloom-serp.12..0l5.5541.10654.0.12481. 30.2-1j5-1j1.3.0....0...1c.1.34.mobile-heirloom-serp..2.3.1609.VPw6ScAjuYA#

Mermaid Laurell
09-28-2014, 09:29 PM
2449024491 and a few other tentacle-like accessories might do the trick, right? (:

Mermaid Sirenia
09-28-2014, 09:36 PM
Oohh yes something like that!

~Mermaid Sirenia~

09-28-2014, 10:06 PM
Don't forget the shoes!


These probably wouldn't match, but they're stunning:


Mermaid Laurell
09-28-2014, 10:33 PM
I was thinking I could get some black paintable shoes and paint some purple tentacles on them!

09-28-2014, 10:35 PM
That would be wicked! Pun very much intended.

09-28-2014, 10:46 PM
For prom, I think the dress you linked would look great! Tentacles as an Ursula costume are necessary but maybe not so much for a prom dress, haha! Definitely post whatever you end up wearing here! Ursula inspired would be SO awesome. :D

09-28-2014, 11:19 PM
OMG I love that idea! I agree--that dress above would be perfect with some tentacle accessories!

09-28-2014, 11:36 PM
Or perhaps a tentacle sash.

Capt Nemo
09-29-2014, 12:01 AM
Or if you can find a skating dress like this!

Mermaid Laurell
09-29-2014, 01:00 AM
Does anyone have any idea where I can find a sewing pattern that might work for this? Or at least a tutorial on cascading / vertical ruffles and how to apply them?

Mermaid Leira
09-29-2014, 01:45 AM
This site had custom gowns in color of your choice for under $200- this one would be perfect if you asked on order for a black corset and purple skirt :)


Mermaid Leira
09-29-2014, 01:53 AM
There are heaps of designs that would suit if you ordered your color combo, this one would look great ( not in yellow obviously lol)

Mermaid Leira
09-29-2014, 01:55 AM
Heres a link for all dresses with ball gown silhouette sweet heart neckline


09-29-2014, 05:19 AM
This dress is awesome, and would look best without fishing net imo.
It's a very classy style, and fishing net doesn't really go with classy :p

And I agree there should be a few tentacles somewhere.

LOOK AT THAT :jawdrop:

24495man I wish I knew how to make such a trident.

Mermaid Harmony
09-29-2014, 02:36 PM
I feel like fishing net would be a little bit over kill, I think you should have a shell necklace for sure, or an octopus necklace, wear your hair up, I like the idea of black shoes, but maybe green like the eels would be cool with one yellow rhinestone glued on the side. Tentacle items as necklaces would be rocking and maybe a shell hair clip, if you want instead of the necklace?

Mermaid Harmony
10-22-2014, 02:58 PM
I don't know if you are still doing this, but I went as Ursula to a party last night and here is what I wore: I had white hair, and made purple shell earrings, and a shell necklace and wore a short black dress that had frills and leggings for my tentacles. I had green shoes that I had painted with yellow dots on each side for the eels but then my knee locked up so those came off. It was a blast, and maybe it helps give you an idea. :-)

10-22-2014, 04:01 PM
You look amazing :O

Vrindavana Starfish
10-22-2014, 04:41 PM
I thought of a black maxi dress, or a long black skirt cut into "tentacles" and edged with purple sequins, with a black sequined top (or corset). That was the first image that came to me when I read you post.