In an enchanting series of sketches called Couture Disney Princesses, Chicago-based fashion designer and self-described “bowtie extraordinaire”, Michael Anthony has given dazzling modern makeovers to everybody’s favorite heroines.
With rich tones, sparkling accents, bold patterns, and beautiful textures. The couture designs add a contemporary twist to the characters’ classic costumes.
As Anthony dreams up these gowns, he skillfully retains the basic aesthetic of the original designs. By using the same distinguishable color palettes, sticking to similar silhouettes, and choosing accessories inspired by each princess’ fairy tale.
Here are some of Michael Anthony’s Disney Princesses