How to Dress Like Queen Elsa

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Light Blonde Long Weaving Braid
Long Sequins Blue Evening Dress
L'Oreal Paris Lipstick - Evangeline's Red
Elsa Hairpin Snowflake Hair Clips
Frozen Elsa Tiara
White Glitter Snowflake Fabric (For Cape)
Slim Fit Long-sleeve Baby Blue Crop Top
Clear Peep Toe Heels

Best Queen Elsa Costume Guide

Change yourself into Queen Elsa of Arendelle, voiced by Idina Menzel, in Disney’s animated movie Frozen. As the older sister of Princess Anna and ruler of Arendelle, Elsa possesses power over ice and snow, which ultimately leads her to become the Snow Queen. You too can become the Queen of Frozen with a Long Sequins Blue Evening Dress, Slim Fit Long-Sleeve Baby Blue Crop Top, L’Oreal Paris Lipstick – Evangeline’s Red, Clear Peep Toe Heels, and White Glitter Snowflake Fabric for a shimmering cape. Transform your hair with a Light Blonde Long Weaving Braid, Elsa Hairpin Snowflake Hair Clips, and a Frozen Elsa Tiara.

Queen Elsa Cosplay Costumes

Queen of the ice and snow, Elsa holds quite a regal and enchanting charm about her as ruler of Arendelle. She is the older sister of Princess Anna and these two hold a strong bond together. Elsa is a great choice to cosplay as if you choose to go as a duo with someone dressed as Anna. If you do go as a group or even if you come up with a lone Elsa costume that you’re proud of, don’t hesitate to show us a few pictures as we’d love to see your ideas!

To get the classic look of Queen Elsa, you’ll first want to start out with a light blonde braided wig if necessary. You’ll then need a sequin blue evening gown, red lipstick, snowflake hair clips to really draw together the ice queen look, a Frozen Elsa tiara, white glitter snowflake fabric to create a cape, a light blue crop top and finally a pair of clear peep-toe heels.

Queen Elsa Costume Tips & FAQs

Embrace the magic and elegance of Arendelle’s snow queen with our Queen Elsa costume guide FAQ, inspired by her appearance in Disney’s “Frozen.” Perfect for fans wishing to embody Elsa’s transformation from a restrained princess to a confident and powerful queen, this guide will help you recreate Elsa’s iconic look, symbolizing her freedom and her icy powers.

Queen Elsa's signature outfit is her ice queen dress, which is a long, flowing gown predominantly in shades of blue. The dress features a fitted bodice adorned with sparkling, icy motifs, transitioning into a sheer, light blue, long-sleeved overlay. The gown's skirt is a deeper blue with a slit on the right side, and it flows elegantly. Elsa's cape, an integral part of her outfit, is sheer, sparkling, and mimics the appearance of ice and snowflakes. She also wears light blue heels.

Elsa's hair is styled in a loose French braid that drapes over one shoulder, with a few strands left out to frame her face. Her hair color is platinum blonde. To replicate this hairstyle, if your hair isn't already similar, consider using a platinum blonde wig styled in a side braid, incorporating a snowflake hair accessory for added detail.

Elsa wears light blue or translucent heels, simple yet elegant. For accessories, a key element is a snowflake tiara or hair clip, which adds to her ice queen theme. You might also carry a prop that resembles her ice powers, like a snowflake or an icicle.

To fully embody Elsa's character, focus on her regal yet warm demeanor. Adding subtle glittery makeup, especially around the eyes, can enhance the icy, magical theme. Elsa's character is also marked by her transformation from fearful to confident, so portraying a sense of newfound freedom and strength is key.

Including some of Elsa's quotes can make your costume portrayal more engaging: "Let it go! Let it go! Can’t hold it back anymore!," "The cold never bothered me anyway.," "You can’t marry a man you just met.," "No right, no wrong, no rules for me. I’m free!" and "I'm never going back, the past is in the past!." These quotes capture Elsa's journey towards accepting her powers, her independence, and her role as a protective and loving sister.


About Queen Elsa

Elsa is the daughter of King Agnarr and Queen Iduna as well as the older sister to Princess Anna. While Elsa is the ruler of Arendelle, she wasn’t the Snow Queen until she developed powers over snow and ice in her later years. Elsa also happens to be loosely based on the character of the Snow Queen which is a fairytale by Hans Christan Anderson.

Elsa gives off the air of a regal and poised ruler but underneath she battles with the fear of her powers which she has not told to anyone yet. It’s a secret that weighs heavy on her especially when it almost took the life of her younger sister when they were kids. While her power mounts out of control due to her fear and anxieties, her sister is able to help her overcome them and help her grow as a person while they eventually stop the eternal winter.

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