Little bears love to dress up in princess clothes, but they have little in common with the Disney princesses. Little bears are no damsels in distress!
Snow White started the whole “I’ll just rest my eyes until Prince Charming comes along” trend, which just prevents her, and the other damsels in distress, from living up to their full potential. Plus, lying around waiting for some dude to come rescue you? Lame! At least she taught us to never take food from strangers.
From her evil step sisters to her even more evil stepmother, Cinderella just can’t seem to catch a break. We sympathize with Cinders, but we wouldn’t have blamed her for teaching her evil step siblings a lesson or two! Cinderella was the first princess who was not from royal descent, yet she turned out to be one of the most glamorous! Some people who worked closely with Walt Disney say that Cinderella was his favourite princess. The magical moment when Cinderella’s dress transforms from her housemaid threads into a gorgeous ball gown was Walt Disney’s all-time favourite animation. Really, who can argue with him? And she is still the most popular Disney princess. Even with Frozen on the scene.
Isabelle loves Aurora’s (Sleeping Beauty) pink dress, but she finds the story a bit of a snooze, literally 🙂 The most interesting thing about Aurora is that she sleeps, for a really long time! That means she also has the least amount of dialogue of all the Disney princesses. Unlike little Isabelle who is a chatterbox 🙂
While we love Ariel’s adventurous side, does it not bother anyone else how much she was willing to give up for Prince Eric? Meanwhile, he was ready to marry the first girl who sang him a pretty tune. It’s time to re-evaluate your life when the crab makes better decisions than you do!
Belle is a small town geeky girl who loves nothing more than to curl up with a good book. While she doesn’t have magic powers or serious fighting skills like some of the other princesses, she manages to show the beast there’s beauty in kindness. And she rescues her prince from an evil spell.
At least Jasmine and Aladdin take turns rescuing each other. Still, the princess can be super judge-y. She isn’t “a prize to be won”, but she doesn’t give anyone a chance because she thinks all the princes are show-offs – that is until Aladdin shows up on a magic carpet, which sounds a little show-off-y …
Pocahontas managed to create peace and understanding between two feuding groups. Plus, she can paint with all the colours of the wind! Pocahontas is the only princess based on a real person – the real Pocahontas was born in the late 1500s! Pocahonta’s outfit is the only princess outfit little bears are missing 😦
We love Mulan! Not only she is no one’s damsel in distress, but she is the most kickass princess of them all! She joins the army and no one finds her suspicious, because she’s just as good, if not better, than everyone else. She also saves her entire country! Mulan is not actually a real princess. All of the others are princesses by birth or married princes, but Mulan was just so kickass, she had to be the exception!
Tiana is the first and only princess who not only has a full-time job, but starts her own business, too! She proves that with hard work and determination, nothing, even turning into a frog 🙂 , can stand in your way.
Rapunzel spends the first 18 years of her life locked in a castle, and yet she still learned how to wield a weapon (a frying pan, but hey, it still counts!) like a trained professional.
Merida gets props for wanting to do things her own way, and her bow and arrow skills give us a total Katniss vibe. Okay, so she did turn her mom into a bear and all, but she realized she was wrong and changed her back. That counts for something, right?
Anna, Elsa and Moana are not yet officially part of the Disney Princess franchise.