Remaking a classic movie is no easy task, especially when it’s living up to Disney standards. But so far, official stills of the 2017 Beauty and the Beast reproduction prove a rousing hit among fans and trendspotters alike, enamoured and inspired by Belle’s modern, iconic dresses as channeled by Emma Watson.
In her desire to portray Belle as an active, feminist character, Emma worked closely with costume designer Jacqueline Durran in conceptualising dresses that allowed freedom of movement by first famously doing away with the corset.
Click on the red buttons for interactive fun facts on the dresses, in Durran's own words as told to Fashionista.
The iconic yellow gown
Belle's folksy blue peasant dress
Despite Cinema Online's reports on the Malaysia Censorship Board's reluctance in screening the film, don't let it crush all hopes of ‘getting into character’ for Beauty and the Beast.
In tribute of this modernised Disney character, indulge your inner Belle with these 10 dresses, accessories and shoes that impart your wardrobe with her spunky girl power.
Beauty and the Beast official stills courtesy of Disney and product photos courtesy of respective brands.
Step into the shoes of a princess with these fairy-tale heels inspired by your spirit Disney princess.