Fans of fairy tales will recognize the Charles Perrault tale of Sleeping Beauty. Princess Aurora is cursed by the malevolent Maleficent to fall into an eternal slumber. The story says that only true love’s kiss can wake Aurora from her slumber and Prince Philip comes to her rescue and fights Maleficent. In 2014, Disney released an alternative tale to their animated hit 1959 with the film Maleficent. Maleficent gets her very own origin story and the secrets of the popular villain are finally told. The live-action film offers a true vision of the Sleeping Beauty story starring Angelina Jolie, Sharlto Copley, and Elle Fanning. This powerful fairy was once thought to be malignant and evil becomes more of an anti-hero with strong reasons behind her evil behavior. Take a trip to the magical Moors this year and experience what it’s like to be Maleficent and Princess Aurora in their land or war, love, and friendship!

Maleficent Costumes

Be fierce, powerful, and sardonic this Halloween as Maleficent,  the fairy queen of the Moors. Stun everyone during the next Halloween party with your all black ensemble fit for a queen. Purchase a staff, wings, and a horned black wig to complete the look. If you’re looking for a more colorful Maleficent look, choose a classic Maleficent outfit inspired by the 1959 animated film. Or, dress to the nines in a The Descendents (2015) Maleficent costume. Also choose to be the princess and  goddaughter of the villainess for Halloween with an Aurora ensemble. In the film, Aurora grows up before our eyes, but she stays kind, friendly, and loving. Channel the peacefulness of the Disney princess with a soft blonde wig and your choice of an Aurora costume. Wear the beautiful gold and pink Coronation Gown or her signature blue dress from the film. Don’t forget to practice your curtsy or your powerful queenly walk!

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