History of Mermaids
One of the most famous ocean myths is the mermaid – the half fish, half woman beauty who would lure seamen and fisherman toward them! This big collection of beautiful mermaid costumes help you get an amazing outfit for a night of costume parties, going out for trick-or-treating, and any other kind of dress-up event!
Mermaids have appeared in tons of different myths and stories from all over the world, but they may have first appeared in ancient Assyrian stories, in which the Goddess Atargatis transformed herself into a mermaid out of shame for accidentally killing her human lover. Many stories may have been influenced by the Sirens of Greek mythology, who would sit on rocks and sing, luring the men on boats to crash their vessels into the rocks. There have been numerous historical accounts, including Christopher Columbus during his exploration of the Caribbean, which may have been inspired by sightings of manatees and similar aquatic animals. They traditionally very beautiful, wear seashells as adornment, and have long, flowing hair, with shimmering fish tails comprising their lower halves.
Girls Mermaid Costumes
Girls love to dress up as beautiful and legendary creatures, and finding a perfect Mermaid costume for her has never been easier for her next fun night of costumes and treats with this big collection! Not only can you get classic Disney's Little Mermaid outfits that sparkle and shine from under the sea to on dry land, but there are also lots of other colorful outfits that help her find an outfit she's sure to love!
There are mermaid princesses, pink mermaid maidens, magical mermaids, seahorse-riding seaquestrian mermaids, pink outfits, Barbie outfits, and lots more! You can also get extra special prestige Disney looks, and all the outfits have beautiful details, long dresses and skirts, and plenty of other items and outfits that she'll love to wear the costume parties, going trick-or-treating on Halloween, or just for some fairy tale fun around the house!
Mermaid Costumes for the Family
Mermaid Halloween costumes are great looks for everyone, and now there are enough choices to get the entire family ready for a night of Halloween fun, or you can get amazing outfits for a big group of under-the-sea beauties! Most mer-people may be maids, in the traditional sense, but there are mer-men as well, and all it takes is a nice long fish tail, some shells, and a few other items. Become a beautiful couple at your next party, or make sure everyone from Atlantis looks their very best at your next special dress-up event!
Not only are there costumes for men, women, and kids, but the youngest members of your family and even the pets of your group can look like member of the Atlantean royal court. Nobody will be left out of the fun with these fun and memorable costumes!
Mermaid Costume Accessories
Do you want to look even better when you get a fun mermaid costume? This big list of fun costume accessories helps you create a look that's unique, memorable, and eye-catching for any kind of event, be it dressing up for a night of costume parties, going out for some trick-or-treating, and much more! We carry long, scaly mermaid tails, tops and seashell bras, long red wigs that help women and girls alike look like Ariel from The Little Mermaid, shoes, necklaces, bracelets, wands, shoes, and plenty of other handy items for any kind of exciting underwater costume.
Womens Mermaid Costumes
Getting a Women's mermaid Halloween costume is a wonderful way to make sure that you look amazing this October! All of these outfits have long, pretty dresses, shining bodices, and lots of other fun pieces and items that are great for any kind of fun dress-up event. Not only can you look like Ariel from The Little Mermaid, but there are some other fun looks that are sure to help you look your best. Not only can you get pretty outfits, but sexy ones too! The eyes of the sailors will never want to leave you, and they're sure to have a mind for crashing their boats into you! We offer full-length skirts, body suits, long and elegant gowns, and plenty of different styles of each of them, so getting the perfect look will be easy!
Five Mermaid Legends [Infographic]
Whoever said that flippin' your fins, you won't get too far never saw the fins that came with the mermaid costumes from Costume SuperCenter. And whoever thought that all mermaids came with red hair never knew about all of the non-Disney mermaid legends that are out there! Learn about the Ningyo, the Selkie, the Rusalka, and more – brush up on some valuable underwater information courtesy of this Mermaid Legends infographic, which is a great piece of decoration for a mermaid fan's room, or a fun birthday party or other event!
Mermaid Costume Ideas and Tips
When people think of mermaids, they typically think of the Disney classic, The Little Mermaid. However, these mythical, ocean-dwelling, half-human, half-fish creatures are known for enchanting unwitting sailors with their siren songs, causing their ships to run aground and, in extreme cases, dragging the poor souls back to their underwater kingdom of Atlantis. Slip into the perfect pair of fins and work your magic at your next Halloween costume party.
We carry a swimmingly sweet collection of mermaid costumes that will make your under-the-sea celebration a splash. Disney's The Little Mermaid is a classic and a favorite of little girls the world over. Help make her Disney princess dreams come true with officially licensed Little Mermaid costumes and accessories, including Ariel's iconic red wig. We also carry a variety of mermaid costumes for mer-women and mer-men, from super-sexy mermaid bell bottoms and shell bras, to a sultry, skin-tight black mermaid gown. We recommend taking your measurements, including bust, waist, hips, height and weight, before adding your costume to your bag; that way, you’re sure to find the perfect fit and make a splash!