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Queen Lillian from Shrek

Queen Lillian is a supporting character in the Shrek movies. She is the queen of Far Far Away and the mother of Princess Fiona. She makes her debut in the second film, where her daughter has turned into an ogre. Although confused, Queen Lillian accepts her transformation and marriage to Shrek, as she values her daughter’s happiness. In the third movie, following the death of the king, she becomes more determined and independent. It’s revealed Fiona inherited her fighting skills from her mother, as she helps the damsels in distress fight for themselves. The role is voiced by famous actress Julie Andrews. To style the wig, tease the bangs and sweep them to either side. Secure the bottom of the wig into the gold hair net and set with hairspray.

Perfuma

Perfuma is a supporting character in the Netflix series She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. She is the princess of Plumeria with the ability to control and grow plants. Because she is an elemental princess, her abilities are connected to the Heart Blossom Tree. Perfuma is the first princess to join the Rebellion. Personality wise, she is mellow and caring. She promotes peace and love against any type of violence.

America Hetalia

America from Hetalia

“I’m the hero!” Alfred F. Jones, also known as America or U.S, is a main character in Hetalia: Axis Powers. He is the personification of America: patriotic, heroic, and a natural born leader. Yet his confidence can come off as cockiness, and seems to poke his nose into everyone’s business. England had once seen him like a younger brother, but their separation has caused a rift in their relationship. America is often seen with a hamburger and soda pop, flashing a thumbs up. The “50” on the back of his bomber jacket represents the 50 states.

Italy Hetalia

Italy from Hetalia

Italia Veneziano, also known as North Italy, is a main character in Hetalia: Axis Powers. Everyone thought he was a girl because of his high voice, but they realized otherwise when his voice dropped mid-song. He is cheerful and energetic, yet quite ditzy and sensitive. This annoys Germany because he prefers to wander off rather than listen to his commands. North Italy loves food, namely pasta. He carries a white flag because he often surrenders to other countries. Pair this costume with black shoes and you’re set!

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Spotlight on Black Cosplayers: An Interview with Cocoa Sugar, Patrick, and Carla

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Arthur Pendragon from Shrek

Arthur “Artie” Pendragon is a character from the third Shrek movie. King Harold is on his deathbed, so Shrek and Princess Fiona are next in line as king and queen. When Shrek denies the crown, the king tells him to find Arthur — his nephew and therefore the only suitable heir. Unfortunately, Artie is known as a loser amongst his peers. With the help of Shrek, Donkey, and Puss in Boots, as well as the wizard Merlin, he defeats Prince Charming takes his rightful place on the throne.  The role is voiced by famous singer Justin Timberlake.

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Vernon Boyd

Vernon Milton Boyd IV, known as simply “Boyd,” is a character in MTV’s Teen Wolf. He worked at the local ice rink. As a student at Beacon Hills High School, he was known as a loner and ate lunch by himself. Derek Hale befriends him and gives him the bite, inducting him into his pack. He develops a close relationship with his fellow beta, Erica Reyes. While known as the muscle, Boyd is quite resourceful. In season three, he creates a plan to stop the Alpha Pack. He floods Derek’s loft with water and throws in a live wire. However, one alpha cuts the power and forces Derek to kill Boyd, resulting in one of the most shocking and tragic deaths on the show. Boyd was played by Sinqua Walls.

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Lizzo in “Juice”

Blame it on the juice! This iconic outfit is from the music video of the hit song “Juice” by Lizzo. The successful hip hop/soul artist rocks a hot pink 80s style workout fit. Currently, the song has nearly 300 million streams on Spotify and the official video has nearly 70 million views on Youtube.

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Shuri

Shuri is a main character in Marvel’s Black Panther. She is the innovative mastermind behind Wakanda’s advanced technology. She is also the younger sister of T’Challa, or Black Panther. Even though she enjoys teasing her brother, she deeply cares for him. After Killmonger’s victory, Shuri and Queen Ramonda stop at nothing to revive T’Challa and restore him as the righteous Black Panther. She then fights alongside the Dora Milaje to save Wakanda. She is portrayed by Letitia Wright in the movie.

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Prince Naveen

Prince Naveen is a character in the Disney movie The Princess and the FrogHe is the Prince of Maldonia. He takes pride in his looks and charm, but he is spoiled and lazy. As a result of his antics, his parents cut him off, and he finds himself down on his luck. Therefore in visiting New Orleans, he hopes to marry a wealthy girl. After taking the deal from Dr. Facilier, Naveen gets turned into a frog, and only a kiss from a princess can break the spell. Tiana tries to kiss him but gets turned into a frog herself. At first, his immaturity turns her off, but he learns to take responsibility and help those in need, which leads to their romantic relationship. Realizing they need each other, they marry and become human again.