Buy a Beauty and the Beast costume for yourself or your child this Halloween. The 2017 live-action movie adaptation about the meeting and romance of Princess Belle and the Beast is a classic love story. As the top grossing movie of 2017 to date and already the tenth highest grossing movie worldwide of all time, these costumes are sure to be a hit for Halloween 2017. Whether your daughter is looking to wear a princess costume or you are looking for a couples costume for your and your significant other, these fit the bill. Shop our selection of Beauty and the Beast costumes for this October:
Beauty and the Beast is the story of a prince who became a hideous beast after being cursed by a fairy whom he did not provide shelter during a storm. The curse can only be broken when he finds true love in spite of his appearance. Some time later, the father of a beautiful young woman and her two wicked sisters seeks shelter in the Beast’s castle. When he picks a rose as a gift for his Belle, The Beast becomes upset. Belle goes to the castle and lives a life of luxury thanks to the Beast. But she declines his proposals of marriage. She becomes homesick and decides to visit her family. When she doesn’t return on the day that she promised, the Beast is heartbroken and half dead. Belle returns and proclaims her love for the Beast, breaking the curse and transforming the Beast into the prince of her dreams.
Beauty and the Beast is a fairy tale that was first published by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve in 1740. The most well-known version of the story was an abridgement of Villeneuve’s rendition by Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont that was published in 1756 and translated into English in 1757. Walt Disney produced an animated film about the story of Beauty and the Beast in 1991.