Trivia: Did you know… that Minnie has over two-hundred outfits! Just imagine all the different Minnie Mouse costumes you could choose from.
Whether we’re talking about kid Minnie Mouse costumes or adult costumes, chances are you’ll see at least one person dressed up in a Minnie Mouse Costume this Halloween! From the early 20th Century (the year 1928 to be precise) Minnie Mouse has been captivating & capturing the childhood of numerous generations all over the world. Created by Walt Disney, this timeless, animated, & universally loved cartoon character was first seen in the 1928 short movie titled “Steamboat Willie”.
Minnie Mouse has been one of the few cartoon characters from whom children have got to learn multiple positive life lessons. Minnie is sweet in nature and is widely recognized for her extensive collection of big bows of multiple colors that sit atop her head. Though her character was initially conceptualized as a mere love interest of Mickey Mouse, Minnie has become a more independent, dynamic & iconic character over the years. This character by Walt Disney has been immensely popular among the young children all over the globe. She has starred in more than 70 animated films which are a testament to her huge popularity. This means a kid Minnie Mouse costume is a perfect choice for Halloween!
In January 2018, this iconic Disney character received the 2,627th star on the much famed “Hollywood Walk of Fame”, 40 years after Mickey Mouse received his. Minnie joins several other Disney characters on the hallowed sidewalks of Hollywood, including Donald Duck, Tinkerbell, Winnie the Pooh, Snow White and Kermit the Frog.
Inspiration for your Minnie Mouse costume: what is Minnie Mouse really like?
Minnie Mouse enjoys dinners, movies, and basically spending as much time as possible along with Mickey. Overall Minnie is sweet, beautiful and fun-loving but occasionally her anger gets the better of her. Despite all this, she is never the “bad guy” in any kind of situation. And like Mickey, she also adores travelling. Keep this in mind so you can channel Minnie when you wear one of our amazing Minnie Mouse costumes!
Source: pinterest.com – ComicCon Quebec 2015
A Variety of Minnie Mouse Costumes
Her fellow characters often describe her as feisty; always able to speak what she feels no matter who the person she’s up against. She has a caring and motherly side. Also, she is regarded as the voice of reason in her circle of close friends. She is relatively calm during hectic periods and is usually viewed as the most reliable, level-headed in the group. Minnie Mouse is more than just Mickey’s girlfriend though, however. Her strong character includes multiple personality traits, and she’s a great role model–which is perfect for parents who want to put on a Minnie Mouse costume! Minnie has gathered many fans throughout the world as a strong but fun female character. Scores of fans regularly travel to Disneyland and other Disney Parks to meet this much-loved heroine. Below, you can see an example of Disneybounding: this fan hugging the “real” Minnie Mouse is wearing a Minnie Mouse costume made with real clothes!
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Minnie Mouse Mascot Costumes
The character of Minnie Mouse has been spellbinding for the childhood of generations over these years. With today’s global digital expansion, Minnie Mouse is one of the more important characters for Disney in terms of popularity among the kids & the love that she receives globally. Did you know that before they’re allowed to play Disney Princesses, Disney World employees usually put on Mickey or Minnie Mouse Costumes? Endorsing the role of Minnie, Mickey, or any of the other masked Disney characters (such as Winnie the Pooh or Stitch), is an important step for Disney Princess wannabes. All the princes and princesses at Disney had to play masked characters before they got their role! Of course, regular fans, like this cosplayer from the 2013 London Comic Con, love to wear Minnie Mouse costumes at conventions.
Trivia: Did you know… that Minnie is occasionally cited as an unofficial member of the Disney Princesses?
Unique Minnie Mouse Costumes
The best thing about Minnie Mouse costumes is that you can get creative with them! Minnie’s polka-dotted dress and oversize bow are recognizable anywhere, so you can create your own Minnie Mouse costume and even mash it up with character from other franchises. Don’t believe me? Just look at this cosplayer who dressed up as both Minnie Mouse and R2-D2!
Here’s another Star Wars/Minnie Mouse mash-up for you: this cosplayer from the 2018 Silicon Valley Comic Con has borrowed Kylo Ren’s lightsaber and is knighting him. Does that mean she’s turned evil, or that she’s convinced Kylo Ren to see the light? It’s hard to tell, but the contrast in their costumes sure makes for a striking photo.
Source: D.Begley via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-2.0
Minnie Mouse Fun Facts
- Bob Iger once referred to Minnie as “the official First Lady of the Walt Disney company.”
- Mickey, or Michael, means “the one who is like god”, and Minnie or Minerva was the name of a roman “goddess”. This remarkable coincidence is, however, likely unforeseen
- Minnie’s eyes are usually longer and wider than Mickey’s, while her smile is slightly shorter and more closed than his. However, earliest cartoon stories did not feature these details
- According to Walt Disney, Mickey and Minnie Mouse have never been married on screen. But, in 1933, during an interview with Film Pictorial, Walt said, “In private life, Mickey is married to Minnie… What it really amounts to is that Minnie is, for screen purposes, his leading lady.”
- Like Mickey, Minnie’s ears always face the same way, no matter which direction she is facing.
Megacon 2011 – Source: hiveminer.com
Trivia: Did you know… that the actress who voiced Minnie and the actor who voiced Mickey got married in real life?
Minnie Mouse Adult Costume
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