Disney Princesses star in animated children’s fairy tales, and as such they were simplified and prettified to appeal to the audience. But what if those movies were costume period pieces? This video shows what women wore during those historical eras. Most are dressed as the wealthy, happily-ever-after royalty period of their lives. For some strange reason, Ariel from The Little Mermaid was left out. The results are opulent but far less sexy than what we’re used to. The accompanying article at Buzzfeed explains how the dates and countries of origin were determined, and gives more information on the fashions selected.