I’ll admit I’ve always wanted to be a princess. As a little girl, I was all about the classic Disney princess (especially Belle from Beauty and the Beast). Something about the fantasy, romance, and whimsical fairytale vibes has just always captured a special place in my heart. My mother and father used to have to sit in costume stores for hours while I would try on princess dresses, put on my plastic version of glass slippers, and twirl around the store pretending like I was a character from one of my favorite princess storybooks. As I’ve grown older, of course, my love for all things princesses has slightly subsided.
However, it seems that our interest in all things Meghan Markle and the royal family—and I could never leave out the Bridgerton effect—has reignited many of our desires to add dainty princess elements to our wardrobes, cultivating an aesthetic called princesscore. I’ve seen sprinkles of princesscore everywhere from the runways to street style trends. Whether you’re looking for over-the-top glamorous princesscore vibes with opera gloves, romantic ruffles, clear heels that look Cinderella-like, and luxe fabrics with corseting or you’re more into the vibes of a woodland princess with floral patterns, puff sleeves, and dainty lace detailing, this trend is now easier than ever to incorporate into your style.
While searching for the perfect pretty princesscore pieces, I came across 30 that I absolutely adore, but I couldn’t stop there. Since once a wannabe princess, always a wannabe princess, I decided to take things into my own hands, embrace all things princesscore, and dress like a princess all around New York City.
Keep scrolling to shop the princesscore items that I’m absolutely obsessed with and what a day in the life dressed as a New York City princess looks like.