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It looks like I'm the queen (ice gown)
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Published: April 21, 2014
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Oh, Elsa.  What are we going to do with you.

Frozen is purportedly set in the 1830's-40's, but I've been obsessed with finding a style that could marry her coronation gown with her ice gown more seamlessly; the open robes you see during the Regency era, including those being worn by Scandinavian royalty at the time, seemed a particularly apt analog for her... weird underarm-cape.  Thing.  You also see her mom wearing something very similar for something like ten years, so it's not a huge stretch to think it could be a popular look in Arendelle.  THAT'S MY EXCUSE.

I initially designed this for her coronation, but I figured it wouldn't hurt to explore how that same silhouette might work with her ice gown as well.  Someday, theoretically, I would love to do a more literally iced-up version of her gown, but I figured the alternate colour way would be a nice middle ground to strike.  You can see the other version HERE:

It looks like I'm the queen (coronation gown) by shoomlah

-C

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Gurdim's avatar
great re-thinking and designing work (and supported but a great style :P), as in all this series ^^
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donovandelaney's avatar
The only thing I don't buy is the lack of a slit and no neck piece and no necklace.
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shoomlah|Professional Digital Artist
I'm sorry you can't properly jerk off to my drawing of Elsa, go away
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RosalinasSoulmate|Student Filmographer
:rofl:
Your comment may be the greatest thing anyone has ever said to that idiot. You deserve a medal.
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elvenqueen2's avatar
OMG!! I may go broke buying all your art for my house!! I’m in love
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moonlitinuyasha1985's avatar
I agree, shoomlah. :D
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heavenly777protector's avatar
FRAGGING BEAUTIFUL!!
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ShortLemonie3's avatar
ShortLemonie3|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
WHERE THE F WERE YOU WHEN THEY WERE DESIGNING THE DRESS seriously this so so beautiful
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heavenly777protector's avatar
YUP. DISNEY REALLY NEEDS TO PAY MORE ATTENTION TO REAL TALENT LIKE THIS.
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inthelongrun's avatar
This is such a beautiful piece! I see from your FAQ that you are cool with cosplay inspired by your designs. I'm a historical costumer/cosplayer (my website is inthelongrun.wordpress.com), and I've put this design on my wishlist. I will be sure to share pictures with you, if and when I finish.
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Amelia411's avatar
Elsa is supposed to have a pony tail when she wears her ice gown!
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Istriel's avatar
Yes but here it's an historical acurrate version. Accordind with the clues in the movies, it would be during 1830, even before, Regency, etc.
And during this era, hair fashion in noble Houses was not really about low ponytail or sided braid with asymetric bangs... Her movie hairstyle is too modern for an historical accurate version.
Have you read the descritption ? ;)
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shoomlah|Professional Digital Artist
ok
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Ronrhino13's avatar
I can already see this for a live action Frozen, you should send this to Disney, and I'm thinking of drawing my friend as a live action Elsa and you gave me inspiration.
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SamwiseTheAwesome|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love this series with a thousand hearts.
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tomagirl14's avatar
:love: I WANT THE DRESS!! :iconfurryloveplz: Awesome work
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PrincessJ420's avatar
Empress Elsa of France.....
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Istriel's avatar
If only your version was the one for the movie T__T
She is perfect !
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magic-of-imagination's avatar
WHAT
THAT IS AMAZING
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Little-Beasty|Hobbyist Writer
I think this is far more gorgeous than the film version.
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BumbleCat1's avatar
She looks very mature and has the right face expression
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WikiTiki7's avatar
I love this! I think I love it more or at least the same as the movie version, its stunning!
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LadyLuigiEdited |Student Traditional Artist
the timeline doesn't make sense in frozen, in 19th century it was the industrial revolution, no way they would have the lifestyle, clothing, or everyday habbits depicted in the movie
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shoomlah|Professional Digital Artist
yeah it was a pretty terrible History Channel documentary
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