MNSSHP-What are you wearing?

Discussion in 'Theme Parks Attractions and Strategies' started by NileNellie, Jul 16, 2014.

  1. NileNellie

    NileNellie Earning My Ears

    Aug 14, 2013
    This will be our first time going as a family (DH, me and almost 3 yr old DS), and we'd like to dress up. DH wants to do Monsters Inc but I feel like that's going to be way too hot (we are going in late September). I'm looking for other ideas.

    What have you dressed as in the past? Post your pictures here!
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  3. Robo

    Robo 1971 Castle in the Hub: Your lights are on!

    Nov 18, 2001
  4. NoMoneyThanks2Disney

    NoMoneyThanks2Disney Mouseketeer

    Apr 1, 2014
    The last year I wore a minnie mouse costume before that I always just did Halloween shirts. Much more fun with a costume, and from the CM comments they love it when people actually dress up. We've always gone the last week of September, and it was hot at the beginning, and by midnight cold. I would say Monsters Inc might be a bit heavy if you go for the full fur costume.
  5. nickcirc

    nickcirc Week's in California, Weekends in Florida

    Mar 27, 2013
    Not sure, Was thinking this myself as I just got my tix for the 31st.

    Was contemplating doing a couples costume with the girlfriend but the more i think about it the more i want to do an obscure less known disney character... hmm
  6. hedge333

    hedge333 Mouseketeer

    Dec 28, 2009
    My DDs have kind of dictated the whole family's costumes. I'm making the girls' costume the oldest will be Merida (I made the dress have detacheable sleeves so she can have short sleeves, if needed) and my younger one is going to be Elsa. My husband is going to be King Fergus (surprisingly he has requested a kilt) and I am going as Anna or Olaf-my daughter hasn't decided which yet. I'm super excited because they think these costumes are just for Halloween. They have no idea we are going to Disney yet. I can't wait to tell them that the costumes are for trick or treating at Disney and at home.
  7. hedge333

    hedge333 Mouseketeer

    Dec 28, 2009
    Oh, I almost forgot, we are tie dying MNSSHP shirts in Halloween colors to wear that day before the party. I'm going to keep them in my backpack so if the costumes get too hot we can change into them that night.
  8. andrew870

    andrew870 andrew870

    Nov 21, 2009
    Ghostbuster this year for the party is my choice !
  9. Travelgrrl

    Travelgrrl Disneybounder

    Mar 30, 2014
    Robo, is that really you in that video? I loved that.

    If not, great allusion, so we'll allow it, LOL!
  10. DWillowBay

    DWillowBay DIS Veteran

    Sep 19, 2010
    The first year that we MNSSHP-ed, we were Mickey, Minnie and Sorcerer Mickey. TOO HOT. :furious: :furious: The next year, we were Dumbo and Minnie. Still TOO hot! :furious: The next time, we were Tweedle Dum/ Dee and Peter Pan. Getting cooler. :woohoo: This year, we will be the "T-shirt and Shorts Version" of Goofy and Donald. :goodvibes
  11. magic kingdom park

    magic kingdom park Mouseketeer

    Jul 4, 2003
    curious where do you get Halloween shirts, thinking of doing this idea for us grown ups but we are going in Sept. so I have no clue where to find anything like that. And really need some cool ideas for the kids, I know it will be hot.
  12. asmit4

    asmit4 DIS Veteran

    Aug 13, 2007
    Etsy- funwithgraphics

    She has been worried about copyright issues so she has all her disney stuff on pinterest- so you look on pinterest for the iron on you want, personalize it, and order it through etsy. She's awesome! If you are having a hard time finding her pinterest- just msg her in etsy. She will send you the link.

    I was worried I wouldn't be able to make nice shirts. I can't even do bubble letters. The iron ons were so easy to do and looked professional.
  13. katt789

    katt789 DIS Veteran

    Mar 14, 2010
    In the past we've gone as:
    -Tink, Peter & pirate (peter was homemade, tink & pirate bought at a costume store)
    -Alice & the White Rabbit (alice custom made park replica off etsy, rabbit put together from clothing & handmade watch, tail & ears)
    -Tinkerbell & Periwinkle (Tink same store costume, Peri was my Mom made my grad dress into a costume for me!)
    -Wendy Darling (custom made off Etsy)
    -Tink, Peter, Cruella De Ville (Tink custom made by a cosplayer, Peter homemade, Cruella bits of store bought & what she already had)

    This year we're doing:
    -Move It Shake It parade costumes (madeby Mom)
    -Gaston & the Bimbettes
    -Disney fairies (terrance, zarina, peri & rosetta)
    -A random night of characters (bonus party we didn't know we were hitting!)
    -Wendy & Peter
    -Elsa, Anna, Hans & Kristoff

    And yes, that's a LOT of parties but we LOVE halloween & the chance to dress up, we originally planned a trip with multiple parties in Sept and I move down in Oct so we'll go a few days early to hit a couple of parks first!!
  14. TrulyMadlyDisney

    TrulyMadlyDisney Mouseketeer

    Jul 23, 2008
    <--------- the lazy costume idea when DH refuses to wear one.
  15. Bee2u

    Bee2u ImJustBeeNme

    Feb 18, 2007
    Last year I was a dalmatian, and this year I'm going as a fairy.
  16. ninafeliz

    ninafeliz Mouseketeer

    Apr 30, 2001
    This will be the third year for more than t-shirt costumes.

    1. Minnie, Mickey, eeyore. Very cold, so we layered and DS2 was fine in a fuzzy eeyore.
    2. Jessie, woody, 2 little buzz's. Pretty hot but ok. Would not travel with cowboy boots and hats again, but fun!
    3. This year Princess Leia, luke skywalker, c3po and R2D2. My sons choice.
  17. MataHari22

    MataHari22 Mouseketeer

    Aug 8, 2013
    I found an adorable red with white polka dots dress and I'm going to wear that with my Minnie Mouse ears. ::MinnieMo I have white Keds and I bought some yellow shoe strings to pop on since I don't have yellow shoes.
  18. Melissa8905

    Melissa8905 Mouseketeer

    Jan 2, 2011
    We're going with Halloween shirts and bling this year, as it was way too hot for us in costume last time we went. There's some fun Disney t-shirts at the online DisneyParks merchandise store and Amazon.
  19. andeesings

    andeesings DIS Veteran

    Aug 5, 2012
    I don't mind heat-- for me, a costume is everything!! First year I was Jane Austen- that had short sleeves and was airy. Second year we had more pre- planning, so my friend and I were Rainbow Brite and the Color Kids-- I was LaLa Orange. That was warm because I wore orange tights on my legs and arms.

    This year I'm doing what I've wanted to do for years-- the Redhead from the Pirates of the Caribbean ride. That resigns a few people who are with me to Pirates, but they said they don't care. Also my best friend is going as Jereth the a Goblin King from Labyrinth. I think my parents are going to be the Potato Heads. We'll see about everyone else. We are a pretty big group!!
  20. FeralCatRogue

    FeralCatRogue Mouseketeer

    May 4, 2014
    When you get into it you kinda forget the heat. I went quite covered up last year when it was in the 90s/100s. But you could always take a creative license on the costume you want keep the important parts but change them so its not a full suit costume.
  21. cantoine

    cantoine Mouseketeer

    Nov 4, 2013
    My family is going as the following: me peter pan; DH, Mr. Smee; DS, Captain Hook; DD, tinker bell; DD(2,1) Izzy from jake and the netherland pirates

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