Costume Inspo: Crowns, Tiaras, and Headdresses

Happy #MermaidMonday, friends! We can’t divulge any details about the Promenade just yet, so I wanted to get started with providing some mermaid-themed costume inspiration in the meantime. It’s such a vast topic with so many opportunities for creativity that I can’t wait to explore and share with you! I was reminiscing with friends about how when I was young, I would create “Easter bonnets” with my mother out of baskets, shoulder pads (hey, it was the EARLY 90’s!), flowers… and seashells. I got inspired by the idea of festive nautical headwear, and every sea-queen (or king! Or princess!) needs her crown, so here are some regal headdresses, tiaras, and crowns fit for a mermaid!

 

Etsy is always my go-to for unique, creative, one-of-a-kind pieces (everything on this website is handmade by their merchants), so naturally there’s a plethora of custom, beautiful mermaid crowns. Styles range from conservative to couture, with a price for every budget. Check out the seller’s pages for more!

seanatural

Beach wedding crown- $62.00

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MissJAYNEdesigns

Gold Siren/Mermaid Crown- $17.00

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wildandfreejewelry

The Dreamer Mermaid Crown- $160.00

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TCMermaidCrowns

Mermaid Princess crown- $40.00

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mermaids palace

Aqua Mermaid Beach Wedding Crown- $95.00

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CuriousFair

Urban Mermaid Headdress- $123.40

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GenuineLittles

Mermaid Crown- $45.00

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LittleAsrai 

Seashell Mermaid Crown- $25.00

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BlingGoddessBoutique

Crystal Mermaid Crown- $122.66

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CyShell

Blue Beach Bridal Tiara- $51.61

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Fairytas

Mermaid Crown Tiara Headdress Turquoise- $137.63

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This last one isn’t on Etsy, but I just HAD to include it!

The Mermaids Mercantile

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I hope you’re feeling inspired by some of these designs! There are SO many beautiful mermaid crowns out there, I may do a follow-up post featuring more designs because they’re all just SO. BEAUTIFUL! If you’d like to see more, let me know in the comments!

Youtube is a great resource for DIY videos, so if you’re feeling crafty and don’t know where to go from here, there’s plenty of videos out there to guide you. Crafting doesn’t have to drain your bank account (although it definitely can!), you can find plenty of materials in your local dollar store, get some great deals with coupons and apps like RetailMeNot, or even gathering from nature! Tutorials are out there for everyone from the crafting-impaired to veteran crafters. Take a peek at these Do-It-Yourselfers!

 

Debi’s Design Diary


Cira Las Vegas


 

NsomniaksDream


 

Evelina


 

Aodhamair

 

Let us know if you’re creating your own whimsical mermaid headdress or crown for the Asbury Park Promenade of Mermaids! We’d love to hear from you, and feature your beautiful work in a later blog post! We have a hashtag- use #asburypromenade on social media so we can find you! Instagram us @asburyparkpromenade, twitter @asburypromenade, Facebook Asbury Park Promenade of Mermaids.

 

-CJ Mars

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