Disney & CreativeSoul Reimagining Snow White & Cinderella As Black Princess Dolls
Disney has teamed up with a Black-owned images agency to offer their famed princess dolls an Afro-centric makeover.
The legendary leisure firm has lengthy prided itself on presenting fairytale experiences to kids. By partnering with Atlanta-based firm CreativeSoul Pictures, Disney is inviting Black kids to dream by providing toys that appear like them. Collectively, the pair will reimagine the beloved princesses we’ve grown to like as dolls that may be bought on-line and in park reward retailers.
Disney got here up with the doll idea after CreativeSoul took photographs of younger Black ladies adorned within the enhanced costumes worn by Disney royalty, akin to Snow White, Rapunzel, Cinderella, and even the primary Black princess, Tiana. These photographs have been part of the Princess Mission, introduced by images couple Regis and Kahran. These beautiful photographs went viral on-line, touchdown the couple a spot on the Steve Harvey Speak Present. It wasn’t lengthy earlier than the photographs discovered their option to Disney, who commissioned the photographs for one in every of their cruise ships. Now, they’re taking the undertaking a step additional.
“Photographers with a doll line?! Insane,” CreativeSoul wrote in an Instagram put up.
The Disney Princess CreativeSoul Doll Assortment will debut on February third on the Walt Disney World’s EPCOT Worldwide Arts Pageant in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Regis and Kahran will host a guide and doll sighting on the pageant on opening day. The dolls will stay showcased till February twentieth.
The dolls will probably be out there for $59.99 on shopDisney for people who’re unable to go to Walt Disney World Resort or Disneyland Resort in individual.