“Historically Accurate Disney Princess” Video Is a Great Excuse for Costume Porn
The whole “historically accurate Disney Princess” project has been done before, of course, but Buzzfeed did a pretty good job of researching the authentic fashions of the time periods and cultures that these Disney movies took place in (but not, it should be noted, with their original source material in mind).
Yes, even Jasmine—believe it or not, pre-Islamic Christians used the word “Allah” too—Although maybe not in Arabia as they imagine, because “Jasmine” is a Persian name. Think Buzzfeed got some other stuff wrong? Here’s where you can find more of their research.