DIY Elena of Avalor Adult Costume

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Easy Do-it-Yourself Elena of Avalor Adult Costume

There’s no reason your kids have to have all the fun. You too can dress up in the year’s hottest costume by pairing together a few of 2016 trendiest items. Adult Halloween costumes are always hard to find. Elena of Avalor makes the perfect Halloween costume for adults, because it’s easy to recreate and relatively inexpensive. Make your own Elena of Avalor Adult Costume with pieces you can wear again and again.

Here are a few items you can pair together to recreate Elena of Avalor’s signature look.

ruffle-red-topThe Top

Crop tops have been in style for the past couple of years. It’s a trend that doesn’t seem to be dying down any time soon. This year ruffles made a come back in a big way. This Latin inspired crop top resembles the top of Elena’s action dress. It’s also a great piece to add to your summer wardrobe. You can find this top at Express on sale for just $19.99. Shop now while items are still in stock to complete your Elena of Avalor adult costume.


 The Skirt

You won’t have a hard time finding a floor length red skirt online. We suggest this high-waisted button up skirt, because of it’s pleats and center slit. For a true Elena look, add a white underskirt to peak through the slit like Elena’s does in the show. This skirt is available at for $39. Pair it with the Express crop top for your costume, then pair it with a fitted top like the one pictured above for a fab every-day look.

Elena of Avalor belt

The Belt

Elena cinches her gorgeous dress at the waist with a bold gold belt. One of the hottest trends in belts is the metal gold belt. We found this one on the ASOS website for $49. They also offer a thinner version for $35. It’s not cheap, but it’s our pick because it’s versatile, glamorous and bold. After Halloween, pair it with any simple dress to add sophistication and glamour. Looking for a more budget friendly option? Target offers a variety of belts ranging from $4 to $15. Check them out here.


Elena of Avalor Accessories

Elena of Avalor does many things well – that includes accessorizing. The girl can dress. Elena’s look would not be complete without her signature gold and turquoise jewelry. Turquoise has been commonly found in Mexican jewelry since the Aztecs. Today, turquoise is often used in jewelry pieces from low to high end. If you’re looking for earrings you can wear again and again, check out these beautiful options at Nordstroms. On a budget? Get Elena’s complete look for $14.95 by purchasing the set above from the


Want to use real flowers in your hair to complete your Elena of Avalor adult costume? Try Lantana flowers. Their bright orange color is similar to the flowers used in the cartoon, and are small in size. Can’t find Lantana? Any vibrant flowers will do.

Complete your costume with Elena of Avalor’s scepter available online for $24.95 at the This scepter lights up and plays Elena’s signature song. Different versions of the scepter can also be found at Toys R’ Us and JCPenney for between $16 and $20.

Elena of Avalor is Disney’s first Latina princess. The show premiered on Disney Channel in July, and has been a major hit with audiences. The costume is so popular it sold out when first released. The Elena of Avalor child’s costume can be found at your local Disney Store, online and at retailers like Kohls.


Michelle McKinley is a journalist and digital marketer from Los Angeles, CA. She earned her Journalism degree from Pepperdine University, and has been writing for the web since 2003. She’s a life-long Disney fan who travels and writes about her experiences for fun.

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