It may not happen often, but you still never know when you may be plucked from drab old commonness into the world of sparkly-sparkly royalty. So, of course, it’s wise to be princess-savvy.

Presenting ‘Princessing 101’, our suggested 12 movies to see and tips to remember in case you find yourself spirited away for a life of castles, carriages, crowns, corgis and coats of arms.

 

Princessing 101 - Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke (1997)
You can have not been born a princess.

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Princessing 101 - Shrek

Shrek (2001)
You can be untraditionally beautiful.

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Princessing 101 - Roman Holiday

Roman Holiday (1953)
You can have short hair.

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Princessing 101- Tangled

Tangled (2010)
You can have long hair.

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Princessing 101- The Princess Diaries

The Princess Diaries (2001)
You can be a forgotten heir.

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Princessing 101- Star Wars

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)
You can kick butt.

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Princessing 101 - Enchanted

Enchanted (2007)
You can get real AND be animated.

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Princessing 101 - Snow White and the Huntsman

Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
You can dislike your new stepmother.

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Princessing 101- The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid (1989)
You can do anything for love…

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Princessing 101 - Frozen

Frozen (2013)
But you probably shouldn’t do that.

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Princessing 101 - The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride (1987)
You can be a true lover.

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Princessing 101 - Ever After

Ever After (1998)
You can (hopefully) live happily this way.

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