Forget about dressing up your little girl as a princess — it’s time to dress her up as a real life QUEEN for Halloween. Known for her even-keeled disposition, wealth of historical knowledge and experience *and* for donning the most colorful array of suits, dresses, and fascinators EVER, to say Queen Elizabeth is an icon is an understatement.

DIY Queen Elizabeth Toddler Costume

For my daughter Anokhi, I couldn’t resist paying homage to her British heritage (both of her paternal grandparents moved from the UK to the States in the 1970s) with this cheeky little look, complete with corgi.

DIY Queen Elizabeth Toddler Costume

Here’s how to get the look:

When your daughter decides she’s over wearing a wig, you can always just improvise and call the costume Kate Middleton paying homage to Queen Elizabeth ;)

DIY Queen Elizabeth Toddler Costume

What historical costume ideas have you pinned this year? Share your favorite ideas with us @BritandCo.

DIY Production + Styling: Cassidy Miller

Photography: Kurt Andre

Queen Elizabeth Photo Courtesy of Getty Images