Tomorrow Pixar's first-ever lead female, Princess Merida, hits the big screen in the film Brave. With fairy-tale-inspired movies aplenty (including multiple Snow White flicks) and birthday boy Prince William's own princess Kate in the spotlight, little girls and grown women alike have tiaras on the brain. And sure there are downsides to princess culture, but there are also lessons to be gleaned from these regal ladies. From real-life royalty to Disney characters, let's look at some of the different types of princesses and what we can learn from them (and it's not how to be like Mean Girls).
Types of Princesses and What We Can Learn From Them