06/06/2016 15:15 BST

Girl Dressed As Hot Dog For Dance Class 'Princess Day' Inspires People Across The World To Be Unique

'Be the hot dog princess you want to be in the world.'

A five-year-old girl who decided to channel her individuality and wear a hot dog costume to her dance school's "princess day" has inspired people around the world.

Ainsley was dressed head-to-toe in the hot dog suit, complete with mustard sauce, while the other dancers wore a range of pink and blue frilly dresses.

After Ainsley's dance teacher, Sarah Nativi, posted a photo of the class online, #hotdogprincess began trending on Twitter with people calling Ainsley a "hero".

"Ainsley loves princesses, but she wanted to be original and wear a hot dog costume instead,” her teacher Nativi told BuzzFeed News.

“She wore a princess costume underneath it and said she was a princess on the inside!”

Since #hotdogprincess has started trending worldwide, people have been using it as a symbol of "being yourself" and not following the crowd.

Ainsley's dad took to Twitter on 2 June to confirm it was all his daughter's own idea.

"No parent is ready to learn that their daughter is trending," Brandon Turner wrote.

" Best part is it was all her idea!"

Turner then recalled a conversation he had with his daughter about the costume.

"Why did you want to be a hot dog? Because it's my favourite costume," he tweeted.

So for those needing a little lesson in individuality, just follow in Hot Dog Princess' mustardy footsteps.

Hot dog princess, you've inspired us all. 

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