CATCH THE WAVE
Stylish teens are sporting "mermaid hair," princess parties are facing competition from mermaid parties, and stuntwomen are giving pricey mermaid lessons in Hollywood. There's a low-budget "Little Mermaid" film due next year and two big-budget live adaptations are being floated -- including one from Disney, whose 1989 animated version is still definitive. In short, these fishtailed females and their friends are everywhere. If the life of a mermaid is seeming more and more appealing as summer nears, here are 10 ways to celebrate this trend from Copenhagen to Coney Island.