Disneyworld Outfit

It was a challenge to find a Disney outfit that was both cute and functional. Considering this day lasted from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. it needed to be comfortable. I chose a stretchy frilly top (it’s super old) and one of my favourite flower skirts. The skirt is girly and has pockets! See how I dressed it up more in the post Afternoon Tea – Flower Skirt.

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The first thing I did when I entered Magic Kingdom was search for the perfect hair accessory. I tried on many ears; but none were right. I found this tiara at the real jewelry store. And yes, it is normal for a 30-something year old woman to run around Disneyworld all day wearing a tiara. With this piece my outfit was complete.

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Apparently Disney has a dapper day (oh how I wish I lived closer to attend), and many staff asked if I went to that day. I’ll take the compliments. Overall the outfit held up well and I wasn’t too uncomfortable, except the flats destroyed my feet by the end of the day. But I guess that is to be expected after running around like a six year old on sugar for 10 + hours.

Skirt – Express
Shirt – Costa Blanca (from many years ago)
Flats: H&M
Earrings – Sylvie & Shimmy (local boutique in Parkdale)
Bag: Tokidoki (a souvenir from the trip)

 

Winter Garden Outfit

Whenever I travel I always try to do something cultural. Amidst all my Disney fever and the commercialism of my Florida trip; I decided we were going to an art museum. Unfortunately, the museum was in Winter Park not Winter Garden. It was an understandable GPS error. I knew we were in the wrong place when we ended up in front of someone’s house. However, this little area was quaint and slower-paced than the environments of our other outings; so we explored.

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We had lunch in an empty bar and wandered. The maxi dress was perfect, it is super comfortable and has some edge with the utlra-high slit. The neon pink earrings I made give a fierce pop of colour to this simple outfit. The sandals are Sam Edelman which I got on sale; I love his line! The purse also acts like a wallet and has a rocker edge.

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Wherever I go I try to find boutiques unique to the area; Winter Garden had this tiny, adorable bath shop (Wildflower Beauty). I bought their ‘bath tea’ for my grandma and the scrubber for myself. The bath tea soaks were such a different idea I had to buy some for the cute factor. I felt good to support a local business (the owner’s mom was working in the shop).

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On the drive home I had an intense craving for ice cream and Googled an ice cream parlour near the hotel. Funnily enough we could see this giant ice cream cone from the hotel balcony. I had to go for the photo opp.

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Maxi Dress: Lulu’s
Sandals: Sam Edelman
Earrings: Made by me
Purse: Jacob (now closed)

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Pink Coat!

I am so ready for spring and bright colours! The first bloom I saw convinced me that Easter was the turning point. Although since then April and May showers have emerged.

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This outfit is colour overload; I love it! I got the galaxy scarf on sale at Club Monaco a few years ago. It is one of my favourite pieces because it is huge, silk and is definitely a statement piece. The orange skirt is actually really comfortable because the fabric is stretchy. I liked it so much that I bought it in two colours; orange and blue (also on sale!)

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And of course Easter PEEPS are my guilty pleasure. Peeps and champagne = happiness.
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Pink Coat: Zara
Orange Skirt: Pink Tartan
Galaxy Scarf: Club Monaco
Shirt: Jacob (still sad it closed)
Pumps: Steve Madden

 

 

Anna Sui T-shirt

 

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You usually won’t find me rocking a t-shirt; they are generally too casual for me. But I bought this Anna Sui shirt when I was in Hong Kong a few years ago. It has a blonde girl playing guitar on it and I thought “This is me on a t-shirt” I always loved this designer’s style; but it’s expensive and hard to find her stuff in Canada.

I dressed up the t-shirt with a pearl necklace I made and a pouffy skirt to make the look more girly and funky. The sock bun has a pop of neon pink extensions which brings out the pink in the shirt and the make-up is nude. I wore this outfit to a friend’s spontaneous house party.
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T-Shirt – Anna Sui
Skirt – Express
Necklace – one of a kind and made by me 🙂
Boots – Le Chateau
Earrings – Kate Spade

 

Blue Lace Dress

Unfortunately I had to work on Saturday; I haven’t done this since my retail days. Yes, it was a reception, but still it was a work event on Saturday! To combat this fact, I made myself happy by dressing up.

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I got this dress for an amazing deal when Fashion Crimes on Queen Street West closed. It is now my go-to office party dress. It feels fancy to me; without being over the top. The peak-a-boo lace details make the dress appropriate for evening without showing too much skin. I love the gold zipper at the back; it gives the elegant lace some edge. I wore gold jewelry to bring out the gold of the zipper. The bracelet is one of my experiments made just for me.

Oh course when I decide to go outside to take a picture it begins to snow; I must have looked insane in my outfit.

Afternoon Tea Flower Skirt

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This afternoon tea outfit was probably a bit too naked for the winter (even with the cardigan). But I adore this flower skirt! The cut of this skirt is perfect for me; I have around three of the same style from Express. I feel like a doll in it and bonus: it has pockets!

The skirt is cute; but comfortable.

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The purple lipstick (from LimeCrime) gives the look a bit of edge and brings out the colour in the skirt. Sheer nylons and a cardigan make this summery skirt more winter appropriate.

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Skirt – Express
Shirt – Jacob Boutique
Cardigan – Jacob Boutique
Pumps – Steve Madden
Earrings – from Sylvie & Shimmy
Bracelet and ring – made by me