geek style · out & about

Tsum Tsum Day My Prince Will Come

When my sister and I went to Disneyland for a second round a couple weeks ago, I decided to do a little Snow White Disneybound since I packed this outfit (the dress was actually in an outfit post last year). It’s not a completely obvious bound, or maybe it’s more of an “inspired-by” outfit… but whatever. I like it! I borrowed my sister’s red bow headband (which she got for her Hipster Snow White costume last year), and brought my little Snow White Tsum Tsum (pictured below). Isn’t she darling?! I had been searching high and low for these damn little Tsum Tsums since they were released during the summer, and my mom surprised me with this cute Snow White one. Fun fact: She had no idea Snow White was my favorite. She just picked her on a whim. I started off with a medium sized Minnie that I got back in August, and then I got Daisy a few days after my mom gave me Snow White — after my trip I added 8 more Tsum Tsums to my collection, and I still want more!

In case you’re scratching your head and wondering what the hell a Tsum Tsum is, let me tell you! They’re these SUPER KAWAII stackable plushies that were first released in Japan (go figure, Japan is like the capital of all things adorable), and they come in three sizes: large, medium, and mini. And of course, there’s also a really fun and addicting Tsum Tsum game that you can download on your iPhone/iPad or Android by Line!

I’ve seen that some of my Instagram buddies are playing/collecting Tsum Tsums too! What about you ponies? Have you started a tiny army of adorbleness too?

Cheers,
Nina

PS: I feel like my Snow White game is on point in this selfie I took the day after my Disneyland trip…

dress: Fun & Flirt // cardigan: Gap // belt: Merona (thrifted)
headband: Claire’s (buy here) // shoes: Bass
necklace: Wonderground Gallery
glasses: Derek Cardigan (buy similar here)
Snow White Tsum Tsum: Disney Store (buy here)

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National Snow White Week

A few days ago on Instagram I found out that it’s National Snow White Week! For someone who claims that Snow White is their favorite princess, I feel like I should’ve already known that that was a thing. Oh well. I’ll be more prepared for next year!

Usually when people find fashion inspiration from the fair princess, they pull from her classic red-blue-yellow combo that Disney made so iconic and synonymous with Snow White. For this outfit, I started with my rose gold Snow White locket that I got from the Walt Disney Family Museum to guide me for a different color palette. With it’s green gems, I thought incorporating pink would be perfect because green and pink is one of the best color combinations (in my opinion, anyway because it reminds me of flowers!). Plus I’ve seen other iterations of Snow White where she wears pink, so why not? I dug through my closet and found this white dress with a pink floral print that I got from Target ages ago and paired them with my old forest green cardigan and hot pink Bass saddle shoes. I found the shoes at the Bass outlet earlier this year and I had to have them! Anyway, for the rest of my accessories I threw in a faux pearl pink bracelet and a pink chunky fox ring to represent the forest animals that she befriends.

It may not be so blatantly obvious that this outfit was inspired by Snow White, but I’m quite happy with the subtlety  🙂

Who’s your favorite Disney princess or Disney leading lady? Let me know in the comments!

Cheers,
Nina

cardigan: Kirsh // dress: Xhileration (no longer available)
shoes: Bass (buy similar here) // 
necklace: Walt Disney Family Museum
ring: Goodwill find // bracelet: thrifted

geek style · out & about

Minnie Mouse x LeSportsac Review

Once the last collection of LeSportsac and Disney’s  It’s A Small World collaboration debuted last year, I was hoping they’d be teaming up for more collections featuring other characters or attractions from the wonderful world of Disney — the Haunted Mansion (Dooney & Bourke did that already though, but I don’t see why they couldn’t do it too), dogs and cats of Disney (OMG, can you just picture a pattern with Lady & the Tramp and 101 Dalmatians and the Aristocats and every other awesome dog and cat character all over it?!), Disney Princesses (Snow White bags with sparkly apple charms PLEASE!), Mary Poppins (I will pass out of excitement if that ever happens), etc. So when they announced a line of Minnie Mouse bags and accessories last Fall, I was more than happy! And they’ve also gone on with a Tinkerbell collection featuring art by Disney Legend Marc Davis, and most recently just released a Monsters Inc. line with Pixar production designer Harley Jessup’s artwork. Hooray!

While I was down in SoCal for RunDisney’s 5k Family Fun Run, I got to go to the Happiest Place on Earth! I packed a little outfit inspired by Minnie which wouldn’t have been complete without LeSportsac’s  Ziptop Rollup tote! The tote is perfect for a day of park hopping at the Disneyland Resort because it’s roomy enough for all the essentials: wallet, water bottle, little snacks, and compact bag full of even more essentials (chapstick, bandaids, Aleve, lipstick, tiny spray on sunblock, etc), my bulky camera, and my Mary Poppins Funko Pop! toy with room to spare. I love using this tote for everyday use as well, and sometimes it’s perfect to take as an extra bag while shopping because it can easily be rolled up and it’s super lightweight.

The print truly captures Minnie Mouse’s essence with the bold polkadots which mirror the ones on her iconic dress and bow. Plus each dot features Minnie’s fashions throughout her 90+ years in showbiz, clearly showing off just how much of a fashion icon she truly is.

LeSportsac was kind enough to send along a little Kasey bag for me to giveaway to one of my readers as well, so be sure to look out for a giveaway post tomorrow to find out how you can win it!

Cheers,
Nina

FTC Disclosure: This is a sponsored post as LeSportsac sent me this tote to review. I was compensated with it along with another bag to giveaway to my readers. All opinions expressed are honest and my own.

 

purse: c/o LeSportsac (buy here) // dress: H&M (no longer available) // cardigan: Merona // glasses: Derek Cardigan (buy here) // shoes: Bass Shoes // Minnie ears: Disneyland (buy here