Summer Ready in Sun Yellow

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Dress: Forever 21 Belt: Saks Fifth Avenue Shoes and Bag: Kate Spade Hat: H&M

Summer is not officially here but that has not stopped this fashion blogger from getting  a head start. I look forward to Summer for a number of reasons- longer days, and warmer weather definitely topping the list. I also love selecting from the brightest pieces in my wardrobe and pairing them with equally bold pieces. (Madeline similarities are entirely coincidental.)

Bold colors, like this super cute yellow dress that I found at Forever 21 recently for a solid price point of $8 typically end up being my favorite foundations for a memorable fashion moment. Whether paired with a printed accessory or an equally bold statement bag, the possibilities of fabulousness are endless! Even if standing out in a crowd is not your cup of tea, you can still rock a yellow ensemble and pair it with more neutral accents i.e nude shoes and gold accessories.

June 1st my best friend challenged me to take the month long Disney Style Challenge. And while I would love to spend every single day at Disneyland and capitalize on all the magical photo opps that typically present themselves at the happiest place on earth, it is not possible despite the luxury of being an annual pass holder. Fortunately for me, nestled away just a few cities over is Old Town Temecula, a part of town that looks like it’s the more Western sister of Main Street USA. Alas, I found several perfect backdrops to compliment my tribute to Donald Duck- which happens to be the challenge for June 9th. I love outfits with a theme and more specifically outfits with a Disney theme!

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Floral Fun At The Happiest Place On Earth

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Romper: Saks Private Label 5/48 Hat: Saks Bag: Marc Jacobs Sandals: Elizabeth and James Sunnies: Prada

First and foremost, disclaimer if you plan on visiting Disneyland in the coming weeks. SAVE YOUR MONEY! Almost everything is closed for refurbishment right now. Critter Country is closed. Peter Pan, The Matterhorn and a slew of other park favorites are CLOSED! Which wouldn’t be an issue except with half the park closed that means attendees now have limited options for entertainment thus everyone is now waiting in line for Pirates. Seriously, you know the traffic situation is out of control when that line is longer than 15 minutes. Yesterday, it was a 40 minute wait. However, if you must get your Disney fix, California Adventure is a great option. Not nearly as crowded and the Little Mermaid is still only a 5 minute wait.

Ok, now moving on. So it’s officially almost Spring! Although let’s be honest it’s felt that way in good ol’ So Cal for at least a month now and I couldn’t be more thrilled. There are so many great trends this season, and floral prints and jumpsuits are among my favorite. So imagine my delight when I came across this uber cute floral jumpsuit! I had contemplated investing in an all denim romper but alas it was too long and I took that as a sign it was perhaps wiser to invest in the more feminine choice. And that after all is what Spring is all about! Floral patterns, soft color palettes, and flowy fabrics! Of course you can add a little edge by infusing darker shades like I did here with my black large brimmed hat, but alas it was a perfect, fashionable choice to protect my face on a bright sunny zippity dooo da day. And it works perfect for those rogue cloudy blustery days too. I like to think this piece will be versatile even as I transition out of Summer and into Fall, as it can be paired then with some black wedged ankle booties and a crimson shade of lipstick. As I’ve said before, you know you’ve invested in a good piece when the styling options are not only endless, but seasonless as well.

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The Cherry Blossoms in bloom at Disneyland were breathtaking. I couldn’t see the critters of Critter Country but these pretty pink blooms were a nice and refreshing substitution.

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My Favorite Holiday Outfit and A Pair of Mouse Ears

Jacket: Vintage Nordstroms Find Jeans: J Brand Top: Milly Shoes: Milly Bag: Marc Jacobs

                                                                       Jacket: Vintage Nordstroms Find
                                                                                         Jeans: J Brand
                                                                                              Top: Milly
                                                                                             Shoes: Miu Miu
                                                                                            Bag: Marc Jacobs

Seasons greetings! Ok, I know we haven’t even had Thanksgiving yet but let’s face it. We’ve been haunted by the fact the holidays were near since about July when stores like Hobby Lobby started displaying their fake Christmas Trees. But now we’re literally only weeks ago so it’s high time to get in to the Christmas spirit!

One of my favorite parts of the holidays is there is no such thing as too much. There is never too much sparkle. Never too much red. Never too much ugly especially when it comes to wearing a traditional ugly sweater! You can always opt for over the top Christmas ensembles or more classic attire such as this chic little number I put together just for a quick trip to Disneyland. Disneyland is my favorite place to be this time of year. OK, that’s a half lie, Disneyland is my favorite place to be all year round, but especially true during the Holidays! There’s always holiday magic at every turn! From Christmas trees the size of the Eiffel Tower, to castles covered in enchanted snow, Disney does Christmas right! Wishing all you readers a magical holiday season! xoxoxoxo

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When Fashion Get’s Magical

Top and Skirt: H&M Necklace: Tarina Tarantino Ballet Flats: Miu Miu

Top and Skirt: H&M
Necklace: Tarina Tarantino Sunglasses: Prada
Ballet Flats: Miu Miu

Rather recently I made the best investment and finally got a Disney Pass. I spent roughly 4 years working there and before that a lifetime devoted to all things Disney. I fondly recall getting $50 from my Grandma for a birthday gift and exclaiming to my cousin that I couldn’t wait to invest in this Disney Art book that I had been eying for months. “$50 on a book?!” he exclaimed! But it’s such a pretty book! And full of amazing art work!

Fuzzy plus fuzzy= Fabulous

Fuzzy plus fuzzy= Fabulous

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Well because of that book I no longer need to invest in art. Rather I make my own Disney artwork thank you very much! However, I have the most fun putting together Disney outfits. Which can be quite a predicament when trying to cater to unpredictable So. Cal weather but alas I try. Today’s outfit was slightly inspired by both Minnie and of course Princess Aurora. Get it? Rose skirt? Briar Rose? If I have to explain further then perhaps you should stop reading further. Obviously, one need not have to invest in Chanel or Valentino to stand out at Disneyland. But rather the better off your outfit works with Mouse ears, the more in style you are. I love how shocked my friends were today when I explained this lovely pink pair were my first. It took quite a while to decide. To go classic black and red? Or to commit to the limited edition Little Mermaid (my favorite princess?) Alas, in the end I decided to commit to the color scheme that works best with not just my wardrobe but my favorite color. As you can see, as always and forever whenever pink is in the conversation it wins every time. I still have roughly 11 months to put together magical ensembles! Who should I conjure inspiration from next?! I’m thinking maybe Alice or Ariel.

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This picture does not do how incredibly fierce this hat really was justice. Yes, this is a hat and not a tutu. And yes it has mouse ears. Oh and why yes my glasses are Prada.

This picture does not do how incredibly fierce this hat really was justice. Yes, this is a hat and not a tutu. And yes it has mouse ears. Oh and why yes my glasses are Prada.