Fashion Alert: Disney Dress Shop

The Disney Dress Shop is a fantastic source for dapper and vintage looks for all the Disney fandoms.

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They are also size inclusive, so everyone can have fun with fashion.  The fit is true-to-size as well.

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The Dress Shop also has ties, brooches and bags to accessorize your look.

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Here are some of my favorite dresses from the shop.

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Visit their site herefaceapp_1563417065820Happy shopping!

Love, Kim and Benji

*Pro photos by Justin Davidson Photography

Outfit of the Day: Aristocats Dress by The Disney Dress Shop

Our latest outfit of the day is the Aristocats pin-up dress by The Disney Dress Shop.

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I love the style of this dress so much!

 

The color of the dress is my favorite part.  I just love that the designer embraced the pink and ran with it.  The detailing on the skirt is also so beautiful.

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Like all Disney Dress Shop dresses, I love the fit!  It is a very fancy looking dress, but as comfortable as a t-shirt.  And…pockets!  I also love that they added sleeves to this one.  I hope they continue this trend with the new dresses.

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Pick up your own dress here.  The blue acrylic bag and shoes are from Amazon.  Sunglasses are a lucky find at the dollar store. Click links to purchase.

 

Happy shopping!

Love, Kim and Benji

Happy 2020 and Happy Blogiversary to Us!

Happy New Year!

I hope everyone had an amazing time over the holidays.  We had a great time, and now we are looking forward to a new year of fashion!  There are some great new things coming up this year that we need to get ready for.  WonderCon, Spring Dapper Day and the opening of the Avengers Campus at Disney California Adventure.

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Until then, here’s a quick recap of my holiday trip to Disneyland (Benji had theatre and couldn’t make it.  Just want you all to know I’m not a jerk that went to Disneyland without my kid!)

I wore my Disney Dress Shop dress and silver holo ears.

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This dress is no longer available at shopdisney.com, but you can still get it on Amazon.  Same goes for the ears.

I had a great time enjoying the holiday decor, not to mention the treats.

So, here is our first outfit of the day for the year.  A year with tons of fashion adventures ahead. So, stay tuned…

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Until next time…

 

Love, Kim and Benji

Cosplay How-to and Shopping Guide: Robin Hood Dapper Day

InPlainSight.style’s latest group cosplay was for Fall Dapper Day at Disneyland.  We went as Robin Hood and Little John.

In this post, we’ll break-down Benji’s Robin Hood dapper cosplay using the Team Build Checklist.

Here is a good reference photo to build upon.

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Photo: Walt Disney Company

This photo has Robin wearing a yellow hat, however, in appearances in the parks and for most of the film, he is wearing a green hat.  So, we went with a green hat.

The Leader and The Brick

Robin’s hat serves as both the Leader and the Brick because his ears are a part of that.  His hat was important to show the character as Robin Hood, but also a dapper version of Robin.

We chose a newsboy cap from Amazon.  Then we purchased a set of fox ears and tail from Spirit Halloween.  I cut the ears off of the headband, cut holes in the hat and worked the ears through the holes.  Then I secured the ears with hot glue.

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The Scientist

The Scientist needed to be green shoes, so we found some Chuck Taylor-style shoes from Amazon.

The Exotic

The Exotic needs to be the outfit itself.  What makes him Robin Hood and not just a fox wearing clothes.  Now for the tunic.  A tunic is not dapper, so we went with a button down and tie.  Because Robin is an outlaw, we decided with a business tie, but left undone.  The shirt and tie and both from Amazon.

The pants we went with brown as a substitute for the fox fur legs.

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The Blaster

We opted to not do fox make-up because it is Dapper Day and not a full-on cosplay.  WE did need one more item to finish the look.  Because Robin is busy robbing, he needed a money bag to keep his treasure in.  As luck would have it, I found a purse literally shaped like a money bag on Amazon.

Next up is my Little John look.  Until then, happy shopping!

Love, Kim and Benji

New Dapper Bound: Captain America Stealth Suit Dress- DIY Instructions

For my latest cosplay, I put together a look for Dapper Day of my favorite Captain America suit, the stealth suit.

The dress is pretty easy to put together.  I found some iron-on transfer paper at a craft store.  With that, a star-shaped cookie cutter and a straight edge, I was able to create the stealth dress.

When choosing your star, make sure you choose one that is good scale to your body.  Then you will need three stripes on each side, again, keep an eye on the scale.  The stripes end at the arms at a 90 degree angle, but are diagonally cut to fit close to the star.  The lengths also vary, with two shorter stripes on the top and bottom and the longest in the middle.

Here are some reference pictures for you:

Here is a shopping guide for the look:

Dress by Grace Karin on amazon.com

Iron-on paper on amazon.com

Belt from amazon.com

DIY saddle shoes 

Happy shopping and crafting!

Love, Kim and Benji

*Captain Rogers photo marvelstudios.com

Outfit of the Day: BB8 Dress from Her Universe for Torrid

We recently had a free afternoon, so we took our annual passes out for a spin and went to Disneyland.

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The day was super duper hot, so I had to make a quick wardrobe change from what I had planned.  I had planned on wearing my Red the Pirate dress from The Dress Shop, but I’ll have to take it out on the town, or land, later.

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Instead, I wore my BB8 dress by Her Universe for Torrid.

This dress is perfect for going to parks for a day.  I got tons of compliments on it, and even got hassled by Storm Troopers in Batuu.

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Then we ran into some of our closest friends, and watched the Electrical Light Parade together.

It was a great day!

The dress is by Her Universe for Torrid.  While it is not readily available, you can still find it online on Ebay.  The cropped white tee is from Target and my trusty Chucks by Converse.

Happy Shopping!

Love, Kim and Benji

Outfit of the Day: Robin Hood Dress

Our latest outfit of the day is my new Robin Hood Dress from The Brave Little Tailor on Etsy.

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Disney’s “Robin Hood” is my favorite Disney movie of all time, so when I saw this dress, I absolutely had to have one!

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I paired it with a white cropped tee to give the dress sleeves.

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I love the fit and love that they are size inclusive.

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Click on the link above to buy your own.

Happy Shopping!

Love, Kim and Benji

Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland

We recently got a coveted reservation for Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland.  We had a great time, and when you can, I highly recommend taking a trip there.

Here are some pics from the day.  Enjoy!

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Selfie before boarding Pirates.  Waiting on our reservation time.

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Before you ride the Smuggler’s Run ride, you get to enter the Falcon, which was a dream-come-true for these nerds.

We did get a reservation time to build our own lightsabers, which was a great experience.

We sampled blue milk, which is delicious…

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We finished our trip to Batuu with some shopping.  I got this adorable Lando doll!

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Literally could not stop taking pictures of the Falcon…

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We finished our trip the next day by going to Disney’s California Adventure.  We got lucky and got into a character brunch and met Spidey!

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Until next time…

Love, Kim and Benji

Han Solo Bound for Galaxy’s Edge

OK, so we got a reservation for Galaxy’s Edge coming up, and cannot be more excited!

Our first thoughts go to, “What to wear?”, naturally.

My closet shopping expedition was very fruitful, but unfortunately, none of my Star Wars pieces are available any more.  So, I took on the challenge for you guys.  Find a women’s and a men’s (size inclusive) Han Solo bound completely from Amazon on on Prime.  That way you can get it quickly and free shipping!  So, doing a little online shopping, here’s what I found.  Click on each link to buy each item.  Happy Shopping!

Let’s Get Building!

The Leader

The Leader for any Han Solo cosplay or bound are the blood-stripe pants.

I found this skirt and pants on Amazon.  You can add red felt stripes to the skirt.

The Brick

The Brick would be the vest and shirt.

I found this vest, and this one.   I found this shirt and this one.

The Scientist

The Scientist would be his boots.  However, tall boots would get pretty hot and uncomfortable, not to mention terrible for theme park walking, so I found these sneakers and these walking boots.

 

The Exotic

I found a couple of fun accessories for The Exotic.  A Millenium Falcon necklace and a Han Solo belt.

The Blaster

There really isn’t any special Blaster items or make-up for a Han Solo bound, but just try to not be too scruffy-lookin!

Until next time…

Love, Kim and Benji

*Lead photo: Disney.com

 

 

Disneyland After Dark: Heroes Assemble

I recently got to take part in my first ever Disneyland After Dark event, Heroes Assemble.

It was an amazing time!  The event took place at Disney’s California Adventure park in Anaheim.  All the heroes, ALL of them, were there for photo ops, which was just great.  Star Lord and the Guardians had a DJ’d dance party going on.  Ashley Eckstein from Her Universe was also there for a meet and greet.  The park had special themed food and drinks, including infinity churros!  I had a lovely boozy lemonade with red, white and blue stars sprinkled on top.  Yummy!  20190430_221440

I became a part of the collector’s collection…

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BF and I got to meet Doctor Strange…

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And I met Carol Danvers!!!!

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Now, let’s break down the fashion, shall we!

I did a basic pin-up style Captain Marvel bound for the event.  Here are the pieces:

The Leader and The Brick are one in the same here with the dress by Her Universe for Disney Dress Shop.

The Scientist are my trusty DIY saddle shoes.

The Exotic is my cardigan from Amazon.

The Blaster is my everday make-up and hair, but I really love this red lipstick from Revlon.  Get yours on Amazon here.

Print your own Team Build Checklist here.

That’s it!  Happy shopping and see you next time!

Love, Kim and Benji