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A Day at Touch of Disney

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Recently, boyfriend Bill and I got to go to Disney’s California Adventure for their Touch of Disney event.

This was the perfect opportunity to wear my Captain America dress by Her Universe for Disney Dress Shop!

Because of COVID, this poor dress has been waiting patiently in my closet for almost a year to go out and strut.

It was totally worth the wait! As always, this dress is made well, looks great and is super comfy.

I paired it with my slip on Chuck Taylor’s by Converse and an Amazon petticoat. Lipstick is our very own in the “Darcy” shade in the store.

We had an amazing day! Now that the parks are all about to open, I’m looking forward to sharing new and original builds for Galaxy’s Edge and Avenger’s Campus, so stay tuned.

Click on links to shop.

xoxo

Kim

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Outfit of the Day: Marvel Comic Print Skirt

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For our latest outfit of the day, we have a cute, comfy Marvel comic book print skirt by Her Universe.

This skirt is a made from stretchy scuba fabric that keeps its shape and is super comfy. Also, pockets!

I paired the skirt with this cute puffy sleeved shirt from Target. Click on links to buy.

My shield is the new Marvel Legends “Falcon and the Winter Soldier” shield by Hasbro. Like all other Marvel Legends products, it is entirely screen accurate and of great quality. It is super sturdy.

Happy shopping!

xoxo

Kim

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A Much-Needed Trip to Downtown Disney

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With COVID cases finally declining, our Governor lifted stay-at-home orders and the ban on outside dining recently.

Boyfriend Bill and I took advantage of that and took a day off to go to Downtown Disney.

In addition, Disney has opened the main street and Hollywood section of Disney’s California Adventure for shopping.

I did make note of the fact that work has resumed on Avenger’s Campus, which makes me more happy than I could ever express. To celebrate that, I wore my Black Widow Disney Dress Shop dress by Her Universe.

I picked up one of the new Nuimos. Nuimos were a huge hit in Japan, and now they have made their way to the USA. They are fully posable with a variety of fashionable looks to choose from. I chose Daisy, cause, duck. I bought her a cute ensemble that makes her super stylish I think! Shop for Nuimos online here. It is also important to note that Her Universe will be designing everyday cosplay looks for Nuimos. So, your toys can bound too! Feel free to use a Team Build Checklist for them as well (wink)! Maybe I should make some tiny Team Build Checklists…

As always, the Disney Dress Shop dresses look amazing and are super comfortable. I love the design on this dress as well. And yes, there are pockets! Get your own dress here.

My beret is from Amazon. Pins are from Wish. Petticoat is also from Amazon. Chucks by Converse.

Happy Shopping and coming up, we are planning an adventure to Knott’s! Stay tuned…

xoxo

Kim

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Outfit of the Day: Emperor’s New Groove

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Welcome to Kuzcotopia!

I’m so excited to share this new skirt from “The Emperor’s New Groove” by Her Universe for Hot Topic.

“The Emperor’s New Groove” has long been a favorite Disney movie of mine, and I am so glad to see that Hot Topic now has a whole line of clothing to celebrate it.

This skirt is size inclusive, up to a 5xl. It is available at both Her Universe and Hot Topic.

I love the vibrant color and the fabric is a super stretchy and comfy scuba, so it keeps its shape. I also love the length, which is just below the knee. You can turn it into a move vintage look by adding a petticoat.

My shirt is from Torrid. Click on links to buy.

It may not be complete with water slide, but darn it, it’s pretty awesome!

Happy Shopping!

xoxo

Kim

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Outfit of the Day: Loki Dress from Her Universe

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Our latest outfit of the day is the Loki pin-up dress by Her Universe for The Disney Dress Shop.

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I love this dress so much for so many reasons, but the stand-out reason is the detailing on the dress itself.

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The basket weave pattern at the waistline nips in my waist perfectly, without sacrificing any comfort.  The detailing on the skirt is so beautiful.  It is the perfect Loki bound dress.

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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!

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Pick up your own dress here.  The tesseract prop was a DIY.  Click here to make your own.  The horn headband, necklace, blue acrylic bag and shoes are all from Amazon.  Sunglasses are a lucky find at the dollar store. Click links to purchase.

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Happy shopping!

Love, Kim and Benji

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Outfit of the Day: Hogwarts House Robes by Our Universe

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Our latest outfit of the day comes from Our Universe, the unisex branch of Her Universe.

They recently began producing pieces for their Harry Potter collection.  They started with dress, then moved on to these great casual cosplay robes/hoodies.

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The robes are available by clicking on this link.  I linked the Harry Potter page so you can pick the Hogwarts house you want.

The hoodies are super comfy and soft.  They are not heavy and cumbersome like the robes sold in the park, but they do include the crest for your house, the house colors and a pointy hood and most importantly, a wand pocket!

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My boyfriend also got one and loves his, so they are great for guys as well.

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I’m so glad that Her Universe keeps fulfilling the desires of geeks everywhere.  I also applaud calling this line Our Universe rather than, His Universe.  When the company was started, remember this was before women and girl geeks had any choices in geek wear, so for now the name “Her Universe” is very important.  However, I believe that eventually the whole company will be called Our Universe and do away with traditional gendered labels.

The other pieces I have on include a very old Target dress that is no longer available, but I found a similar one here.  My bat belt is from Kreepsville 666.  The button and necklace are from Wish.  The light-up wand is from Amazon.

Happy Shopping!

Love, Kim and Benji

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Outfit of the Day: Star Wars Leggings by Her Universe

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For our latest outfit of the day, we have Star Wars leggings by Her Universe.

faceapp_1566530452001 I absolutely love these!  Her Universe has standard and plus sizes in these.

faceapp_1566530657106 The fit is great!  They don’t require any adjusting and pass the “bend over” test.

faceapp_1566530772893Pick up your own pair by clicking this link.

faceapp_1566530949401My tee shirt, cardigan , necklace and boots are from Amazon.  Light saber is the saber I made at Galaxy’s Edge.

Happy Shopping!

Love, Kim and Benji

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Back to School Guide

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As I take Benji to register for the 8th grade today, in addition to coming to grips with the fact that I have an 8th grader, I thought that I would post some great items for back to school.  Click on the links to buy.

Backpacks

Benji’s favorite band is Panic! At the Disco, so I found a new Panic! backpack from Hot Topic.  The Loki backpack is also from Hot Topic by Loungefly.  Finally, love this new Cap backpack!  Also from Hot Topic.

Woven Button Down Shirts

Benji loves to rock a good woven button down!  Here are a few I found:

The Lion King and Nightmare Before Christmas shirts are from Box Lunch.  The Harry Potter prisoner shirt is from Hot Topic.

Hoodie and Shoes

Her Universe just released a whole Harry Potter line that really knocked it out of the park!  Most items are also available on Hot Topic’s and Torrid’s websites as well.  The prisoner shirt above is also from this collection.

The hoodies are available for each house and…. WAND POCKET!  Click here for shoesClick here for hoodies.

Dresses

Last, but certainly not least, are the dresses.

The Harry Potter dress is available at Her Universe and Hot Topic.  Same for the Spiderman dress.  The plaid dress is from Hot Topic as an online exclusive.

Happy Shopping and have a great new school year!

Love, Kim and Benji

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SDCC Recap and Her Universe Fashion Show

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This year we had a short visit to SDCC because we had tickets to Hugh Jackman in San Diego earlier in the week.

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Dress by Pin-Up Girl Clothing.  Click on the link to buy.  I’ll profile it in more detail for an outfit of the day at a later date.

Our first stop was for a traditional selfie:

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Then a step and repeat pic:

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Dress by Disney Dress Shop, which is no longer available, but you can find it on Ebay here.  Game of Thrones shirt from Target.  Shoes by Converse.

Afterwards, we took a trip to the Her Universe Fashion Show.  This was the 6th annual fashion show, and boy it was amazing!  Watch the video below:

Here what we wore to the show:

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This dress is Her Universe for The Disney Dress Shop.  Click on the link to buy.  Shrug from Amazon and shoes by Converse.

The next day we hit the floor and I picked up some of the pieces I saw at the show, including the Loki dress below.

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Dress is available at Her Universe.  Click on the link to buy.  Shrug is from Torrid ages and ages ago.

And I got this cool pic with a Cookie Monster replica…

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During the Marvel panel in Hall H (which we weren’t willing to sleep on the sidewalk to wait for…), Marvel revealed some details on the Black Widow film and Jane Foster will be The Mighty Thor in the next Thor film!

Then we had to hit the road and bid SDCC good-bye for another year.

Until next time…

Love, Kim and Benji

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Disneyland After Dark: Heroes Assemble

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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