Outfit of the Day: Classic Monster Skirt from Torrid

Our latest outfit of the day is to help you get ready for the spooky season.

This skirt from Torrid features the classic movie monsters of Universal Studios. I love how companies have been re-embracing the classics when it comes to Halloween. I grew up watching these movies on “Sci Fi Theatre” back in Arkansas in the olden times, and I absolutely love them.

The skirt is made from scuba, so it holds it shape nicely while being stretchy and comfy. The sweatshirt is from Target. I absolutely love the puffy sleeves on this shirt. It gives this very casual shirt a very fancy feel to it. Click on the links to buy.

Just as an fyi, Unique Vintage also has classic movie monster wear for this Halloween.

Happy Shopping!

Love, Kim

Outfit of the Day: Halloween Dresses from Rosegal

Our next outfit of the day, or outfits of the day, come from Rosegal.com.

Rosegal (and DressLily) have tons of inexpensive options for standard and plus sizes. It is a great place to shop for seasonal outfits, including these cute dresses I found.

First up is this hi-low celestial dress. The front is very short, so I would advise wearing leggings with it. I paired it with a cute vintage-inspired cardi from Amazon. Click on the links to buy.

Both sites run very, VERY small. So, please check the sizing with your body measurements and not what size you usually wear. Example is that both of these dresses I got in a 5xl. I usually wear a 2xl or 3xl, depending on the brand.

This next dress is so adorable, I will be wearing it almost daily until Halloween. The print is just so darn cute! Click on this link to buy. I also paired this one with the same cardi from Amazon, but in a pumpkin color. Belt is from Torrid.

In addition to the small sizing, a lot of the waistlines tend toward a more empire waist, just as an fyi. Both of these dresses fell on my natural waist, so that was also a pleasant surprise.

It takes a couple of weeks for orders to arrive, so I’d go ahead and get your shop on for Halloween now!

Happy Shopping!

Love, Kim

Outfit of the Day: Blue Front-Knot Dress from Walmart

Our next outfit of the day comes from Walmart.

This front-knot style dress and shirts have been spotted everywhere lately! In addition to being on-trend, this dress is a comfy t-shirt dress that can be dressed up and down, depending on the function you are wearing it to.

I also love the color! However, if you don’t like the color, it is available in 12 different colors!

Pick up your own dress here. I paired it with a hat from Target, pentagram necklace from the Ren Faire (buy a similar one here), shades from Five Below and boots from Lane Bryant.

I wore this all summer with sandals and cute straw hats, but as you can see here, I’m getting you ready for Halloween!

Happy Shopping

Love, Kim

Outfit of the Day: Ink & Paint Dress from Disney Dress Shop

OK, here we are with our first outfit of the day post-quarantine.

Well, I’m still working from home and will be for a while, but I am starting to go out for quick trips to Target, etc.

So, for when we all have somewhere nice to go again, here is this beautiful dress from Disney Dress Shop:

The artwork on this is just stunning. The fit is the same as most dresses from Disney Dress Shop, fantastic!

Even though it is difficult to shop Disney Dress Shop in person, you can still buy them online. Here is the link to the Ink & Paint dress.

Petticoat and shoes, from Amazon. Bag from Target. Ears are from a 7-11 in Anaheim (seriously!). Faux pearls from Claire’s ages ago. Click on links to buy.

Happy Shopping!

Love, Kim

InPlainSight.style Update

OK, now that the book is done and out in the universe for all to enjoy, it is time to start posting again. I’m going to go slow, dip my toe in the water, so to speak.

Since I have had absolutely NO outside adventures, I will be posting outfits of the day once a week for the time being. If am appearing anywhere to speak about the book, I’ll post about that as well.

Tee is by my fabulous friend, Terri. Get your own here.

Until then, stay safe, wear a mask and socially distance with style!

Love, Kim

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

Outfit of the Day: Hogwarts House Robes by Our Universe

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

Outfit of the Day: Captain Marvel Leggings

Our next outfit of the day is my new pair of Captain Marvel leggings from Etsy.

20190913_115504I love these so much!  They are screen accurate, nice thick spandex that passes the bend-over test and has a nice bright print printed on them.

20190910_154216My only complaint is that they are a little short-waisted.  I wish that I could hoist them up a smidge higher.  They would stay in place a bit better.

20190910_154305These are size-inclusive, going up to a 5xl.

20190910_154241My shirt is from Lane Bryant, my boots from Amazon and necklace from Hot Topic.  Barbie from Target.

Get your own by clicking the links above.

Happy Shopping!

Love, Kim and Benji

Outfit of the Day: Hogwarts House Dresses from Her Universe

Our latest outfit of the day comes from Her Universe.

 

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Recently, Her Universe released a brand new Harry Potter collection with items for all the houses.  There were also a couple of items part of their Our Universe collection as well, including lightweight house robes that are way more comfortable than the ones sold at Universal parks.

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It is difficult to find pretty Hufflepuff wear, so I snagged this dress when I saw it.  The yellow isn’t too mustard-y (not a word, but well it is now).  The length is also fantastic!

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I also love the house patches on each dress.  The fabric is nice and stretchy, but still holds its shape.

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The dress is available for each house in standard and plus sizes.  Get your own by clicking on this link.  Dresses are also available at Hot Topic.

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Happy Shopping!

Love, Kim and Benji

Outfit of the Day: Rockabilly Hogwarts

For our latest outfit of the day, we have a rockabilly take on Hufflepuffs and Slytherins.

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We took these latest outfits out for a day at Hogsmeade Village during the holiday celebration at Universal Studios Hollywood.

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This is a simple stylized cosplay that you can wear everyday if you want.  I wear the pieces separately depending on where I’m headed.  Ladies, you can add a bandana to your hair-do to add to the look.

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Jackets are from Hot TopicPencil skirt and scarf are from Amazon.  Scout’s bandana is from Amazon.

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This is really an easy cosplay to do.  If you want to get started cosplaying, I always say that a good mash-up or stylized cosplay is a great way to get going.

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Please send us your own ideas for stylized cosplays.  We love to hear from you.

Love, Kim and Scout