Saturday, October 20, 2012

A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes

It's that perfectly spooky time of year once again! Leaves are losing their summer luster as they scatter tempting piles across the ground, waiting to be crunched under your favorite pair of worn in boots. The perfect weather for cozy scarves, scrumptious lattes, and darker shades of nail polish, fall has made its grand entrance and we've definitely taken notice!

October has sneaked up behind us like spine-tingling ghosts in the graveyard, as stores have embraced the Halloween spirit! Oddly shaped pumpkins with that absolutely perfect shade of orange have settled comfortably outside of neighborhood grocery stores, waiting to be de-gooped and sawed into frightening jack-o-lanterns. Shelves are stacked to the max with yummy candy bars, and my personal favorite, caramel apple pops! Less than two weeks separate us from the fall fiesta we call Halloween. Soon the streets will be filled with ghouls, miniature political candidates, and adorable princesses as they clutch their trusty flashlights, on the prowl for some delectable treats.

Have you found that perfectly creative costume that is 'oh-so-you' yet? If you happen to be one of those rare gems that find costumes under pressure nights before the thirty-first, lucky you. But for those of us who actually need time to make such an important decision, I decided to help you out with some costume ideas! Being on a bit of a Disney kick lately, I decided to surround my costume ideas on some of our favorite Disney princesses! Be the 'Belle' of the ball with one of these easy ideas! Not wanting to spend moolah on a costume you'll only wear once? No problem! Incorporating some classic accessories into the looks, I've attempted to create outfits that can work double duty as costumes for Halloween, and looks for non-holiday themed occasions. Who wouldn't want to look like a princess everyday of the year?

Disney Princess Themed Costumes/Outfits

Snow White

Top: Cropped Button-Down Blouse $11.00 (Charlotte Russe)
Skirt: Rhymes Mini Bubble Skirt $178.20 (Alice & Olivia)
Shoes: Bamboo Sami-22 Flat $26.95 (DSW)
Bag: Poppie Jones Velvet Bow Wristlet $19.95 (DSW)
Necklace: Kenneth Jay Lane Perspex Apple Pendant $38.70 (Asos)

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Top: Aqua Side Strap Bra Top $12.00 (Miss Selfridge)
Skirt: Cleo Rib Jersey Body Con $49.99 (Forever New)
Shoes: Gold Square Cut Pumps $44.00 (Wallis)
Necklace: Gold Hammered Effect Torq Necklace $21.00 (Wallis)
Earrings: INC Gold Tone Wide Hoop Earrings $19.50 (Macy's)

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Top: Ralph Lauren Pale Seafoam Georgette Daphne Top $798.00 (Stylebop)
Vest: Vintage Go Vest Young Woman $24.99 (Modcloth)
Skirt: Apricot Woolen Pleated Skirt $42.00 (Indressme)
Shoes: Bow Jersey Ballet Flat $7.25 (Wet Seal)
Bracelet: Sterling Silver Catch Bangle Bracelet $39.00 (Amazon)

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Top: Studded Ponte Knit Bustier $17.80 (Forever 21)
Skirt: Candy Color Maxi Skirt $42.00 (Style By Marina)
Shoes: Michael Kors Palm Beach Espadrille $49.99 (Piperlime)
Bag: Stone Studded Fold Over Clutch $26.00 (New Look)
Necklace: Sterling Silver Fish Pendant $38.00 (Kohl's)

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Top: Calypso St. Barth Amata Cotton Tunic $99.00 (Calypso St. Barth)
Bustier: Floral Flock Bustier Corset $64.00 (Topshop)
Skirt: Mocha Mini Skate with Belt $16.00 (Fashion Union)
Shoes: Blowfish Central Ballet Flat Pewter Patent $25.00 (Jildor)
Headband: Twinkle for Yourself Headband $14.99 (Modcloth)
Necklace: Spinning Wheel Necklace $9.86 (Etsy)

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