Prim and Proper

Sheer Sweetheart Dress

With the winter season in full tow and many holiday dinners and parties to come, there’s always the question of what you should wear to those friends and family gatherings. Although there are lots of sequins, sparkles, and shimmer among popular holiday party outfits, sometimes you may not feel like being the brightest thing in the room. For those who may not want to wear gold and silver, but still want to look “family friendly”, this peter pan collar dress has just enough sheer and a cute cut that will hopefully help you through those holiday dinners!

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Imperial Officer of Fashion

G Kim Studios Faux Leather Long Sleeve dress

If you’ve ever thought about the uniforms of the Imperial Officers in the Star Wars universe (because who hasn’t), you might not be surprised to find out their designs were based on the uniforms worn by the Nazis (thanks to my friend Betty for this useful trivia!) This sometimes all black and intimidating uniform was the first thing I thought of when I got a hold of this amazing long sleeve faux leather dress. With clean lines and a futuristic cut, this is an easy day to night dress that works especially well in the colder seasons. This dress will definitely command attention, even from the dark side.

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The Future of Geek Fashion

Star Wars Manga Dress and Helmut Lang Asymmetrical Wrap Skirt

Today’s post may look like a typical outfit post (which it partially is), but I also wanted to take a second to talk a little bit about the Geek Fashion Panel that I had the pleasure of speaking on at Comikaze 2014. With all the different type of geek fashion bloggers and geek clothing designers on the panel, we had a great time discussing all sorts of topics – what we’d like to see for the future of geek fashion, what our personal geek fashion style is, and even how we decide if we’re going to purchase a piece a piece of geek clothing? We definitely touched on things I rarely thought about such as “knock off” pieces and knowing if you’re buying an original design versus a copy cat. I was even surprised to find

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You’re My Only Hope!

WeLoveFine Princess Leia Dress

With Halloween only a day away, it may be a little too late to plan an elaborate costume, but that’s where I’m here to help! There are tons of ways to make pseudo costumes -Disney bounding anyone? And this WeLoveFine Princess Leia dress is just another simple way to get the gist of the character across. With a white dress, white boots, and maybe a brown cap with buns, you could easily pull off a “Star Wars bound” look! Also, American Apparel always has a ton of great ideas with their simple pieces. Good luck and Happy Halloween!

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Witching Hour

Black Crochet JumpsuitToday’s outfit reminds me of my sophomore year English teacher who used to dress like she was always in the ’70s – bell bottoms, lace, bell sleeves, and lots of crochet! I’m usually not one for jumpsuits or one piece outfits, but I love the unique crochet detail on this piece and how it seamlessly flows into the shorts portion of the onesie. With the right accessories, this could even be considered the outfit for the modern witch, don’t you think? Happy Halloween!

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Gone Batty

Bat Print Top and Skirt DressUsually around this time of year, you can find me carving pumpkins, decorating my house, and getting ready to hand out candy. However, this year is going to be a little different  since I’ll actually be at Comikaze Expo the weekend of Halloween. I’m honestly a little sad to be missing out on all the festivities but regardless, I’m super thrilled to be going to Comikaze and debuting my latest cosplay! Since I’ll be missing out on the actual holiday, I’m definitely going to take advantage of all the days leading up to Halloween by wearing some Halloween inspired outfits! This head to toe bat print top/skirt combo is super festive and cute at the same time. Now if only I could get away with this outfit the rest of the year…

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999 Happy Haunts

Haunted Mansion shirt with floral skirt

“Welcome, foolish mortals, to the Haunted Mansion. I am your host, your… ghost host.”

Disneyland may be awesome all year round, but it’s especially magical around the holidays. Halloween Time is one of my favorite times at Disneyland and as a huge fan of the Haunted Mansion ride, I especially love seeing this classic ride getting transformed with the Nightmare Before Christmas theme. I recently picked up this Haunted Mansion shirt on my last visit to the park and was excited to find that even though this may look like just your average skull face on the front, the “nose” is actually the Hat Box Ghost! I guess now we know where he mysteriously disappeared to!

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