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No, we're not joking. The R29 editorial department has been experiencing sort of a collective obsession with all things Mickey Mouse lately, from stalking vintage Mickey sweatshirts on eBay to actually taking a trip down to Orlando with the ulterior motive of finding some loot. We can't help it — Mickey's graphic iconography, the sporty-kid silhouettes it's found on, and the retro-quirky throwback it connotes feels so right this winter, and there are plenty of buy-it-now pieces to shop for, STAT.
The key to making Mickey work outside of the playground is to wear it with grown-up textiles and sophisticated accessories, like tall heels, luxe leathers, structured jackets, and body-skimming skirts. Plus, you weren't the only family making trips to Disneyworld in the '90s — with a little digging at your local thrift shop, you're bound to find Mickey hidden among the racks.
Shoes. Let's get some shoes. No, seriously. We pretty much want everything we spotted on the streets of NYC during Fashion Week. Shoes can make or break an outfit. And, that's why, this season more than ever, showgoers brought their A game in the footwear department.
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Sporty, short shorts paired with puffy, white sneakers and thick, white ankle socks. Checkered button-down shirts tucked into loose chinos. Unbranded, curve-brim baseball caps. These looks exemplify the true "found-it-in-my-dad's-closet" nature of normcore. Allow us to point out that they're also the staples of Forrest read