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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.
It's no secret that we love a good model makeover here at Refinery29. Watching someone transform with the power of hair and makeup is beyond fascinating. So, ICYMI, we teamed up with photographer Elle Muliarchyk this past NYFW. She created a trio of GIF transformations backstage at some of our favorite shows, which we read
Although Milan is known as home base for luxury accessories — all the great Italian designer handbags and legendary leather shoes have come from its factories — London is giving the establishment a run for its money. British designers have seized on some qualities that many designers in Milan seem to have lost read