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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.
Blame your inability to hide your feelings* on Shakespeare's Iago. He's the one who suggested the art of wearing your heart on your sleeve. To be fair, your brother should know better than to regift you what you got him last year. He deserves that stinkeye you're aiming in his direction.
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