Film Fashion – Top 10 Alice in Wonderland Girls Fashion and Accessories

As we know, Alice Through the Looking Glass is in UK cinemas now. It has not, sadly, proved to be a popular sequel. Which is a shame, as it is so beautiful to look at and has such a brilliant cast. Having my very own Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee I am a big fan.

BUT where the film has failed, fashion has succeeded. There are a few brands getting in on the Alice in Wonderland thing, even when the film-going public are not! Now anyone that knows me or reads my blah, knows that Licensed Product makes me a little bit sick in my mouth. But these brands have got the balance between Licence and Style right. Here are my Top 10 picks:

Top 10 Alice in Wonderland Girls Fashion and Accessories

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New Kids App. Toca Life Vacation by Toca Boca

I have a confession to make: I love kids apps, they are a type of meditation for me. Maybe because they make me feel smart or maybe because they are so fun! Toca Boca’s new app Toca Life: Vacation is the fourth instalment brought to us from the Toca Life series, which allows children to live a Mini-Me version of ‘adult life’ – but without the stresses and strains of course!

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In this app you are able to go on holiday, experiencing everything from airport security to the sand between your toes – check the trailer out…

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Top 10 kids beach essentials for summer holidays

Ahhh, beach life – how I love you and pine for you. BUT you cannot send those kids willy-nilly on to the sand unless they are properly swim-suited and booted so here are my Top 10 kids beach essentials for summer holidays.

Starting with to swim in. Now I know these swim shorts are rather expensive but come ON they are oh so amazing! By Orlebar Brown from Melijoe £110.

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I am loving this swimsuit by M&S. Ticking both the gingham trend and the appliqué trend – this ticks my boxes. From £10.

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Beatrix Potter Books Gets A Redesign for Her 150th Birthday

As babies and then kids, first came milk, then came weaning, then came Beatrix Potter’s books. I’m in fact haunted with memories of my mother dressing me as Peter Rabbit on various world book days because she had lovingly sewn a costume for me. This became uncool at around the age of 12. 

But what is cool is this. Penguin Random House is releasing a special edition collection of redesigned novels to celebrate 150 years since the birth of Beatrix Potter by teaming up with come iconic fashion designers. The titles include The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck, with cover designed by Henry Holland, The Tale of The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin by design duo Preen, Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle by Orla Kiely, The Tale of Tom Kitten by pop band-cum-fashion label Rodnik Band and The Tale of Peter Rabbit by luxury knitwear/street-wear label Cats Brothers. 

Beatrix Potter 150 years Fashion Cover Special Edition

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Get Kids to Biscuiteers for Fathers Day Gifts

I rate myself as a cook. And I am not bad at baking either. One thing I cannot do though, and it kills me, is ice cookies. I look at blog posts and vlogs on how to do it. It looks so easy. It’s possible I have some type of icing dyslexia or something – but try as I might – it’s an epic fail. A.L.W.A.Y.S. So when we decided that we would make something for Fathers Day (anything we usually buy gets grateful received and then bunged in a drawer – never to be used again) we sought professional help and took ourselves to Biscuiteers.

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