Life with Luna: Brave Girl Boutique

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In my continued search for awesome geeky baby threads, I often stumble on cute onesies, but it is so difficult to find nicer geeky items. When I visited Megacon Tampa Bay last month, I was completely floored to find exactly what I had been searching for. Brave Girl Boutique offers fandom-inspired dresses, skirts and accessories that are one of a kind, and I instantly fell in love. I purchased both a peasant-style dress and tank dress that were Doctor Who-inspired (of course), and I loved chatting with owner, Jesse. Her peasant style dresses are meant to be worn off-the-shoulder, but Luna had different plans. What I love the most is that she can grow into this style. As Jesse mentioned, as she gets older, the dress can be worn as a tunic top, so it is a special piece that will be part of her wardrobe for a long time.

 

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I can’t wait to continue shopping from this boutique and build Luna a fiercely feminine fandom wardrobe (say that 5 times quick!). With the holidays approaching, definitely check out Brave Girl Boutique for all the petite geeky ones in your life!

Headband; Cat + Jack for Target
Sneakers; Payless
Monster Flats; Baby Gap {no longer available}

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Disclosure; This post was not in collaboration with Brave Girl Boutique. I simply love their products and wanted to share with you all (I mean, can you blame me?).

Life with Luna: Hot Dog!

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Before we headed off to Disney to celebrate Luna’s big first birthday, we had a very small party at our place with close family and friends. Although Luna got a little overwhelmed with all the faces and ruckus, it was a good time. Funny to say that she handled the trip to Disney way better stimulation-wise, but it’s true! I think it is different when new people invade your own space.

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Since we were going on this big trip, we decided to keep the theme with Disney and made it a Mickey + Minnie party. Again, the whole point was not to shell out a bunch of cash for a party, but rather for a trip that we could all enjoy, so I kept things minimal. Sure, you may think this isn’t very minimal, but for a party planning obsessed nut, I assure you it is. Almost all the details were DIY’ed by yours truly, including the favor bags, mason jar vases, and glitter one. However, some of my favorite decor were the prints I got from ChatBooks. They now not only offer photo books, but also these beautiful prints. You get to choose which 5 you would like printed from each of your albums. I totally love them, and strung them off the large “ONE” balloon, as well as scattered them on the table. Now that the party is over, I have no idea what to do with them, so any ideas would be great! They are so beautiful and such amazing reminders of how much she has grown up already and all the moments we have shared.

Thank you so much to everyone for your feedback on my last very heartfelt and emotional post. These little ones really know how to do a number on your feels.

 

**This post was not sponsored by Chatbooks at all, I just love the service and wanted to share it with all of you.

 

Nerdy Must Haves

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Eat the Rude patch; this one is for all those Fannibals out there. One of the greatest lines ever, “eat the rude,” has become the take away quote for Hannibal fans. I think this patch would make the perfect addition to your fandom vest/jacket. If you are like me, and are putting together fandom-specific vests/jackets (currently working on my Sailor Moon one), then I suggest getting your hands on more affordable ones through AliExpress. Don’t say I never hooked you up, ladies! ;)

Potter Baby Bandana; something that really saved our lives and baby Luna’s style when she was suffering from severe acid reflux was baby bandanas. Rather than having her in an ugly and bulky bib when we would go out on the town, we would put one of these cute bandanas on and it would catch all the spit up, while not impeding on fashion (because duh, Luna has to keep up her reputation). This Potter ugly sweater one is so perfect for the upcoming holiday season. I’m not the only one swooning over it either, because it is currently sold out. Make sure to let PetiteGeekChic know you want more!

Kylo Ren print; all hail Nan Lawson! She has been one of my favorite artists for awhile now, and her work can be found scattered all over my house (most recently in Luna’s nursery), but she has been churning out some quality fandom prints lately. I featured her Kylo Ren, but she has a complimentary Rey (wouldn’t they look great facing each other???), an amazing Eleven, and this touching Snape print.

Stranger Things pin; if you are like me (and everyone who ingests pop culture like it’s air), you are a fan of Netflix’s Stranger Things. It’s everything that is good with the world, and makes my little 80’s heart happy. I am thrilled to see so many artists making swag to honor it, and I cannot wait to add this sweet Hopper pin to my collection.

What I Wore: Cursed Child

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Like every other good little Potterhead, I went to the midnight release party of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child script at my local independent bookstore. As if attending another midnight release party after nearly 9 years wasn’t exciting enough, it also fell on my birthday weekend (since Potter and I share one – humble brag). How amazing is that? I knew I had to wear something really special, so I got this crop top custom made by Jessica of DressicaDresses. You may remember I featured her shop as one of my favorite Supercon vendors. It was absolutely perfect and the evening was even more so! Sure, it was ridiculously hot in the bookstore and the lines at the bar were out of hand (yes, our indie bookstore also has a bar…and a cafe – we even had live music), but it was such a throwback to those good old Potter days of my past and a great way to celebrate another year of living the geek girl lifestyle.

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Now, what did you all think of the script?
I’ll be reviewing it at length on the blog soon!

Top; Custom by DressicaDresses
Jeans; Forever 21
Accessories; Fandom of the Month Club
Clutch; gifted
Creepers; Donna Cattiva

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Processed with VSCO with hb1 presetPure bliss party photo taken by Nabila.

Nerdy Must Haves

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Tardis Peter Pan Top; if you have followed this blog for some time, you already know my love of the peter pan collar. I just find it so kitschy and whimsical, and it literally transforms any simple look into something a little more special. That’s why a peter pan collar combined with one of my favorite fandoms, Doctor Who, is just a perfect marriage. This cropped tee would look absolutely perfect with a high waisted skirt or jeans. Le swoon!

Magical Girl Gameboy; again, another mashup I’m a big fan of. Growing up in the golden age of Nintendo, Gameboys were all the rage. Combine that with glitter and magical girl symbology? I’m so sold. One up your pin game with this pretty.

Floral Artemis Pin; I stumbled upon the beautiful artistry of Alex Strangler via Instagram stalking and I am so glad I did. She is a tattoo artist that makes the most beautiful accessories and prints, and this Artemis pin is no exception. It’s unfortunately sold out, but there are some temporary tattoos of the design available. If you ask me, I’d prefer the real deal!

Cat Collar Blouse; I’m not a big fan of cats (ugh, allergies), but I do love them on my fashion pieces. This blouse sports the cutest kitty wrapping its little body around your neck (as one does), and I can see it working both for casual Fridays at the office and nights out with your girl gang. Snag this more affordable version on eBay.