What I Wore: Lumpy Space Princess Cosplay

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This past weekend was Miami’s biggest comic book convention, Florida Supercon. It’s held on Miami Beach and hosts an array of vendors and special guests (still a little bummed Billie Piper canceled). Although it ain’t no SDCC, it is the best we have here in South Florida and I really appreciate the push to support geeky culture down here. I have faith that in a few years, SuperCon may grow to be one of the best in the country.

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I knew I wanted to cosplay, but also knew I would be rocking a nearly 6 month baby bump. I immediately got to thinking about what I could make work with a more round shape, and then it came to me: OH MY GLOB! Clearly, I had to be Adventure Time’s Lumpy Space Princess. It was a hit and for the most part, comfortable. I was just completely drained by the end of the day – I ain’t what I used to be. ;)

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Dress; Tobi {similar|similar}
Sneakers; Fila via Zulily
Wig; Amazon
Star hair pin; DIY
Necklace; Etsy
Nail Polish; Essie’s Play Date
Lipstick; Maybelline¬†Vivids’ Brazen Berry

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What I Wore: Birds & Babies

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This past weekend we were invited to one of our closest friends’ son’s 1st birthday party. It was so amazing to see how many of our friends were toting around tots! In fact, I’m pretty sure my best friend and I were the only ones without kiddos at the party (my inside baby doesn’t count just yet). We got a lot of “are you ready for all this?” comments, and naturally, we said no. Who is really? But despite probably not being ready for the madness ahead, we couldn’t be happier or more excited.

My birdie tunic top was a hit and flattered my growing bump perfectly. I was comfy enough to play around with kiddos, but chic enough to look extremely put together. Definitely look for these cuts and styles while dressing your bump. You more than likely will not go wrong and when paired with the right accessories, such as my favorite witch hat, you will always look the part of modern and hip mama.

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Tunic; c/o Zaful
Jeggings; Nordstrom Rack {similar}
Sandals; Luxe House of Couture via Jane.com
Hat; Forever 21 {similar}
Lipstick; M.A.C.’s Candy Yum Yum
Nail Polish; Orly’s La Selfie

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What I Wore: Sherlocked

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The Geek Girl Brunch Miami chapter had its 2nd brunch a couple of weeks ago, and the ladies chose Sherlock as the theme! Naturally, I was thrilled since it’s in my top 5 fandoms, so it was a blast to plan. I’ll elaborate more about it next week, but for now, you get to check out how I styled for the event 5 months pregnant.

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It wasn’t easy. I have a lot of Sherlock apparel, but sadly, I am entering the “nothing really fits” realm when it comes to some of my fandom gear. I never want to just wear a t-shirt (I know, I’m speaking Miami girl right now), and my adorable Sherlock dress from Gold Bubble Clothing was skin tight before I started creating a little human. That left me with a pair of damask tights that kind-of replicated the infamous wallpaper we now all know and love. It’s actually almost the exact outfit I wore to last year’s SherlockedCC party at San Diego Comic Con with a few modifications!

Once again, leggings saved the day for this pregnant geek and I just piled high with related accessories to complete my fangirl look for the day. ;)

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Top; eBay
Belly Band; Asos
Leggings; Etsy {shop closed, similar}
Boots; Target {similar}
Hair bow; Kitsch & Crossbones
Sherlock cuff; Convention find
Shades; Forever 21
Geek necklace; The Colorful Geek
Skull ring; Charming Charlie {similar}
Power Mini’s; Five Sisters {similar}

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What I Wore: No Doubt

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Being a fangirl does not only mean partaking in all things geek, but also can mean you are passionate about anything and everything! In my case, I adore music (especially rock ‘n roll) just as much as my other fandoms. I’m a big fan of 90’s rock and grunge and I’m secretly (or not so secretly) excited about the 90’s resurgence in fashion. I decided to rock out with my No Doubt out a couple of weekends back on a day date with the hubs, and totally loved the laid back vibe.

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No Doubt tee; Forever 21
Shorts; Old Navy
Sneaks; Urban Outfitters {similar}
Hat; Forever 21 {similar}
Necklace; Macy’s {similar}
Shades; Forever 21

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What I Wore: RocksBoxin’

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After receiving my first Rocksbox, I made some slight alterations to what I would have liked to receive: namely, more every day wear. My stylist promptly listened and my next box came with exactly that! I’m on kind of a gold kick lately (from fashion to design) so I was happy to see that all my pieces were gold and very versatile. I loved the way they paired up with this casual glam outfit that I wore to celebrate my mother-in-law’s birthday. Don’t forget, if you want to try out Rocksbox for free, use my code:¬†melibellyxoxo.

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The statement necklace was perfect with this tee I picked up at Forever 21, which is the *perfect* cut and style to rock with a pregnant belly. In fact, I wish they had more because I would have bought the whole lot! Plus, the Shakespeare quote is one of my favorites so it was a win/win. I actually paired this look with a pair of heels – the first time I’ve worn some in quite awhile. My feet weren’t very happy with me at the end of the day: they were all puffy and sore. Wah for pregnancy glamor!

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Tee; Forever 21
Jeans; Forever 21
Heels; H&M {similar}
Necklace; c/o Rocksbox
Arrow cuff; House of Harlow c/o Rocksbox
Power Mini’s; Five Sisters {similar} – don’t forget to sage before wearing!
Watch; Kate Spade

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