Symbolic, Story Pieces

Unless you’re using lots of words, fashion will always be mostly abstract in its meaning–even with symbology. But if used well, it can be very meaningful…at the very least, to you. And if what you wear means something to you, that’s the first and most important step. Symbolic clothes and accessories make for excellent conversation pieces.

The blog posts in this category will go over how to introduce symbolic pieces into your outfits, one piece at a time.



Want to dress like Ariel? Here's how to analyze Ariel from The Little Mermaid so you can create a costume or outfit inspired by her.

How to Dress Like Ariel


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Whether it's for Halloween, Disney-bounding on vacation, or just for the fun of putting together an outfit that's inspired by a favorite movie, TV, video game, or book character--I think we all enjoy getting into somebody else's shoes every once in a while. This post will be looking not only at how to get the aesthetics right, but also at how to use character traits and storyline for inspiration, so we can get to the heart of the character we are portraying. So, here are 8 aspects of costume and character design to consider before creating your character-based outfit:

How to Analyze and Recreate a Character-Based Outfit