Monday, December 16, 2013

Saving Mr. Banks

Mary Poppins, practically perfect in every way.
Supercalifragilisticexbealidocious! Mary Poppins has always been one of my favorite Disney movies, mostly because I adore Julie Andrews (Side note: anyone watch NBC's the Sound of Music live feat. Carrie Underwood? If so, what did you think? Leave your comments below!) and because I loved the music in it.                                                                                                                                I originally put this costume together for Halloween, but seeing as it's already December & I still never posted about my Halloween ootd, I figured I'd post it up as I share about Disney's upcoming movie, Saving Mr. Banks. I can't wait to see it! Scroll down to the end to read the synopsis.
In the meantime, I wanted to show you how to put together a modernized, version of our favorite nanny, Ms. Poppins! My inspiration came from one of my favorite bloggers, Keiko Lynn & her adorable couples costume. I am also digging this chic Poppins look from Miss LC. I adore how she paired it with a Chanel & truly made the look her own.                                                                                                                                                                                                                 One of the best things about this outfit is that you can wear most of it on a regular basis, except for probably the hat & purse. I also enjoyed playing "scavenger hunt" to piece this all together!


+white, button-up, victorian-collared shirt
+red bowtie or red ribbon
+straw boat hat 
+daisies & cherries to adorn the hat
+black acrylic paint (if your hat is not black)
+hot glue gun
+long, black A-line skirt
+carpet bag or old purse


Clothing: White shirt & black skirt- Kohl's
Accessories: Hat/flowers/red bow- Michael's, Carpet bag- thrifted from Amvets for $4, Watch- Marc by Marc Jacobs
Shoes: Jelly glitter bow wedges- Lo Wu Commercial Centre, Shenzhen China
SAVING MR. BANKS: Two-time Academy Award®–winner Emma Thompson and fellow double Oscar®-winner Tom Hanks topline Disney’s “Saving Mr. Banks,” inspired by the extraordinary, untold backstory of how Disney’s classic “Mary Poppins” made it to the screen. When Walt Disney’s daughters begged him to make a movie of their favorite book, P.L. Travers’ “Mary Poppins,” he made them a promise—one that he didn’t realize would take 20 years to keep. In his quest to obtain the rights, Walt comes up against a curmudgeonly, uncompromising writer who has absolutely no intention of letting her beloved magical nanny get mauled by the Hollywood machine. But, as the books stop selling and money grows short, Travers reluctantly agrees to go to Los Angeles to hear Disney’s plans for the adaptation. For those two short weeks in 1961, Walt Disney pulls out all the stops. Armed with imaginative storyboards and chirpy songs from the talented Sherman brothers, Walt launches an all-out onslaught on P.L. Travers, but the prickly author doesn’t budge. He soon begins to watch helplessly as Travers becomes increasingly immovable and the rights begin to move further away from his grasp. It is only when he reaches into his own childhood that Walt discovers the truth about the ghosts that haunt her, and together they set Mary Poppins free to ultimately make one of the most endearing films in cinematic history. Disney presents “Saving Mr. Banks,” directed by John Lee Hancock, produced by Alison Owen, Ian Collie and Philip Steuer, and written by Kelly Marcel and Sue Smith. Executive producers are Paul Trijbits, Andrew Mason, Troy Lum and Christine Langan. The film will release in U.S. theaters on December 13, 2013, limited, and open wide on December 20, 2013.

1 notes:

Jodi H said...

So cute and fun. I love how you've taken Mary Poppins and gave her your own twist

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