So you’re headed to the most magical place on earth, Walt Disney World! You have your tickets, made your plan of attack, and have lost sleep with the excitement of it all. But have you figured out what to wear? Don’t leave it until the very last moment. Here’s the breakdown of what to wear so you have a fabulous fun day at Disney!
Step 1. Check the calendar. Are you headed in the dead of winter or the middle of the heat wave of summer? Of course, this is going to make a big difference.
Step 2. Remember that a successful day at Disney is a long day. Dress for comfort, but don’t completely abandon your regular style. Afterall, many, many pictures will be taken.
Step 3. Have good shoes! If you don’t have shoes you know you can walk in comfortably for hours, be sure to buy some a few weeks before the trip. Break those new kicks in before you go. My favourite of all time Ecco brand shoes. They may not be the most fashion-forward, but they are breathable and comfortable.
With all this in mind, here’s what you need to wear and carry on that perfect day at Disney World.
I like to keep it casual but still look like I put a little bit of thought into it. Here are a couple of outfits that works for me:
- Burberry Brown Cat-Eye Sunglasses – Sunglassshut.com
- Mes Demoiselles Josephine floral-embroidered cotton top
- Mickey Mouse Silhouette Pendant in 10K Yellow Gold
- River Island Mid blue ripped Alannah relaxed skinny jeans
- Birkenstock Toe Strap Sandal
- Women’s MARC BY MARC JACOBS ‘Pretty Nylon’ Knapsack
- Michael Kors Michael Kors Jax Sunglasses – MichaelKors.com
- Softspun knit open-front long cardigan | Gap
- Women Double Layer Dobby Tank
- Travelon Anti-Theft Classic Crossbody Bucket BagApple Series Watch in pink
- River Island Mid blue wash ripped boyfriend denim shorts
- Ecco Shoes
Alternately you can throw on lightweight cotton shorts or capris, a V-neck T-shirt, and your function before fashion shoes. Add in a crossbody bag, sunnies, necklace, and watch or fitbit and you are ready to go.
Now let’s chat about your bag for the day. Mama’s of babies know the magic of the diaper bag. From diapers to blankets, extra changes of clothes to wee snacks for the entire family. You can stuff that bag until it’s near bursting. My fave tips. Freeze a juice box or two the night before you go and throw them in with the sippy cups. By the end of the day, they are just perfect for your little ones.
When you are out of the stroller stage you won’t have the gift of the diaper bag to haul a ton of extra’s around. You can, however, fill a backpack with all kinds of extras. Think light weigh hoodies for when the sun goes down, rain jacketin case incase, even extra sunscreen. No need to carry the backpack all day long. Just rent a locker at the entry to the park and go back and get it as needed.
Have older kiddos or blessed enough to be touring Walt Disney World with just your partner in crime? Here’s what you should consider putting in your little crossbody purse. Your smartphone, ID, cash, room key, band-aids (because blisters happen), Advil or Tylonel, and a tiny bottle of sunscreen.
Tip: The key to dressing for the perfect day at Disney World, layers. When you are afforded the opportunity to go to Disney World, you won’t want to miss a thing. Wandering the parks from sun up to sun down can mean lots of different temperature changes, or maybe even rain, so be prepared.
Last Thoughts: Don’t be afraid to throw in a little Disney! Where else in the world can you proudly display your undying love for all things Mickey Mouse!