What do I wear to Disneyland?

A very popular question people ask when they are planing a trip to Disneyland is, “what do I wear?” So, I decided that today would be the day I try and tackle that question and put my opinions out there in the blogosphere!
I admittedly don’t wear the same thing every time I go, but I have pared my looks down to 3 options, so here we go!
look #1: disneybounding meeting characters
Look #1 is what I wear when I’m planning a slow day and meeting lots of characters! If I’m sharing a picture on instagram, it’s got to be cute. I default to this dress ^^ from City Chic a lot because it reminds me of Minnie Mouse, plus it’s super comfortable! Anytime I wear a dress to Disneyland, I wear my high waist shaper shorts from Dress Barn underneath. They smooth out my rolls and keep my thighs from rubbing together (dreaded chub rub). For my bag, I usually wear a small crossbody so I can keep my hands free, while still keeping it more stylish than a backpack. Shoes-wise, when I dress up like this, I wear my white converse, because who says I can’t wear my converse with my dress? (10 points to you if you get the reference.) They provide comfort and at least a little more style than my Asics. I, of course, have to throw my Minnie ears on, too! Not only do I wear Disney Parks’ ears, but you can regularly find me in Instagram’s “@JudyandPark”‘s ears as well.

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{Dress: City Chic}
{Ears: Judy and Park}
{Cardigan: Forever 21+}

look #2
Look #2 is my happy medium between dressed up disneybounding and slumming it down to get stuff done. When it’s a little warmer, you can’t go wrong with a cute tee tucked into some high waisted shorts! Another variation of this outfit when it’s colder is jeans, a cute Disney tee and a cardigan. For shoes, I still try to keep it a little cuter than my joggers, but go with the comfort! As you may notice, none of my looks include sandals or flip flops. Knowing how many miles I do walk at Disneyland a day, I would not want that mileage to be only in flip flops! That would absolutely wreck me.

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{Top: Angie’s via Disneyland at Elias & Co.}
{Jeggings: Torrid}
{Necklace: The Shine Project}

look #3
Look #3 is what I wear when I really don’t care how I look and most everything is about function. I throw on my yoga capris, a t-shirt and my Asics and then grab my Patagonia Atom pack and I’m set to go. Most days I’ll throw on some Minnie ears to at least have a hint of cuteness, but on these days, I’m in it to ride the most rides I can.

must haves~
Nomatter what I’m doing there are some must-haves I’ve got that stay with me every time I go into the parks.
1. My Starbucks Card (usually on my phone)
Did you know that the Starbucks inside the Disney Parks accept Starbucks cards? It’s pretty much the best thing to have happened in the history of Disneyland (obviously). I prefer walking over to Starbucks and getting my tea rather than getting soda, so it works out perfectly for me.
2. My iPhone 6 Plus
This thing is literally my baby. I don’t really carry around my DSLR too much; my iPhone takes such great pictures for normal days like Disney days!
3. My iPhone Charger and an External Battery Pack
That being said, I’m on it like crazy, so I’ve got to keep it charged! I’ve always got my external battery and charger with me.
4. Nivea’s a Kiss of Care and Color 
I love this stuff. It is a great moisturizing lip product that also gives you a bit of color! It keeps me not looking so pale in pictures and keeps my lips addictingly soft.
5. A Bag You Can Count On
A bag can make or break a Disney day. I would never bring a shoulder back. I stick to backpacks, crossbody bags and my slingpack!
6. Comfy Shoes
I am not afraid to pair a cute dress with sneakers. If I’m miserable, it ruins the whole day… Why let a pair of shoes do that? I love my Asics and Converse. If I’m going to the parks for a few days straight or going to Disney World, I break my no sandals rule and bring them to change into mid-day for a break from my sneakers!
7. Sunglasses
Obviously a must have in California!
8. Sunscreen
There is nothing worse than a sunburn. Well, maybe blisters, but a sunburn is a very close second! Don’t forget to put on sunscreen in the morning, and more importantly, reapply! If you forget that, you pretty much shouldn’t have even put it on to begin with if you expect it to work.
9. A Cardigan
Nomatter how warm out it is, you will regularly find me with a cardigan. Inside attractions get cold, water rides happen and nights get cool… How could you not bring a cardi?