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Fashion Inspiration: Eloise


Eloise at the Plaza
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I am Eloise. I am six. I am a city child. I live at the Plaza.” One of the most cherished children’s books of all time follows the adventures of six-year-old Eloise, a little girl with a love for the finer things in life who resides at New York City’s famed Plaza Hotel.

Whether you read this series as a child or saw the movies inspired by the books, it’s hard not to love Eloise.¬†From her interesting choices in pets to her obsession with the color pink, this little girl is a true character… and a fun source of fashion inspiration! Below, I’ve created a series of outfits inspired by Eloise herself and her adventures at the Plaza. Scroll down to view them all!

It’s me, Eloise!

Fashion inspired by Eloise at the Plaza: White a-line dress, simple flats, pearl studs, bow headband
Dress, Flats, Headband, Earrings

Eloise may be six years old, but you can still channel her style in an age-appropriate way. Steal her adorably girly appeal in a classic sleeveless dress, worn with a pair of pretty black ballet flats. Pearl earrings and an optional pink bow headband add the finishing touches.

City Child

Fashion inspired by Eloise at the Plaza: Bow neck blouse, high-waisted shorts, hot pink loafers, hair bow
Top, Shorts, Shoes, Earrings, Bow

Eloise knows how to look rawther chic at all times. Capture your inner city child with a collared blouse tucked into a pair of paperbag waist shorts. Hot pink smoking slippers add a pop of color to the black and cream look, while pink crystal stud earrings lend a girly aesthetic. Complete the ensemble by putting a cute bow in your hair!

Think Pink!

Fashion inspired by Eloise at the Plaza: Beige chiffon shirt, mary jane heels, pink skirt, bow headband
Top, Skirt, Heels, Headband, Earrings

If it’s not pink, it’s not Eloise! Rock her signature color with a fun bright pink pleated skirt, balanced out by a pretty, feminine button-up blouse. Wear with flirty bow-accented heels and a polka dot bow headband for an extra girly vibe. To add a fun accessory, wear a pair of turtle stud earrings to pay tribute to Eloise’s pet turtle Skipperdee.

What do you think?

Did you read Eloise books as a kid? Were you a fan of the movies based on the book series? Would you wear any of the looks above? Which outfit is your favorite? Would you like to see more posts like this in the future? Let me know in the comments!

Posted on on August 14, 2012 / Filed Under: Inspiration / Tags: , , , , , ,

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14 Responses to “Fashion Inspiration: Eloise”

  1. 1
    August 14th, 2012 at 6:54 pm

    That is such a lovely skirt in the third outfit!

  2. 2
    August 14th, 2012 at 7:59 pm

    Cute! ;)

  3. 3
    August 14th, 2012 at 9:05 pm

    I love love love this! this is so adorable and classically chic! and most of the pieces are very affordable!

  4. 4
    August 14th, 2012 at 9:06 pm

    i feel like blair waldorf would approve of all these outfits c:

  5. 5
    August 14th, 2012 at 9:20 pm

    You forgot one thing! Eloise has a little pug! You should add the Modcloth Winston pug necklace to these outfits. I have it, love it, and it fits Eloise to a tee.

  6. 6
    August 14th, 2012 at 9:46 pm

    I love them all! So cute!

  7. 7
    August 15th, 2012 at 1:32 am

    This really is icing on top of the cake. I love the first and last outfits the most!!

  8. 8
    August 15th, 2012 at 3:19 am

    Adorable outfits :) I can see myself wearing all three of these!

  9. 9
    August 15th, 2012 at 10:53 pm

    Brilliant! I’m totally going to dress like this for my next event or excuse to. ;)

  10. 10
    August 23rd, 2012 at 6:54 pm

    I love the Fashion Inspiration articles!
    I was wondering if you could do one inspired by different types of dance. Like, ballet, tap, hip hop, etc.

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