2012 Disney Fairy Tale Weddings by Alfred Angelo collection introduces Royal Maidens, Royal Blossoms and Disney Veils

After an exciting first season for the Disney Fairy Tale Weddings by Alfred Angelo bridal collection, Alfred Angelo in collaboration with Disney Consumer Products will introduce the 2012 collection along with styles for bridesmaids and flower girls at the National Bridal Market in Chicago this week. In addition, Alfred Angelo will debut a veil collection to complete the fantasy look for Disney brides. The 2012 bridal collection will continue to be affordably priced with styles starting in the … [Read more...]

Rapunzel Has Arrived in London For Her Royal Celebration at Kensington Palace on October 2nd; Rapunzel’s Hair Cascades Off the Salt Tower

Today Rapunzel's hair was spotted flowing off the Salt Tower at The Tower of London. The future princess has arrived to do some sightseeing around London before she is officially welcomed as the 10th Disney Princesscharacter at a high profile, star-studded celebration, that will take place in front of a global audience on October 2, 2011 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Rapunzel will be visiting famous London landmarks every day this week (9/26-9/30) and taking pictures along her journey.For her … [Read more...]

Disney Store Celebrates Fashion’s Night Out With ‘Stylish Ever After’ Event in Time Square

Disney Store will celebrate New York City's Fashion's Night Out with an event fit for royalty, inspiring its guests to live 'stylish ever after'. Disney Store Times Square will host an array of fashionably fun festivities on September 8, 2011 from 4 p.m.-11 p.m., highlighting the newest Disney-inspired lifestyle product lines. Guests will be treated to a magical evening including free mini-manicures with the new runway-inspired Disney Princess Designer Collection nail polish, featuring hues … [Read more...]

Top 5 places in Disney World to get Character Autographs

Disney Trip is just NOT a trip without a few celebrity autographs! Today I’ll tell you some of my favorite places to get Disney Autographs with shorter lines.1. Chef Mickeys (Contemporary Resort) - The best place to get Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Donald and Pluto’s (also referred to as the “Fab 5”) autograph with no line, no waiting, is at Chef Mickeys. There is, quite honestly, not another place at WDW (except Tusker house which I don’t really care for honestly), to grab these famous John … [Read more...]

Review of “Snow White and the Seven Dead Dwarves,” a Zombie Fairy Tale

Those of us who love fairy tales know the form is infinitely adaptable, a genre ripe for adaptations and parodies. It is in this spirit that Bob McLain offers his version of ‘Snow White,” presenting the fairy tale as a zombie horror story that pokes a bit of fun at the 1937 Disney film.“Snow White and the Seven Dead Dwarves” is part literary mashup in the style of Seth Grahame-Smith’s “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” and part George Romero gore fest. It is less interested in zombies as … [Read more...]

Worldwide Celebration to Honor Rapunzel

Great news about a new addition to the Disney Princess Court from Disney Parks Blog.That’s right, we’ll soon have a new official member of our Disney Princess court and that calls for a royal celebration. We’re thrilled to announce this morning that we’ll be welcoming Rapunzel as our tenth Disney Princess with a star-studded ceremony at Kensington Palace in London, UK.And what better place than Kensington Palace, right? It’s been the home of many real-life princesses over the … [Read more...]

Disney’s Cinderella Hair Bow Giveaway

Our friends over at Jelly Jar Bows was nice enough to give us a couple of Cinderella Hair Bows to giveaway to two lucky Chip and Co Fans. Here is a picture of both Hair Bows:Here is how to enter:Become a fan of Jelly Jar Bows & Chip and Co on Facebook if you are not already Find the pictures of the 2 Hair Bows on the C&C Facebook PageTag Yourself in the picture Leave a comment on the picture - Tell us your favorite Disney PrincessFor an additional entry Share … [Read more...]

“Fake” Disney theme park closes its gates

 Disney-style characters are found all over the Shijingshan Amusement Park in China, but owners claim they are different. Deputy general manager, Yin Zhiqiang, said: "The characters in our park just look a little bit similar to theirs. But the faces, clothes, sizes and appearances are different." They said that their characters look Chinese and meant for it to be that way.  A sign even recognizes that they are not Disney, "Disney is too far, so please come to Shijingshan." But Snow … [Read more...]

First Look: Disney Fantasy Atrium Lobby

Last week, Disney Parks Blog announced some of the incredible new details you’ll find aboard the Disney Fantasy when she sets sail in late March 2012.Here are some more details on the Disney Fantasy Atrium Lobby from DPB:One element we haven’t told you about yet is the atrium lobby. If you’ve sailed with us before, you’re familiar with that fantastic feeling of excitement you get when you board the ship and enter into the lobby.Differing from the Art Deco style of the Disney Dream, … [Read more...]

Modern Endings: Princesses in Today’s World

 Happily Ever After. Every Disney movie seems to end that way, but especially if it's a Princess movie! Of course, we don't live in that kind of a world, do we?Celebrities are constantly being maligned. Their lives are reported on and distorted beyond recognition. Sometimes it's unbelievable the headlines we see!So I wondered:What kind of headlines would the Disney Princesses make in today's tabloids? Well, let's have a look...Snow WhiteTeenage Girl … [Read more...]