Monthly Archives: February 2011

Hot Looks For Spring Break

Winter is winding down and kids all over the country have begun their spring break countdown. School may not be out quite yet but your little girl is already prepared for a great break. Help her get ready to shake off that winter funk and enjoy the new spring. Everything But The Princess has some amazing new outfits and accessories to help make her spring break bright, cheery, and tons of fun.

Flirty Skirts and Petticoats:

One Kid Teal skirtOne Kid Teal & Prints Tiered Skirt: This cute little skirt will definitely help shake off those winter blues this spring break. Your little girl will enjoy the bright hues, but she will LOVE the short length that will finally set her free after a long winter of long skirts, leggings, and pants. Let her kick her legs in this sweet skirt.

Kaiya Eve Pink With Raspberry Tiered Ruffle Pettiskirt: Little girls love to dress up, so this spring why not indulge her fancy and fun nature by letting her go crazy with some fun pettiskirts. She can twirl to her heart’s content, and walk around town like the princess that she is. This Kaiya Eve pettiskirt is the perfect choice; the vibrant colors and the perfect pouf make for a day of fun no matter what your girl is up to.


Paper Wings Red and Pink Stripe Dip Dyed Ruffle Swing Dress: This is the perfect casual spring break dress. For those days when your girl wants to look cute but doesn’t want to make a fuss getting ready. She can throw this on and rush out the door with her friends and still look like she is runway ready. This frock is hand dyed for that perfect spring break carefree look.

Isobella & Chloe Lt. Pink Halter Dress: This beautiful halter dress is perfect for a spring night. Does your daughter have a big party to go to for Spring Break? Her first big birthday party? Family friend getting married? This dress will make her the light of the night. The delicate pink ruffles around the neck and bodice have that sweet romantic look that will make her swoon from the beauty. She will love getting dressed up for that big event and will not fight you on what she should wear. Isobella Pink Halter Dress


L’amour Shoes & Sandals White Tiny Flowers Sandal: Spring Break is the perfect time to break out these cute sandals that she has not been allowed to wear all winter. Let her toes be free in these adorable sandals.

Lelli Kelly Pink Rose flip FlopsLelli Kelly Rosa Pink Rose Flip Flop With Heart Charm *Preorder*: These gorgeous flip flops are available for preorder and will definitely make her spring break a hit. The sweet rose graphics on the shoes are absolutely adorable and will go perfectly with a sweet skirt or even some fun shorts. The wedge heel will make her feel grown up and mature and she will be thrilled to show them off to her friends.

Swim Wear:

Angela Frost Cool Swim Silver Asymmetric 1pc: She will feel like a movie star on vacation in a tropic climate when she wears this suit at the pool this spring break. The silver suit will shine brilliantly in the sun and make her look like the star she is!Blue & Red Heart 1pc. Monokini

Agatha Ruiz De La Prada Blue & Heart 1pc: Add some groovy style to her wardrobe this spring break. This funky cutout 1 piece monokini will show off her fun side this spring. The bright orange, reds, and blues will show off her flair and let her crazy fun personality be displayed with one look.

Check back here next week for some more spring break looks. Everything But The Princess has the looks that will make your girl the spring break princess she wants to be.


First Holy Communion: Dresses for Your Little Girls Day

It is that time of year when many are looking for that perfect First Communion Dress. First Holy Communion is a time of great learning and is an excellent expression of faith and love. It is not only a time of faith and love with one’s religious beliefs and traditions it is also a time of faith and love expressed between family members. The First Holy Communion tradition is a rite of passage for most young girls, and brings them closer to their mothers, grandmothers, and godmothers during this time of preparation. Choosing a style of dress for your daughter’s or goddaughter’s first communion gives you the opportunity to teach her about tradition, but it is also a time to learn about her own forms of expression. The style dress that you and your daughter choose will be a defining moment in her life. So how does one go about choosing a style? Joan Calbrese Communion Gown Classic

Everything But The Princess has some amazing styles to choose from and the accessories your little girl will need on this sacred day. You can choose from more traditional styles with a bridal look with beading and tulle, or a classic tea-length satin style. When choosing a dress it is important that your daughter feel comfortable in the dress and not feel itchy or strange in the cut, you do not want her to be readjusting the dress during the ceremony. You also want to take into account what style will be more accepted at your Parish, some do not allow for a sleeveless style. Once you know the type of style you are looking for choose a designer. Everything But The Princess has some great designers to choose from. Joan Calbrese communion dress traditional

The Joan Calbrese Communion Gown is a very classic gown. The lace and satin tea-length dress features an organza illusion neckline and short-sleeves. The bodice is a beautiful beaded empire waist with scalloped lace overlay and classic a-line skirt with an organza overlay. Your daughter will have the perfect classic look with this delicate dress on her sacred day.

Are you looking for a more traditional gown that has the look of a bridal gown? Try this Joan Calbrese Communion Gown 110322. This look offers the “little bride” look preferred by some cultures and traditions. It offers a sleeveless tulle and satin tea-length style adorned with a beautiful beaded illusion neckline and a ruched tulle bodice. This more ornate style offers a breathtaking style for your little girl.

Pazitos White Ballet FlatAll of the dresses offered at Everything But The Princess pair well with these Pazitos White Ballet Flats with Ribbon Ties. They also go well with our selection of Headband veils. You can choose a Two Layer Veil like the Isobella & Chloe White headband Two Layer Veil or a Single Layer like our Isobella & Chloe Headband Single Layer Veil. Our Wee Ones White Short Gloves are also available. White Headband Two Layer Veil

When choosing your daughter’s First Communion Gown remember our elegant styles and excellent customer service, we can help you to make this sacred day one of the most memorable experiences of your daughter’s life.

Mim Pi: A Girl’s Magic Western World

Mim Pi Baby country lookThe designer’s at Mim Pi understand the world of a little girl. Founder and Designer Leonora Nieuwenhuizen said it best, “Girls must feel like a princess and be able to dream of a magic world.” This is the principle she sticks to in her designs each season. The colors may change, the fabric texture may change, but at the end of the day the clothes are about little girls and making them feel special. The new arrivals at Everything But The Princess are the perfect addition to your little girl’s growing Mim Pi collection.

Mim pi baby red dressPrincesses are everywhere; they don’t always live in a castle with turrets and tiaras. Sometimes they live in the Midwest where they are influenced by the country designs of the great pioneers. The pioneers favored gingham over jewels, and Mim Pi knows how to make gingham look and feel like a jewel. Now available at Everything But The Princess is the most darling little gingham look for your little girl, the Mim Pi Baby 2pc Blue Gingham Ruffled Tank & Skirt will make your little girl feel like a princess no matter where she lives. This new trendy outfit has the most adorable ruffles across the waist and tummy of the tank. Trimmed in beautiful white eyelet lace and embroidered with flowers across the chest it will make your little girl feel like a pioneer princess. Does your little pioneer princess prefer red over blue? The Mim Pi Baby Red Gingham Sun Dress will be just right for her particular style. This baby designer dress will be the red hot thing in her closet this spring and summer.

Mim Pi Pettiskirt Is your daughter dreaming of becoming the next rodeo princess? Dress up hat rodeo look with a fancy petticoat. This Mim Pi Blue Polka Dot Pettiskirt will be the best looking thing in the barn this spring. She may not be milking cows or barrel racing in this getup but whatever she does she will look every bit a cowgirl princess. Pair it with this fantastic Mim Pi Blue Star Scarf and Mim Pi Cotton Long Sleeve Cardigan and you will have one beautiful buckaroo princess.

Mim pi gingham accessoriesEvery Princess loves her accessories, so don’t forget to check out the Mim Pi Blue Gingham and red Polka Dot Necklace and Bracelet Set. This set will accentuate any of the blue and red looks available now at Everything But The Princess. So when you are looking for that baby country style or girl’s casual country style remember to check out Mim Pi’s Spring and Summer 2011 Collection and Everything But The Princess.


Desigual: FUNky Fashion for FUNky Girls

Now at Everything But The Princess you can find the Desigual Spring 2011 Collection available for pre-order for girls. Desigual is a Spanish Apparel Company which specializes in fashions that are funky and fun. Shirts, skirts, and dresses are inspired by the freedom of expression. The new spring and summer 2011 Collection shows a handmade crafty quality that pieces together galactic inspirations with flower power and evokes the feeling of confidence and independence. Desigual instills style and confidence in its clothes worldwide. Your little girl will love these unique styles and she will be recognized for being on the cutting-edge of the fashion world. Desigual offers outfits that are not your average fashions leading to everyday boring ensembles, these fashions allow for your child’s creativity to burst forth to the world.

Desigual Half Moon Bay DressThis season Everything But The Princess is offering an amazing selection of Desigual’s Spring and Summer 2011 Collection. These amazing dresses, skirts, and jackets that can be mixed and matched to create the perfect look for your daughter. All are available now for pre-order.

Check out the Desigual Green Half Moon bay Tank Dress. The bright and vibrant colors are the perfect accent to your daughter’s bright and bubbly personality and spirit. The Tank dress is the perfect warm weather dress. The fluted bottom adds a delicate touch to the vibrancy in the colors and prints and will make your daughter feel beautiful. Desigual Denim jacket

Does your daughter love tank dresses but tends to run a little chilly? Snag this Desigual Denim Helicona Jacket . It will keep her warm on those cooler days and nights but will not deprive her of her fantastic fashions. The patchwork patterns on the front if this denim jacket will match any of the Desigual Spring and Summer 2011 Collection.

Is your daughter a huge fan of accessorizing? Desigual understands that girls want to stretch their fashions legs and begin to pair great outfits with great bags. After all they need to carry their lip gloss and school stuff somehow. The Desigual Qua Geo Print Mary Popins Bag will look great with the Desigual Green Half Moon bay Tank Dress. The bold geometric pattern will keep everyone’s heads turning every time they see you little girl walking down the school halls. Friends will be asking where she got that great bag. Where indeed, At Everything But The Princess of course.

Desigual mary poppins bagYour daughter will be praised for her fashion sense and everyone will want to know your secret to hunting down these great finds. So make sure to tell everyone that Desigual is now available for pre-order at Everything But The Princess.




Cruise into Spring: Outfits for That Upcoming Trip

With spring almost upon us many families are already planning that special trip to enjoy the warm weather with their families. Family Cruises have become one of the most popular ways for families to enjoy vacations and many cruise-lines are offering amazing packages this spring. So as you are preparing for that fantastic getaway do not forget to think about the perfect wardrobe for your little girl. Just like you she will want to look her best while she enjoys her time aboard the ship, so check out some of Everything But The Princess‘ favorite designers that offer amazing styles perfect for that week aboard.

Biscotti Polka Dot Ruffle BikiniBiscotti Swim Suit Cover UpKate Mack’s Spring 2011 Collection has some excellent options for cruise wear. This spring Kate Mack is offering this gorgeous Kate Mack French Riviera Navy and White Polka Dot Ruffle Bikini. You may not have a trip planned for the French Riviera but your daughter can look amazing on any cruise-ship with this beautiful bikini. The ruffles on the skirted bottom are the perfect whimsical touch for a young girl, and the polka dots add a playful nautical touch to the suit. With a full day on the sun-deck your little one will need a cover up to keep her out of the harsh rays and covered while she wanders from bow to stern. The Kate Mack French Riviera Swimsuit Cover-up matches her suit perfectly and will keep her looking polished and prepared aboard ship, especially when paired with these Kate Mack Good Ship Lollypop infant/toddler Flip Flops.

Silver Ballet Flats pazitosOf course you will plan at least one fancy dinner aboard ship. Cruise-lines are infamous for their amazing meals and dining halls, and you will want you daughter to fit in with the fancy crowd at your banquet hall. Everything But The Princess has you covered with the Kate Mack Birds of Paradise Aqua Flower Dress. This Kate Mack and Biscotti dress is an elegant yet understated dress that will make your little girl shine in the banquet hall. The aqua color will make a perfect accent to the sea, and its soft flower details add the delicate touch around the neck that softens the bright color with feminine detail. The drop down full skirt will accentuate your little girl’s waist and show off her sweet and playful nature. Pair it with these Pazitos Silver Ballet Flats with Ribbon Ties, it will tie together this beautiful yet understated look. Biscotti Birds of Paradise dress

Before you begin packing for your fabulous trip this spring head over to Everything But The Princess for some great fashions that will inspire an amazing holiday for everyone, especially your little girl!

Littlest Princess: Mud Pie Baby

Even your littlest princess enjoys a good outfit. She may only crawl around the house and drool, but she can do it in style with Mud Pie Baby’s 2011 Collection. These endearing baby girl clothes are so enchanting you wouldn’t be surprised if your little girl’s stylist was her fairy godmother.

Your littlest princess will look good enough to eat in her Mud Pie Baby Pink and White Ice Cream Tunic and Leggings Set. This pink and white chiffon Ice Cream Cone top has grosgrain ruffles and a back snap closure, easy for a busy little girl who cannot quite dress herself yet.  The outfit is available in the spring and summer 2011 Mud Pie Baby Collection. It comes with the sweetest little pink and white polka dot leggings with chiffon ankle ruffles. 

Does your little princess have a birthday coming up? For that first birthday you may have a huge party planned with streamers, cakes, and balloons but do not forget that the star of the party is the little guest of honor. Get her all prepped for her fancy day with a Mud Pie Baby Pink and Blue Cupcake Zebra Tutu Dress. The tulle trimmed layers in this cupcake top show right away who the birthday girl is. The precious pink tutu is the perfect little skirt for the birthday girl’s twirls and jumps as she parties her way to number 1. Top the outfit off with the Mud Pie Baby Cupcake Party Hat. The cute chapeau is the perfect topper to a fantastic birthday that no one will forget. It will be perfect for pictures when the birthday girl is opening presents or blowing out her candles. The little cupcake on the cone matches her pretty little tutu dress and will be forever remembered in pictures. 

Mud Pie Baby knows that your little one has a myriad of hobbies and favorites. So for the little girl that loves to play they have the darling little tennis outfit. The Mud Pie Baby Country Club Tennis Tunic and Legging Set is perfect for your little tennis aficionado. Pair it with the darling little Mud Pie Baby Pink and green Seersucker Ruffle Socks. Your baby will be the hottest thing at the country club this weekend. She may not be the next Maria Sharapova but she sure will be the talk of the tennis courts in her perfect little ensemble. Heads will be turning side to side all day when she shows up dressed for play.

Mud Pie Baby’s 2011 collection is now available at Everything But The Princess.

Be My Valentine: Sweet Gifts for Your Sweet Girl

Everyone loves to be spoiled just a little. So why not show your affection for your sweet little girl this Valentine’s Day with a cute little Valentine’s themed tank. Everything But The Princess has several sassy little tees and tanks for sale this month that will make your little girl smile.

This month Haven Girl has the perfect tank. This Haven Girl Pink Love sequin Tank highlights the mood of February with it’s “I love you” in several different languages. Teach your little girl the different ways to say I love you with this pink and black tank. Is it still a little chilly for your little princess to go out in her new tank? Check out the Elaine et Lena White Banfou Bolero, this cute white ruffled bolero will keep your little princess stylish and warm on Valentine’s Day.

Is your little princess a little more stylish and sassy? Check out this Kaiya Eve Pink, Red & Raspberry Tie Back Tank. The red and raspberry frills on this darling tank are a precious addition to the month of love. The bow in the back adds a unique flair that truly dresses up this tank. It will make your little girl feel special and outrageously gorgeous this month. It has the perfect amount of playfulness and charm to enhance any Valentine’s Day look.

Need some cute bottoms to go with your darling’s new tanks? Check out these skirts and leggings. This Haven Girl *Amore* Black Net Chloe Skort will look great with the Love sequin Tank. Want to add some more pink? Try the Ooh! La La Hot Pink Leggings, these will add an extra pop of color to your little girl’s perfect ensemble. Check out the Kaiya Eve Pink Raspberry Tiered Ruffle Pettiskirt to your daughter’s Kaiya Eve Pink, Red & Raspberry Tie Back Tank. She will be the spunkiest girl at school this Valentine’s Day.

Don’t forget that even your little girls love to be spoiled just a little this Valentine’s Day. So check out all the Everything But The Princess has to offer. Your little princess just might be surprised how special she can feel!

Oilily 2011 Pre-Orders: Purchase and You Could Win a Free Gift!

Here at Everything But The Princess cute outfits are our passion, and fairytales are right up our alley. So of course we absolutely love the new Oilily 2011 collection. Oilily is a fun line that plays to the heart of every little girl, fun, fresh, and flowery prints that keep girls happy.

What is even better than fun, fresh, and flowery prints? How about adding the words free gift? For today only Oilily and Room Seven are sponsoring a one-day contest four our customers. Every pre-order placed today will be entered into a random drawing for a free gift from the company.

While all of the products offered from Oilily on our site are available for the contest entry we have some favorites that we would love for you to check out. The Oilily Dola Fairytale Print Knit Dress is a fan favorite and is available for pre-order for only $66. This adorable dress embodies everything that is precious about fairytales. The print highlights some of the special stories that enchant little girls including fairies, flowers, and tea parties. 

Also available is the beautiful Room Seven Divio Blue Idee Dress. A beautiful dress that highlights the vintage Old Danish style, the blue is the perfect color for spring and summer dresses. The details of the darling dress are exquisite. The lace edging on the frills of the skirt and around the bodice are the perfect dainty touch to a sweet spring dress. 

Oilily also has some amazing luggage pieces for your little girl. Does she have a sweet little sleepover with her best friend coming up? A trip to grandma’s house in the works? Give her a fun reason to help pack her bags; the Oilily White Fairytale Trolly has all the fairytale sweetness your little girl will need on her night away from home. It looks just like Mom’s and Dad’s grown up trolley suitcase, but has that perfect touch of whimsy to make it feel just right for any little girl. She can pack her own bag and head to her night away with all her sweet little overnight things, and a few kisses from Mom, packed up tight in her pretty little trolly. 

Is your sweet little girl a tea party junkie? Set her up for the perfect tea party with Room Seven’s Tea Pot bag. This whimsical bag will be the perfect bag to carry her little tea-set around with her. Now she can have a tea party on the run. Plus, she will always know where her tea set is when the bag it is in is shaped just like an oversized tea pot. 

So give our Oilily and Room Seven Collections a look, with every purchase you can enter today’s contest and have a chance to win a free gift!