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Goody Tutus

tutu du monde!

Despite your best efforts, it happened: Your bug-catching, mud-playing tomboy morphed into a little princess overnight.

May we present Tutu du Monde, the dreamy, vintage-looking playwear collection that delivers the royal frill she demands — with a dose of modern edge you’ll adore.

Hand-dyed in dusty pastels with sequin, bead, and feather details, the cotton and tulle creations conjure old-world magic (sparkle and shine) with new-world twists (fraying and fading). Pleasing our highnesses were the oversize floral applique on the Blossom tutu and the flowing skirt on the Galaxy dress.

We think a Bow top paired with a Fairy petticoat will likely inspire twirling that feels more rock ’n’ roll ballerina than dainty dancer.

Consider that your crowning achievement.

Available at Eggy, 8365 West Third Street, at South Kings Road (323-658-8882 or shopeggy.com); online at tutudumonde.com, $60-$150.

this week in los angeles!

EXPLORE
Extreme Exposure

What:
Venture to locales few dare to explore in this interactive photography show featuring alligator-infested swampland, subzero temperatures, and erupting volcanoes.
Why: Think outside the Dora.
When: Thru Apr. 17. Wed.-Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: The Annenberg Space for Photography, 2000 Ave. of the Stars, at Constellation Blvd. (213-403-3000). Admission is free.

SAVE
Family Finds
What: Sign up for daily deals on local activities, products, and services for wee ones and their folks.
Why: Save a bundle on your bundle of joy.
When: Daily.
Where: Online at familyfinds.com.

PLAY
Giggles ’n’ Hugs Opens
What: The new flagship play space features a sunken pirate ship, sparkling princess castle, and fierce sea dragon alongside rotating weekly entertainers (magicians, DJs).
Why: Make it a lunch date, thanks to a menu even adults will love.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat., 5:30-9 p.m.
Where: 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., b/t Century Park W. & Ave. of the Stars, ste. 155 (310-553-4847). Admission,$9; with food purchase, $5.

Photo: Courtesy of Tutu du Monde

LOCATIONS
10250 Santa Monica Blvd
bt Century Park W & Ave of the Stars, ste 155
Los Angeles, CA 90067
310-553-4847
8365 W 3rd St
@ S Kings Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
323-658-8882
2000 Ave of the Stars
Los Angeles, CA 90067
213-403-3000
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