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This Dad Makes Disney Costumes For His Kids And The Results Are Mind-Blowing

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Meet Nephi Garcia, a 32-year-old fashion designer and father of three who lives in Orange, California.

Nephi, who has been designing for the past nine years, used to focus on high fashion. "But once I had kids, it started to feel like the industry wasn't really working for me," Garcia told BuzzFeed.

Last year, after the family planned a trip to Disney World, Nephi's 6-year-old daughter Lili asked him to make a costume she could wear to the park.

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He made her a Fairy Godmother dress from some scrap fabrics, and she wore it on the family's day trip. People instantly started freaking out. Some visitors even asked for her autograph. "The following day, I got an order for 10 costumes."


He prides himself on using high-end materials.

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Garcia uses a lot of organic silk and gets materials shipped from Europe. "I don't charge cheaply, but I also don't deliver a cheap product," he said. His children's costumes start at $600, and his adult looks begin at $1,800.

For Garcia, his requests start at home.

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"My daughter really wants me to make a frog costume that turns into a Tiana ballgown," he added. "And my wife suggested that I make a Princess Aurora dress that starts with her peasant dress, transforms into her pink dress, and then transforms into her blue dress."

But his dream is to share them with the world.

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"I hope that someday I can make costumes for Broadway shows or live-action movies," Garcia said. "But I will never give up making pieces for people who are not in the industry — I like to give them quality outfits that they can't get anywhere else."