Someone recently posted that they had noticed a lot of Harry Potter scarves in the parks during this cold season which had me thinking when I happened upon Josh Siegel’s 1/30/11 Downtown Disney Photo Report and I saw a few things that had me a little puzzled.
You can view his whole report here if you wish:
Josh Siegel’s 1/30/11 Downtown Disney Photo Report | WDW News Today
(I feel bad referencing his report without linking his article)
First of all, he had a few pictures of the temporary LEGO store next to Once Upon a Toy. I could hardly believe I was seeing this:
After thinking a little bit, I realized this was offered for sale in the LEGO store. Initially, when I saw that picture, I had to make sure I was viewing a Disney Photo Report.
Secondly, his photo report brought up some questions I had about some Disney merchandise that I saw in person on my last trip. The merchandise in question is 40th Anniversary clothing, however, the style chosen is interesting. Here is what I am referencing:
It could be just me, but does some of this apparel seem Potter/Quidditch inspired? While on our last trip, we spotted some of this in stores, and DH who isn’t a huge Potter buff even commented, “Doesn’t this look a little Potter-ish to you?” I think so, but I would like to hear some other opinions. Perhaps you see it in a different light. I wasn’t around 40 years ago, and maybe this is close to what was popular then.