29 Aug 2012
It’s Wednesday and Fatshion Faceoff time! Fatshion Faceoff is a weekly challenge that I do with 4 other fatshion bloggers from around the world, in the challenge we choose a similar item of clothing and we all style it in our own way. This week’s challenge was chosen by Dani, and she chose a printed/patterned skirt.
So you might have noticed that number 4 there… the lovely LuAnne is taking a break from blogging, so she has left our challenge, at least for now. She’s always welcome back though, we all love her style to bits!
Ok, to this week’s challenge then. I chose to wear this pleated skirt I got from Old Navy while I was in New York in March. I have already blogged it once, see my post from the awesome Coney Island in here. This time I decided to wear it without leggings, since the weather today was lovely.. and it wasn’t windy! Haha, pleated skirts can be quite hazardous during windy weather ;). I wore it with a grey tee, teal spiked pumps, and teal purse.
Skirt: 20 US, Old Navy (similar) | T-shirt: 20, Simply Be | Pumps: Primark (similar) | Purse: Forever 21 (similar) | Glasses: Select Specs | Lippy: Natural Collection Moisture Shine in Coral Shimmer (available in Boots)
So what do you think of my outfit? It was surely perfect for work today, office was really warm. Isn’t it great that sometimes fashion can really be practical? Want to see how the other Fatshion Faceoff girls styled their skirts :)? I know I do.. Clickity click!
Dani: DIY Fatshion
Mhairi: Lilybobombs Lovely Lumps
Mouna: Brussels Fatshion
Olivia: Wait Until The Sunset
28 Aug 2012
This is the second part of my One Stop Plus review (part one here). I wore this outfit when I went on a date on Sunday evening. Sadly nothing else was glamorous about the date except for this gorgeous dress. And I certainly felt amazing in it, I honestly didn’t even care that I didn’t fancy the guy cos I felt like a million bucks in this outfit ;).
The dress is by Lovedrobe and I ADORE the drapey feel of it, and the fact that it kind of gives me a hourglassy shape. Like you can see from the product page, the dress comes with a belt of the same blue fabric. I decided to add a black belt to give it more contrast, and black shoes and leggings. I also teamed it up with the clutch that I got from Dani, the blues aren’t the same as on the dress, but I think they still look good together. What do you think?
Dress: 20, Lovedrobe via One Stop Plus ⎢ Bag: Target ⎢ Leggings: 20, Primark ⎢ Shoes: Evans (similar) ⎢ Headband: Forever 21 (similar) ⎢ Lippy: Natural Collection Moisture Shine in Coral Shimmer (available in Boots)
I certainly can recommend this dress, it’s a gorgeous colour, and the draping is showing off my curves in all the right ways. The only minus I noticed about this dress is that I had to add a small safety pin on the cleavage, since my bra was showing, but that was easy to do. What do you think of the dress? Have you tried a drapey shape of a dress before?
The dress was gifted to me by One Stop Plus for a review, but my comments and opinions are entirely my own.
27 Aug 2012
Hope you’ve had a nice weekend. It’s a Bank Holiday here in the UK today, so no work for me this Monday, whoo ;). That means I have some more time to work on my blog. I’m still working on the new layout, I need to do a few tweaks and then I can hopefully have it up soon. Can’t wait to hear your comments on it!
So, on Saturday I went to Bluewater shopping centre with the lovely Caroline of CurvyWordy, and I wanted to dress myself nicely in my new gorgeous lace top. We had a little photoshoot at the glamorous carpark ;) and of course I stepped into a puddle.. well, at least we got a few laughs out of that :D.
Top: L, Carmakoma (in super sale) | Skirt: 22, Asos Curve (size 22 in pink still available) | Shoes: Red Herring via Debenhams (still available in super sale in stores, online at Debenhams Ireland) | Bag: Primark (similar) | Headband: Forever 21 (similar) | Sunnies: Aldo (similar) | Lippy: Natural Collection Moisture Shine in Cranberry (available in Boots)
Our main purpose for the trip was to visit Leia Lingerie and get myself fitted by them.. and maybe find some pretty bras to take home. ..which led to this on the left! Be sure to check my coming post for more about this AMAZING find.
So what do you think of my sale finds in this outfit? I still can’t believe that I fot that Carmakoma top for £20! Have you been shopping this weekend?