Sunday, November 24, 2013

Becoming a Fashion Grown up-Chubby Girl In the World Style

Ok, I'll admit it I'm getting old, on Dec. 7th of this year I will be 29! (Silent freak out). What's worse is I'm now a grown up with an early not mid-twenties closet. I feel like I've outgrown the major retailers and need to move on, I'm ready for a more mature fashion relationship but I have fashion issues.
 My key fashion issues:

  • Short leg, longer torso
  • Bottom heavy in all the wrong places
  • what I call "marshmallow syndrome"- If clothes are too tight, it looks like I'm a sausage, if too loose they not shape at all.
So does any of this sound familiar? Here's the advice that has actually worked for me over the years and if I had unlimited funds this is the wardrobe I would create, I' a size 28 which is considered "super sized" so for the sake of argument I'll include designers that stop at size 26 but note them with an asterisk*. Nothing is worse than reading a that one page of Marie Claire dedicated to Plus fashion and realizing none of that fabulous can be yours.

Perfectly tailored pants:
 onestopplus.com-Pants by Igigi.com
Tailored oxford shirt:
onestopplus.com-the pintuck gives this shirt an update from the older oxfords.

structured tulip skirt:
_mg_4744qfd.com "Enamored" ensemble
Structured body con dress:

Mossimo® Women's Plus-Size Sleeveless Ponte Dress -  Assorted Colors Target.com $19.79




Amazing Blazer:
Monif C. "Veronica" Blazer

Cocktail Dress:
igigi.com- ambrosia-dress.jpg (1056×1440)just the right amount of sexy.


Special occasion dress:Black And Gold Party Dress by Ruby RoxI actually own this awesome Ruby Rox dress, it's perfect for New Years, an anniversary night or a Gatsby themed party! Available on SONSI.com

Feminine accessories: I like to keep the darker colors on my bottom half and use accessories for my pop of color. like these:

oscar de la renta $125 renttherunway.com

Crislu emerald drop earring $25 renttherunway.com

Anne Klein Stone Station Necklacenordstrom.com
igigi.com


Mens inspired piece:Monochrome Contrast Detail Shirtsimplybe.com

There is my dream wardrobe and now I must go to bed and dream of it because Mr. T as he's affectionately known now is making me go to bed.
Good night and ta ta for now my lovelies.
-CGINTW

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