09 June 2012

OOTD Vol 1

So... I decided to try an Outfit of the Day post.  I'd appreciate feedback if you'd like to give it!  This is my typical dress, you can interchange the pants with skinny jeans when it gets colder.  I'll list all components and retailers below.  I apologize for the quality of the full picture shots, again, I'm limited by my iPhone, but I still stand by documenting with it. It's easy and accessible for me.  Anyways!  I'm going to caption the photos for more explanation, but other than that, I'm leaving it as more of a pastiche of photos.

Bear in mind - I'm 5'8" without the heels, I wear US dress size 16 and L/XL.  I've recently lost 45 lbs and I plan to keep losing, so these OOTD posts are my way of exploring my personal style and figuring out how to dress my slimmer body. I enjoy showing my legs off, as I feel they are my best feature and I've worked the hardest on them because I've lost most of my weight running.

Doesn't look like much here... But! The devil is always in the details my friends.
Shirt detail.  It's actually pretty sheer, but the tie die panels give you the illusion of being curvier.
The shirt and it's illusory curves. Its also longer on the sides and shorter in the front, so I tucked just the front.
Shoe detail.
Fun lucite Rosette earrings for a pop of color.
Hair detail. I air dried it and added some dry shampoo, spray wax and scrunch spray.  I have white blonde highlights in the front of my hair.
Sunglasses and more hair detail! 
The Ecoist Leda Purse I talked about in Think Tank Style.
Jewelry and Makeup.  Typical things for me to wear!
DEETS!

Outfit
- Top - OP for Walmart - $10
- Shorts - Deb - $20
- Rouched Sleeve Blazer - Torrid.com - $55
- Heels - Brash Luna Wedges in Black Suede - Payless - $35
- Leda Clutch - Escama Studios for Ecoist.com
- Cat Eye Sunglasses - Boscov's Juniors Section - $10
- Elsa Peretti Virgo Zodiac Charm (LE) - Tiffany & Co
- 4 Tine Fork Thumb Ring - Dad and Daughter Designs Etsy Store - $17
- Champagne Double Leather Bracelet (not pictured) - Pandora
- Dark Steel Chainmail Watch (not pictured) - Skagen of Denmark
- Large Turquoise Lucite Rosette Earrings - Forever 21 - $1.50

Makeup
- NARS Sheer Glow Foundation in Punjab + NARS Pure Radiant TM in St. Moritz (mixed)
- MAC Mineralize Concealer NW25 + Estee Lauder Double Wear Concealer in Light Medium (mixed)
- NYX Matte Bronzer in Medium
- Benefit Bella Bamba Blush
- Benefit Speed Brow
- NARS Smudgeproof Eyeshadow Primer
- UD Skimp ES
- Kat Von D Tattoo Liquid Liner Pen in Saint
- UD Big Fatty Mascara
- NARS Larger than Life Lipgloss in Born This Way

Anyways!  Thanks for reading :).  Constructive criticism is always welcome.

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