This outfit is pretty much the epitome of my teenage style dreams. If you’d told 16-year old Laura that she’d grow up to wear a long pink tutu with a pleather jacket and metallic boots, she would have been very happy.
Shirt: Newbury Comics, tutu: Zelie for She via Re/Dress, jacket: Torrid via clothing swap, boots: Target, socks: Domino Dollhouse, headband: Crown & Glory, bracelets: Hot Topic, PacSun, and Torrid, earrings: a boutique in Paris, mood necklace: Claire’s, tattoo choker: eBay, purse: Boohoo
A few weeks ago, I finally decided to buy a new Nirvana shirt–for the first time in 18 years. I still have the shirt I got when I was 11, but it’s really faded and a bit small, so I figured it was time for a new one.
The skirt was on clearance, and I bought it in a 4x because that was the only size left, even though I usually wear a 2x or 3x. I was expecting it to be big–I thought maybe I’d even have to have it taken in–but it turned out to be a bit tight. I know it’s meant to be worn high-waisted, and I wear it a bit lower, but it’s still a lot smaller than I would expect for a 4x, which is disappointing. (Not because I mind wearing a larger size than usual, but because it means that someone bigger than me wouldn’t be able to wear it at all.)
I don’t know if all of Zelie for She’s sizing is like this, or if it’s just this one skirt, though. I hope it’s the latter.
The headband is from Crown & Glory, my main accessory obsession. C&G’s Sophie has started literally the best thing ever, a monthly subscription to a box full of shiny shiny things. It’s called the Glitterati, and if you love sparkly and floral headpieces as much as I do and can afford 20 GBP (about $32) per month, I highly recommend signing up.
There’s also a private Facebook group for Glitterati members where you can share pictures with other members, and where Sophie sometimes shares special previews and discount codes. I’ve finally found a group of people who love glitter as much as I do!
I wore this outfit to the joint birthday party of three friends. Two of the birthday girls had adorable matching cupcake-print dresses. Huzzah for matching friends!