Outfit August, day 16: birthday party extravaganza! (picture-heavy)

Tomorrow is my 29th birthday! 😀 I celebrated over the weekend with my traditional combination of beach-going, dinner, and an evening party. I’m putting the pictures a bit out of order (dinner, beach, then party) because this amazing dress needs to be at the beginning of the post.

plus size silver retro metallic dress

Dress: Dots via a fatshion blogger who was selling some of her clothes, shoes: Clarks, fascinator: birthday present from Steve’s mom :), necklace, large ring, and rhinestone wristband: So Good, silver glitter bangle: clothing swap, rhinestone bracelet: Deb, small ring: ASOS, earrings: Artifaktori (which has since closed)

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#FFFaceoff Inspirations

Through Erin’s latest outfit post–how cute is that ’90s-esque flower dress?–I found out about the Fall Fashion Faceoff that Kelly of Masque Mag has organized. I have a few outfits in mind for the challenge, and I’ll be posting them soon! (Hint: there will be some plaid/leopard mixing, and some good times with multiple black-and-white-florals.)

In the meantime, here are some Polyvore collages I created inspired by the aesthetic(s) of the challenge. You can click the images for more information.

The Dark Side of Floral
Back to (Punk Rock) School

If I were Gabourey Sidibe’s stylist, part 2

I had so much fun coming up with ideas for Gabby to wear that I decided to go ahead and put together some complete outfits.  I had to stop at five because otherwise I would have kept making outfits all day…

You can click each picture to get to the Polyvore set, which includes links to each item.

Gabourey Sidibe alternative outfit 5
Gabourey Sidibe alternative outfit 1
Gabourey Sidibe alternative outfit 4
Gabourey Sidibe alternative outfit 3
Gabourey Sidibe alternative outfit 2

So, Harper’s, when are you going to hire me? 😉

OOTD: Hello Kitty love

This is the outfit I wore to the Big Thrifty back in May–yes, I know, I’m still catching up on outfit posts!

The skirt is reversible–you can see me wearing the other side here. I also have the same skirt in turquoise/brown, which you can see here and here. Reversible skirts are the best.

top: Old Navy, skirt: yard sale (for $1!), sneakers: Sugar Shoes via eBay a million years ago, headband: a toy store in Western Mass, earrings and rose necklace: So Good, fat necklace: Fancy Lady Industries, bangle: Deb, wristband: Macy’s

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