OOTD: A fairy among mermaids

Last night, I went to The Cahd-fish Ball: A Mermaid Gala and Undersea Performance Spectacular. Since I only decided to go the day before, I didn’t have much time to put together a mermaid, pirate, or sailor costume, so I just went with what was easiest for me: dressing like some combination of a woodland fairy and a cupcake.

I meant to wear my fairy wings, but I had only an hour to get ready between work and the show, and I couldn’t manage to find them.

plus size hot pink lace dress and giant rose fascinator fairy outfit

Dress: ASOS Curve, fascinator: ASOS, shoes: Clark’s, necklace: Forever 21, earrings: ??, purse: from the Hello Kitty kiosk in the Prudential Mall ages ago, rose bangle: H&M, rose beaded bracelet: homemade, pink rhinestone ball bracelet: from a clothing swap, bangles: Deb, pink rose ring: The Tiny Teapot, silver rose ring: ancient

pink plus size outfit with giant light pink rose fascinator hair flower

I am so, so, so in love with this dress. It’s a size smaller than I usually wear, because my regular size (22) was sold out, but luckily it lives up to ASOS’ reputation for running large.

Unlike most lace dresses that I’ve worn, the lace is soft and not at all itchy. Whatever this material is, it should be used to make every dress ever. Continue reading

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#FatshionFebruary, day 3: keeping it pink at work

Top: thrifted, pants: Target, earrings and necklace: Lithia’s Creations, hairclip: H&M

This is pretty much my typical work uniform: yoga pants, sneakers, a top that’s vaguely nicer than a t-shirt but not so nice I would mind staining it, hairclip/fascinator, necklace, and earrings (but no rings or bracelets because they would get in the way). The shirt is a bit big on me, but for work, I don’t really care.

My lunch break is too short to take outdoor pictures with a tripod, hence the bathroom mirror selfies. I wish the lighting and background were better, but what can you do? Continue reading