Butterflies

Happy Wednesday everyone, I hope you are having a fantastic week!

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In this latest post we are gearing up for spring with a fun colourful look for the office.  I am also going to focus on a wonderful Etsy shop that I found through the Instagram feed of Thamarr of the blog Musings of a Curvy Lady.

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Thamarr had posted a picture wearing an absolutely beautiful skirt and I was surprised to find out that it was custom made by Natallie, the owner of Great Skirts by Nate.

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As I am always on the hunt for new and unique pieces and I am a sucker for things that are made custom to my size, I headed over to Natallie’s Etsy page and immediately fell in love with several of her skirts.

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I love the fact that she proudly states that she makes skirts that are modest.  I am no prude but you all know that I like to generally cover my knees and sometimes it can be hard to find skirts that do this and allow room for my booty.

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Being the print lover that I am, I was drawn to so many great fabrics that she had chosen and had a hard time narrowing down my choices.  I finally decided on this skirt with a gorgeous Monarch butterfly print in some of my favourite rich and vibrant primary colours.  I also really liked the added detail of the attached half sash at the waist for a pop of yellow.

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The ordering process is very easy.  All I had to do was provide my height, waist measurement and how long I wanted the skirt.  And let me tell you, you can’t beat the price of $55 CDN plus shipping.  And it has a pocket!

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Natallie does get a limited supply of each fabric so this beauty is sold out but there are many other beautiful options to choose from so be sure to check out her shop.

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I decided to do a little print mixing with this look and thought this Textured Long Cardigan by JUNAROSE from SexyPlus Clothing would bring a professional polish to the playfulness of this skirt.  I fell in love with the classic combination of dark navy and ivory in this tiny diamond pattern against the contrast of the bold black piping detail.

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This is my first time trying Junarose and as always with a brand that only carries up to a size 24, I had my reservations.  But the fact that this piece is open and made of a soft knit lends itself to a more generous fit.

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Overall, I felt that the fit was great and worked for me.  I am wearing the 3x.  And the price point on this piece for the quality is amazing – it’s only $69 CDN at SexyPlus Clothing.  Be sure to also check out the other great Junarose options that they have available.

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For underneath I kept things simple with a classic scoop neck t-shirt from Lane Bryant.  I am wearing the 26/28 and I actually found this t-shirt to be quite roomy.  I would consider sizing down next time.  This shade of yellow ended up being a match made in heaven.

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To accessorize this look I pulled out this fabulous statement necklace from Torrid that played on the colours in the skirt and really gave the look a wow factor.  Everything else I kept simple.  I am totally obsessed with my metallic flats and now that sandal weather is upon us, I have also found some great metallic sandals.

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Finally I grabbed one of the latest additions to my purse collection, this classic puddy colour shoulder bag by Coach.  I couldn’t resist this when I saw the studs on it, as hardware is such a trend right now.  And I got this bag for an absolute steal from an online web sale.

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It was a pretty cold day when I shot this look but with the beautiful weather we have been having these past few days it made me so happy to write this post.  Yeah! Spring is finally here!

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Thanks to my gal Stef of the blog SassyPlus for the beautiful photos.

Cardigan by JUNAROSE from SEXYPLUS CLOTHING | Skirt by GREAT SKIRTS BY NATE | T-shirt by LANE BRYANT | Flats by LANE BRYANT (link for sandal option)Necklace by TORRID | Bag by COACH (current alternative) |

0 Comments
  1. juliette 2 years ago

    Such a pretty spring outfit!

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