+Review | Lucie Lu Whimsy Bow Tee

Wednesday, April 21, 2010


Last week I was excited to learn about a new plus size online retailer. As the publisher of Skorch Mag, I'm definitely lucky to be one of the first ones to find out first. The awesome girls at Lucie Lu asked me to try out one of their tops. I admit I do get a lot of clothing to sample, the luxury of the job, but I promise you I would never tell you to wear it unless I felt in my heart you would love it and I was not compensated for this review. So, disclaimers aside, here's the breakdown...

meet my little man Kyle - he's always messing up the shot! :)

             


Review

Fabric: Being 60% poly~32% rayon~8% spandex, it's surprisingly quality feeling. Not too thin.

Details: The detailing is beautiful and the stitching is perfect. One of the first things I will bag on is any loose stitching or sloppy detailing.

Cut/Fit: Perfection! I simply LOVE the puffy sleeve, makes it feel so perfect. The website sizing was spot on.

Color: My photos are not retouched, so the color you see is the color you get. I do think the website image is a bit off on the color. See website image below.

Overall Summary: I absolutely adore the shirt. One thing to remember, always look at the care instructions...being a busy mom I would have normally thrown this piece in the dryer, but it does say to lay flat...makes sense with the detailing. This shows you why I HATE buying sequins! LOL - I don't have the patience for air-dry, but for this top, I'll try :).



Get this top at Lucie Lu
http://www.lucielu.com/product_p/whimsybowtee.htm

$38

Sizes: 1x(14/16) to 5x (30)

PS - Click here to get my cropped pants from Old Navy!
$29.50 Sizes 16-30

xoxo,
jessica

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6 comments

  1. this tee is so sweet and looks fab on u!

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  2. thank you babycakes :) you need to get one too! LucieLu is so sweet, go see! :)

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  3. Love love love the bow detailing. Its a great tee to wear to work, but can also be worn on a night on the town

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  4. @sabrina - i know right??!! it's fantastic - you have to get one! love love love it. and it fits so fabulous! Thanks for commenting new friend! xoxo

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  5. hi :) im thinking about purchasing this but they don't have my size (2x) do you think i should go up or down a size? i have a larger belly and a smaller chest... i kno this is super random but ur the only person i've seen blog about this shirt lolz thank you so much for the help!

    - Iza

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  6. awww men..they ran out. i love it!

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About Me

STATS Which are important so you can gauge if these outfits will look similar on your body.
SIZES: Size 24 on top, Size 26/28 on bottom, 11W Shoes
I have been every size from 12 to 32 in last 12 years.
MEASUREMENTS: 5'8", 50" Bust, 48" High Waist, 60" Hips

HEALTH: (since it's an inevitable conversation, here are the facts) 310lbs as of Jan 2014, normal blood pressure + cholesterol + sugars + etc, no PCOS, no thyroid problems, I think my metabolism has completely left the building however, I absolutely believe the human body was meant to move and exercise is important! Get those endorphins baby! Afterall, happy people don't kill people, right? :D

RULES I LIVE BY
• being a working mommy wifey doesn't mean I have to dress the part *wink*
• black, white, red and grey for life
• no matter what size I am I will dress this body to the nines
• Size and age are just a numbers

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