Moraccan Birthday Bash

Saturday, May 01, 2010

My friend Nicole, a local plus model, celebrate her birthday Moraccan style at a favorite Portland spot, Marakesh. While every tried to dress in theme, yah, not me :).
I have NEVER been a person to dress with the theme, I'm seriously horrible, what's wrong with me? I figure, if it's not in my wardrobe, I'm not going to go purchase something I'll never wear again! I think I will make a promise to myself to try some new things........yahhhh NO. LOL....sticking with what I know works. I have my body/style down where I really don't try things on.

My style rules:
1. V neck is favorite. HATE scoop neck.
2. Muffin top is FORBIDDEN, period. So do what you gotta do, Spanx, higher waisted pants, larger size.
3. Tunics are a huge NO. Why? When you hold your weight lower around your waist, a tunic will only accentuate, so my tops go to my belly button or maybe an inch lower, that's it.

with my girl nicole


embracing the atmosphere ;)

Outfit Deets:
Necklace from a gift shop at 7feathers Casino.



Ruffle linen blend jacket - $59.50 Lane Bryant
Women's Plus Low-Rise Boot-Cut Jeans - $32.50
Old Navy Women's Plus
Sizes 16-30, Short to Long


 
Size 1x-4x 

Let me know what you think! Comment below :)
xoxo
jessica

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5 comments

  1. You're gorgeous and I know what you mean about the muffin top, I love spanx.

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  2. Happy birthday to Nicole
    Just wanted to say thank you
    Last year I both a few tops that suddenly this year they were to short on me, got the idea to add a camie under it
    And now I think they look grate
    Thanks :-)

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  3. I love your style, check out the blog award I gave you (:

    http://flingfatshionforward.blogspot.com/

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  4. @fatshion forward - OMG! You're so sweet! Thanks for the award - I'm new to the bloggin' awards so I'll try my best to get it right :)

    @stiletto - love ya!

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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

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• black, white, red and grey for life
• no matter what size I am I will dress this body to the nines
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