Instinct

Monday, December 17, 2012

I used to be so turned off by the fur look. Looking back, I realize I'm just quite picky about the texture and color....well I'm that way about all my style picks. My friend Brit and I were out Christmas shopping this weekend and she was desperately trying to get me to say what I love about rings and which ones I'd love...I just can't explain it! It has to be ...... I don't know, simple, clean, chic, blingy, these are the words I use for most everything I love in fashion. So finding fur that encompassed these needs used to be fruitless! Thankfully the style times changed and the kind of fur I like is everywhere. I'm going kinda fur crazy now. No really.

I have always loved SimplyBe, from the very first catalog I received in the mail that felt like a plus size Instyle Magazine or something, so when we connected and professed our mutual love for each other (while in NY at FFFWeek I met with the UK executive team over tea and croissants??!) my life was complete. LOL

This Joe Brown vintage faux fur jacket is beyond amazing. I love the huge collar, the pockets, the lining, everything. I know it's spendy but if you get money for Christmas or a credit limit increase then treat yourself to this baby. I feel more fabulous when I define my waist with a belt lik this belt from Asos Curve, which was the perfect chic accessory (wearing size 20/22). Wore over my fav Torrid Peplum dress, the one I wore on the morning show segment and finished with a gorgeous animal platform pump.

I encourage you to explore the world of fur if you're one of the few left who isn't obsessed :).
xo
jessica



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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

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

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• 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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