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Never underestimate the power of stripes

Oh yes, that’s true. Stripes are always applicable for every look. At least, this is what I told myself when I went shopping and promised myself to only shop sale and bargains. I ended up shopping the new collection as well. Just a little bit though. After all, there is no such thing as too many stripes! Got to tell myself something, don’t I?


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Okay, an investment might be slightly overrated but this is a dress is one you could wear in many different ways. Since the weather is lovely in Holland I get to wear some of my summer outfits a little longer. It might be September but I’m no longer looking at the calendar, only at the thermometer. I see myself wearing this later on with a black biker jacket. A pair of dense tights and chelsea boots when it gets colder.

Lipstick & stripes never go out of fashion

The dress is black and the stripes are beige. When I bought it it said taupe, but it’s not that dark. I have added a belt to accentuate the waistline. It’s exactly on the cut seam between the top and skirt. It almost looks like a two piece now. Such a dress is perfect for all seasons. This shape is very suitable for every body type. Would you wear this?


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This dress was a bargain even though it wasn’t on sale. I am wearing a size 1X and this golden oldie scarf I already have for ages and once shopped it at a thrift shop. And the handbag I got on sale a while ago, love the frills. The shoes I bought from Lesley who was also selling her stuff at the Shop My Closet back in July. How I love the tassels and gold accents. You know me, I love to match!

 

dress Forever 21 Plus
belt Primark
handbag Invito
scarf thrift shop
shoes Shop My Closet
pin Ali Express

2 Responses

  1. Vanessa // be real. be plus.

    Really like the outfit. Would wear it just the way it is – although I’m not a scarf girl. 😉 But I am a fan of adding belts so an outfit to make it more chic, girly, accentuated or whatever…
    Vanessa

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    • theBiggerBlog - Josine

      Ha, most girls aren’t scarf girls I hear! But I really like them.. even though people adres me like I’m a flight attendant! Lol xx Josie

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