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Aussie Curves – Stripes

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Stripes! I have to say, stripes are always something I’ve been drawn to. I’ve never listened to the whole “fat people shouldn’t wear horizontal stripes”. In fact, I wore a striped dress to MBFF 2 years ago.

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Around the same time last year, we had the same theme of Stripes and I wore my leggings (see here), so I dug into my closet for something different. Luckily, I got this jacket out of layby the past week! Perfect! City Chic have released a whole lot of striped things recently, and after trying on nearly everything, I settled on this jacket. It’s lightweight and super comfy.

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The dress is a Kmart score, from their straight section in a size 18. It’s a bit short, but it’s sooo comfy and I have a feeling it will probably get a lot of wear this summer. I don’t usually go for things that are so tight and have a seam at my hips, but I think it looks okay styled like this. Plus, it was $15!!

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I’m really really loving the monochrome trend at the moment, I already have a fair amount of black in my wardrobe, but white is a colour I never thought i’d wear. Its funny how times change. I never thought i’d ever be blonde either! 

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Dress – Kmart | Jacket – City Chic | Shoes – To be Announced via Solestruck | Bow – Etsy
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  • Nessbow

    I think that Tim Burton would wholeheartedly approve of your outfit. You look smashing!

  • Wendygai

    Great jacket Natalie, I didn’t see that one at City Chic :( the good stuff always goes quick, love beetle juice pin too

  • http://diamondsanddaisychains.blogspot.com.au/ Melissa

    omg that beetlejuice bow is life! asdasdfgh!! :D
    The outfit looks great too!

  • http://theblogofworldlydelights.blogspot.com/ laura

    I do love the stripes, BUT I am obsessing over your creepers! I LOVE THEM!

  • Jessica Ip

    i’m in lovee with your shoes!! <3

  • http://melbumblebee.blogspot.com/ Melanie S.

    I love the jacket. But the real highlight is that bow. Gorgeous. ??? Love at the first sight. :D

    ? Mel xoxo

  • http://justmeleah.blogspot.co.uk/ Leah (Just Me Leah)

    I’m head over heels for those shoes and that jacket.

  • http://www.joelyneinspires.com/ Joelyne Inspires

    LOVE the outfit :)

    Joelyne
    x

  • http://www.theicingonmycupcake.blogspot.com.au/ Lucy-Anne Elbery

    I love everything about this! Those shoes are amazing, and that cardigan is all kinds of wonderful

  • SpiikerKat

    A Beetlejuice brooch with a striped jacket, Love it!! you are too cool for school! xx

  • http://www.sugercoatit.com/ Melissa Walker Horn

    Loving monochrome myself this season {year, lifetime, whatevs} and those shoes! Gah. Adorable. Looking good lady.

  • http://sortlifeoutbuymilk.blogspot.co.uk/ Sian Morgan

    Monochrome ftw. I adore those shoes and bow badge! Love the Beetlejuice theme. :)

  • http://extralargeaslife.com/ Natalie Mulford

    Thank you! I thought you might like the shoes and badge!

  • http://extralargeaslife.com/ Natalie Mulford

    Thank you! Feeling quite good! I’ve always loved black, but never wore white much before, it’s something thats a bit strange for me to really like all of a sudden, I guess that is the power of fashion trends though!

  • http://extralargeaslife.com/ Natalie Mulford

    Thank you :)

  • http://extralargeaslife.com/ Natalie Mulford

    Thank you! xo

  • http://extralargeaslife.com/ Natalie Mulford

    Thought you may be! <3

  • http://extralargeaslife.com/ Natalie Mulford

    Hee, thank you! I’m glad you like it!

  • http://extralargeaslife.com/ Natalie Mulford

    I don’t wear them enough, but I couldn’t resist pairing them with the jacket!

  • http://extralargeaslife.com/ Natalie Mulford

    Thank you! I think I need to make an effort to wear them more often! I get into a rut and tend to wear one pair over and over, even though I have around 70 pairs of shoes!

  • http://extralargeaslife.com/ Natalie Mulford

    Thank you :)

  • http://extralargeaslife.com/ Natalie Mulford

    This is from a month or so ago, they just got it in stock the day I layby’d it. I was talking to the lady who worked there and she said they had it in plain black a week or so before and it sold so quickly. Thank heavens for laybys!

  • http://extralargeaslife.com/ Natalie Mulford

    That is one of the best compliments ever!

  • http://justmeleah.blogspot.co.uk/ Leah (Just Me Leah)

    You know me too well! :)

  • http://www.nerdburgerjewellery.blogspot.com/ Nerd Burger

    Love the touch of Beetlejuice to the outfit. You look so rad.

  • Jocelyn Brewer

    Hehe love the Beetlejuice look. Fantastic! I can’t get enough of monochrome!

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