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Aussie Curves – Sparkle

April 28, 2014

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With the way I’m attracted to anything that shines, glitters or sparkles, I think I must have been a magpie in a past life. I love sequins, gems and the latest trend of holographic items, when this skirt popped up on ASOS I fell in love, but was unsure if it would fit me.

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One thing I’ve learnt is that you can’t rely on the numbers on clothing. My wardrobe houses items from a size 10 to 26. You need to learn your body shape and read descriptions of items. Many items have a LOT of stretch. I figured seeing as the skirt has an elastic waist and accordian pleats, there would be a good chance it would fit, and it does. It is the most glorious material,Β it catches the light brilliantly, changing colours and shining beautifully.

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I had a bit of trouble stying it, then realised, I really just needed a plain top, to let it speak for itself. This top always makes me think of Jet Georgette (one of my blogger crushes), the comfy grey material paired with the pleather sleeves adds a bit of an ‘edge’ to the outfit.

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I love these shoes, they are super comfy, though they do sometimes make squeaking sounds when I walk. I bought them a couple of years ago and they’ve had a lot of wear. I love that they are super easy to clean and they go with nearly anything!

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Top – ASOS | Skirt – Monki via ASOS | Shoes – Mel | Necklace – IDS FashionΒ | Ring – City Chic

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  • Wowza! Yeah, that skirt is amazing! So much shine! I also love that ring πŸ˜€

  • That skirt is ridiculous! How could anyone not want it? I don’t think I could squeeze into asos straight sizing, but if I could I would be all over that skirt too!

  • SpiikerKat

    that is such an incredible skirt!! you look fabulous! x

  • Gorgeous Natalie, love the skirt and the grey top is perfect with it ????

  • OMG! That skirt and those shoes. I’m in unicorn heaven.

  • !!! That skirt is amazing!

  • Love all of the sparkle and Holy cow that that Necklace! Such an awesome statement piece.

  • OMFG that skirt is amazing. Love love love this outfit!

  • Guest

    Wow! You really pull off a midi skirt. The Melissa shoes are to die for too.

  • That skirt is so pretty! You really pull off a midi skirt. I like that it’s blingy, but still elegant. Melissa shoes are to die for as well.

  • Becky Brown

    that skirt is fabulous!

  • That skirt is pretty dang fun!!

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  • Miss Busy

    I’ve recently started trying straight sizes too. A lot of my hold-up was the fear of embarrassment, but I agree that knowing your fabrics helps. Is there something better than a statement necklace? Because that lobster would be it! LOVE!

  • What a perfect outfit.. especially that skirt and shoes! <3

  • flashionaffair

    that is one seriously awesome outfit. You really styled it perfectly head to toe well done! looking amazing nat!

  • Wow that skirt really is holographic! A magpie would love that!

  • Love that necklace! Cute outfit xx

  • Thank you!

  • It really is! That’s why I took the last picture, to try and show just how shiny it as, as while the full body do show it to an extent, it doesn’t give the full detail.

  • Thank you! I’m actually really proud of it cause I was stumped for a bit as to how to style it.

  • Thank you!

  • I’ve been exploring more and more into straight sizes, and especially with the ‘oversized’ trend thats been in fashion, it means a lot more things fit. It’s good too because you can often pick up more ‘on trend’ pieces and sometimes at cheaper prices.

  • I loooove it!

  • Isn’t it just!? I’m so glad I took a chance and bought it!

  • I lovvve midi skirts! I’m such a skirt fan, and I tend to wear midi’s in winter as I’m very fussy about maxis.

  • Thank you sweety! xo

  • Hee, it’s the first time i’ve worn it! This one and my dinosaur one get SO MANY compliments!

  • I kkkknow! Keep an eye on ASOS as they often restock things, I got this in a restocking.

  • Hehehe, I’ve been very unicorn inspired! I have an outfit coming up soon that I think you’ll LOVE!

  • Thank you!

  • Thank you! xo

  • I know! Total drool worthy! I’m glad I took the chance and ordered it!

  • Thank you! I’ve made it a goal to try and wear more accessories, I’ve been so slack with them lately.

  • There’s a DINOSAUR!!!!? Have you posted photos of that one? What kind of dinosaur?

  • Miss Busy

    I couldn’t agree more! I love to hit up Gap clearances sales. I find that I’m able to wear an XL in most of their pieces.

  • OMG that last picture is so sparkly. LOVE it!!!