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Summer Red feat Last Inch

20170807-379842991If you’ve been following my blog, you know how much I love my tight fitted clothes. You see, it took me a long time to embrace my curves and now I leave no chance of not flaunting them. However, it’s not always comfortable to be strutting around in bodycon dress/skirt, especially during hot summers. So, when it’s a dress down kind of day, a t-shirt dress like this comes to your rescue.

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I got this beautiful cherry red coloured dress from Last Inch and believe me, it’s the softest piece of garment I’ve ever worn. I shy away from anything made out of viscose lycra fabric as they cling to your skin in an unflattering way but nope, not this dress!!

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This dress is made out of a thick viscose jersey and the belt placed on the lower torso does a great job in hiding the belly( so no spanx – woohoo). I really appreciate when designers in Plus-Size fashion really think about their target customers and add such fun yet clever details on their garments.

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You could go ultra low key with this dress by pairing it with some vans or flat sandals but I had to add a dash of glam so I’m wearing these pale pink block heels.

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Xoxo

Swati

Outfit Details –

Dress – Last Inch

http://lastinch.in/shop/ourcollection/maroon-knot-dress/

Heels – Truffle Collection

Shop Similar – http://www.trufflecollection.co.in/heels/block-peep-toe-high-heel-beige-details

Tote Bag – Koovs

http://www.koovs.com/eristona-omg-tote-85935.html?from=&skuid=353932

 

 

 

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Frills and Floral

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Ruffles and Frills is out full force this season but finding flattering bold ruffled pieces is nothing short of a herculean task especially in plus sizes in India.

Red Skirt 4.jpgAbout 3 week back, I randomly walked into a Forever New store (Aussie brand) during a clearance sale and I’m usually one of those unlucky souls who never find anything good enough in a store that too during a sale. But lo and behold, I see this stunning red skirt loosely hanging off a broken hanger in just one size – MY SIZE (I wear 14 BTW). I quickly went to try it on and spent at least 20mins adoring myself (narcissistic a bit I know). I felt like a million bucks and I think this outfit is my favourite on my blog so far.

 

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I paired this dramatic skirt with a smocked floral off should bell sleeves crop top and a pair of black sandals for a clean look. It was good idea to stay off accessories as the ruffles make a statement on their own.  I can’t wait to repeat this twirl worthy skirt on a beachy vacation, hopefully pretty soon.

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Although I hate dancing but I totally resemble the flamenco dancer emoji (on whatsapp)..Am I right?? I hope you liked this post as much I love my outfit 😀 and I pray for you guys to get lucky like me on your next shopping trip and score a beauty like this very soon.

Xoxo,

Swati

Outfit Details –

Skirt – Forever New

Crop Top –

http://www.forever21.com/IN/Product/Product.aspx?BR=LOVE21&Category=whatsnew_app_tops&ProductID=2000081274&VariantID=

Shoes –

https://www.ajio.com/ajio-knotted-ankle-strap-sandals/p/460054637_black

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It’s a wrap!

Hey ya’ll! It’s been a while since my last post, thanks to a terrible eye infection but I’m all well and back.

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Lately, I’ve been going through this weird phase where I’m gravitating towards simple and classic pieces that don’t require much effort to style. Hence, this post is dedicated to this faux wrap off white blouse from Last Inch‘s new collection that perfectly fit my requirements.

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Flattering and feminine, wrap blouses like these look quite sophisticated and one can dress it up or down making them the ultimate 9 to 5 piece.

I paired this super versatile blouse with two skirts. Matching it with a black polka dotted skirt was a no brainer but I love how the breezy silhouette of the top looked with my fitted mini skirt.

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In my second style, I wanted to step out of my comfort zone by making it a tonal outfit i.e. pairing this blouse with a nude ruched skirt. I’m also wearing this amazing pearl bodychain to take this ensemble a level up.

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You know it’s a bit of a struggle to find fashion forward pieces for plus size women like us in India but I think no one does it better than Last Inch (honest opinion). I fell in love with their latest collection so do check it out soon.

Xoxo,

Swati

Outfit Details –

Blouse – Last Inch

http://lastinch.in/shop/ourcollection/white-wrap-top/

Black Skirt – Old Navy

Shop Similar – http://www.stalkbuylove.com/black-tune-pencil-skirt-156377-SBLPR.html

Nude Ruched Skirt – Boohoo

Shop Similar – https://www.tatacliq.com/boohoo-beige-steph-ruched-skirt/p-mp000000000602937

Bodychain – Forever21

http://www.forever21.com/IN/Product/Product.aspx?br=F21&Category=acc&ProductID=1000104520

Nude Pumps – DSW

Shop Similar – https://www.ajio.com/ajio-pointed-toe-pumps/p/460077872_pink

Brown Lace-up Sandals – Ajio

https://www.ajio.com/ajio-tie-up-block-heel-sandals/p/460084904_beige

 

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Satin Glam

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Lace and Satin, the two quintessential “lingerie” fabric were all the fad beginning of the year. Honestly speaking, I had an old-fashioned view on these fabrics and it took me a while to embrace them. I overcame the fear of Lace in one of my previous posts. So now in this post, I experiment with Satin! I’d say I was slightly more open to wearing Satin as it looks quite luxe.

 

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A trench, kimono or a duster is completely my style. If you’re like me who takes hours doing make up without deciding on your outfit before a night out then you need to have a statement garment like this Satin Duster.

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I scored this beauty from Stalkbuylove and I’m so in love with the fit and colour. This slinky piece looks quite plush on it’s own and add sparkle to any boring outfit. I wore mine over a plain black bodycon and took this outfit from lazy to polished with zero efforts.

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That was sort of a fashion hack for lazy days! Hope you liked this post and I really recommend you guys to go buy a satin something ASAP.

Xoxo

Swati

Outfit Details –

Satin Duster – StalkBuyLove.com

Shop Similar – 

http://www.forever21.com/IN/Product/Product.aspx?BR=F21&Category=sweater&ProductID=2000055300&VariantID=

http://www.stalkbuylove.com/black-lannie-longline-satin-duster-coat-145874-SBLPR.html

http://www.stalkbuylove.com/glayds-duster-coat-SBLPR.html

Dress – Old

Shop Similar –

https://srstore.in/collections/womens-dresses/products/black-scoop-neck-sleeveless-tank-dress?variant=42535917843

Heels – Truffle Collection

Shop Similar –  

https://www.ajio.com/ajio-ankle-strap-block-heels-/p/460054641_black

 

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Bloom baby, Bloom

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Fashion’s love affair with floral prints is eternal. I’m sure you’ve noticed prints like plaid, gingham, aztec etc. come and go but floral is everlasting. So I guess it’s always a good idea to add a floral something something in your wardrobe every spring/summer. However, when it comes to summer dresses, I haven’t had much luck finding pieces which are not made of Polyester, especially when there is some amount of Spandex in the fabric composition.

So when I found this fabulous dress made of cotton-spandex, I knew I needed it ASAP. This dress from Last Inch-Made for Curves is IDEAL for summer dressing and the floral print looks so vibrant and elegant.

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You can style this dress in so many ways- like with a jean vest and sneakers or with a pastel coloured blazer which will be completely office appropriate. Or if you’re like me and loooooove dusters, you’d throw on a light-weight duster for a glam look which I did here. I’m also wearing these beautiful pointed-toe red block heels for I love some drama on my feet and believe me these are the most comfortable pair of pointed-toe heels I own (I’ve giant duck feet).

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This dress is currently on sale on the website linked below. I hope you get your hands on it soon.

Xoxo,

Swati

Outfit Details –

Dress –  Last Inch

http://lastinch.in/shop/ourcollection/multicolor-floral-print-shift-dress-3/

Different Colour option – http://lastinch.in/shop/ourcollection/floral-print-black-white-shift-dress/

Heels – Truffle Collection

http://www.trufflecollection.co.in/heels/pointed-block-heel-sandal-red-details

Pink Duster – Fashion Union (Sold Out)

Shop Similar-

 http://www.forever21.com/IN/Product/Product.aspx?BR=LOVE21&Category=sweater&ProductID=2000177161&VariantID=

 

 

 

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Corset convert !

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This is the first time I’ve jumped on a trend that I believed was not my style at all! I  have a minimalistic taste when I buy clothes. They’ll usually be solid colors and geometric prints paired with clean accessories to complete a look. But in the last few months, I have somehow managed to lose a good few inches on my upper body and I’m probably 2 sizes smaller on my waist compared to my lower body. Now, this led me to buy belts every month and that’s how I ended up picking this corset belt just to try.

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I was hesitant at first due to their slight tacky appeal, moreover, a tight elastic on your stomach calls for major unpleasantness! However, to my surprise, this belt was super comfortable as I wore this exact look on a night out for drinks. I have seen corsets on Shirt and T-shirt dresses mostly so I wore mine a little differently.

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This orange off shoulder bodycon dress looked too plain on its own so the corset belt totally spiced up the outfit. I also paired it with lace up wedges and a choker necklace as bracelet.

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I hope you liked this post! Do get yourself a corset belt and you’d discover your itty bitty waist !

Xoxo

Swati

Outfit Details –

Corset Belt – http://www.20dresses.com/Accessories/Belts/Pull-It-Together-Corset-Belt

Dress – New Look, Tata Cliq

Shop Similar – https://www.tatacliq.com/fg4-london-frilly-green-off-shoulder-dress/p-mp000000001151042

Heels – Forever 21

Shop Similar – https://www.ajio.com/ajio-block-heeled-sandals-with-tie-ups/p/460084907_black

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Keepin’ cool in Chambray featuring Last Inch

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Gone are those days when plus size clothing looked like a sack with no regards to fashion whatsoever! Here’s a fun fact, when I was a teenager and getting bigger (thanks puberty) I couldn’t wear jeans for a good 4-5 years in a small town I was living in. All the shopkeepers in stores would send my mom away saying the last size of jeans they sell is a size 28! This was an era of no online sites to shop from and let’s just say I was quite an unfashionable kid back then 😦

But those dark days are behind me and I’m so thrilled that plus size fashion brands are booming in India. It is such an exciting time to be in this community that I was given an opportunity to partner with an awesome brand called Last Inch- Made for Curves. What particularly excites me about this brand is their on trend styles and absolutely fantastic fit!

Since it’s still summer in my side of the country, I chose this cold shoulder button up chambray shirt from Last Inch’s website. Such a summer staple that I couldn’t help myself style it 3 ways so let’s begin..

Look 1 – Classic Denim on Denim

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Look 2 – Fun and Flirty

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Look 3 – Edgy and Chic

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I hope you enjoyed this post and will come back for more.

Xoxo

Swati

Outfit Details –

Chambray Cold Shoulder Shirt – http://lastinch.in/shop/ourcollection/soft-blue-cold-shoulder-shirt/

Look 1 White Denim – http://www.koovs.com/new-look-tbc-wow-jean-rp42-91027.html?skuid=380501

Look 1 Heels – http://www.forever21.com/IN/Product/Product.aspx?BR=F21&Category=shoes_high-heels&ProductID=1000224698&VariantID=

Look 2 Dress – Dorothy Perkins, Jabong

Shop Similar – http://www.jabong.com/dorothy-perkins-Black-Coloured-Printed-Skater-Dress-With-Belt-2737189.html?pos=86&cid=DO102WA10TCNINDFAS

Look 2 Heels – Payless Shoesource

Look 3 Pencil Skirt – H&M

Shop Similar – http://www.jabong.com/next-Tailored-Pencil-Skirt-2847850.html?pos=166&cid=NE988WA49AUSINDFAS

Look 3 Belt – H&M

Shop Similar – http://www.20dresses.com/Accessories/Belts/The-Edge-Of-Metal-Elastic-Belt

Look 3 Heels – http://www.trufflecollection.co.in/heels/pointed-toe-wrap-around-black-details