You wouldn’t say it judging from my milky white complexion, but I tan like crazy. Since I don’t live in a sunny country, and I’m obsessed with sunblock, I’m uberpale 10 months a year. During those 10 months, I often hear I can’t or shouldn’t wear white, or that I should get a tan first cause I’m too pale to wear white. Too bad I LOVE the colour, so y’all better put on some sunglasses because this fluorescently pale person is gonna rock white dresses either way, hah!
I was immediately drawn to the design and print of this white Belloya dress. I’m always a sucker for floral and tropical prints and wrap details. Although it’s not a true wrap dress, it does have the benefit of being able to adjust the waist a bit, which is always an advantage I think. Perfect to dress up to a party or to the office, but I’ve also worn it with sneakers for a day in the city. This one will definitely go with me on holiday as well (it’s made from a natural breathable fabric, so nice and cool to wear in warm weather).
This one fits rather roomy and has quite a lot of stretch, so I sized down 1 size compared to the size chart and ordered it in a 5. Oh, and if white ain’t your thing… It also comes in black ;).
I tend to shoot outfitpics a couple weeks ahead so I can shoot multiple outfits on the same day and work ahead. Usually that works great, but sometimes the weather is so unpredictable, which is why I found myself shooting spring looks on a particularly cold and snowy day in March. I had planned to do spring dresses, bare legs, cute sandals… But it was freezing and snowing so… Yeah. I decided to compromise and add some boots, which may look funny but HEAR ME OUT.
The majority of my clothes are worn all year round. The only seasonal item I have is a couple of really warm sweaters for winter and flimsy dresses for vacations. So you can totally picture this outfit with bare legs and cute sandals instead of the boots, and snow instead of sunshine, and TADAA spring look.
One of my new year’s resolutions when it comes to style is to wear more skirts, because they are so fun and feminine and easy to wear. The only thing is, they’re not that easy to find in plussize (don’t ask me why), so I was extra happy when I spotted this cute tropical skirt at Boohoo. It’s made from a thick scuba material and it has an elastic waistband, so it’s ubercomfi. I paired it with a red ruffle shirt for a pop of colour, and some statement earrings (wearing my jewellery more often was my second resolution, so I think I’m on a roll here).
I know people say that you’re not supposed to wear high neck tops cause they aren’t flattering and that ruffles on your chest make you look wide, but all I hear is ”blablabla wear whatever you want Marianne” which really is the best tip I can give you. Life is too short to care, honestly.