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Thursday, July 7, 2011

Curves

Something about this curve hugging tulip skirt makes me feel a little risqué, and also makes me wonder if it's even appropriate to wear to the office - I have before, but I was wearing tights and that always makes a difference.

This skirt didn't look sexy or risqué at all when I looked at it on the model Gap provided. How was I to know it would be Ms. New Booty?

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The Rundown
Tulip Skirt Gap - Top Kohls - Cherry Pumps Oh...Deer! - Sunnies Emmanuelle Khanh - Gold Cuff Max and Chloe via Style Symmetry Giveaway - Necklace The Cavernous Jewelry Box

72 comments:

indie.electronic.alternative. said...

meow mix!!!! looking good girl!

Fabíola Beltrão said...

cuteeeee


xoxo

Courtney Erin said...

I don't think it's too risque at all - just body con (but you can always slap on some tights if you're worried)....and I would be totally remiss if I didn't toss in here that I adore those shoes!

xoxo ~ Courtney
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Frannie Pantz said...

You indeed look sexy, but not in a risque way. You look amazing! Great look for you!

eek said...

You are definitely bootylicious but I think the length keeps everything in check ;). Those cherries on your sandals are like icing on the cake!

Sarah Dee said...

Definately bootylicious but in a more demure, less obvious, mad men, type of sexy ;) Dont worry its not in your face kind of way!

<3 Sarah
theantiquepearl.blogspot.com

Rachel said...

Oooh, I don't know about risque, but it definitely looks great! I love how it look with the yellow top. :D

Lydia Marie said...

I've had that same problem with skirts! I think the length helps it not be too risque though.

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Kavery said...

Wowsa girl! Don't worry - it looks good in a Lydia kind of way not in a Kim K kind of way - if that makes sense! The strappy heels are a perfect pick for this look

Anne said...

That skirt looks GOOD!

buttonjar said...

You look amazing! I know what you mean about the tights thing but from an outside observer's perspective, there's actually very little difference. But on the other hand, you have to feel comfortable. Just know that you look completely work-appropriate for summer.

Lydia x

Eclectic Flair said...

Ms. New Booty is right, lol! This skirt was MADE for you!! It's definitely sexy but in a demure way because the length is perfect!

Lidi @ Eclectic Flair

Mrs. J said...

It's sexy in a good way and the fit is perfect for your curves. Now I'm officially adding squats to my new exercise challenge. Those shoes are really adorable..

Lovely outfit!!

The Fashionista's said...

Oh...emmmm....geeee! You look SO hot!!!! I wish I could pull off a skirt that is cut like that - and I love the bright yellow top! Two snaps and a zee formation! Loving it!

Jaci Walker said...

I love that skirt!

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Evil Nelly said...

risque? no way? you look sexy AND adorable!
*drools at those shoes*


hugs,
Nelly
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La Fille D'or said...

It's a fantastic skirt - not risque - just body hugging- but in a good way - I think someone mentioned it was Mad Men-ish and I agree.

Alex Elizabeth said...

Ummmm... I've worn liquid leggings and five inch platform ankle boots to the office before. It is a curve hugging skirt, but it has good length and it's not like you're wearing a backless pleather top or something. I think it looks great, and I love those little shoes!

Tea For Two said...

Amazing outfit overall, but the cherry shoes especially tickled my fancy :)

You have a perfect hourglass shape. Pin-up girl!

DaniellaBella said...

VA VA VOOM!! You look perfect! Old school Hollywood!

chocolatefashioncoffee said...

you look amazing!

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Madeline Quaint said...

Why would this wonderful outfit be office inappropriate? Maybe if you worked for a building company with lotsa workmen and high scaffoldings, than it would hold some seripus risks, OK. :D

northwest is best said...

You look fabulous! You've got such a great figure.

this free bird said...

I don't think it's too risque for office at all--It looks great on you. And can we discuss these sunnies you're sporting. Hello! those are cute!

xo,
C

Alyson said...

Adore, love your curves! And, love how this outfit can be totally transformed even just by switching out your fab heels. Ahh, the power of shoes!

MosaMuse said...

those shoes are so fun!
xo
MosaMuse

MosaMuse.blogspot.com

Style Journey said...

It doesn't look risque for the office all. You look great! And your cherry shoes are the bomb!

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StyleID said...

Nice colors, I like your shoes choice. The skirt looks so cute on you, perfect, nothing to worry about.

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Elisa @ Globetrotting in Heels said...

I'd say sexy more than risque'!

Things simply look different on us curvy gals ;-)

Nikki said...

You've got amazing curves, and the model doesn't. That's why it looks so much more riqué on you! but I like it so much better this way! and youre shoes are so cute ^^ x

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MOUSEVOX VINTAGE said...

i think this is completely office appropriate, not at all risque and perfectly darling! it's interesting how certain pieces can make us feel a little self-conscious, even if we know we look good in them. i recently wore a very backless dress to a casual restaurant and was concerned that i was showing too much of myself. my boyfriend's response was that i looked fantastic and if i was happy with how i looked that it would show and noone else would perceive me as inappropriate or showing too much skin. i don't know if i completely agree with him, but definitely a great sentiment to keep in mind, none the less. :)

sacramento said...

How I adore your outfit. That skirt is so brilliant.
Loving your cherry shoes, nail polish, bracelet, ahhhhhhhhhhhhh...
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXx

silvergirl said...

move over Beyonce'!
Forget about it, the models are 7 ft tall and weigh 90 pounds with no curves to be found
you are looking good and i love the cuff bracelet.
brett

The Closet Shopper said...

Hey. I found your blog from Emily at Tinfoils Tiaras. And now I've completely been stalking all your posts. I absolutely love your wardrobe. But the best part is your amazing style and how you put all your looks together. Fabulous. I also love how your remix pieces.

I loved that chevron top from Old Navy so much that I just ordered it. See? Stalker.

Tracy

Lorena said...

I just saw some scalloped shorts over at go jane - in case you wanted to add some to your collection :)
I think the skirt looks nice, but I am not sure if i'd wear it to work - maybe adding some black flats and a top that had sleeves. Then again that's just me.

Amber Blue Bird said...

i think its totally work appropriate,you get an A+ for todays outfit :)

Kimia Kline said...

lol that always happens to me too. ms. new booty is right :)

Le blog de Letilor said...

this skirt is so perfect on you ! waw

Kristin said...

Those shoes are totally adorable!

Red Reidinghood said...

There's nothing wrong with this skirt, it looks amazing on you! Great combination!

Loves,
Rowan

www.redreidinghood.blogspot.com

dahhlayne said...

I think that tulip skirt makes you look fabulous. Hands down. :)

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The Fashionista's said...

Perfect in every way! And man, what a tiny waist ;-)

~ B

Jess said...

Love this skirt! You look great in it. I don't think it is too risque for the office. Although I also getting a little nervous when I wear body-hugging clothes to work.

Ashley said...

Feeling risqué can be good sometimes. You don't look too risqué at all though--definitely work appropriate in my opinion! Curves are better than stick-straight models any day.

Fashion Tales.... said...

That top is pretty unique. Is it like a puff cap sleeve w/ a ruffle? well, I love it! I only have a couple of tulip skirts and I think it can be sexy, I also like Lorena's idea of flats as well, and can see them with tights too!. Happy weekend dear you look lovely.

Tashrin said...

Your pumps have to be the most gorgeous things ever. :)

Love

Melina said...

I don't think it's too risque at all. It just makes you look pretty smokin' hot! I would kill for your tiny waist... no lie. Also that top is super adorable, love that shade of yellow!

xx Melina

M & Em said...

Holy crap, you look hot. Your body is BEAUTIFUL. Those curves! This skirt isn't too risque, it just highlights those gorgeous curves of yours.

xoxo
Em

Flashes of Style said...

Loveee that yellow top dear! <3

xx Bonnie

http://flashesofstyle.blogspot.com

Claire said...

this outfit is so flattering on you! you look gorgeous. and i'm in love with your cherry pumps!

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B.Inspired said...

Oh....You look so pretty in yellow! I love the outfit and the Cherry shoes are SOOOO adorable! Thank you for stopping by www.bravoerunway.com!

Amy said...

The cherries on your shoes are the perfect topping! Such a cute look (and I think it's totally office appropriate!). This skirt looks custom made for you!

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Tinfoils Tiaras said...

Sexy outfit- I would definitely wear something like this to work- it's still classy with an oomph of sass! I also LOVE those shoes and thank you for reintroducing me to my fave high school jam!

Jodi said...

Holy curvaceou!! hot hot hot.. you look awesome in this kind of stuff!!! xoxo J

Michelle Lee said...

Amazing look love sunnies and heels

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Mimi said...

the skirt adds pizzazz while still being classy. :D

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monica said...

the skirt is really cute on you

LOVE the shoes as well

Lindsay said...

Meow, Miss New Booty! Haha.... love it. And that skirt looks lovely on you! I love it paired with the yellow and those adorable heels. :)

Lindsay Living

Shea said...

Ooh you're right, this skirt is sexy! But it's very classy, tasteful sexy, not over the top in the least. Oh, and I think it looks way better on you than the Gap model!

Sara C. said...

I think you look perfect and I love the cherry shoes
Sara C.
http://styleyoustylemestylish.blogspot.com

LikeSpinningPlates said...

THOSE SHOES I JUST DIED. They are too cute. Still dying... anyway moving on... that skirt is such a pretty shape! I love it paired with the yellow top.

Krystal said...

wooooooo hot!!!! that's a fab outfit! total meow

Tabitha said...

This outfit really fits you well. I actually would have never guessed that the skirt came from the Gap. looks great.

Meanz said...

I absolutely love black and yellow together and those shoes just make this look!



Meanz (Koi Story)

Kim said...

vavavoom lady! nice curves :) great outfit

That Girl in Pearls said...

If you've got it (which you CLEARLY do), I say flaunt it! I have to wear those types of skirt just to give the illusion of curves haha so sad, but what can you do. You look absolutely stunning. Who knows, maybe it'll be good for business ;)

B.
That Girl in Pearls

Michelle's Style File said...

Stunning! This skirt is perfect on you!!

x
Michelle
www.michellesstylefile.blogspot.com

Oh, My Darling said...

Dang, girl! This is a great date outfit, if I ever did see one!