So I was unsure about this outfit because it’s a really new style on me. I posted a few images of it on my Instagram page to get a Yay or Nay and it got a decent Yay so here goes:
H&M long sleeved chiffon maxi dress in retro prints, black medium belt (thrifted), black mid-calf boots (H&M), diamanté hoops
See the thing is, I was undecided if I ought to have let my hair down so I did that a little way though the shoot. Then I wasn’t feeling the look of the dress with the belt, so I took that off and posed. Then I started sweating buckets in this heat so I bunned the mane up again, which is when Su decided to stop and take a few pictures because he liked the lighting of the streets. So go figure!
Viva Experimentation! Was good fun.
I feel sentimental about this look, because I remember watching my mom dress up for an evening out..swathed in flowy chiffon, with her beautiful wavy tresses, slinky kitten heels and statement red lipstick. I used to be seated on the floor, poring through a picture book and inhaling the spritz of her perfume and spying the sheen of her toe nail polish. She looked like an angel, especially with the fluorescent lamp over her head 🙂
I wear a lot of chiffon and this has been going on for decades now. It’s good for this hot & humid climate, it feels soft on my skin and if a rush of wind passes me by..the chiffon cools the perspiration.
I have only worn chiffon tops and midi dresses, keeping them short sleeved and breathable.
So this was new.
I was channeling my inner retro diva by thinking of my mom and J.Law of American Hustle..hence the initial updo.
I decided to do a night shoot for this look because I thought it was more fitting, like a look for a night in the casino which ties in well with this week’s Curves Around The World theme 🙂
Little Details :
Happy Easter my darlings!
Have a splendid weekend.
I know what I’ll be doing – plenty of resting up, catching up with friends and hanging with the hubster.
These are my fellow Curves Around the World fashionistas’ links, do check their blogs out!
Kate from Australia
Helen from England
Thulie from South Africa
Nina from the USA
Aislynn from Denmark
Jennifer from Germany
I removed the previous post,
simply because I don’t want that sorta bad juju hanging around. That period was a passing of grey clouds. I don’t ever get That morose, but it was just a rough couple of days. I gave myself a reality check and got back on my feet.
xxxo Aarti Olivia