Fashion Magazine

So a Good Few Months Ago, I Told You All About a Project That I...

By Lauramoodley
Video

So a good few months ago, I told you all about a project that I was doing for the larger lady.

Inspired by my disappointment at the lack of variety and quality of fashion in the high street today and by the Trends of last Autumn (when i did the project), I made it my business to go out and research what cuts and shapes would look best on the curvier lady. I discovered such a variety! Much of my research was based on blogs by curvier girls like Nadia Aboulhosn to find out what is desired by girls with such a figure. 

Thes 2 sketches focus on last years trend of the Peplum. For me this was the ideal shape because it hides the stomach and if properly cut under the bust, it enhances that hour glass shape.

I paired the T-shirt with LOOOOONG boot-cut jeans which cover either very high heels or pointed toe flats to elongate the whole body. 

I took a structured, isometric jacket with the same peplum cut and no collar in order to show off the shoulders. I teamed it with Silk harem pants which will appear to graze over the shape of the leg and hips, tightening at the ankle - again elongating the body. 

Thin, diagonal belts hep break up the silhouette and have the same slimming effect. 

I have purposfully avoided Black, instead using gray - disproving the myth that black is sliming - its never about the colour, its all about the shape and the print. Colour and accessories add personality, while avoiding busy prints keeps it clean and classic.

Sorry its so late, but I had so many other things going on that these photos of the project went on the back burner.

xoxo LLM




You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • Frank Turner, Sam Coffey, and Bad Cop / Bad Cop Takeover Toronto!

    Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls played the middle show of a three-night takeover of The Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto on Thursday night, and things... Read more

    The 23 September 2018 by   Phjoshua
    LIFESTYLE, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Our Favorite TV Shows of All-Time

    Even though we live in Los Angeles where the weather is nice most of the year, during the fall we sometimes just want to stay in, prepare a cup of hot cocoa... Read more

    The 23 September 2018 by   A Girl In La - Style Blog
    DIARIES, LIFESTYLE
  • Finished Boys Bedroom Makeover: Ethans Blue, White And Red Big Boy Room

    Finished Boys Bedroom Makeover: Ethans Blue, White Room

    Our little boy Ethan's, bedroom makeover is now finished and it feels so good to finally be able to say that! If you've been following our renovation journey,... Read more

    The 23 September 2018 by   Alex_bumptobaby
    DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Will Our Inventions Make Us Irrelevant?

    Will Inventions Make Irrelevant?

    We have the tools to redesign life to fulfil our wildest dreams. But do we know ourselves any more, asks Yuval Noah Harari in his latest book 21 Lessons for th... Read more

    The 23 September 2018 by   Thinkibility
    BUSINESS, LIFE COACH
  • House of Indya

    House Indya

    The festive season is already knocking on the door. Am sure many of us including me obviously is active in binge mode searching for ethnic collections like... Read more

    The 23 September 2018 by   Chayanikarabha
    FASHION, LIFESTYLE, SHOPPING
  • How to Worsen Diabetes: Follow the ADA and CDA Advice

    Worsen Diabetes: Follow Advice

    If you have a new diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, or have been dealing with the condition for years, where's a natural place you might go for support and... Read more

    The 23 September 2018 by   Dietdoctor
    DIET & WEIGHT, HEALTH, HEALTHY LIVING, MEDICINE
  • Safely Stored Away

    Safely Stored Away

    A bit of a panic today when I saw that temperatures might go down to 3C tonight and tomorrow night.  Whilst I had started to move some of my tender plants... Read more

    The 23 September 2018 by   Patientgardener
    GARDENING, HOME

Magazines