Polished Biker Chick Contrast

This past Saturday November 19 I was invited to attend a special dinner and show by Kat Leonard, a comedienne and TV personality, called My Selfie. It was a tribute to body positivity and self-love. It was a great show and my outfit was killer so here’s the scoop:

Last year at my boutique SexyPlus, a Canadian plus size clothing store located in Mississauga, Ontario, I was offering this super sassy faux-leather peplum dress and I just had to grab one for myself before it sold out (which happened pretty fast). It had everything I want in a party dress: v-neck, sleeves (which were mesh but that was fine), peplum and faux leather. What a winner.

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A strapless bra would have been better to avoid my straps showing but I knew I was going to keep my FABULOUS jacket on most of the night because of the cold temps.

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I wore it with fishnet stockings from SexyPlus to provide that tiny bit of coverage and interest between the skirt hem and the boots. I chose a choker from the #chokerchick collection at SexyPlus offered by Caterina Moda and a simple earring to match.

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I wore my tall medium heel boots from Addition-Elle which I love because the heel is actually manageable and I can stand to be in them for a few hours. It provides some height and a more evening look than a flat would have.

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The jacket is a stunning designer piece also from SexyPlus – but from last year, from the Joseph Ribkoff Plus Size Collection. And the thing with these amazing statement pieces is that I don’t carry too many of them at the store so when one comes along, you just have to grab it because you know it will be a winner for years to come.

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The dark hint of blue, the shine from the taffeta, and the wired collar and sleeves of the jacket with the sexy black business going on underneath gave me the ultimate polished biker chick contrast. And that’s so me.


Dress and jacket from SexyPlus Clothing – vintage

Fishnet stockings from SexyPlus Clothing

Wide calf boots by Addition Elle – sold out, alternate here or here

Choker by Caterina Moda for SexyPlus – similar here


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Black & Blue I Love You

So if you know me, you know I have a penchant for anything black and blue. It’s just my palette and I’m drawn to it every time. So in this #OOTD post (outfit of the day), I wanted to demonstrate how despite my best efforts (ok, not really), black and blue always finds its way back on me.

First look – Zeta Cardi by SexyPlus Clothing

By far one of my favourite and most versatile acquisitions, the Zeta panel cardi can be worn for business as a beautiful layering piece providing a polished finish, as shown here with a grey patterned leggings and black cami…

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…or with a cocktail dress for a more formal look, as shown here which I wore to a Fall wedding this year.

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And here it is in a different fabric and print, a striped black and blue version, and just as stunning but with a bit more electric pizazz.

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Second look: Random pop of blue

I bet you’d never think of randomly adding the pop of blue to this look, but since the top is a bit short on one side and I like to completely cover my belly, I thought the blue cami would break up the monochromaticity of this outfit. I complimented the blue with a blue and black necklace.

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Third look: Barcelona Long Lace Cardi by SexyPlus Clothing

This lace cardi is divine! Such a romantic and dramatic layering piece, it takes this blue maxi to a whole new level.

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Fourth look: Bottoms Up!

A traditional combination for my Fall looks, a great tunic with blue leggings and a bootie. Would also look great with my tall boots.

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Moral of the story? Don’t default to black! Of course it’s the most versatile and ‘slimming’ colour and we all love it, but you can sneak in some colour and express yourself more vividly.


Zeta Panel Cardigan by SexyPlus Clothing (comes in black, blue, red and a black and blue stripe)

Barcelona Lace Long Cardi by SexyPlus Clothing

Shapewear by SexyPlus Clothing


 

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Plus Size Outfit of the Day: Barcelona Lace

The Barcelona long lace cardi from SexyPlus Clothing is err-thang! Totally fell in love the minute I tried it on. And it’s so versatile – you can wear it to add drama to a dress – like I did here, or with jeans, leggings, as a swim cover, as lingerie. What a great piece to own!

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Cardi SexyPlus Clothing

Dress by SexyPlus Clothing, vintage

Shapewear by SexyPlus Clothing


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Plus Size Outfit of the Day: Rasta Vibes

How do you wear a sexy fishnet dress without revealing all? With a strapless bra and leggings, and voila. Sexy, fun and still respectable 🙂

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Dress SexyPlus Clothing

Sandals by Penningtons – vintage, or alternates here

Shapewear by SexyPlus Clothing


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Plus Size Outfit of the Day: Tropical Flow

Today’s plus size outfit of the day features a limited edition (now sold out) beautiful one shoulder dress by SexyPlus Clothing (designed by IGIGI). Check out SexyPlus for amazing dresses and new arrivals that will win your heart.

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Dress SexyPlus Clothing – vintage

Sandals by Penningtons – vintage, or alternates here

Shapewear by SexyPlus Clothing


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Plus Size Outfit of the Day: Cayman Islands

This dress from SexyPlus Clothing’s summer collection last year has always been one of my favs. I love the combination of animal print with watercolours. And now that summer’s here, I am glad to wear it again.

I always like to present a polished look, even for when I am at work at the store (SexyPlus Clothing). So, I decided to exercise my print-mixing superpowers and combine it with this bee-u-tee-ful scarf my friend Anesha gave me. It’s from a luxury brand called Turrath and it’s just divine. With a unique double pointed cut, I can easily wear it as a light shawl over any dress.

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Dress SexyPlus Clothing – vintage

Scarf by Turrath – not currently available

Sandals by Ardene – available in store, or alternates here

Shapewear by SexyPlus Clothing


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