Wednesday, August 1, 2012

FATSHION FACEOFF: SANDALS & SUNNIES

It's Wednesday and that means it's time for the Fatshion Faceoff!  This week's edition is especially exciting because we have a new member to our little group: LuAnne of Weesha's World!  I've been a big fan of hers since I started getting into the fat fashion "thing", and she's always been an inspiration (fashion and otherwise).  Are you as excited as I am that she's joined in our weekly fun?!  Yay!

But before I start going all fangirl and whatnot, let's get back to the challenge at hand.  Mouna picked our challenge item this week, and she chose... sandals and sunglasses!  I've pretty much been living in sandals and sunnies all summer long because of this, so our FF this week wasn't much of a stretch for me, to say the least.  Despite the heat, I did my best to look snazzy.  Wanna see what I came up with?







sunnies - RayBan | white vest (similar), L - Old Navy | teal top (similar), XL - Target 
bag (clearance in-store) - Target | pink shorts, 20 - Forever21+ 
gold ring - Kenneth Jay Lane via Bluefly | sandals, (similar) 8.5 - Steve Madden via Zappos

Since my sandals and sunnies are pretty basic, I wanted to jazz things up a bit with some brights.  You probably couldn't tell that from looking at my pictures, right?  ;)  Because the colors are eye-catching, I kept everything else neutral to let the colors shine.  And the nice shock of white against the brights is fun, don't you think?

Anyway, I wore this to meet my boyfriend for lunch downtown, and upon seeing me he said I was "on the verge of bringing the 90's back, if only the teal was a bit lighter and the pink was more neon".  I think he's picking up on this fashion stuff, you guys.  Too bad he's only about 20 years behind..  LOL

Now that you've seen my take on sandals and sunnies, make sure you click the links below to check out the other Fatshion Faceoff babes in their outfits.  I'm curious to see how everyone else did this week, as I think only LuAnne and I are having true summer weather, but maybe I'm wrong.  Whatever the case, I'm sure everyone looks amazing!

Hanna The Wardrobe Challenge (UK)
Dani DIY Fatshion (USA)
Olivia Wait Until The Sunset (Australia)
Mouna Brussels Fatshion (Belgium)
Mhairi Lilybobombs Lovely Lumps (UK)

LuAnne Weesha's World (UAE)

xo 

PS: I dunno if you noticed, but I've decided to start posting the sizes of the items I'm wearing.  I've been getting a lot of questions lately about the size I wear, what size I am in certain brands, etc, so I thought listing them in the outfit details would be helpful.  :)  

14 comments:

  1. very cute outfit, i love those sandals, i really enjoy reading these challenge posts

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  2. Cute outfit! I love the bright colours especially those shorts! Thanks for such an awesome welcome, it's just my first post but I'm already having fun hehe

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  3. I love how you use colour in your outfits, it is something I need to learn to do more of, i still fall back into the dark drab pallete! xx

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  4. I love the 90's colours!!! I'm shopping around for a pair of sandals like that- I love them! X

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  5. I have that same vest and I love it! You look so relaxed and so put together at the same time... always a summertime win!

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  6. i'm in love with your shorts!! Really like the outfit and especially the sandals xxx
    as usual you look fab

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  7. This look is so bright and awesome! I love the sandals, too (I see you did do flats after all, haha). And the bag! It looks totally different in your pics than on the Target-site, I love it!

    And great to see that you're posting sizes now as well :) xx

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  8. Aw, thanks Olivia! There's a pair at Forever21.com that is kinda similar! http://www.forever21.com/Product/Product.aspx?BR=f21&Category=shoes&ProductID=2000041252&VariantID=

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  9. Aw thanks babe! Yeah, I went for practical this time around and wound up doing flats. It's too hot to be trotting around downtown, and not to mention driving in heels can be treacherous at times. ;) xx

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  10. Thank you Mouna! The sandals are super comfy, and I think you picked a great challenge for us this week. :D

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  11. Thanks so much for the nice comments, Kimberly! It IS an awesome vest, that's for sure! And super easy to just throw on, don't you think? I really need to remember to wear it more. :)

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  12. Aw thanks, Mhairi. I'm new to the color world, too, so no worries. I still think you look fab, and your outfits aren't drab or dark at all. They're lovely, like you! <3

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  13. LuAnne! Thank YOU so much for joining us, we're definitely glad to have you. :) And you totally rocked your own shorts, that's for sure!

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  14. Thank you so much, Steph! I'm glad you enjoy the challenge posts, I know us FF girls love doing them. :) Thanks for the sweet comment! xx

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