Something I have noticed lately while people watching, is that dressing well is all about proportions. With everything in life, you must learn moderation (except with cheese, there is never too much cheese), but you can have too many sequins.
You do not want to wear too much sparkle or too much lace, or too much texture, or too many loose fitting layers.
This dress is very loose, so I had a couple options: Wear a belt with it or wear a structured jacket.
If you just wear a loose fitting dress or top, it is only going to make you look as big as it is. It will only create more volume, when you want to create shape. So put something with it that creates the shape you want to have. A great structured jacket will make all the difference. However, watch for unflattering jackets as well…. for instance, don’t get a jacket that hits right at your hips. Get a jacket that gives you a small waist and creates an hourglass shape for you.
A cropped moto jacket is a great place to start. Make sure you try on a few to see what styles flatter your body the best. I love jackets that are a teeny bit higher in the back than in the front — they make my waist look smaller. I plan to put this floral, quilted, moto, cropped jacket with a loose top and skinny or boyfriend jeans.
More proportion tips to come soon! Happy Friday!!
Where to find:
Black Booties: Similar
Gold Layered Statement Necklace: Niloulu