Caught my Eye Friday

Here is some cool stuff I found around the internetz this week!

Like most of the world I am obsessed with Henri Le Chat Noir. But I feel akin to him in many ways, he may be my new spirit animal.

Le sigh

Continuing on that depressing note, this song pretty much sums up the fears of a generation in a truly funny sad a way.

Okay let’s cheer up please, bring on the cute stuff!

Check out these totes amazeballs shoes from Etsy seller Pony Chops. (Pictures link to shop.)

Each of these hand painted shoes are so unique and fun and are sure to garner a lot of attention and squees of cuteness! They run about a hundred US dollars, and they also take custom orders so you can get a pair in your size or a print of you wildest kawaii dreams.

In other cute shoes news, Fab.com is has some of the Twenty10 Hello Kitty Footwear on sale for the next few days.

I already have these two

Now I grabbed these two!

Asos is having their mid season sale right now, and a bunch of their Curve line is on sale. Here are a few of my favorites (Pictures link to site).


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This cute nautical dress comes in red or navy and is marked down to $29!


This color is everywhere right now, and this top is only $22!

I got these zippered leggings in their last sale. Super comfy and only $20!

This beautiful Aztec print skirt is complete with a knitted pom pom detail, marked down to $32.

More collars please! And some detail to your usual Wednesday Adams look in this dress. It also comes in a pretty purple and on sale for $32.

Seriously debating on whether or not to get these shorts, marked down to $33.

This metallic shift dress keeps calling my name, and marked down to $45 it’s calling even louder.

And to close this edition of Caught my Eye Friday, here is the Queen Cat we must all bow down to.

Fatshion February Leftovers

Eeep it’s March already, and I’m afraid I didn’t get too many outfits into my first Fatshion February. But good news, I’m starting a new job, and my birthday is coming up, so I promise I’ll have plenty more outfits to post. But for now, here are two leftovers from February.

Fatshion February 10

Whenever I go to this particular nightclub I have the urge to pull my hair into a side pony tail and bring out the neon.


We need some legit fat girl gang symbols.

Lace Top: Kohls size XL
Tube Top: Torrid size 1
Belt” NY & Company size XL
Pants: Source of Wisdom via Torrid size 18
Earrings: Etsy Seller Electric Chick’s Closet
Rings and Shoes: ShoeDazzle

Fatshion February 11

Showing off my more laid back hippie style!

Top: LOGG by H&M size 16
Vest: Dorothy Perkins UK size 20
Pants: J. Jill size 18
Earrings: Lia Sophia
Necklace: Made by me, charm is from Etsy seller House of Luck
Bracelet: Express
Shoes: Crown Vintage via DSW

Belated Xmas Ootd and Contest Winner!

Eeep It’s already mid January and I still haven’t posted any holiday outfits. I am behind on the times. Well after I got back from my cruise I got really sick, so I decided to spend christmas day curled up in bed in my pjs hugging a kitty while my family went out. So the only christmas outfit I have is from a friend’s pot luck dinner from the beginning of the month.





Outfit Details:
Top: Express size Large
Jacket: Torrid size 1
Skirt: Etsy seller PrototypeDesign size Medium
Belt: NY & Company size XL
Tights: We Love Colors size c/d
Earrings: Lia Sophia
Necklaces: Sanrio and Lia Sophia
Bracelet: Gift from mom
Shoes: ShoeDazzle

Let’s start with this skirt; if I could, I would wear it everyday. I first saw this Miu Miu inspired skirt on tumblr and knew it had to be mine. Well I first saw these Miu Miu shoes and knew they had to be mine…but without the price tag.

So the skirt was a very happy alternative. After conversing with the owner of Prototype Designs I was able to get a skirt in my size and I was in love. It was well worth the wait. Seriously if you have not checked this shop out yet, do it now. Along with cats, there are birds, bows, polka dots, florals, scarves, and everything else you’ve been craving.

The shoes, called Aubrey, from ShoeDazzle are the highest heels I have ever owned. I hemmed and hawed over ordering them, but they are just so similar to Jeffrey Campbell’s Litas, I just couldn’t let them pass. I have to say the height wasn’t too bad. I don’t think I could wear them if I had to stand or walk for a very long time, but they were perfect for a dinner party. I got a lot of compliments too and a lot of “I could never wear such high heels.” Me neither lol, but the width of the heel and the platform helped a lot. And I got to be taller than everyone!

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And now onto the winner of the Be a Leading Lady in The New Year Contest!

As chosen by Random.org the winner is….
TANYA!!!

I have contacted Leading Lady, and I will be contacting you soon with the code for an item of your choice.

Congrats!!1

Caught My Eye Friday: Christmas Edition

Ho Ho Ho Everyone, in case you are not in the Christmas spirit yet, here is a picture of my cat, Linus, dressed as Santa!

He loves it, he wants to wear it all the time, I swear! He wants to visit all the little boys and girls, and spread joy to the world! Okay my I am forcing it on him…just a little. By the way in case you want to torture spread the holiday cheer to your cat too, Target has a whole bunch of other winter hats and collars for your cat to love forever.

Okay maybe Pushheen has different ideas on what your cat wants for christmas.




Here is some other cool stuff from around the web

Elizabeth Taylor with a christmas kitty

Love this pin up by Vargas, it’s like retro, space-aged christmas crazy!

Check out these beautiful art prints from Etsy seller Jahna Vashti

Like my last holiday dress post? Here’s one more! Or ten more! The new Kaori dress from Igigi can be worn multiple ways so if you have many parties to go to, you don’t have to worry about buying several different outfits. It really is the perfect LBD.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Also Plus Model Magazine is giving you 15% off this dress and any other at Igigi right now using code PLUSMODELMAG. So you can get a present for yourself too!

Lost and Found

I recently won a contest over at Curves and Chaos for my choice of jewelry from the etsy store Found Objects. I really loved the idea of the art behind the jewelry, taking “found” recycled leather and creating into something beautiful, and I was so happy to have won! I chose the recycled leather multi strip earrings, I loved the feather effect the give, and the bright colors go great with any outfit. They are perfect for summer.

Top: G&G XL
Pants: Tripp via Torrid size 18
Earrings: Etsy seller Found Objects
Shoes: Betseyville via Macy’s
Bracelets: Claires

There are a whole bunch of other awesome items at Found Objects and it was a hard choice, but I am so happy with these earrings, you need to go check them out immediately!

No one else is the same, Jem is my name

I don’t know why but I am in such a mood for Jem today!

She’s been a personal hero of mine for years. I mean how can she not! Just check out her truly truly outrageous fashion sense.

I also found some totally awesome Jem inspired necklaces on Etsy!

Etsy Seller HeadlessTessDIY

Etsy seller Artallnight

Etsy Seller GlamInsanity

Etsy Seller Candeegurl

And if you are looking to dress like Jem, Domino Dollhouse has truly, truly got you covered!

Jem Inspired Domino Dollhouse


Dollhouse tube top
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Dollhouse layered skirt
dominodollhouse.com

Dollhouse shoes
dominodollhouse.com

Dollhouse black ring
dominodollhouse.com

Dollhouse pink earrings
dominodollhouse.com

Dollhouse ring
dominodollhouse.com

Now all I need is to find is some magical earrings!

On a side note:

Don’t forget to vote for me in 365Hangers Style a Shape contest! I am currently in 3rd place and I could really use some votes. Voting is super easy, you must have a facebook account, click on the link here, and then like my picture. I am one of the few plus sized entries in a contest about styling for your shape and it would mean so much to me if I won, so please check it out!

Floating On

(eeep I need to repaint my toes!)

Outfit Details
Cami: Express size L
Button up: NY & Company size XL
Jeans: Source of Wisdom via Torrid size 18
Hair clip: Torrid (from years ago)
Earrings: Claire’s
Necklace Etsy seller Beadix
Ring: Betsey Johnson via Ebay
Shoes: Naughty Monkey via Ideeli

I’ve had this top from Express since my college days, and I’ve been wrestling with whether or not to add it to my sell pile for awhile. I’ve always loved it, it was from back when lingerie style tops were very in, my mom thought I was crazy for wearing it out of bed. It’s so comfy and sexy though, I had always worn it a little more dressed up though, usually with a blazer over it for my sexy secretary look. But this time I tried to go with a more casual artsy feel pairing it with a long plaid top. After going through the pictures though, I think it might head to eBay, as I can;t stand it when you can see the outline of my belly button through a shirt, lol.

I bought this lovely watch necklace off of Etsy awhile ago and its one of my favorite casual jewelry pieces, but I do have to get the watch battery replaced. I absolutely love spider web inspired cover, which gives just a peak at the clock face inside. The store, Beadix, carries tons of different styles of these watch necklaces along with a big variety of vintage looking charms and even a few Hello Kitty pieces!


WANT!!!

I literally gasped when I saw these Naughty Monkey sandals for sale on Ideeli, and for only 24 bucks to boot. For the most part I am overly happy with them, how can I not love anything with giant bows? But there is one thing I don’t understand with them. The ankle strap is huge on them, I’m going to have to get creative and make my own hole in them so they fit tighter. But like I am a big girl, and I seem to have this problem with shoes a lot; on the tightest hole the strap falls off of my ankle. Who out there has these extra long ankles that they are fitting these straps for; I can’t be alone in this problem, am I?

On a side note:

Don’t forget to vote for me in 365Hangers Style a Shape contest! I am currently tied for 2nd place and I could really use some votes. Voting is super easy, you must have a facebook account, click on the link here, and then like my picture. I am one of the few plus sized entries in a contest about styling for your shape and it would mean so much to me if I won, so please check it out!