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Adventures in Style: Musings of a Curvy Lady

Every month, we ask one of our Gwynnie Bee members to take a style outside of their wheelhouse for a 24-hour test drive. This month we asked Thamarr of Musings of a Curvy Lady to try something new in one of her favorite neighborhoods. Stepping outside her style profile, see how an oversized denim jacket won over this typically “utterly feminine” fashionista. 

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My current style is completely and utterly feminine, classically romantic, lush and colorful with a bit of modern electiveness. My style is always changing but it’s also the same because no matter what I wear I always want to look like a well put-together lady.

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I chose this longline denim jacket from RACHEL Rachel Roy because it’s not something I would quickly reach for. It’s easy to lean toward a dress or a skirt because that’s what my stylish heart is inclined to. But in order to truly take the risk I had to style something that would challenge my styling skills.

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I would give this piece a 4. The classic denim is definitely practical and goes with everything but I probably won’t be reaching for this piece because of the heavy fabric. It just wouldn’t be functional during the hot summer days of Florida.

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I definitely felt cool wearing this piece. The denim jacket style is classic and effortlessly chic and would look great paired with a dress, slacks, skirt or shorts. It’s a dramatic statement piece that is guaranteed to give you a lot of wear.

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I’d want the denim jacket to be the focal point of the look so starting out with a blank canvas is key. An oversized white tee knotted at the waist paired with lightly distressed white jeans and tennis shoes are perfect monochromatic pieces to build the look.

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To make it more me I’d add bright colored accessories like a scarf as a turban and statement earrings. An oversized cheetah print clutch keeps the look chic, modern and fun. It’s those little additions that elevate the look and make it more personal.

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Thanks for sharing! For more Thamarr, check out her charming and stylish blog and follow her on Instagram.

Photo credit: Carissa Fassnacht

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