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One of my favorite items in my closet is a sequins skirt from Forever21+. I really wish I could say I didn’t love Forever 21+, since they really give no advert love to the curvy community, but I do.  Because this sequins skirt is such a “stand out” garment I’ve only worn it twice. I thought I would show you guys how to style one piece in several different ways. I confess, I am that girl you talk about because she’s rocking the same pair of jeans to every event. I am a creature of habit. I digress.

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All black is really my comfort zone, as is to many curvy women. I feel like I don’t have to hold the mid section in as much … even though I probably should, LOL. The only item I am wearing not Forever21 are my shoes from Torrid. This blouse I absolutely love. That is after I plucked off the pearls and glitter ish that was on the bust area. So unnecessary. But I can switch the skirt out for some slacks and have a perfect 9to5 look. 

I was slightly surprised when I was able to fit this shirt because it’s a large from the skinny chick section of Forever21. I did slice it up a bit to give the shoulder action I needed.

I can’t remember the last time I brought BRIGHT BLUE anything. I mean I named my blog GorgeousInGrey.com for a reason. Not only is my hair grey but so is the majority of my closet. I originally brought the shirt to pair with my leopard shoes but in the end I’ve worn it quite a few times with my skinnies and my short shorts (just I have them too). 

Loving my new fav Hendrix tee which I got from H&M that I also sliced! And I brought these Alice + Oliva heels from Payless (at least 3 years ago) and NEVER worn them outside of my home. The BF hates when I do that but hey… it’s a perfect photo shoot heel.

You can check out the rest of the shoot over on my facebook page. XOXO
[all photos by MikaelAaron.com]


Q: Do you have a favorite go to item? What’s in your closet that you over wear?


 

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28 Comments

  1. July 19, 2011 / 9:11 pm

    OH EM GEE Ty!! I die for this post! You look AMAZING!! I know you tend to err more on the editorial side of things here at Gorgeous In Grey, but it is so lovely to see pictures of you on here looking fabulous. I love your sequins skirt! Each of your looks are great, but as a lover of color, I’m surprised that your all black look stole my heart :-).

  2. July 19, 2011 / 9:13 pm

    I totally agree with Rocquelle! This is quickly becoming one of my fav blogs!

  3. Gorgeous In Grey
    July 19, 2011 / 9:17 pm

    Awwhh! Thanks so much bloggeristas! I am gonna try and show a little more of me in blog… especially after I convinced Rocquelle to open up! xoxo

  4. July 19, 2011 / 9:24 pm

    You better work! I love this skirt. My favorite look is the one with the Hendrix t-shirt. Love the dichotomy of the sequins & a t-shirt. Please do more posts of your outfits! Love it. xo

    • Gorgeous In Grey
      July 19, 2011 / 9:51 pm

      That’s my fav too. I am so not the girly gal but I do love sequins … & I am gonna try to do more outfit posts.

  5. July 19, 2011 / 9:38 pm

    Um, like WOW! You made ALL of those outfits look ridiculously rockin’ (and I totally do that with the heels too). Seriously gorgeous!

  6. July 19, 2011 / 9:54 pm

    Yay Ty! LOVE IT!!! You look super cute in all of them and those shoes are adorable! 🙂

  7. Ms. NoMatterWhat
    July 20, 2011 / 2:10 am

    I agree with Shana Janelle! Your blog is definitely on point! Fresh look & content that consistently grabs your attention! Nice pics/outfits too, lovin them all!

  8. July 20, 2011 / 9:44 am

    Damn boo. All them legs you? 🙂

    • Gorgeous In Grey
      July 20, 2011 / 9:54 am

      O_o stop it!!!

  9. July 20, 2011 / 10:08 am

    I can’t say I have only one thing i over wear, but if i had to chose one it’s probably a pair of Joe’s Jeans that fit me all so well. PS. you look great!

    • Gorgeous In Grey
      July 20, 2011 / 11:48 am

      Thanks! It’s feels funny to do outfit posts. So far no bad comments… cause I will delete O_o

  10. Sherry Blossom
    July 20, 2011 / 1:50 pm

    I love this skirt and it’s in BLACK!!!! yearning for it! I have a multi colored French Connection sequin skirt I’ve never worn mostly because I secretly wish it was BLACK!!!

    • Gorgeous In Grey
      July 20, 2011 / 2:23 pm

      hahaha Black is my favorite color to wear.

  11. July 20, 2011 / 2:30 pm

    It’s a shame you don’t wear blue more often! That shirt is absolutely stunning on you!!! It looks comfy too. I think more blue for the Gorgeous in Gray wardrobe is a must!! – Katy

    • Gorgeous In Grey
      July 20, 2011 / 2:43 pm

      Thanks Katy – I actually do like it. I think my next outfit post might be “1 Blue Shirt + 3 looks” because I have worn it with several pieces.

  12. July 20, 2011 / 2:44 pm

    ohhh I love that post! You should def post more outfit pics! You look great in all of them! 🙂

    Melody x

    • Gorgeous In Grey
      July 20, 2011 / 2:45 pm

      I know I know.. and with a photographer bf and access to free studio time I really should!

  13. July 20, 2011 / 3:16 pm

    love the looks. adore the skirt and the bow shoes are way too cute!

  14. July 22, 2011 / 10:02 pm

    My fav go to item is my fav white blazer from UO but I do love that skirt and your heels xx

    • Gorgeous In Grey
      July 25, 2011 / 11:56 am

      I am on the hunt for a white/cream blazer… if you see one in a xxl or 18 .. grab it.. I gotcha! LOL

  15. July 23, 2011 / 2:12 pm

    Oooh check you out!!! I like the first look the best 🙂

  16. Carla
    July 24, 2011 / 3:26 pm

    LOVE it Ty! 🙂

    • Gorgeous In Grey
      July 25, 2011 / 11:54 am

      Thanks love.. I guess I have to figure out more ways to wear my sequins skirt.. I wanna wear it tonight! LOL

  17. Keni
    July 29, 2011 / 10:52 am

    Lookin good cuzin. As usual u inspire me to step my game up and welcome new daring pieces to my closet. Great work and kudos to the bf photographer!

    • Gorgeous In Grey
      July 29, 2011 / 12:16 pm

      Yes having a BF photographer works out well! hee hee!

  18. October 20, 2011 / 4:57 pm

    When I found this blog I was elated, because I love the color grey too! That’s definitely a go-to color for me because you can dress it up or down. It’s the perfect color because you can wear it any time of the year. My go-to item is probably my cardigan collection. I LOVE them and they’re so cute. I just can’t help myself! More cardigans will definitely be in my closet since fall has returned!

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