>LEOPARD LIKE

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I haven’t worn this leopard print faux fur coat in awhile. I think I’m still deciding if I like it or not. However, I put it on this weekend because I wanted to add a little spice to an all black outfit that I wore to an event.
I wore a pair of my favorite black trouser pants that was gifted to me from Sejour. They are straight leg trousers that hit at the waist to keep my little hero from looking like a muffin top. I’ve put on a little weight so they are a little more fitted (tight) than when I first got them. Nevertheless, they still fit. I was in an all black mood this weekend due to the stresses of my life. I now understand why celebs wear shades indoors. I was not in the mood for eye contact with anyone and kept my shades on. After a few minutes, I felt kind of silly with shades on inside. I wanted to get out of my funky mood and thought that wearing bright red would make me feel better, so I’m wearing my red suede shoes again and my red belt with a heart shape buckle.

It was somewhat of a nice weather weekend because there was no snow and the temperature wasn’t freezing below.
Hope you guys had a great weekend.
What I’m Wearing
Leopard Print Coat-Torrid
Lace Top-Old Navy
Trousers-Sejour(gifted)
Shoes-Guess
Belt-Torrid
Sunglasses-Forever21
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>AN OLD FAVORITE:THE TIE NECK BLOUSE

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Yesterday I pulled out an old favorite, my tie neck blouse I bought last fall. I had an event to go to yesterday evening and I wanted to wear a top that was sheer and light enough to go under my sequin waiter jacket that was gifted to me from Nordstrom’s new plus collection Sejour. I also wore my pink lipstick from MAC, “Girl About Town” which I just love. I normally only put a dab on because I’m afraid of the brightness, but, after reading Coco and Creme’s article A New Era for the Darker Girl about dark skin women wearing bright makeup, I decided to put on a little more than usual so the color would show. What do you guys think, too much?

I had such a long day yesterday that I was glad I wore light pieces that were comfortable.  This snow is driving me crazy. I have to keep my heels in my bag for indoors and stomp around in my big old Timberland snow boots when traveling to and from. Hope you guys are hanging in there. I heard the groundhog saw his shadow and spring is coming early or is it the other way around? I don’t really believe in that, but after the weekly snow storms we’ve been having, I sure am hoping spring comes early and stays for awhile.
What I’m wearing
Sequin Jacket-Sejour
Skirt-Faith21Plus
Blouse-NY&CO
Shoes-Vince Camuto
Earrings-Forever21
Watch-Michael Kors

>NORDSTROM UNVEILS EXCLUSIVE PLUS SIZE LINE SEJOUR

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Hey curvy girls all over the world,
Yesterday Nordstrom unveiled their new plus size line called Sejour. A few months ago I was contacted by Nordstrom along with some of my fave curvy girl bloggers to try out their new line. They reached out to seek our opinions on fit, fabric, and style, and let me tell you they were thorough with the questioning, making sure they understood our needs.

Currently the line consists of basic pieces that you can pair with your more fashion forward pieces. I know it may not necessarily be the young, trendy, contemporary pieces that many young plus size women are looking for but  it’s definitely modern pieces that are easy to incoporate in your wardrobe.

The two pieces I liked most from the collection were the over sized cardigan and the lace top. I do like that a couple of pieces like the sequin blazer and cargo pants let us know that they are paying attention to the trends. The oversized cardigan in purple is super cozy and warm. I wore it in an ootd HERE.

This is a little blurb from Nordstroms about their new plus size collection Sejour:

Nordstrom recognizes that plus-size women deserve more on-trend, in-store and online choices, and is pleased to announce its new plus-size brand with modern styling called Sejour. Sejour will be available exclusively in the Encore department beginning the first through second weeks of November. The brand will launch in two phases with the first roll-out in November, and culminate in the spring with our entire selection of styles.

 
Sejour is designed to meet the needs of the modern customer while still offering the core styles that our customers love. Sizes will run from 14W- 24W, and 1X-3X, priced from $28 to $200.

Checkout the rest of the collection and let SC know what you think. You can also go to Nordstrom to see the rest of the line