Monday, 21 January 2013

I'm Not Good With Skinny


I love straight - straight jeans I mean.

You see when this "skinny jean" craze hit I was like: sure, ok, it will pass, whatever, I'm so not doing it.

It did not pass!

It grew on me.

It is the fashion and...
... It's true I actually love skinny too.

The problem is that I was not blessed with those skinny pins that you need to pull off this look that = stunning. The fact is I was just plain old envious of the girls who could wear them and look super stylish.
You see I have hips and I have thighs. I'm not a big girl I've just have been blessed with what I like to call strength in my legs (Let's just go with it, it's a comfort to me :) ) and I have curves.

You will usually find me in a pair of dark blue boot leg jeans but I do confess my secret wish has been to wear those skinnies.  Skinnies, ballet flats, cute top - oh heaven and very in fashion.

It's not going to happen.

Then one day I was out jeans shopping and decide against my bootleg sense to try a pair of straight leg jeans on - I knew I was in denial of my body shape but my want was too great. Maybe there was a middle ground. I just had to see...

... OMG  Hooray !!!!!!!!!!!

I could not believe it, they look great, they totally made my day, and I loved my curves.

Straight leg jeans gave me the appearance of skinny jeans but added enough bulk around my ankles, and a little more room at my knees to even out my curves up top, you know from those hips you get after child birth.
Ahhhhh, so, so, excitedly happy. I finally had that stream line, fashionable look I had been longing for.

I am not good with skinny but straight, it works for me.

Straight is beautiful.

What type of jeans girl are you?  - Straight, skinny, bootleg?




Have a gorgeous week. 
xxx


4 comments:

  1. I love curves. I have them and I think it is really important to embrace them. Especially when you are growing impressionable young girls. I love straight too ;-)

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    1. Yes I agree, I want my girls to have a healthy view on being a girl - women - mother. I get cranky at the media for always showing one body type that is not actually realistic hence my girls magazine book I wrote to promote healthy self-esteem and acceptance talking to girls about knowing they are unique, diverse, and allowed to be simply them and that is what is beautiful. xxx

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  2. Very nice! You could totally pull off some skinny jeans :) I love straight and skinnies myself. Wish I could pull of a bit of a high waist but these bubbas of mine sure changed my body.

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    1. Oh Bec, how kind are you xxx. My body totally changed after having babies and it was a bit of a shock so I'm working on accepting the things I can not change and embracing the things that I can love about my body even if it means missing out on some fashion fun. Thank you for your lovely comment, you are just beautiful.

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