So it was with real delight when I discovered a blogger who shares my ginormous size -- Gracey. Seeing Gracey dress well on her blog gives me hope and inspiration. Now, it gives me even more -- Gracey just sent me several pieces to play with. And they fit! What a pleasure that is.
Here's a colorful top and nicely-textured skirt, both from Gracey. The colors work for me and I like the subtle golden sheen of the skirt.
What do you think?
I think you look amazing. I knew the neckline on that blouse would be flattering on you and I love that you paired it with the skirt. You look gorgeous!ReplyDelete
This is really beautiful on you! I hadn't realized your difficulties for sizing - how sweet of Gracey to help you out!ReplyDelete
I just love the colour and cut of the top, and the length of the skirt is perfect (can't cover up those killer legs completely!).
Hello there, hot stuff!! :) That's a great length for you.ReplyDelete
Stunning, the colour combination, the lengths and the fabrics are contrasting but matching at once (if that makes any sense). Gracey has a great blog, so nice of her to help a tall sister out! :)ReplyDelete
Ally, I love the elegant flow of these pieces on you, almost dancer-like. Gracey has great taste, and of course, you are blessed with the perfect legs for above-the-knee skirts.ReplyDelete
Oooh gorgeous. I LOVE that skirt on you. It gives you some more volume on your lower half and creates a nice hourglass shape.ReplyDelete
Making friends is awesome, but it's twice as awesome when those friends are close in size and are willing to share!
I love this outfit on you so much! Wow! It really makes a difference in your portrayal of femininity to have clothing with a proper fit and drape.ReplyDelete
This outfit looks great on you. The color looks great with your complexion. Add some black tights, boots, and a cardi and you are ready for fall :)ReplyDelete
Goodness, I love this! The pink and olive combination is so unexpected, but perfect for this season. Gracey is such a wonderful lady and blogger - I really adore her. And I also adore you in this outfit, Ally! It's incredibly elegant and flattering. One of my favorites!ReplyDelete
You look wonderful! I love Gracey's blog, and she was right about the blouse being a nice choice for you.ReplyDelete
ok, this is absolutely wonderful on you. it's classy and simple, but has oomph-worthy elements like color and texture. this is by far my favorite outfit, and it fits you perfectly!!ReplyDelete
Awesome. The shoes are beautiful btw.ReplyDelete
You look fabulous! The shirt is very flattering and such a nice color on you :)ReplyDelete
That's a great color combo. I'm glad you found Gracey. She's adorable.ReplyDelete
These both look really great on you! I just started reading Gracey's blog recently. (Perhaps you've linked to her before? Can't remember how I stumbled across it...) She's got a great little blog :)ReplyDelete
Yes, yes, yes! Love the effortlessness. The flow of the fabric has no pinch, no pull or tug, it looks comfortable and smart. It's a pretty, timeless look.ReplyDelete
Well done! You look great.
Are you afraid that you might appear frumpy if you don't dress "young"?
Yup. I fear looking matronly.Delete
Oh this is really nice Ally! Gracey has great taste! I love the fabric of the skirt and the color of the shirt. And the necklace is such a nice touch. So very pretty!ReplyDelete
AWW! You look so pretty! How awesome you have someone to do clothing swaps with! I really like this look, something I would probably even wear to work :)ReplyDelete
I love the colors here! Its very you, but also very autumnal. Hooray for swapping, its the best way to always have a fresh wardrobe.ReplyDelete
i love that skirt on youReplyDelete
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Elegant and lovely! Mind you with legs as fabulous as yours there's nothing wrong in showing them off in thigh length skirts! xReplyDelete
Very sophisticated and the top and skirt almost look like colorblock dress. Great combination.ReplyDelete
This is such a beautiful look on you, Ally. So chic and classy. The skirt is a great length and the color combination is wonderful. Bravo!ReplyDelete
Nice outfit. I'd maybe wear the necklace long with a knot rather than doubled around the neck. Filling some vertical space.ReplyDelete
That's a great idea, Pam. Never occurred to me. Thanks.Delete
This looks very lovely on you, especially love the colour of the top! :) Happy weekend. /MadisonReplyDelete
whow,I had no idea you were that tall.. I am almost that tall but nut quite.. (5'11)... you look marvelous dahling!! love the color of the top and even better its from Gracey.. shes awesome!! xo JReplyDelete
I'm curious: Do you big feet? I mean is it hard for you to find pretty shoes?ReplyDelete
Yes. And yes. Size 12, which few stores stock so I have to buy most of my shoes online.Delete
Definitely a great outfit. Maybe try a necklace that echoes shoe or skirt colour? The necklace is good, but doesn't quite work.... I've a long crystal muff chain (think flapper length) and it's hard to wear. Adore it (it was my grandmother's) but oh, it's difficult!!! Following that train of thought, have you ever tried a gold flapper style dress? I reckon you'd look stunning!ReplyDelete
And I'm with everyone else - great legs, so definitely show them off!
We all have sizing issues :( for me it's the arms. They are too short.ReplyDelete
I like this on you , my only recommendation is tuck the shirt or belt it.
My first thought was that I loved the color combination on you and that it just looks wonderful. It has the appearance of movement, like it would flow beautifully against your body. A winner!ReplyDelete
I'm six feet tall too! Love that colour.ReplyDelete
A classic, elegant look. Beautiful!ReplyDelete
Gracey sounds like a total bloggy BFF. I really like these items on you! The pink/rose color really pops against your skin tone.ReplyDelete
Oooh I heart Gracey. She is a sweetheart and I love her style! AND I love yours too! That skirt is beautiful!ReplyDelete
Thanks for introducing me to Gracey, she is beautiful and very stylish. I like the colour of that top on you, and Sheila is right, no covering up those legs completely please ;-)ReplyDelete
Stunning outfit, Ally! Both pieces have such great shape, colour, and flow for you, and that skirt will be great through fall and winter as well. I second the long knotted necklace suggestion, otherwise your accessories are proportioned just right. I don't think you could be matronly if you tried - no worries! - you've got way too much oomph for that!ReplyDelete
I learn so much from Gracey and other bloggers as they dress for their lives and their particular bodies, but Gracey is an especially marvellous soul!