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Plus size Tunic by Zizzi

Plus size Tunic by Zizzi

Tunics are one of the most versatile pieces I know. That’s why I just loved this one from Zizzi. The fabric is so soft and delicate. The detail on the sleeves make the piece even cooler, bringing out a seventies boho vibe that I do like.

I wore just as a dress but in fact it can be worn in so many ways. Pair with a skinni jeans, a pencil skirt or just bare, like I did, for a beach/summer look. Although I am having a baby soon, I do not consider this tunic a pregnant piece. See, we can wear anything we please but some clothes just give the idea of being just for pregnants. It ain’t with it here. This tunic makes wonders in your wardrobe, both for a summer bare foot outfit as well was with a jeans and leather jacket.

I do think it goes pretty well with a scarf on the hair, don’t you think?

The piece is in stores now, so run a get yours.

Details:

Tunic from Zizzi

Scarf Hermés

Bjørg Rings

Vintage earings.
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Black & White Plus Size Editorial

Black & White Plus Size Editorial

 

A totally independent editorial photographed by Brazilian upcoming plus size photographer Adriana Líbini styled by me, with my own clothes. Architecture and curves in the best São Paulo vibe.

It has been a while I have been observing Adriana Líbini’s projects. I have always thought of working together with her but I guess we have never been physically in the same place and time.

But during my last trip to Brazil I thought it would be the best opportunity to work with her. Also I have observed that Adriana’s project have grown and developed in a more refined way. Then it was the right time for us to partner.

Briefing was simple: to explore lines and shapes from modern architecture in São Paulo, I would style and do the beauty and she would make her magic with the cameras. The idea was to work together and have some portfolio for both of us.

Adriana is a very committed photographer who does understands the angles of the plus size body. She owns great equipment and is very easy to work with.

I do suggest her commissioned work for commercial and private jobs in Brazil ou abroad.

Now, the images.

 

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Tunic Zizzi / Belt Gina Tricot / Skirt Cala & Jada / Shoes Adidas Superstar

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Jumpsuit Márcia Morais (best ones for the plus size body I ever tried) / Sandals H&M /Sunnies Celine

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Dress Asos / Sunnies vintage Persol / Shoes Stella McCartney

Retro look in godet plus size midi skirt

Retro look in godet plus size midi skirt

I have noticed that mid skirts can be sort of polemic in the plus size wardrobe. Some people appear to think to be looking bigger when wearing the skirt model. Ok, I can see where it comes from, but, then again, what increases volume is a diet not clothes, right? hehehe. Also, who would not pick a favorite piece for being afraid of looking bigger or something?

Real empowerment is to feel entitled to wear what you like and better suits you, according to your standards, this is key!

Here you can see two of my favorite looks wearing midi skirt. A retro look here and a funky modern look here.

 

The skirt in the picture is from H&M’s regular collection. It is important to keep eyes open for other collections and not only look for coool stuff in the plus size areas. As we well know, the coolest stuff are unfortunately not there all the time.

But mostly, whats really important is to be comfortable wearing what you choose. And to choose carefully when it comes to a more conscious consumption in fashion. I mean, all the time we are exposed to shopping inputs, like you may be now with my post. The difference is that the idea here is to present an outfit a bit more out of the box, making new usages for old pieces, like the layering collar top I have over the lurex top. It’s been here and used a lot but I preffer it as an overall than inside another top.

Anyways, message is: keep your eyes open, buy conciously and wear what you like and how you like.

Outfit Details: 

Lurex blue top and lace “overall” (really need help with the ame for this piece): both from Zizzi

Skirt & necklace H&M

Shoes Maria Bonita Extra (old, from Brazil). An ankle boot would replace it.

Bag Louis Vuitton

Sunnies Celine

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New collection: Zizzi Spring Summer

New collection: Zizzi Spring Summer

As I posted some days ago, Zizzi is lauching its new spring summer collection. And for that I cannot wait. Soon in stores, the collection brings floral prints, lace, a lot of cool denim. Expect to mix paterns and prints to create unique and fresh looks.

I was invited by Zizzi to pick my favorite pieces of the collection to shoot an international editorial, nowhere else than in Rio. How cool? Yes, right?

I created looks that I am digging entirely. What I like better in the collection? It is how they manage to cover so many styles (plus size dresses, plus size classy tops, plus size cool clothes) in one season. Here the second part of my favorite pieces. In case you missed the first part, simply click here and check it out.

The pieces will be available in stores and online from march. Get prepared to go crazy.

Here you find a list of Zizzi shops and this is their danish webshop and you can also shop Zizzi online at Navabi, they ship to several locations.

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Comment here in the blog and let me know what do you think. What are your favorite looks?

 

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One of my fav prints of the collection. Also comes in a top, styled by me with this cool denim skirt. 

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This dress is everything! Feminine and structured, it makes your curves even more flawless.

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Cool combo. Denim jacket, simple and classy white crepe top and lacey candy blue skirt.

I do like to mix textures in the same look.

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This top is about to become my favorite. Already planning to pair it with a pencil skirt and colorful wedges. Come, summer!

Zizzi summer 2016: editorial in Rio part 1

Zizzi summer 2016: editorial in Rio part 1

Zizzi is soon lauching its summer collection How exciting? It is the season we all wait for. More colors, prints, and all that happy vibe around the clothes. Yes, we love summer. And to celebrate the launch, Zizzi invited me to pick my likes of the collection and to make this editorial in Rio. Yaaaaas! Should I have said yes or of course? ahahaha

The clothes are really beautiful. Variety of materials and prints, ranging from delicate flowers to polka dots. In this first selection I present you you, you can see two of the dresses I think are the most beautiful in the collection for my style and the gorgeous top with two layers, paired with a cute buttom-up like denim skirt.

The three looks fit several styles and ocasions, making your wardroe fresher and cooler for the long summer days we have been longing for so much.

The pieces will be available in stores and online from march. Get prepared to go crazy. Soon, the second part of this editorial I shot in Rio.

Here you find a list of Zizzi shops and this is their danish webshop and you can also shop Zizzi online at Navabi, they ship to several locations.

 

The photoshoot:

As you may have noticed, I was born in Rio and moved to Oslo couple of years ago. That may tell you something about my love for my hometown. Me and the nice people I work with at Zizzi thoight it would be a great idea to shoot their summer collection in Rio. Nothing wrong with summer clothes and Rio, right?

So as I produced it myself, I started scouting location first on my mind then going to the places. Based on the clothes and on the variety of scenarios, I picked Parque das Ruinas. Unique among the city’s many vantage points, this Park of Ruins is located a top a hill in the Santa Teresa district, next to Museu da Chácara do Céu, used to be an opulent residence built by homeopathy trailblazer and politician Joaquim Murtinho (1848-1911) and inherited by his niece, Laurinda Santos Lobo, who was known as the hostess of one of the most coveted salons, or social gatherings, of her time. The view from the city is the main highlight of the area. A real must go.

Then I worked with one of my favorite fashion photographer, Vitor Fernandes. He has a colorful and happy eye over fashion and I like that he is fresh and relaxed. The results always have a happy vibe in the pictures, reflecting my personality and the clothes I am wearing.

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Polka dots always go well with colors.


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Double layer top in floral print. Love the bright colors. Trendy buttom up denim skirt.

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Very lightweight fabric with a cute print. Fits well all body types.

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