The fit is the whole big deal when it comes to clothes. We want to have them embracing our curves when we buy a new piece, right? Fit is magic, is key. For this reason, it can be the biggest challenge for the plus size production.
In years of experience as an insider in fashion brands, I learned that if you want to produce plus size clothes, you got to cut for it. meaning that when designing a new piece, you must fit for the size you cutting. Seems obvious but there is a lot of brands out there working with what we call scaling – like fitting for 36 and increase the sizes using a table, a scale, and that just doesn’t do. You end up with shoulders by the elbows for instance.
I am very very fascinated by the past decades when it comes to fashion, decor, art and archtecture. Have always been. For this reason I have such a strong vintage “perfum” in my style – the 50s and 60s are my great inspirations. Clothes, makeup styles, furniture and the mid century houses, they are my all time favorites. But i must say I do not think to much about it as it just comes naturally.
Last week I wanted to wear this top that came in with several other pieces for an exclusive preview of Brazillian plus size brand Mellbout. This top has such a beautiful yellow hue for my skintone. A soft and resistant fabric, good fit. Also, I love the sleeves. It is a hit in the plus size closet. The neckline flatters us plus size gorgeous ladies for giving this opening in the chest that allow our images to kind of “breath”.
The mid skirt just paired so well. With the belt it flattered my curves and gave me this retro look that I like so. Not too loose, not too tight, just perfect! I’m in love. The red leather scarpin and bag helped with a hint of color. Love the result.
3/4 sleeves, mid skirts and acentuated waistline. Just so me.
Top Mellbut Plus Size
Sapato Maria Bonita Extra (brazilian brand)
Aaaaah! Out now my vlog with brazilian plus size bomb & babe Ju Romano. I have always been a fan of her content and am really happy to see our video together. It was a great afternoon in the japanese area in São Paulo. The video is in portuguese but worth playing for the fun images of the streets in SP.
Out now the very first issue of Carmen Mag – the first and only magazine totally dedicated to the plus size market. I am proud of my colab with it. And I have been strongly keeping myself to not telling you since the beggining. Check this out, plus the picutres of my feature in the mag and the magazine itself, which brings an amazing editorial shot in NY with Fluvia Lacerda, the muse!
Some say the black dress is the ultimate must-have in the closet. Now, what if this so-called must have comes in a wonderful wrap shape? Would the result be the perfect dress? Check this out.