Crop It!

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This past Tuesday I met up with fellow fashion blogger Karen (of Curvy Canadian). It had been a long time since I saw her last (she came out to Big, Fat Toronto) and we had some major catching up to do. Obviously, I wanted to impress Karen. Its not everyday you get to hang out with a fellow fashion blogger so I thought I’d use this opportunity to wear my very first crop top.
I had purchased a black mini the day before and I was itching to use it. Even though August is almost over, getting a mini skirt in black was my number one priority this summer. I have to take advantage of the time I have left and wear this skirt in every way possible. I’m not too keen on wearing mini skirts with tights and I can’t fathom tucking it away just yet. So, thankfully my meet up with Karen gave me the perfect opportunity. I nabbed this top at Big, Fat Toronto and wanted to turn it into a crop top. The design is really interesting but probably the busiest I’d ever do. Oddly enough, this shirt used to be Karen’s and I didn’t even know that until she told me when we saw each other. 
Karen and I chatted away, visited Addition Elle and after all that was done, we had an impromptu photoshoot near my place. The weather was a bit gloomy and that morning it poured like crazy but that did not stop us from enjoying the sun that was peaking through. Her boyfriend snapped a few shots of us “casually strolling” down the street and they just had to be turned into a GIF.
click for full effect!
I really did have a great time with Karen and I can’t wait to see her again this Sunday for an event we’re both doing. There’s something really lovely about having a group of fashion bloggers who also feel strongly about the size acceptance movement. Karen was such a pleasure to be around and, of course, she looked absolutely precious. I nearly cancelled our date but I couldn’t not see her after she told me she had gotten dressed up for me. I had a small moment of insecurity while walking around the mall showing my midriff but being in her company really helped remind me that there simply wasn’t anything to worry about. 
Shirt – Big, Fat Toronto
Skirt – H&M
Rings – H&M/Kiosk @ Eaton Centre
Pins – Thrifted
Sunglasses – Ebay

August 15, 2011
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  • Reply Full of Fabulous

    Adore this post & the GIF was perfection – you two are too cute!
    You are lucky to have fellow fashionistas to hang with.. being the only plus blogger in new brunswick gets lonely!! lol
    I'm coming to Toronto in September though…

    August 16, 2011 at 1:43 am
  • Reply Destination Suz

    I absolutely LOVE this! I am a new follower can't wait to scroll through the rest of your blog.. The confidence is most aspiring!

    August 16, 2011 at 12:57 pm
  • Reply Chris

    don't let anyone shy you away. i don't mean to be a creep but you're gorgeous 🙂

    August 18, 2011 at 2:51 am
  • Reply Chris

    oh wow i havent used this google account in years. but im

    August 18, 2011 at 2:52 am
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