THE POCKETS ON THIS BLAZER THO | Natalie in the City - A Chicago Plus Size Fashion Blog, by Natalie Craig
Natalie in the City - A Chicago Plus Size Fashion Blog, by Natalie Craig

A PLUS SIZE LIFE + STYLE BLOG

October 30, 2018

THE POCKETS ON THIS BLAZER THO


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If I told you I was running for office, would you believe me (having only seen these photos)? Well, I'm not, but I feel like this would be the outfit I'd announce my candidacy in. And before you ask... Yes, a leather skirt is absolutely appropriate for that occasion....at least to me it is (hah). A girl could dream right?

Side note: PLEASE VOTE. I will be voting on November 6, and no matter your political stance or viewpoint, I urge you to exercise your right, and make a difference in this next election. If you don't know who you would be voting for or if you aren't familiar with the specific issues your state will have on the ballot, TAKE THIS QUIZ to learn more!

All politics aside (you can breathe now), you know I have a new obsession when it comes to plus size brands right? If you are scratching your head, all I have to say is, "GIRL! Where have you been?!" In two recent posts: FASHION-FORWARD PLUS SIZE WORK WEAR and AN UNSTOPPABLE JUMPSUIT I have proclaimed my love and adoration for Marée Pour Toi, the newest plus size brand on the block. The fit is on point, the styles are on trend, and I can wear almost everything to work. It's a win-win-win. If you haven't heard of Marée Pour Toi, it made its entry into the plus size fashion world via CurvyCon in New York this past September. This look I am sporting is entirely from the brand, and similarly to the other pieces I have tried from Marée Pour Toi, I'm in love. Let's start with the Navy Blazer! I feel like I have been looking for a blazer that was a tad oversized since Kim Kardashian started wearing them in like 2010...anyone else with me? Well, I finally found it! Not only is the blazer versatile, but it has the best pockets ever. I wore this blazer to a four day trade show, and I didn't have to carry a heavy purse or anything! The pockets fit a small notepad, my phone, business cards, and a bunch of other things. Under the blazer I am wearing the Polka-Dot Twofer Sweater, which isn't typically something I would wear just because I don't love polka dots and it is sort of loose fitting, but I found a way to make it work by tucking it in to the Pleather Pleated Skirt for a more fitted and flattering look! And I must say, I love the way the polka dots peek out in this look. But back to the skirt: I am a sucker for a sexy, well-fitted skirt. I have worn this skirt with a button up blouse and a sweater, and I plan to pair it with plenty of other things in my closet. I love the cut of it, and it's insulated inside to keep me warm during the chilly winter.

SIZING INFO: I am wearing a size 18 in the Polka-Dot Twofer Sweater, Pleather Pleated Skirt,
and the Navy Blazer, which is my usual size, and everything fits perfectly!
Photography by: Rorie Raimondi

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Mareé Pour Toi sent me this look to review. All opinions are my own!
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