Let’s get real about Valentine’s Day here.
My husband and I stopped going out for a fancy dinner on Valentine’s Day few years ago because: A. It’s crazy expensive, B. They change the menus, and C. We have to pay for a babysitter too.
So, instead, we keep it simple. We go out on another day (keeps it cost effective) and we avoid the crowds. I keep my outfit simple too. Just mix up some pieces that I can wear again in other ways.
And, that’s what we are Mixing Up in this post!
Both styles are flattering for Curves (and pretty much any body type).
As I mentioned in other posts, if I find something that fits me well, I buy more than one.
That’s what I did with this top. So, I have this same one in a couple different colors. It’s comfy and versatile. I just make sure that I stick to colors that work with my current wardrobe. I’m wearing an XL in this top.
Now let’s talk about this skirt! This find is from Target’s Who What Wear line. You can’t tell in the pictures but it has pleats in back. Love it.
I’m wearing a size 16. This skirt doesn’t have a lot of stretch in it. So sizing up keeps it comfy and not too tight.
This belt is one of my favorites from JCrew. I bought it on sale a few seasons ago. JCrew is a great spot for interesting accessories. JCrew Factory is less expensive but just as good. I shop there too.
I like mixing the print pattern of black and white. It makes the red “pop” a bit.
Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be a stress fest…
… Because getting dressed (and living life) should feel good!