Monday, October 15, 2012

Aussie Curves: Knits



Knits knits knits. Bit too warm for knits today in Sydney but in the interest of Aussie Curves, I dug out this little number from Carmakoma.



This is actually two dresses: both matching, layered over each other, from Danish label Carmakoma – got them for a bargain basement price at their end of winter sale last year. I really like their designs: simple and flattering but funky and edgy at the same time. 



It's soooo wearable too. I don't normally do body-con/form-fitting things as I find they show too many lumps and bumps. Don’t get me wrong: I’m still a firm believer in 'Fuck-flattering' and if you're happy flaunting it all, I say go for it. Fact is, I personally just can’t get comfy in body-con things – end up spending all day constantly adjusting everything which just makes me look self-conscious when I'd rather be exuding confidence.


The thing with  this dress though is the clever knitted-ribbed design: it hugs and shows of curves without sticking to every lump and bump. The sparkly fabric also makes it great for a night-out – well, a night out in winter: it's a bit too warm to hit the dance floor in this at the mo.


I'm wearing:

- Carmakoma metallic striped racer-back knitted slip-dress under: 
- Carmakoma metallic striped long-sleeve tube dress 
- Demonia suede leopard-insert creepers from Clubwear Australia 
- Angular cat-eye sunglasses from Dangerfield 

*Correction: I earlier wrote that Carmakoma are Swedish: my bad - they're Danish!




11 comments:

  1. Love the stripey knit! Could be used for next weeks theme of 'breaking the rules' too haha x

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  2. Love it! You're posing is fab! And those glasses... I am dying! x

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  3. Love this on you, so stunning. Work those poses! =)

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  4. You so own your look and your poses rock! Absolutely love the sunnies! x

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  5. Stunning, Love your look, Love it :~)

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  6. Woot wooooo! Love, love it. That dress is amazing. Soooooo ahhhmazing. Looks HOT. Work it lady.

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  7. Wow, would never have guessed that was two dresses, you look bloddy fantastic! Also, completely in love with thsoe sunglasses and creepers. <3

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  8. You are wonderful, ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
    I love a curvy woman, yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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  9. I love the dress, especially the neckline. xoxo

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