AJ Wears :: A tutu

Look, I'm not apologizing for today's outfit. I LOVE a grown-up tutu (ie, tulle skirt). Sure, they aren't very practical in day to day life, but on the opposite side of thinking, they're perfect for making day to day life a little more fabulous, a little less mundane. I know I'm not the only one who pretends like she's Carrie Bradshaw when no one is looking.

Maybe I've been watching too much Carrie Diaries lately (LOVE that show), but I was feeling a little Carrie inspired today when I reached for this skirt. It's fun, it's flouncy, and I'm pretty sure the girls at Limited gave me a discount just because they liked my outfit. See? The grown up tutu can be magic.

Also, I wanted to wear these new shoes. They're like, neon coral so that was giving me this awesome 80's vibe. If you missed out on those fabu Zara sandals last summer, snatch these up from JustFab in black!

 Anyway, I wore this to the mall and then went downtown for a photoshoot for my new job (which is radio, btw - they needed some glamour shots to pimp me on the website). Practical? Why not!

Jacket, The Limited.
Top, Express.
Skirt, Forever 21.
Heels, JustFab.
Necklace, Forever 21.

Fashion Short :: Nothing to Hide

Stay tuned after this for a giveaway! I've been wanting to play around with adding some video outfit content to the site, but haven't found a way to do so yet, so I was thrilled when Vedette Shapewear asked me to style a piece from their Sensuale line in a video. I chose the Cloe bustier. I've always wanted a bustier to wear in every day life. It's so Madonna meets 1913 lady of the night. Or whatever.

I can tell you why I haven't made an outfit video before. It's awkward! I couldn't find any place I felt comfortable prancing around alone in front of a camera, lol. Thankfully I found this little pathway near my apartments that was pretty hidden I could play in. I still love the idea, though, I'm going to keep playing with it.

It was hard to pick an outfit to wear - this thing looks good with everything! Suits, wide leg pants, colored jeans...I finally picked this fluffy tutu because I thought it would be more fun on camera. I was right.

NOW FOR THE FUN PART!! Vedette is giving you guys (THREE of you!) your own shapewear. You get to pick anything from their basic line (I recommend the Lea, seen here, or the Marian if you're feeling sassy), all you have to do is LIKE Vedette on Facebook or Follow them on Twitter and then comment below. BTW - the original giveaway hasn't closed yet, so six of you could potentially win :) GO GO GO!