Nothing Fits Why….

Hello Loves,

So, the other day I was searching and, searching for affordable ethical clothing that will fit me and, honestly there is not much. I think I chatted with you all about not really finding to much at thrift stores that fit my size and, that 90% of my wardrobe is from Poshmark; I was not joking if you ask my friends and, family whenever anyone asks, “where did you get that,” I always respond, “Poshmark.” I absolutely love Poshmark but, sometimes I get really frustrated and, just want clothing that fits well on me. I don’t think it is to much to ask for clothes that fit, especially my chest. I’m sure most of you can relate when it comes to romper, jumpsuits, suits etc. There is always something wrong with a piece of clothing that just doesn’t fit quite right. Now, I am not an expert at sewing, in fact, you could call me a beginner but, I am determined to make myself some clothes that fit really well. I took pictures of items I liked that I want in my wardrobe fitted to my size. I know I’m not going to be able to whip up a dress right away; I do plan on practicing but, I am on a mission to get fabric I love that is ethical and, start sewing away. I do not know how long it will take me but, I’d like to have 10 summer outfits by June. It may be a bit presumptuous however, I would really like some clothing that fits to perfection. I have sewn before and, have made a few pieces but, nothing to this extent without the supervision of a fashion professor. This has been a long time coming especially now that I am a supporter of ethical fashion. I would like ten outfits that are casual/one’s I can wear out, 3 workout outfits and, 3 bathing suits. I will have to figure out how to make all of these things, where I can get fabric and, what time span I am looking at. I made a romper in a 2 hour and 45 minute class over about 13 weeks .  I was done early and, that is because I had an amazing lady next to me who sewed in high school and, she helped me figure out the pattern and, how to sew some of the pieces together. I was also, determined to get it done. That is less then 39 hours of work so, if I can get one piece done a week it will take 16 weeks to accomplish a ten piece summer collection. If I start at the end of January I should be done by end of second week of May. I have to purchase all fabric etc.. which can be very pricey but, it is custom made which could cost thousands of dollars and, I think it will be worth it as long as the pieces are wearable… I am also, on my way to losing weight and, I don’t want there to be a problem that all the clothing is too big so, I will have to see if a tailor or I will be able to take in the clothing. I am so excited/nervous to accomplish this. Please let me know if you would like a series about making clothing without really knowing everything about sewing. I am sure I will learn a lot. If you have any tips please let me know in the comments below. I think I will talk about this on my YouTube Channel as well so, if like to watch videos instead of reading I will leave my channel link below. If you want to follow my progress through instagram you can on @foreverseekingwanderlust and @allievluv.

Have an enlightening and adventurous day,

allie

 

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Easter Picks From My Poshmark Closet

If you have been following my blog for awhile you’ll know that Poshmark has become not only a place to shop but, a place to sell clothing. I have been in love with Poshmark and the community ever since I joined. Today, I am going to walk you through the top Easter picks of my closet. Don’t forget to look out for my top Easter picks from the Posh community!

Let’s get shopping!

Other - Top Easter Picks

 

Relished Dresses & Skirts - Relished Blue Hawaiian Sleeveless Shift Dress

Price: $50  Size: S, M, L NWT

Relished Dresses & Skirts - Relished Floral Flurries Dress

Price: $55 Size: S, M, L NWT

Romeo & Juliet Couture Dresses & Skirts - Romeo & Juliet Couture Dress

Price: $65 Size: M NWT

Romeo & Juliet Couture Dresses & Skirts - Flashback to the 60s floral blue and white dress

Price: $50 Size: S NWT

Hal Rubinstein Dresses & Skirts - Disney Cinderella dress Hal Rubinstein

Hal Rubenstein Dress Price: $99 Size: M NWT

 

Signature Dresses & Skirts - Tropical Island dress

Price: $25 Size: L

Sharagano Dresses & Skirts - Off white dress, Easter

Price: $28 Size: L White Dress

Bee stitched Dresses - Pink flowing dress

Price: $12 Size: L

REBORN Dresses & Skirts - Black and white dress or cover up

Price: $18 Size: XL

Francesca's Collections Dresses & Skirts - Tickled Pink 

Price: $45 Size: M

No Boundaries Dresses & Skirts - Polka Dot Dress

Price: $10 Size: L

Xhilaration Other - Jumpsuit

Jumpsuit Price: $30 Size: L

Cynthia Rowley Tops - Laser-Cut Cynthia Rowley Top

Price: $15 Size: M

New York & Company Tops - Pink Flower Top

Price: $28 Size: L

Merona Tops - Work in it white blouse

Price: $18 Size: L

Forgotten Grace Sweaters - Forgotten Grace Sweater

Price: $35 Size: L

Max Studio Denim - Max Jeans

Price: $12 Size: 6

Lela Rose by payless Shoes - Picnic heels!! Summer Sale

Price: $15 Size: 8

Bandolino Shoes - Bandolino Taupe Heels

Price: $20 Size: 6

Francesca's Collections Clutches & Wallets - Clutch Straw

$18

Francesca's Collections Accessories - White Sunglasses, Stunning Sunnies

$8

New York & Company Jewelry - Beige Flower Bracelet

$14

New York & Company Jewelry - Pink Blossom Ring

$14

New York & Company Jewelry - Light Salmon Pink Earrings

$8

I hope you all enjoyed going through my top Easter picks! Feel free to browse my closet @eyeheartedu on Poshmark to find more Spring and Summer items.

Happy Poshing!

allie

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