Sunday, October 2, 2011

YIN-YANG

When it comes to clothing I love to mix opposites. I love a great contrast. For instance, I like to take a beautiful whimsical flowing feminine dress and pair it with something masculine like a leather moto jacket. The two are very opposite but they somehow work together to present an unexpected fashion master piece. How about getting that contrast in one item! A few months ago I was browsing the Jessica London website when I came across this two-toned suit (it came with black pants). It reminded me of  the Yin Yang symbol which is used to describe how polar opposites or seemingly contrary forces are interconnected and interdependent in the natural world, and how they give rise to each other in turn. Opposites thus only exist in relation to each other. The Yin Yang concept refers to natural dualities (i.e. light and dark, male and female, high and low, hot and cold) but I believe this concept can apply to fashion too! :-) (Yin Yang definition courtesy of Wikipedia)



OUTFIT INFO
Blazer - Jessica London
Skirt - ASOS Curve
Boots - Sofft (my new faves...their soooo comfy)

I am pleased to announce that I have been asked to join Skorch Magazine as a Skorch Blogger. 
Please hop over to SKORCH MAGAZINE and check out the latest edition of the online plus size magazine that promotes real style for real women! 

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With Love,
Kiah

26 comments:

Sing said...

That blazer is super cool.

Inez| Style Chic 360 said...

Congrats on Skorch that's awesome!
You look great i love that skirt!

Andy Santana said...

I love P&B
xoxo

Debbi@SheAccessorizesWell said...

I am loving the graphic black and white jacket. I like it with the flowy skirt and black booties.

Jamie @ Rural Glamour said...

That jacket looks so retro! I love the hair too!

If Curves Could Talk (Stefanie) said...

o-m-g THIS is beautiful!!!

Style & Poise said...

Love this color combo and how awesome is that blazer?! Love it!!

Roni

7eventh Letter said...

Congratulations Kiah! I will be checking you out at Skorch. That blazer is the TRUTH! You look very pretty!

7eventh Letter
http://www.whatsmoreimportantthanfashion.com/

Savannah said...

I love the contrast! That skirt is really cute. And your hair looks lovely like that!

xxx

E. Louise said...

Inspired to blazer shopping tomorrow!!! Go Kiah!!!

~E. Louise
www.shapelylouise.com

laura said...

Kiah, I love your insight on opposites! So clever and so true! mixing masculine and feminine elements is so tricky sometimes, but you nailed it!
♥ laura

the blog of worldly delights

CheapChicandCurvy said...

Congrats Kiah! You look great : )

Lexy @ QUIRKY EXPLOSION said...

OH LA LAAA! LOOK AT YOU GO! You are totally ROCKING IT! I loooove that blazer OH SO MUCH. Agreed. The contrast is AMAZING. Very strong! BEAUTIFUL!

QUIRKYEXPLOSION.blogspot.com

sacramento said...

Congratulations. I am not surprised tha they spotted you and your unique style, Kiah. I am so glad for you.
And for the outfit...WOWWWWWWWWWWWWW.
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Laura said...

Congrats on your new blogging opportunity you will do so well!!!!!

Also opposites do definitely attract and make for super cool outfits! Loving the color and the black and white blazer

Mars said...

That blazer reminds me of Yin-Yang, too! And I just adore that skirt, it is so pretty. You are really very good with pairing clothes, Kiah. And that hairdo looks fabulous. :)
Congrats on having a new blogger project!
Mars of fashion insouciance

Absolutely Mrs. K said...

what an interesting jacket, i cannot stop looking at it!! how gorgeous is that jacket!

Taj Acosta said...

Girl you know that blazer is right up my driveway! I love black and white! This look is fab! xo

Lydia said...

This is awesome! I love the contrast between the geometric blazer and the soft skirt.

mimi said...

O...M...G. seriously..i think mi gonna need you to overnight me that blazer asap. it's stunning and so unique. love love love. congrats on skorch. m gonna be watching you rock it over there!
mademoiselle mimi

Full Figured Diva said...

Ahhhh..that blazer is tha biz-nezz girl.....and CONGRATS on your new bloggin' gig :)) You Go Girl!

Myeshia

Vivi said...

Fantastic blazer! Woop, woop to your new gig! Congratulations. :oD

Mode Plus said...

Congratulations K! It was only time that your style and blogging skills would be noticed. Your creative mind is addictive. Merci for yet another inspiring fashion post. <3

laniza said...

I love the purple skirt with the blazer. You are truly an icon :)!

Just Daisy said...

absolutely fantastic skirt!

I love that double ended blazer, perfect staple item for your closet :)

xoxo,
daisy

Style4Curves said...

OMGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG so ALLLLL of your looks are AMAZING!!! Now following you but this blazer right HEREEEEEE is one of my faves!!!!!!!

style4curves.blogspot.com

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