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Hello, second day of spring! Instead of flowers blooming, birds chirping and the warmth of the sun, we are experiencing a less than warm weather and a massive snowfall yesterday on the official first day of spring. 

 Last week was a different story, it felt more like spring thus these amazing sunny photos and a bandage skirt. My friend Grace gave me this bandage skirt for Christmas (although she gave it to me like 2 weeks ago when I went to Cochrane over the weekend) and thing is, I've never really been a big fan of bandage skirts. I just think that it is not my style and it is unforgiving. For anyone to wear a bandage skirt with a top tucked in, you need to have a perfectly flat tummy, curvy hips and Kim Kardashian's perfect ass. Not that I have any of those but I just thought there's no harm in trying. With that being said, I challenged myself to wear the exact same top, skirt and shoes--style it differently (1) accept the fact that a bandage skirt really looks good with a shirt tucked in but the challenge is not to make it look hoochie (2) do it as I've imagined, with a flimsy top (I've always imagined a bandage skirt with a cropped top too) but untucked to give it a more relaxed effortless feel.

So this is how I decided to style it with a flimsy top tucked in but I threw in a fur vest to give it a hint of masculinity. I think the key too in wearing bandage skirts with tops tucked in is to balance the whole outfit by giving it a hint of androgyny like a vest or a blazer. Do you think I lived up to the first style challenge? I hope so!!!! Part 2 would be coming up on the next post :)

I wanna hear all about your weekend! 
Mine was spent catching up with an old friend from BC and some impulsive shopping. EEP!!! 
Will tell you all about it in the upcoming posts ;)

beso ♥

top: vintage
faux fur vest: Vireo
skirt: Forever 21
booties: Chinese Laundry
ring: Aldo 
necklace: SM


Ace Du-Chua said...

love your style. followed you :)


BARESTUDY (Janelle) said...

good job dear. somehow i think that bandage skirts make u look skinnier... ? haha!! anyway, love the skirt.


KD faustino said...

thanks so much ace! will check ur blog out soon! x

KD faustino said...

janelle: HAHA! seriously??? i think i've lost weight in past few weeks though cos of my low carb diet ;)thank you for noticing! x

Mars said...

I featured my sister in my blog and she was also wearing that F21 skirt. :) It's gorgeous! Do check her out here: http://fashioninsouciance.blogspot.com/2011/02/lace-and-wide-brimmed-hat.html

Mars of fashion insouciance

Death By Shoe said...

Cute skirt KD! You look hawt!!


KD faustino said...

Will definitely check out, mars! X

KD faustino said...

Danielle, thanksssss!!!! Enjoy asia x

Abbie♥ said...

i luuuuuurve your skirt! i have a similar one except that it has zebra patters. but i like yours better!♥

michelle_ said...

i always say : a little bit of leopard goes a longg wayy :)
i love that printed skirt ! makes the whole outfit extra special..

glisters and blisters

Kristy said...

I don't think you look hoochie at all :) You styled the skirt perfectly and you do have the right ass(et) to pull off a bandage skirt ;)


KD faustino said...

thank youuuuuuuuuuu, lovelies! i really appreciate ALL your lovely comments esp. if i'm having a bad day :)

Rosalia said...

Love the outfit! I love the skirt! :)