Halie writes: "Hello! I've got a bit of a vague plea that I was hopping you could have some fun with. I turned 23 this week and I've come to realize that I never left my college jeans and t-shirts wardrobe behind. I'm a preschool teacher, so I work in shorts and t-shirts during the week, but every time I need something fun for an evening or weekend out my wardrobe fails me. My closet is full of neutrals and solids. I need some tops and dresses that are fun and a little sexy, but here's the catch - I'm a size 18, and I'm 5'3" but I wear a 36G bra. All my tops either need to be very bra-friendly or the type of thing I can wear a cute cardigan with (something I also need). I'm hot natured and live in Texas, so everything needs to be very heat conscious. I live on a budget, so most pieces need to be under $50, but if there's something that's absolutely fabulous and versatile and will last me a long time I could splurge up to $100. To be perfectly honest I've always been very very body conscious - I don't remember any time in my life that I ever thought I looked beautiful or sexy. I'd like to experience that from time to time. Help!"
Aww Halie you're a sweetie! I'm Found of You and I'd love to help you find some stuff that will make you feel like the sexy lady you surely are. Wrap styles are always great on the ample busted, as are v-necks. If anything gets too low cut for comfort, try wearing a camisole underneath for some extra cleavage coverage.
1 - Lane Bryant Draped Short Sleeve Sweater ($50, in three colors)
2 - Lane Bryant Studded Drop Waist Blouse ($50)
3 - Kiyonna Boardwalk Breeze Top ($64, in five colors)
4 - Sequin Sleeve Top ($45, in three colors)
5 - ASOS Chiffon Sleeve Wrap Top ($43, in three colors)
6 - Delia's Allover Colored Animal Dress ($45)
7 - Kiyonna Legacy Wrap Dress ($98, in three colors)
8 - Mark Graphic Print Dress ($32)
9 - ASOS 40s Godet Jersey Dress ($60, in two colors)
10 - ASOS CURVE Pleated Dress ($69)
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