Fall for Eshakti Part 2

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The ladies of Fab Four Fashion are back with part 2 of their ode to eShakti!

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Leslie’s Look

eShakti did  it again!  This bronze coloured tule skirt made my heart go pitter-pat when I saw it.  I immediately began having visions of myself as a bronze goddess dressed top to toe in shades of bronze and a lot of bling!

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The starting point for this look was this beautiful skirt.  eShakti offers many options when customizing their pieces and I knew I wanted this skirt to hit me just above my ankle for a dramatic effect. But for this skirt, there was no option to make it ankle. Never fear, as usual I had a “Little Leslie Hack” to get around that! When customizing my order, I simply entered my height as 6ft 4in and voila, I had a skirt that hit me just above my ankle.

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I wanted to rock a tone on tone on tone look, so I decided to add some sparkle with this gorgeous sequin relaxed fit blazer that I belted at the waist and a shiny bronze bodysuit.

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Since I wanted glam from top to toe, I just had to make sure my feet weren’t forgotten in the mix! I opted to wear these super cute high heeled sandals with multi-coloured pom-poms that are just so fun and flirty (I finally truly understand what that means! lol)

And with that, I was ready for a special evening out on the town or an early holiday party!

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Skirt: eShakti (sold out), similar here // Blazer: Zara // Bodysuit: Zara // Shoes: Zara //

For my sexy curvy ladies, you can get this skirt in just your size as eShakti pieces are customizable! (sold out) similar here // Blazer // Bodysuit //

Judy’s Look

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For my second eShakti look, I was inspired by curvy actress Christina Hendricks on Mad Men. I saw this dress on eShakti.com and I had to have it. This dress embody secretary femme fatale ready to take over the office LOL and I love it.

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This black and cream plaid dress is formed fitted, ¾ sleeves and knee length and I chose to get it customized and it came out perfectly. Even though there is not much stretch in the material, I don’t feel too snug in the hip area.

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This dress is great for work and boardroom meetings as well as after work happy hour drinks with the girls. All you have to do is accessorise the way you want and it’s a great starting point for a killer outfit.

To complete my Madmen look I paired this dress with my camel coat and wine coloured pumps and clutch.

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Dress: Eshakti // Coat: (old) find similar here // shoes: Ivanka Trump // clutch: (old) find similar here // necklace: Forever21

Nancy’s Look

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eShakti has me fall ready with this great window pane fit and flare dress. The classic print is what first caught my eye. Although I could have changed the neckline, sleeve type and length, I loved the way that it was shown with the round neck, short sleeves and knee length.

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What I like most about this dress is that it’s a great transitional piece, and it works great for my 9-5. Here I’ve paired it with stockings, booties and a moto jacket, but it would work just as well with a white shirt underneath and some sexy pumps.

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Dress: eShakti // Jacket: Topshop // Booties: BCBG (old); similar here

Plus size babes, eShakti has you covered as you can enter your measurements on the eShakti website and obtain a made to measure dress. You can also pair your dress with this jacket.

Gail’s Look

With this eShakti dress, called Alexandra, I was going for some vintage glamour.  I really like the mix of the two textures that make up the dress.  The fitted bodice is a cotton/spandex jersey knit while the skirt consists of two layers of sheer tulle plus a black lining for extra coverage.

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The original style of the dress had a split notch neckline but I chose to switch things up a bit by going for a deep v.  In fact, with this particular dress there are 16 additional necklines, 7 sleeve types and 6 different skirt lengths to choose from so the possibilities are endless!

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So, to up the glamour quotient further, I added this gray wrap style coat with a blinged out broach.  I completed my look by adding sparkly yet delicate earrings and silver pumps.

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Dress: eShakti // Coat: Suzy Shier  (sold out) similar here // Pumps: Zara (old) similar here //

As we’ve mentioned before, eShakti is all about fashion democracy so, my tall bombshells this dress is available in a size you but here is a coat option for you – Coat

Tah tah for now!

Signed,

The Fab Four

Fall with Eshakti Part 1

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We have sung the praises of eShakti in previous posts seen here and here and we will continue to do so!  We love when manufacturers and retailers provide fashionable options for women of all sizes – now that’s fashion democracy at its best!  Founded back in 1999 by B.G. Krishnan, eShakti strives to offer fun fashion forward styles which can all be customized for your body at an affordable price.  Now that’s a match made in fashion heaven!

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Judy’s Look

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When it comes to fashion for all and every fit, Eshakti is here, and I couldn’t be happier to collaborate again with them. This time around I chose this simple mustard fit and flare, knee length dress.

I chose to get my dress customized so I can get the waist adjusted to my body, and to get the fit and flare look I was going for.

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I don’t know how many times I can stress the fact that I tend to gravitate towards pieces of clothing that I can wear in so many different ways. This dress is so versatile I can wear it in the winter with a pair of over the knee boots, and can wear it in spring and summer with sandals.

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Last but not least, for this look I paired my dress with my printed blue and beige coat that I scored at Old Navy, on sale a few months ago. I added a fur collar just because everything looks better with fur, and I added my leopard print stilettos.

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Dress: Eshakti // Coat (Old Navy) find similar here // Fur Collar: Find similar here // pumps Sam Edelman: find similar here

As I mentioned before this dress is available in ALL sizes so tall babes it can be yours too.  Here is a coat option in tall for you though which just so happens to be from eShakti as well – Coat

Nancy’s Look

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Fashion democracy at its best indeed. When you see how seamlessly eShakti seems to navigate the fashion-for-all world, I really have to wonder if most retailers will eventually follow suit. I for one sure hope so!

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In order to ensure perfect fit, I entered my measurements and once again, my dress fit me to a tee. The real bonus Tall Chicas is that, if the picture shows the dress being knee length, and you want it to be knee length, then it will BE knee length. What a novel idea lol.

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The dress comes with a belt that matches its beautiful geometric print, but I swapped it for a belt that was in my closet (the grays ended up going quite well!) just to have that contrast to further accentuate my waist. To keep the chills at bay, I added this camel colored maxi jacket which takes the look from nice to boss in 2.5!

The neckline, sleeve and length of the dress can all be modified. How will you rock it?

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Dress: eShakti // Coat: long tall sally // Shoes: Aldo (sold out); similar here

Plus size girls, you can get that very same dress in your very own size! If you want to pair it with a jacket as I did, check out the one worn by our very own Gail here.

Gail’s Look

This look is my ode to military chic.  When I spied this gorgeous army green dress on the eShakti site – it was love at first sight!  The first thing that popped into my head was that En Vogue remake of “He’s the boogie woogie hip hop boy of Company B!” LOL  Man, I was ready to fox trot!

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The dress is made of a comfy breathable cotton material that has a hint of stretch.  I love the faux knot detail at the neck too.  Once again, eShakti has those wonderful pockets in this dress design that I just love.

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Next came this camel coloured coat, in petite plus, with gold button -again giving off that military air!

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I completed my look with patterned pumps and gold embossed purse – now that’s a  salute to style…see what I did just there lol

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Dress: eShakti // Coat: Eloquii // Pumps: Banana Republic (sold out) similar here // Purse: eBay

Now as you ladies remember, this dress is totally customizable so, my tall glamazons, you can get this look in a size you!!!  But, here is a coat option in tall  – Coat

Leslie’s Look

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When perusing through the pages of Elle Canada magazine I stumbled across an article featuring some of the hot trends seen on the runway for fall. One of those hot trends lit a fire in my blood and I was determined to recreate it with my own little twist. The trend  was wearing pink and  yellow together.

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This gorgeous dress from eShakti, which of course me being me, I turned into a skirt is dupioni silk with a high low detail and beautiful front pleat. I’ve been noticing a lot  of pink creeping into my wardrobe of late, but when it comes in the form of a beautiful dress like this, who can resist. Image

What I love about this dress is that I could so easily where it to a wedding or special event, then to expand the “usefulness” of this piece for us ladies on a budget, you can style it with a top or jacket to wear it dinner, brunch or for drinks with the crew.

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I rocked it with this ¾ sleeve shirt in a vibrant yellow and decided to accentuate my waist with a wide brown belt. Since I love adding a little print whenever I can, I threw on my leopard print pumps, and for a little extra dash of colour (because I was feeling like being bold) I rocked this wine-red clutch to hold my bits and bobs.

And just like that, I transformed this dress from “occasion” wear to everyday gear!

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Dress: eShakti (sold out in pink), similar here or here// Shirt: Zara (sold out), similar here // Shoes: Office // Belt: Winners // Clutch: Aldo (sold out), similar here //

For my curvy ladies this dress comes in just your size since eShakti  clothing can be customized to your specific measurements! // Top //

Tah tah for now,

The Fab Four

Summer in the City

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Summer is not only about shorts, tanks and bikinis. It’s also a great time to break out a cute summer dress or some spectacular prints and cool fabrics. The ladies of Fab Four Fashion took the plunge into summer fashion fun and are dressing up the way they do best!

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Leslie’s Look

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I love wearing summer dresses when the mercury rises above that 25 degree mark. They are the perfect  piece to where to allow the warm summer breezes to help cool you down on a hot day, and give you some breathability.

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This African print dress is one of my favourites to pull on on a hot day. The cotton material allows me to stay cool, and the flared skirt gives me maximum movement. I love this style of dress as it gives me a beautiful silhouette and gives us women the freedom of wearing any style of undergarments we like. If you want to wear something to prevent the dreaded thigh chaffing, this is a perfect piece!

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Accessorising this look was a synch. You  have the option of dressing it up or down depending on your mood! I wanted to dress it up a bit so I went for bold jewelry and high heeled pumps. Yet another advantage of this dress and the beautiful print, one has the option of wearing many different styles and colour of shoes.

And with that, I’m going to hit a rooftop party with the crew!

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Dress: Dedo Azu (Instagram @dedoazu or via  email dedoazu@gmail.com for inquiries and orders)// shoes: Office //

For my gorgeous plus size ladies: Dress: Dedo Azu (Instagram @dedoazu or via  email dedoazu@gmail.com for inquiries and orders)//

 

Gail’s Look

I love maxi dresses, and this one from eShakti fits me to a “T”.  We’ve talked about how much we love this awesome retailer in the past as their clothing is completely customizable so you’re sure to find something in a size “you”!  No one has been left out at eShakti!GT Edited IMG_4074

For me, summer isn’t summer without an easy breezy maxi (see how I made that rhyme LOL).  I love the chevron pattern on this cotton dress and the fact that it has pockets!!!!!!  I added a simple black belt to highlight my waist.GT Edited IMG_4030

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To complete my look I added silver wedges, dangly earrings and aviators because the future is so bright, I gotta wear shades!GT Edited IMG_3888

Dress: eShakti.com // Wedges: Old Navy (old) similar here // Belt: Calvin Klein (sold out) similar here //

For my tall divas, this dress can be yours as eShakti’s clothing is completely customizable!!

 

Judy’s Look

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Summer is the time to bust out the lovely colors in your wardrobe, and to be more fashionably bold with your style, without having to wear a winter coat.  Let me talk to you about a cute summery look that can take me to brunch and transition well into an after work social networking event.

For one thing, I’m always attracted to bright colors, they tend to uplift my spirit and brighten up my days LOL. If you know me by now, you know that I love wearing outfits that can transition from day to night.  For this look I went for bright and light with a touch of pop art.

 

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I wore this nice fitted yellow skirt that I got on sale a few weeks ago thru Eloquii.  Little confession though, in order to get the skirt fitted to my body, I had to get a size down. The skirt is the perfect, mid-length that comes in a scuba material which fits nicely.

I scored this yellow, pink, and blue printed top for $6 at old navy yay.  For that price I couldn’t leave it behind. The perfect summer coat for me is a cool jean jacket which can be thrown on over a summer dress, or rocked with a jumper and you are good to go. I was always on the lookout for the perfect jean jacket, and couldn’t find it until I went to Old Navy and found this one in a light blue denim. This jacket is the business! I love the light blue color and that it’s a bit stretchy so that I can actually wear a sweater underneath and not feel constricted.  Trust me, it’s the worst feeling being virtually trap in your clothes LOL.

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To add a dash of pop art to my outfit I wore my white frame sunglasses, a silver cubed necklace, my famous Kashmir clutch frame with the incomparable Grace Jones and a pair of blush pumps, and I’m ready to brighten your day while I take over the 6ix.

JS IMG_4128Skirt: Eloquii // Top: Old Navy (find Similar here) // Jeans jacket: Old Navy // Sunglasses: Forever 21 // Pumps: Aldo //  clutchKashmir: Kashmir

For my Tall babes: Skirt & Top , Jeans Jacket

Nancy’s Look

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On any given day, you will catch me in jeans or in a jumpsuit; but every now and then, I like to break out a sweet and girly dress. This dress hits the mark on all accounts. In a not so distant past, you would never catch me wearing florals… Yet, just in the past couple of months, I’ve worn florals over, over and over again. Go figure!

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This dress is just adorable. It screams easy, breezy and beautiful. The material is lightweight and makes it the perfect piece on a hot summer day. The top part has suttle stiches which does wonders for our figure. It has a nice adjustable cross back along with a sweetheart neckline. To make this dress even more perfect, it has pockets!

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This is yet another piece that can be dressed up or down. I plan on wearing it with some cute lace up flats, but that’s not the route I took here! I decided to dress it up by wearing my dress with fushia pumps. I added a belt to define my waist and the right amount of bling around my neck.

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Dress: Banana Republic (it comes in ‘Regular’, Tall and Petite) // Shoes: Aldo (old); similar here

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Tah tah for now!

The Fab Four xo

 

Fashion Week 2016

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Fashion week is here and once again the ladies of Fab Four Fashion are getting ready to strut their stuff at David Pecaut Square.  Picture it, 4 different beautiful women with 4 different unique styles, one can only imagine that fashion week 2016 would not be the same without Fab Four Fashion.  With that being said, we cordially invite you to feast your eyes on this elegant post that the Fab Four have cooked up for you!

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Judy’s Look

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What I love most about fashion week, other than attending the runway shows of course, is dressing up to express my creative vision. This year I went for sophisticated chic meets bold vibrant print. I wore this 50’s inspired green dress with a black elephant print. I scored this little number on sale on the eShakti website. The dress was half price plus they had an additional 40% off on top of that! As you already know from our previous post featuring eShakti, they specialize in customized pieces catering to every size and shape.JS IMG_9667

 

To add an extra layer of volume and edginess to my lovely dress I wore a black tutu underneath (stay tuned because I’ll be premiering this glorious black tutu in an upcoming post). The goal was to have the tutu peeking out beyond the hem to show off a bit of the black crinoline and make it seem like its part of the dress.

My outfit would not have been complete without a ¾ sleeve feather jacket to add a pinch of pizzazz and flare to my look.  To spice things up I wore my gold and black Ivanka trump pumps and a tiny gold belt to add more definition to my waist. Since my look is 50’s inspired, I added a sexy pair of long leather gloves ending at the elbow to further play on the retro theme.

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And finally, the piece that will make every head turn is this to die for clutch. Let me tell you about this breathtakingly beautiful piece of art which I discovered on Instagram.  It’s designed by Ka$hmir this lovely girl who decided to turn her creative juices to clutches, and several other pieces. I was so impressed with her work, I just had to order one of her clutches to show my support. All I can say is that I was impressed from the time I placed my ordered to the time I actually received my clutch. I will definitely be ordering more of her beautiful creations and besides, I am all about women supporting women.

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Let me go grab my clutch and voila, I’m ready to rip the runway in style!

 

Dress: Eshakti // Belt: (old) similar here // Feather coat: Eloquii and coat for // Gloves: Danier leather (old) similar here // Shoes: Ivanka Trump // Clutch: Kashmirviii // Cuff: Forever 21 // Earrings: Old similar here

Nancy’s Look

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Fashion week is always action packed but oh so much fun! I can’t wait to see the fashionable offerings of the other fashion lovers along with what our Canadian designers are cooking up for next fall/winter.

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Although Miranda Priestley might not approve, I decided to rock a floral shirt and pants combo. I loved the print and most importantly, it’s super comfortable! Almost like pyjamas (which would keep me on trend as seen on the Thakoon and Givenchy Spring 2016 runway! HA! lol).

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I also wanted to play on the colors and prints, so I paired my look with some of my sweetest sweet babies – ie my shoes from J. Crew. These fit like a glove and are so darn cute! I completed my look with some gold baubles.

Stay tuned for our action packed week on all our social media platforms!

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Pants: Ann Taylor // Shirt: Ann Taylor // Shoes: J. Crew (sold out), similar here // Jacket: Aritzia

My plus size babes can also get dipped in flowers and recreate my look with this floral jumpsuit!

Leslie’s Look

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Nothing is better than a good piece of leather, and these oh so sexy leather overalls I scooped up at H&M make my heart do an extra little pitter-pat! Fitted, funky and fresh is how I would describe this look and I will agree with my big sis (i.e. Gail’s) description of it having a ”Mad Max” vibe and I can dig it!

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Needless to say, the key piece in my look were these overalls. I paired them with an off-the-shoulder cashmere, loose fit sweater to give the look an effortlessness and my leopard print pumps to add a touch of print to this simple colour palette.

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So, with a quick spritz of my favourite perfume, and my fashion week pass in hand, I’m off to the shows to see what’s going to be hot for Fall/Winter 2016!

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Overalls: H&M (old), similar here and here // Sweater: Zara (sold out), similar here // Shoes: Office //

For my plus sized princesses: Overalls: Option 1, Option 2  // Sweater //

Gail’s Look

Ah another fashion week is upon us and I couldn’t be more excited to see what our talented Canadian designers have in store for us for Fall 2016.  Of course part of the fun and spectacle of fashion week is seeing the amazing streetstyle that will be on full display this week.  So, not to be out done here is my fashion week look.

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I went for SPARKLE baby!  The star of this outfit are these sequin covered shorts.  When I spotted them in Forever 21 I just knew I had to have them!  These shorts are super comfortable and have just the right amount of stretch.

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Given that these shorts are “lead” in this outfit I kept the rest of my outfit rather quiet.  I donned a white cropped jacket and simple black tank top.  I brought the sparkle upwards with this long tassel necklace and some bling around my wrist.

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Last but not least is the handbag/clutch from Alexander Wang.  As the other ladies of Fab Four Fashion know, I’m  a handbag FANATIC!  What I love about this bag is the metal studs on the bottom giving that dash of edginess to my look.

With that, my fashion week look is complete!

Sequin shorts: Forever 21 + (sold out) similar here and come is regular sizes too! // White Cropped Jacket: City Chic (old) similar here // Tank top: Forever 21+ // Tights: Addition Elle // Handbag: Alexander Wang (sold out) similar here or here // Booties: Nine West (old) similar here // Necklace: Stella & Dot (old) similar here //

Tall glamazons here is the short option for you: Kami Shade (mentioned above) and a cropped jacket: Long Tall Sally

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So, we’ll see you at the shows! Tah Tah for now!

The Fab Four xoxo

Wilsons Leather

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What do you get when you cross the ladies of Fab Four Fashion with the stylish pieces offered by Wilsons Leather? You get high octane style! The ladies put the pedal to the metal with their favourite pieces from Wilsons Leather and  created gorgeous looks that will get your motor running! See how they revved things up with these oh so hot looks!

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Judy’s Look

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When Wilsons Leather agreed to do a collabo with Fab Four Fashion I was more than ecstatic, I couldn’t believe it! I had been perusing through their website ever since Gail introduced us to them. Let me tell you, they have a great selection of leather, faux leather, suede and faux fur coats. Most importantly, they understand that straight size and plus size women alike love to splurge on fine leather pieces.

When perusing the sight one day my eyes were immediately drawn to this awesome moto style jacket; the type of jacket that makes you want to go out and buy a motorcycle.  I must admit that I was a bit skeptical about getting this particular jacket.  My main concern being fit and the ever-present question: will I be able to zip it up completely without looking all trapped in it, and will it look too big on me. Before ordering I made sure to refer to the size guide, and even went so far as to have a quick chat with a lovely agent via the live chat feature on their website.


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Well imagine my delight and surprise when I received the jacket and it fit me perfectly. I am able to zip it up completely and I don’t feel imprisoned in it. When I read the comments left on the Wilsons Leather site regarding this jacket some people stated that the jacket was a bit heavy with the lining. Yes, I would agree with that statement, but, chile, I just took out the lining inside and I got my life! LOL   The quality of the genuine leather is astonishing, and I was quite impressed with all the details of the jacket. Allow me to highlight a few that I love most:

1-   I just love the silver zippers all over the jacket. On each side at the bottom you will noticed that there are leather cords that lace up, so if you want the jacket to be more cinched to your waist you can tie the leather cords more  tightly.

2 –   There is a built-in leather belt at the bottom of the jacket that gives it an “I’m bad and I know it” kind of look.

3 –   If you love pockets well you will certainly be pleased. I have never owned a jacket with so many pockets, it’s like a secret hideaway jacket! Every time I look at it I discover another pocket!

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For this look, I wanted to go for a Madonna circa 1980’s “Papa Don’t Preach” style!LOL I wore my tutu skirt with a simple white tank top, added a funky silver necklace and some bracelets. The finishing touch was my snakeskin black and blue Betsey Johnson pumps.

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 I’m ready to be a rider!LOL  Mind you, I have been saying that I want to get my motorcycle  license, maybe now that I have the perfect leather coat I will go ahead and get it. Come on now, I know you guys can picture me looking all cute on my sexy sporty motorcycle with my hot leather jacket!

Leather jacket c/o: Wilsons leather // Skirt: (old) eShakti find similar here // tank top: H&M // Shoes: Betsey Johnson (old) find similar here

 

For my tall rock chick: leather jacket: Wilson leather // Skirt: ASOS // tank top: H&M

 

Nancy’s Look

This week’s post is near and dear to my heart. Why? Because this is how you will catch me looking 90% of the time. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all about getting dolled up and like to play with various silhouettes and pieces, but jeans, a tee and a leather jackets? That’s definitely my go to. As a mom on the go, this “uniform” is the best way to look polished while being super comfortable.

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This jacket here stole my heart as soon as I saw it. The good folks over at La Marque are quite ingenious: there are discreet hooks on the jacket’s lapel which allow you to wear it in a couple of different ways. You can wear it closed for a cowl neck look. You can hook it on one side only and of course, you can never go wrong with simply leaving it open. The light weight genuine leather allows for these variations while still keeping the comfort level on high! The asymmetric hem guarantees an interesting look regardless of how you choose to wear it.

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Tall girls, let’s talk for a second. While I love everything about this jacket, we have to be creative when it comes to the sleeve length. The angled cuff sleeves are a bit on the short side for us. There is a knit sleeve underside with tons of stretch which allows you to easily push up the sleeves for a nice laid back look (disclaimer: even if the sleeve length was the right length, I would probably push up the sleeves anyway LOL. I just love that look better).

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I wanted to make the look casual chic; therefore, I paired my jacket with gray jeggings and a tee with blue pumps to kick things up a notch. Since this jacket has a loose fit with a fun cascading neckline, it can easily be paired with a killer pencil skirt and would look just as awesome with some hot high waisted trousers.  So all in all, this is a great piece that can net you a ton of wears.

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Jacket c/o: Wilson Leather // Jeans: long tall sally // t-shirt: Joe Fresh (old); similar here // Pump: Sam Edelman (old); similar here

Plus size ladies, you can recreate my look with this jacket, jeans and tee!

Leslie’s Look

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You thought Wilsons Leather only did leather goods didn’t cha? Well think again baby! Allow me to introduce you to my alter ego; I call her Luela Deville. She likes long walks in Yorkville (the Toronto equivalent to New York’s Fifth Avenue); pink champagne with dinner and a little soulful house music just because she likes a hot beat! But more importantly, she loves anything that speaks of luxury and this coat courtesy of Wilsons Leather fits the bill!

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Styled with your favourite distressed jeans or glam rock leather, this coat will bring out the rock star in anyone. I simply LOVE anything in a leopard print, so when I happened across this coat on the Wilsons Leather site my heart skipped a beat! This coat is the embodiment of my love of retro styles from the silver screen classics era and my fever for the flavah of a leopard print! The relaxed, boxy modish design speaks to the diva in me and can easily take a look from simple jeans and a tee to edgy, glam rock! The faux fur feels so soft and the three –quarter sleeves lends to that vintage vibe.

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For this look, I wanted this gorgeous coat to take centre stage. I opted to pair it with all black everything. A simple black turtleneck sweater and faux leather shorts formed the foundation, with my thigh-high suede over the knee boots and bing-bam-boom, I was ready for my Rolling Stone Magazine interview!

I wanted to be funky with the accessories, so I went for these two black and gold necklaces that add some visual interest to the black turtleneck. Ladies and gents, Luella Deville is in the house and ready to rock and roll!

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Faux Fur Coat c/o: Wilsons Leather // Turtleneck sweater: Zara // Shorts: Zara // Shoes: Zara // Handbag: Zara // Necklace: Hudson’s Bay

For my sexy curvy girls: Faux Fur Coat // Turtleneck // Shorts

 

Gail’s Look

Born to be wwwwwiiiillllllddddd….that’s the song that was running through my head when I laid eyes on this Wilsons Leather moto jacket.  I felt like a femme fatale about to jump on my Harley Davidson and head out on the open road.

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Wilsons Leather is not a new company to me.  I first purchased one of their jackets and wore it in our Fall Lookbook 2 looks seen here and loved that they offered jackets for straight and plus sizes-something that Fab Four Fashion is all about….fashion democracy!

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This gorgeous leather jacket is just beyond gorgeous.  The jacket is made of Milwaukee leather with croc embossed accents.  It’s got a tonne of pockets so you can stash away your things and a handy dandy zip out liner.

What I love most about this jacket is you can dress it up or down.  For this look I was going for a cover of Rolling Stones magazine – glam rock look (note the theme in this post…Rolling Stone magazine we want an interview son LOL)!  I also wanted to play with the idea of masculine / feminine in this look as well.

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I paired this centre zip moto jacket with a lace top and a crop top underneath.  This is where I married the masculine edginess of the jacket with the soft femininity and sexiness of the lace top.

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To continue playing on this masculine-feminine theme I wore acid wash skinny jeans to further up the sexiness quotient.  Now if I wanted to dress up this hot little jacket I would swap out the lace top and jeans and go for a hot bodycon dress and heels! Oh chile, the world would not be ready!

Jacket c/o: Wilsons Leather //Lace top: Dex (old) Similar here// Crop top: Rebdolls (sold out) Similar here // Skinny jeans: Forever 21+ // Clutch: eBay

For my tall sisters you can get the jeans here and lace top here and here

*Wilsons Leather has generously offered a discount of $10 off any purchase of $100 or more and free shipping on orders over $100 as well!  The promo code is 7999A and is valid until November 22nd.  Happy Shopping!

**Special thanks to Roseline Bonheur for being on lense duty this week!

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Fall Lookbook Part 2

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The 70s! The era of the Jackson Five, flared pants, the Jeffersons and funk music. Fashion-wise, the 70s was an era that brought bold colour and daring prints to another level. This era is back in full force on the runways this season and we just couldn’t resist creating the perfect post to showcase these looks. Get ready for the Soul Train line of fashion – the way only Fab Four Fashion knows how to do it.

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Leslie’s Look

I am so feeling the 70s as some of you may recall from the post I did on this awesome trend seen here!! I love the muted colours the funky prints and of course the mega mini’s. This is one of the trends I was more than eager to jump into for our Fab Four fall foray into this decades modern day inspirations.

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This dress speaks to me on so many levels. The mod-ish lines, the muted colours and print and, of course, the mega mini lenth that shows off my gams to perfection are all elements that drew me to this piece! I think every woman should know how to incorporate just the right amount of sexy into a look. Sometimes it’s wearing something figure hugging, sometimes showing a little decolletage, sometimes showing a little (or not so little), leg. I like trying to go for one of these characteristics in each outfit I put together, rather than incorporating them all into one look, and as you can see, my  legs got to take top billing for this look!

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To keep me warm on those cooler fall days, I paird this dress with one of my trusty sleeveless coats in a muted colour. It lends an effortless elegant yet relaxed feel to this look that I just love and adds a layer of warmth since, I gotta be real,  I am always cold!LOL  This piece is also great, since it can easily be remixed with so many other pieces in my wardrobe which is something I’m always looking for.

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Ladies, let me tell you, if there is only one thing you decide to really invest in this season, let it be a great neutral coloured, knee high boot! I have had these boots which I simply ADORE since 2000! You indeed read correctly; I bought them in 2000! Yes, ladies, I’ve had them for 15 years and am still rocking them! Now, admittedly, I don’t wear them every day and have taken good care of them, but talk about getting a tremendous return on investment! The colour is neutral enough to go with just about everything, and from one fall/winter season to the next, they continue to be a wardrobe staple!

So someone grab the record player…or should it be an eight-track player…and let’s get our 70’s groove on baby!!!!

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Dress: Zara // Sleeveless Coat: Zara (old), Similar here // Boots: Mango (ancient), Similar here //

For my curvy chicas: Dress // Sleeveless Cest

Gail’s Look

70s looks dominated the runways for fall and I can certainly understand why.  Think Bianca Jagger’s cool white pants suit or Donna Summer’s sexy sequined outfits – now imagine these looks revamped for today’s sensibilities and you’ve got magic!

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I went for a bold graphic striped print in the form of this dress as seen in so many runway shows for fall.  I just love the pattern and colour combination.  This dress is the ultimate in comfort and flows beautifully over my curves.  I paired this sleeveless dress with this faux leather jacket which works for the unpredictable weather found in fall.  In one day it can go from sunny and blue skies to over cast and breezy.

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To complete my look I went for these 70s inspired aviator sunglasses and big bold hoop earrings.  I feel like Foxy Brown, the character legendary actress Pam Grier made so famous in the 70s.

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Last but not least is my tri coloured vintage leather hobo bag borrowed from my mama and these cognac coloured pumps.  Friends I’m now ready to strut and fluff my fro and shake my shake my groove thing!

Dress: eShakti.com (sold out) Similar here  here or here// Jacket: Wilson’s Leather // Pumps: Michael Kors (old) Similar here // Purse: Vintage Similar here or here // Sunglasses: DVF (Dian Von Furstenberg) (old) Similar here

For my tall sisters here is a dress option for you – ASOS Tall // Jacket: ASOS Tall

Judy’s Look

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I‘ve always been a fan of 70’s trends, so it’s quite fitting that we decided to do a post about this era.  My 70s look is inspired by the hit show Charlie’s Angels. I wore my long sleeved dress with a tie-neck collar, and paired it with a faux fur vest to give a little extra oomph to my look.

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I scored this dress two seasons ago at Suzy Shier at a great price. This dress has a 70’s inspired graphic pattern with colours like burnt orange, black and brown. To complete my look I wore my over the knee leather boots. I got these fabulous boots from Target last year from the Altuzzarra collection. Big feet women of the world, I know you understand me when I say the struggle is real, so when you find your shoe size on the shelf trust and believe you jump on it. LOL That was my story, I saw the last pair of  size 11 boots on the shelf and I pounced on them so fast I didn’t even look at the price tag.

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Sadly, Target closed its doors a few months ago here in Canada, however I’m glad I was able to score these fabulous boots while they were here.

My look wouldn’t be complete without my Twiggy inspired sunglasses ( a gift from my little sister) and my signature red lipstick.

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LOVE, PEACE AND SOUL! NOW I’M READY FOR THE SOUL TRAIN LINE!

Dress: (old) but find similar here:  Asos and Asos// Sleeveless Fur Vest: Asos // Sunglasses : Asos // Over the knee boots: Amazon or Eloquii

Tall Sisters: Dress: Asos and Asos // Fur vest: Asos // Over the knee boots: Amazon

Nancy’s Look

¨I’m Foxy Cleopatra, and I’m a WHOLE lot of woman!¨ This single sentence takes me to a time when everything was grooovy! LOL The 70s comes with a slew of cult classics, timeless music and fashion that keeps on giving. I love how fashion from the 70s keeps on reappearing in different forms. This fall is no exception.

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For me, what’s most important is to prevent these blasts from the past from being too ¨costumey¨. What I mean by that is that, while the inspiration can clearly be seen, current cuts are a must. This is why I absolutely love this skirt. Pencil skirts are always a must and are flattering on all body types. The 70s influence came in the form of the stripes and the front slit. The colour combination is what actually first drew me to the skirt.

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I paired my skirt with a black ¨wrap top¨. I used quotations here because this, ¨top¨ is actually a draped open front cardigan that I am wearing as a top. Do we notice a trend here? Always staying to true to my ‘clothes-remixing’ self!

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The skirt is definitely the star of the outfit for me, however, these boots do get an honourable mention! I got them many moons ago at Long Tall Sally. I eyed them for what seemed like an eternity and bought them as soon as they were on sale (Shout out to Angelica, the most awesome LTS saleslady ever who kept her finger on the price pulse along with me!!!). They are chic and comfortable. What else could I ask for!

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Plus size divas, recreate my look with this skirt, top and wide calf boots!

Special thanks to Roseline Bonheur for these beautiful photos!!

That’s all for now! Let us know how you’re getting your 70s groove on by hashtagging your own 70s inspired look on Instagram and/or Twitter using #fabfourfashionapproved

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Signed,

~The Fab Four

Farewell to Summer

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It’s sad but true, it’s time to bid summer goodbye.  The ladies of Fab Four Fashion are putting away their short shorts, crop and tank tops and they’re saying hello to cool autmn breezes with a little hesitation.  But before they put all the summer clothes away they’re out for one last hoorah this Labour Day weekend!

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Nancy’s Look

You know how little kids sometimes hold on to their parent’s leg because they don’t want them to go? Well, that’s me holding on to summer’s imaginary leg!! LOL Seems like it was so short! Well, I’m not quite unpacking my fall fashion just yet because it’s not over till it’s over!

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This hot sunny day called for short shorts! Might as well enjoy them now, yes? The people with an eagle eye will recognize that this fabric hails from the mother land; more specifically Ghana.  So if you’ve been tracking with us for a little bit, you should know that very simple formula:

Amazing Print + Great Clothes = Dedo Azu Creation!

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I decided to add to the fun by pairing my printed shorts with a printed top! This is actually a crop draped jacket that I’m wearing as a top. Of course it is, right? LOL I’m telling you, discovering ways to wear your clothes in different ways is always so much fun and kind to your wallet!

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I finished my look with sandals – because they will be swapped with boots shortly… say it ain’t so!!! With that, I was ready to hang out with my good friend summer before it leaves me for the next six months.

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Shorts: Dedo Azu (custom orders contact dedoazu@gmail.com) // Top: H&M (old); similar here and here // Sandals: Nine West

Plus size bombshells, if you want to recreate my look, Dedo can hook you up with shorts in your size. And if you’re game to rock a jacket as a top, try the jacket here!

Gail’s Look

Alas, all good things must come to an end….so the gold saying goes.  So long, farewell, al vita zane, good bye to hot summer nights, tulle skirts in colours like candy candy and tank tops galore!  Its time to slowly put my summer fashions aside and prepare myself because WINTER IS COMING! LOL  But before I don my turtlenecks and cords its one last hoorah for summer!

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I just LOVE this outfit because for me it conjures up images of old silver screen femme fatales who were daring, mysterious and had  a thirst for danger like Lana Turner or Kim Novak!

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This black cropped tank top has served me well over the summer.  I found myself going to it a lot and that is because it is super comfortable and well….cropped.  As far as I’m concerned I don’t have any problems pulling if off…if you catch my drift LOL.

As for this skirt…I just died when I found it on the zulily.com website.  I just love the fact that this online sample site offers really great options for plus size women on a regular basis.  Anyhow, this animal print body con skirt had my name written all over so of course I had to snap it up quick!  I completed my look with a cute little black patent clutch, gold jewelry and by comfy yet stylish wedge sandals.  I’m off to enjoy a cocktail or three cause as Sheryl Crow sang, “I wanna soak up the sun, I wanna tell everyone to lighten up…”

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Cropped tank top: Rebdolls // Skirt: Zulily (sold out) Similar here (and I’m happy to report that the alternate option comes in sizes 4-24 and works for you tall glamazons!) // Clutch: Ted Baker // Wedge Sandals: Nine West (old) Similar here

Judy’s look

It is so hard to say good bye to the summer season.  Good bye short skirts, dresses and colorful rompers. Most importantly goodbye to my sandals, and crop tops….I’m going to miss you all but we will see each other in 2016.

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This year it feels as though summer came and left so quickly.  This is our last time to flaunt our beautiful summer outfits, before transitioning to boots, scarfs and coats.  For my last summer look, I decided to wear this stunning skirt I found on eShakti a few months ago. Let me tell you I have been eyeing this skirt for months and even envisioned the different ways I would rock it!  This skirt has a beautiful mix of colors and the landscape print with gondola from Venice is just spectacular.  I really love the 2 pleat detail in front because it gives the skirt an A-line shape which I find flirty and feminine.

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As you already know from my previous polyvore posts (Flirting in a skirt and Mix and Match story) I love my skirts, especially the ones with patterns where I can remix them with different tops and accessories. For this outfit I was inspired by Creative Consultant and Fashion Market Director for Cosmopolitan Magazine the fabulous Shiona Turini. I often see her on her Instagram page posting pictures of her beautiful outfits and she seems to be a fan of crop tops and skirts.

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I paired my skirt with a simple white crop top, my blingy necklace and a pair of blush coloured pumps, just to keep the focus of my outfit on my skirt.  Another good thing about this skirt is that it’s from eShakti which caters to everybody type, therefore my tall, curvy and plus size sisters can all benefit!!

Au Revoir Summer !!

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Skirt: Eshakti // Crop top: (old) Similar here  // Pumps: Aldo // Necklace: (old) find on Ebay

 

Leslie’s Look

I am far from ready to bid a fond farewell to the summer! Warm breezes, blazing sunshine and late sunsets aptly describe my idea of heaven on earth. But alas, it cannot  last forever! However, until that cold north wind decides to spread its Ivey tendrils this way, this is what I’ll be rocking!!

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This look is the epitome of all things I love about summer: cool colours, perfect prints and a playful feel.  The belt helps to accentuate my waist, while the yellow colour of the vest acts as the perfect foil to show off  the dress to its  best advantage.

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Added to this kaleidoscope of colour and print, I went with simple accessories in the form of this funky gold necklace, a pair of tan high-heeled sandals and a red cross-body bag.

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Now I’m ready to while away one of the last days of summer with good friends, delicious food and cool drinks!

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Dress: Kate Spade (sold out) Similar here // Vest: Zara // Sandals: Michael Kors (old) Similar here // Cross-body bag: Uteriqe (old) Similar here

For my plus size babes here is a similar dress option for you: Pin Up Girl Clothing

 

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Tah Tah for now folks!

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Day Party in the 6ix

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Want to party? Not interested in being out till the wee hours of the night? Welcome to the wonderful world of the day parties! Whether day or night, when it comes to parties, the ladies of Fab Four Fashion are always ready to show up and show out! As the last few days of summer begin to dwindle down, the ladies are soaking up the sun and are bidding summer adieu with a bang! See what they’re rocking to their Day Party in the 6ix!

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Nancy’s Look

I’m not sure who came up with the concept of a day party but give her a Nobel prize please!!! LOL I must admit that sometimes, the idea of starting to get ready late at night is enough to deter me from going out all together. Yes, call me an old lady – I wear my badge proudly! But a day party? I’m definitely here for that!

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I love the idea of partying during the day because while you’re grooving to good tunes, you also get a nice, healthy dose of sunshine! The other thing that I love is that your attire can be cool and relaxed or glam, it’s whatever your heart desires. Being a no muss, no fuss kinda lady, I took this opportunity to keep it simple yet cute.

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For this nice, hot summer day, I decided to allow the gams to come out and play! Therefore, these super cute, super colourful and super short shorts were a must! I allowed this fabulous print to take center stage by pairing it with a simple, crisp white shirt.

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Because I get hives if I don’t add a pop of color (ok, not really, but it’s truly a must for me… not all the time, but most times LOL) I completed my look with a fun yellow pump. They shine bright, like a diamond. Lol  My accessories were kept to a few, yet bold silver pieces. Now watch for me on the dance floor – I’ll be the one busting moves till the wee hours… of the afternoon!

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Short: Zara (gifted by my awesome sister in law. Hey Erika!!); similar here or here // Shirt: LTS // Shoes: Charles by Charles David (sold out); similar here or here

Plus size divas, recreate this look with this shirt and these shorts!

Gail’s Look

Ain’t no party like a day time partay!!!  After a long hard work week its wonderful to kick back, relax and enjoy the freakin weekend with family and friends.

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I normally gravitate to any item of clothing that is black, like a bee to flowers, but lately I’ve really been trying to embrace colour. With this look, however, I went back to what’s most comfortable, my good old black maxi dress.

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This comfy but oh  so sexy maxi is from redbdoll!  I just love this online retailer because their tag line says it all, “Unapologetic Fashion” and I’m so here for that. They always have their finger on the pulse of what’s hot and trendy.

 

So to jazz up my sexy curve accentuating maxi I added a whole lotta bling with this gorgeous statement necklace.  Should my evening get a little chilly I brought along a denim jacket in a dark wash.

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I’m now ready to soak up the sun while enjoying a refreshing cocktail or three! LOL

Dress: Rebdolls (sold out) Similar here // Denim jacket: Old Navy // Wedge sandals: Old Navy (old) Similar here//Necklace: ebay.com //
For my tall divas here is a dress option for you: ASOS Tall
And a denim jacket option in Tall: Long Tall Sally

Judy’s look

Summer is almost over, therefore I’m making the best of what is left and trying to enjoy the last remaining weeks of nice weather. For me this means that I’ll be wearing all my summer dresses, and letting my legs soak up all the vitamin D they can get before the colder weather sweeps in, forcing me to wear those darn itchy stockings!

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One activity that I love to partake in on a hot summer day is the day party. Picture it: a nice rooftop full of fabulous people who want to have a good time and just enjoy themselves. That sounds fun right? Well it sure is!

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For my day party look, I decided to wear this cute graphic print dress that I found on eShakti. I just fell in love with the print. The best way to describe the print of this dress is that it reflects what happens when African print meets Aztec. Another thing that drew me to this dress were the colours, that blend of royal blue mixed with black, white and a little touch of yellow is superb.

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I topped up my look with a simple yellow and blue stone necklace and my Aldo pumps and I’m ready to party.

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Since eShakti caters to everybody type and offers a customization service to fit anybody type, my tall, slim, curvy and plus size fashionistas can get my dress to fit you. See links below.

Dress: Eshakti // Shoes: Aldo // Necklace: Ebay old find similar here

Leslie’s Look

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There’s nothing like a daytime party! The sun pouring out its soothing rays, good ol’ school tunes and a cocktail or two…the perfect summer trinity!

My look is all about summer colour and funky print! I love wearing pieces that make me feel happy and this dress accomplishes that task very nicely!

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This dress looks great with flats or with heels and can easily be styled to attend a special event.

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I especially love dresses when I’m feeling lazy!LOL  It’s one beautiful piece to throw on and you so easily look great! I decided to keep my look very simple, by pairing it with big gold earrings and nude sandals and I’m ready to dance the day away!

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Dress: ASOS (sold out), Similar here  or here// Shoes: (sold out), Similar here //

For my full figured femme fatales: Dress

Until next time!

Signed,

The Fab Four

All White Done Right

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Summer is here, and with it heralds the opportunity for many of us to attend all white, glamorous events such as the annual Diner en Blanc and all white boat cruises. So, when you have 4 women dipped in chocolate, bronzed in elegance, enamelled in grace and toasted with beauty, and these aforementioned ladies decide to dress in white, one can only expect greatness in the form of ALL WHITE DONE RIGHT!

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If you think you’re ready to see how the ladies of Fab Four Fashion did it, you are cordially invited to scroll down and enjoy!

Judy’s Look

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 Every summer it’s a struggle for me to find a stunning white outfit to attend any all-white event happening. I find myself asking, “Why do you keep doing this to yourself Judy?” The struggle is real LOL. However, one must admit, an all-white outfit done right is such a beautiful thing to behold.

Well this year, it happened once again. I was left caught out there with no white outfit to be found. I had ordered one, however sadly, it did not come in time for my all-white event and so I went into panic mode real quick! I didn’t know what to do because I did not have time to go running through the 6 in search of an all-white outfit. It’s definitely not easy to find that perfect white outfit when it’s last minute and Murphy and his pesky laws are working against you!

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So, I pulled myself together, had a glass of wine (perhaps two) and went to Casa Del Judy (i.e. my own closet) to see what evasive action could be taken. I was shocked because, low and behold, this gorgeous over the top white dress was looking straight at me! This dress is a cross between Carrie Bradshaw and Alexis Carrington (for those who remember the epic 80’s show Dynasty). This one strap, form fitting all white bodycon dress with  huge black structured flower is stylish and sophisticated.  The combination of the white of the dress and the black flower gives a wicked edginess to this look.

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Honestly ladies, I completely forgot I had this dress in my closet. I know I know “shame on me”. Well, I’ve learned when in doubt and stranded, I can always whip something out of my closet artillery and make it look brand new!

I paired this marvelous dress with my black stone lace sandals, my fave necklace and put on a bright reddish lipstick and I’m ready to sail away on my all white boat cruise.

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Dress: Asos (old) find similar here // Necklace: Zara (old) find similar here // Sandals: Aldo

For my Tall divas : here // here

 

Leslie’s Look

OMG friends, let me tell you about my struggle! When we decided to do an “All White Done Right” post, my mouth got dry, my right eye started to twitch and I thought I was going to break out in hives! If my reaction had been depicted in cartoon form, my hair would have been bone straight and all up in the air!lol I think white and its numerous shades (i.e. off-white, ecru, egg shell, cream, bone etc.) are truly lovely, but somehow, when I picture myself in an outfit, it is never all white. But, like we said before, this blog is all about us trying new things and stepping out of our comfort-zones. So after much trying on, many weeks perusing the net and scouring the stores I was finally able to put together an outfit that I am totally in LOVE with!

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I strongly believe in spending money on pieces that will last me more than one season and that ideally can be worn many different ways. Moreover, I like pieces that I can wear for YEARS to come and I’m not joking. I still have pieces from well over 10 years ago that I rock as though they are brand new! This outfit hit the nail on the head on all counts. The  deep v-neck halter top is actually a bathing suit that I’ve been eyeing for a while. Admittedly, I originally wanted it in black, but was more than happy to purchase the white!:-) So now I’m going to talk to my ladies out there like me, that have a very small chest! When my mom saw me in this look she immediately said it’s too low cut and revealing (ah Mommy :-), then her second comment was “and just stuff the chest area to give you a little more bust”. Ladies, God gave us what we got and we need to celebrate it! The only person I would be trying to please by stuffing my bra would be someone other than me and that doesn’t make sense in my most humble opinion. But bottom-line ladies, make sure you do what makes you feel comfortable. My girls are tiny and each one is very special to me! LOL

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To counteract the sexiness of the top part of my outfit, I chose to rock this fun tutu skirt that gives the look a bit of a girly, whimsical feel. Should you find the top portion a bit too daring for your taste, you can always through on a cute leather jacket or cropped blazer over it.

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The finishing touches to my look were a bold necklace and some cuff bangles and these stunning sunglasses by a designer whose name you should be quite familiar with by now, Dedo Azu!! Yes, she makes sunglasses too along with her custom clothing designs (how amazing is that?!) So, Judy girl, I’m ready for that all white boat cruise or Dinner en Blanc cause I’m feeling quite flawless in this look! One might even go so far as to say I look “dipped in chocolate, bronzed in elegance, enamelled in grace and toasted with beauty”!;-)

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Top: ASOS (sold out), Similar here // Skirt: eShakti (sold out), Similar here or here // Sunglasses: Dedo Azu (via  Instagram @dedoazu or via  email dedoazu@gmail.com for inquiries/orders) // Necklace: eBay // Bangles: Forever 21 // Shoes: Office //

For my plus size perfect chicas: Top  // Skirt

 

 Nancy’s Look

Ok, right off the bat, I have to tell you – the QUEEN of all white everything is Ms Judy! She always has an all white party to attend… And when I say always, I mean A-L-W-A-Y-S lol. As much as I’m not a fan of dictated outfits (it’s the rebel in me LOL) this time, I was willing to join in for the fun of it.

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 The funny thing is that I have way more all white outfits than I originally thought so it was actually easy to dig in my closet and work something out. I actually love the contrast of my melanin infused skin against white (insert article of clothing)… including some shoes!! LOL.

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So, let me be real with you for a second… I had several outfits planned out in my head, but the morning of the event, I remembered I had this saucy little number that had only made one appearance waaaaaay back in 2011. And that, ladies and gents, was my second wedding dress LOL. When I saw this Vera Wang stunner online (the ruffled skirt, I’m pretty sure it was the ruffled skirt), I jumped and went to David’s Bridal in 2.5 (then explained to my now husband why this dress was a necessity…) LOL. And get this, they didn’t have the dress in ivory as I wanted, so I made the trip to the store that did… all the way in Buffalo, NY! That’s a 2 hour drive y’all. Is that dedication or is that dedication? LOL
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I always wondered if I would wear it again… well here, I did. Being that it’s short and flirty, it doesn’t skew too matrimonial – in my opinion anyway – and figured that it was a nice over the top dress that needed to be rocked. I mean, why not! Yes it’s much and much is ok… most times LOL. I kept my accessories simple this time (and skipped the birdcage fascinator). The dress came with this belt, but my sisters from another mister (hey Myrsha and Kennie); along with my partners in crime aka bridesmaids (shout out to Eva and THE infamous Judy lol) blinged it out to give the belt a little umph. This is just a fun LWD that will always have a special place in my heart.

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Dress: David’s Bridal // Sandals: Nine West

To my plus size perfect babes out there, I don’t even need to give you a substitute… This dress goes up to a size 26! Yay for stores that get it and that cater to ALL of us!

Gail’s Look

Ain’t nothing like an all white outfit.  Whether winter or summer you’ll catch me rocking an all white outfit at some point as evidenced here.  The difficulty that can crop up when trying to put a monochromatic look together is that the colours can sometimes be  a bit off….the whites are not always the “same whites” or the blacks aren’t the same if you know what I mean.

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That was the bind I found myself in when pulling this look together.  To get around this difficulty I looked for different materials or textures so that it doesn’t look like I was unsuccessful in my attempt to match whites that aren’t the same white.

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When I came across this top I was immediately attracted to the rushing in the bust area.  I paired the top with a straight cotton mix skirt and added some frosting around my neck.  Now I’m off to sail away on that boat cruise Judy mentioned…or was it Diner en Blanc?

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Tank top: ebay.com // Skirt: Talbots (old) Similar here // Necklace: ebay.com (sold out0 Similar here // Pumps: Jessica Simpson (old) Similar here

For my tall gals here are options for you: Top: ASOS Tall  // Skirt: ASOS Tall or The Limited

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Tah Tah for now,

~The Quartet

Even More eShakti Day and Night looks

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It’s Friday so its another edition of Fab Four Faves!  This week, we’re doing something slightly different. To close our eShakti takeover week, each lady will show you how they would style an article of clothing from eShakti.com!

Nancy’s Inspiration Board

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1. Skirt: eShakti 

2. Stiped shirt: J. Crew

3. Hoop earrings: Michael Kors

4. Cuff: Malene Birger

5. Pumps: Gianvito Rossi

6. Cami: Topshop

7. Necklace: BCBG

8. Bangles: Chamak by Priya Kakkar

9. Strappy sandals: Stuart Wiseman

My daytime look was 100% inspired by this Stella Jean look which I simply LOVE! I love how the pinstriped shirt marries with the printed skirt. Until I can get my Stella Jean coins in order, I figured that the landscape art print A-line skirt by eShakti was the perfect way to recreate a budget friendly look!

For a night on the town look, I turned the saucy levels WAY up. Because the length and fit of this skirt is so demure, I figured that I could afford to have a sexier top while still keeping the look classy. And what says sexy more than a sweet pair of strappy heels?

I totally see myself rocking this skirt with a crop top, a tee in a million different ways… so much so that I might need to use that discount code sooner than later…. LOL Stay tuned.

 

Gail’s Inspiration Board

As we’ve mentioned before we love the when our clothing can do double duty and with that in mind I created this day to evening look using a lovely chambray dress from eShakti.

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For my day look I went all business.  I paired this chambray dress with a white button down shirt worn underneath the dress.  To tote all my important papers I of course had to add a gorgeous black leather tote…the perfect touch of quiet sophistication lol.

Night time is the right time to turn it up a little bit.  I swapped out the button down shirt for a hot butterscotch leather jacket, sexy leopard print heels and some bling bling around my neck.

1. Dress: eShakti.com

2. White Shirt: Talbots

3. Purse: Givenchy

4. Pearl Earrings: Top Shop

5. Pumps: Louboutins or Office UK

6. Leather Jacket: Wilson’s Leather

7. Gold Earrings: Kenneth Jay Lane

8. Gold Necklace: Cara Layered Necklace

9. Clutch: Edie Parker

10. Leopard Print Slingbacks: Sam Edelman

Judy’s Inspiration Look

For my eShakti Day and night looks, I used a cute cream colour strapless dress from eShakti.

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For the day look, I paired the dress with a flat camel coloured sandal and a Chloe bag. I would wear this dress for brunch with my FabFourFashion ladies to discuss our next venture.

For my night look I simply paired the dress with a cream leather vest to give my outfit an element of  sexiness.  I added a beaded clutch which looks like a beautiful piece of jewelry and strappy red and cream high heel sandals. The bow on the sandals adds a feminine touch to round out the look.

Of course a lady such as myself likes to leave a pleasant scent after she exits a room.

Hope this gives you some ideas on how to style this dress.

 

1. Dress: eShakti here

2. Flat Sandals : Office Shoes here

3. High Heels Sandals: Office Shoes here

4. beaded Clutch : Aldo here

5. Chloe Purse here

6. Chloe Perfume: Sephora here

7. Leather Jacket: River Island here

Leslie’s Inspiration Look

If you’ve been following our blog or other fashion outlets you know that the 70’s are back in full swing. This pretty little number is one I’ve been eyeing at eShakti. It gives me that 70’s feel that I am loving so much right now. Here’s how I would work this dress to bring the 70’s “back to the future” for day and night time play (ya, I know that’s an 80’s reference, but I just couldn’t resist throwing it in!).

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1. Dress: eShakti.com

2. Gold dangly earrings: Forever 21

3. Gold cuff: River Island

4. Gold high heel sandals:  heels.com

5. Clutch: Michael Kors

6. Gold hoop earrings: Michael Kors

7. Straw handbag: Target

8. Brown clog sandals: zara.com

9. Leather bracelets: Salvatore Ferragamo

Hope these helped you get some great ideas! Have fun shopping and, don’t forget to get your discount! Use coupon code “fabfourfashion” created exclusively for you, our beloved subscribers, and receive 10% OFF when you shop at eShakti – valid from 06/29/2015 – 07/29/2015

Please note:

Code has to be entered in the ‘promotional code’ box.   It is not case-sensitive.  

Code can be used any number of times until the validity period. 

It can be clubbed with any other promotional offer, gift coupon or gift card in the same order unless explicitly specified otherwise in the offer conditions.

This discount code is not applicable on clearance, gift cards & overstock categories.

Not applicable on previous purchases.

*While this is a sponsored post the opinions of the writers are their own.

Tah Tah for now,

~The Quartet