Body Conscious?

IMG-20140501-WA0016

The Tcherassi Hotel is a chic establishment in Cartegena, Colombia. The beautiful courtyard is home to Italian restaurant Vera. I thought it a propos, given the sharp aesthetic of the hotel and restaurant, to wear something clean and polished but with a bit of punch to dinner here with my friend. I know, I thought,  “tbhe Christopher Kane bodycon dress!” Only one problem:  I loathe bodycon dresses. Or do I? The overtly sexy silhouette has never been my inclination and I usually find the tight lycra look a bit lacking in imagination. Besides this I am insanely body conscious i.e. aware of and paranoid about every bump in the topgraphy of my frame– aren’t we all?  I scooped this Kane dress up, however, because I felt that even with its hip-hugging lines, the geometry of the boldy-coloured stripes lends the piece a certain angularity that counteracts what can be the saccharin sexiness of a bodycon dress. And all that aside, a little sexy never hurt, n’est-ce pas?

IMG-20140501-WA0017IMG-20140501-WA0012IMG-20140501-WA0015

What I Wore: Christopher Kane Dress, Christian Louboutin Pigalle Pumps, Swarovski “Bella” Earrings

About Natasha

Word- and dough-smith. Girl in search of "the illumination, that ecstatic flash, from which truth emerges".

3 comments

  1. I find your paranoia about your body very, very, VERY hard to believe. Just saying.

  2. Julius

    “a little sexy” A LOT sexy #OKRR

  3. Sharon

    Love ! Keep up the good work.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: