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oversized, cropped grey tee: JCPenney :: navy maxi skirt: F21 :: black tank: F21:;
turquoise belt: Liz Claiborne, thrifted :: white sandals: F21 :: beads: Icing
turquoise earrings: Pac Sun?


I was pretty amused when the title came to me moments earlier... As I've said before, I am not  usually a maxi-wearing femme since I am only 5 feet tall, and long bottoms tend to swallow me up.  However, lately, I've been drawn to these lovely, full skirts. To prevent myself from looking too swamped in fabric, I choose skirts in a solid color, that way, it looks like I'm being lengthened. 

I will not be limited by my height. I refuse to be a statistic
(hee hee)
And yes, I like to tilt my head a lot. I think it adds to the cuteness points. 

25 comments:

  1. Mine was a mistake! I bought the thing with full intentions to hem it, saw this month's EBEW, decided to put it off, wore it yesterday, and have decided to leave it as is. I felt awesome all day with the wind playing games with it. I love the color of your belt. I'm obsessed with teals and seafoams lately... :)

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  2. I think you can totally pull off the long skirt! And the head tilt is uber cute. Uber cute.

    xoxo ~ Courtney
    http://sartorialsidelines.blogspot.com

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  3. Totally cute tilted head: agree
    You look rockin' in maxis and should wear one everyday: agree

    :)

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  4. I LOVE your skirt! I am also only 5ft tall. Those sandals are Perfect! Love them.

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  5. I love this skirt and the color of your belt is amazing!! You are so TINY!! I am 5ft 8in!! Cute gladiator sandals. Kiah

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  6. Yay! Another reason I am glad I found your blog. I'm 5'4" and always am sad when I find my favorite bloggers are waaaay taller, so the same outfits totally wouldn't work for me.

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  7. Those colors look great with the orange background. Cute sandals.

    Besos,
    Denise

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  8. love the sandals! amazing :D
    your so brave to wear a maxi - im 5"2 and im not brave enough to do it (im really worried itll make me look teeny!)
    seeing how great you look has inspired me to look around for a maxi for summer now! :D
    Rosie xo

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  9. CUUUUUUUUUTE! I'm gonna have to dig out my maxi skirt!

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  10. I love a good rebel! And I love this maxi skirt on you. Those sandals are terrific! I have a weakness for strappy, criss cross sandals like these. If only I could get my small "hooves" into them! :)

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  11. Haha I love the title. Also, you look good in a maxi skirt. Seeing everyone in them for EBEW makes me want one. I am 5'4" and I always feel like they make me look like I'm pregnant.
    My Heart Blogged

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  12. I love how you're wearing the clothes you want to; you look so pretty! The maxi skirt looks really great on you. :D

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  13. Haha yes the head tilt definitely adds to the cuteness points!

    Love your belt, and especially your really lovely hair. :)


    xoxo,
    Addie
    The Cat Hag

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  14. Cute!! Great styling with this maxi. Also - I love your nail polish color!!

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  15. You are lovely with this long dress, I love the sweet harmony of colors. For my shoes you were right : They are WV Melissas !

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  16. Lovely outfit. Love that you put a belt on to make the outfit more intersting!

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  17. The skirt looks wonderful on you, ad you're adorable irregardless of the head tilting haha!

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  18. ohhh i love your skirt - i really want a long on like that!

    glad you liked the recipe :)

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  19. Love your skirt. You look amazing. Your belt is in one of my favorite colors.

    I love maxi dresses and it definitely takes a little work for me to pull off the look because I'm on the short side too.

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  20. I totally tilt my head in all of my pictures too! Haha I don't even notice it anymore because that's my normal picture taking pose! Love you in this maxi skirt so freaking cute!

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  21. you pull off the maxi skirt really well - that's inspiring! now maybe I should hunt one down... I have a maxi dress but I think it may look different.. but i think I'll try a maxi dress next time if I can!

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  22. Ps. I am also petite thats why im not sure of maxi skirts - I'm 5"2..

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  23. So it is possible for us wee ones to wear maxi skirts and an oversized tee together! I would never have attempted it, but I might now seeing how well you pulled it off :)

    This HK camera you speak of... I can only imagine its cuteness!

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  24. I like to tilt my head too! Yeah i did realize the effects are somewhat cuter. Sometimes I had to refrain from doing the two fingers action in every single photo ..

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