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I found this tunic top at Speigle a while back while on the hunt for more tunic-length items to wear on casual Fridays. Since most women’s pants are NOT made to accommodate my slim figure AND curvy hips, I’m not comfortable at work with how snug most pants fit around my midsection. It’s awesome on the weekend, but I don’t need colleagues seeing me in butt-hugging clothes. I find that just… gross. Two possible solutions – buy baggier pants that would fit better in the hips but be too large in the waist and baggy in the legs (yuck – NO), or just wear longer tops over them.
Granted, this is not a true “casual” outfit, but for me just wearing pants is casual enough. These pants came from Macy’s and have jeans styling but are a soft poly blend fabric. The top is a silky rayon that is totally cat hair resistant. The drapey sweater came from Ross. Belt is from eBay. These shoes are so incredibly uncomfortable; I need to find some way to line the top of the part that goes over the toes so it doesn’t dig into my feet. I wasn’t able to wear them all day, so I had black heels on most of the time.
I often like to pay tribute to my gorgeous silver and white kitties by wearing grey animal print. I really loved how exotic the print is on this top, with its realistic variations. So many leopard print items have just the same boring spots all over, all the same size. Being a huge fan of the beauty and majesty of exotic cats, I love that this print is more true to life.
And here is little miss Persephone, the newest addition to our family. She’s 7 months old and still in her Crazy Kitten phase, but is gradually becoming more and more affectionate. Not sure whether she has any Maine Coon in her, but that will become more obvious as she matures and we can see her true personality. She does have incredibly silky long fur, but judging by her facial structure I’d say she’s more likely Norwegian Forest Cat, which is a close second in my book. She’ll never be huge like either of those breeds, though. She’s a TEENY little thing! Or maybe she’s normal sized (hard to tell by the photo, since I’m teeny, too!). Our perspective may be skewed by the Maine Coons we’ve had in our lives!
What is your favorite breed (or mix) of kitty?
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