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    Affordorable.com

    is a virtual space where Liyana Aris documents her evolving modest personal style, which is based on the art of looking casually stylish while still remaining modest and doing it all on a budget; about 93% of her closet are filled with affordable things. (PS: The remaining 7% has a lot to do with her secret addiction to Adidas shoes and her occasional splurges on discounted high-end bags and clutches, shhh.) [+]
    8.1.17 .

    Disproportionately Satisfactory: Sweater Dress + Maxi Skirt


    Honestly, three years ago, if you show a picture of someone wearing this long of a sweater dress with a maxi skirt, I would think it's the Weirdest. Thing. EVER.
    Now? Um, kind of uhbsessed with its supersweater length.

    It's just amazing how much things can change in a few years, because now it seems as if I treat Proportions like a playground sometimes: I know it involves a lot of playing around (and testing the boundaries around danger), and it's an area of a whole lotta fun.
    I blame Tokyo street style for getting me into this fantasy game, really...



    I'm not totally unaware of others looking at these pics now and thinking what I thought years ago, but my approach to that is I tell myself these two things:
    1. I'm all, like, comparatively super ahead of time, or,
    2. I'm crazy / delusional.
    I mean - hey, whatever rocks each of our style boat, amiright? 

    If your boat is silently still (which is to say, you're currently judging this outfit in quiet disbelief), I hope it's OK that I plan to stick with this grey piece, and to continue matching it with maxi skirts and palazzo pants and whatnots - all the while hoping you'd change your mind about it some day! (And in the meantime, I'll just continue to repeatedly say to myself things number 1 and 2 from the above in the process, for my own peace of mind...).





    Wearing: Monki sweater dress  |  Uniqlo maxi skirt  |  Adidas Stan Smith  |  Natural Beauty Basic clutch

    Read: Another story of me disregarding "proportions rule" with this duster coat


    Honestly, three years ago, if you show a picture of someone wearing this long of a sweater dress with a maxi skirt, I would think it's the Weirdest. Thing. EVER.
    Now? Um, kind of uhbsessed with its supersweater length.

    It's just amazing how much things can change in a few years, because now it seems as if I treat Proportions like a playground sometimes: I know it involves a lot of playing around (and testing the boundaries around danger), and it's an area of a whole lotta fun.
    I blame Tokyo street style for getting me into this fantasy game, really...



    I'm not totally unaware of others looking at these pics now and thinking what I thought years ago, but my approach to that is I tell myself these two things:
    1. I'm all, like, comparatively super ahead of time, or,
    2. I'm crazy / delusional.
    I mean - hey, whatever rocks each of our style boat, amiright? 

    If your boat is silently still (which is to say, you're currently judging this outfit in quiet disbelief), I hope it's OK that I plan to stick with this grey piece, and to continue matching it with maxi skirts and palazzo pants and whatnots - all the while hoping you'd change your mind about it some day! (And in the meantime, I'll just continue to repeatedly say to myself things number 1 and 2 from the above in the process, for my own peace of mind...).





    Wearing: Monki sweater dress  |  Uniqlo maxi skirt  |  Adidas Stan Smith  |  Natural Beauty Basic clutch

    Read: Another story of me disregarding "proportions rule" with this duster coat

    4 comments

    1. Your gigantic jumper is nothing short of WONDERFUL...I love it!!!
      In fact, I want one...off to have a look in Monki.

      I love the way you have styled it in such a fun way with the addition of your lips scarf.
      Fabulous!
      XXX
      Samantha
      www.fakefabulous.com

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      1. Thank you Samantha! It's super cosy, too.
        I hope you find the top; it was on sale when I bought it, and hopefully it's still available in stores or online or somewhere!

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    2. It's going to be so much fun seeing all of the varied clothing you choose to peak out of the bottom of this great grey sweater dress. It becomes a great blank canvas for experimental fashion stylings. Will you consider fun belts as well?

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      1. Judy, I've actually tried this sweater with a wide printed waist belt! I think it's appropriate to use great minds think alike right now =D It looks pretty cool with the belt, too. And I like that you call it a 'great blank canvas', because how true that is!

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