This is the second part of this series, and it's about how I started.
As I said on the previous post, on November 2015 I decided to make an order from Lindy Bop.
I got several skirts. Just skirts. Why? Because I thought it would be less "agressive" to begin with things I could match with "normal" clothes so the style was less shocking. Mistake no.1.
Based on the dress I already had, I ordered size 12. Mistake no.2. Always look at the size chart goven by the website. ALWAYS.
They arrived, I tried them on, and obviously they didn't fit. But thet mentality we all have... "Oh don't worry, I'll lose weight". Mistake no.3.
As of today, almost two years later, thay are still tight. I fully realised that the day I decided to buy clothes my size. But we will discuss that later.
Ok, so skirts. And what else?
Ideally, I should wear some top that is tight-fitting on the waist and is tucked in the skirt. But I don't have tight-fitting clothes. Or …
to a specific style is always complicated. Specially
if it is not standard. Specially
if your body is not standard. Specially
if you live in a country where it is hardly accessible if not through the
if you live in a country where you cannot try to be extravagant or everyone
will look at you as if you were crazy. Moreover,
if the style requires certain infrastructure, and you live in the Hell Mouth,
the thing gets interesting.
I said at the beginning, committing. For two
years, I've been focusing gradually towards this style. And I don't mean
typical Rockabilly Pin-Up black and red with flowers and all that, but a larger
one including 1950s style. It all
began in 2015.I was about to say on my friend Silvia’s wedding, but it may be
on my own wedding. I will
not bore you with the details of picking and making my dress, maybe in another
post. I will
just say that I found a style that I really liked and I think it flatters me,
so I married in a 50s styl…