How to Wear Stripes (Como Vestir Con Rayas Si Eres Gordita)


How to Wear Stripes (Como Vestir Con Rayas Si Eres Gordita)

Stripes can be a little intimidating for some of us, especially if you are plus-size. For centuries, people have said that stripes make you look bigger. The truth is that stripes can be worn by anyone. You just need to make it work for you! 

In this outfit, I wore one of my favorite blazers from... I'll let you guess...  Yes, from Torrid. In order to break the stripes a little, I decided to wear it open. I can wear it closed too; however, some pieces can indeed make you look bigger. It all depends on the cut, style, and fabric. So, beware of that. 

The peplum top is one of my favorite pieces, mainly because it is lace. I added red bottoms to make the outfit pop. For accessories, I decided to go with gold since the hardware of the Just Fab purse is also gold. By the way, that purse is my favorite bags of the moment. Isn't it cute? The shoes and the necklace are also my favorite items of the month. I have been wearing them quite often! 

So, how do you wear stripes? Do you avoid them? If so, why?

**This outfit is part of a monthly challenge done for my Spanish videos. I will soon be uploading the video in English, so make sure to subscribe to my English Youtube channel: MyFatshionDiary
Vestir con rayas puede ser un poco intimidante, especialmente si eres gordita, ya que por muchos años se ha dicho que las rayas te hacen ver mas grande. La verdad es que pueden ser usadas por todos. Solo
tienes que hacer que las prendas con rayas trabajen a tu favor! 

En este atuendo utilize uno de mis sacos favorites de.... adivinen... Si, de Torrid. Para "romper" un
poco la fluidez de las rayas, decidi utilizarla abierta. Tambien la puedo usar cerrada; sin embargo, en algunas piezas eso puede hacer que si te veas mas grande/gordita. Mucho tiene que ver el corte y tipo de tela de la prenda, a si que esten concientes de eso cuando escojan prendas con rayas. 

La blusa peplum es una de mis piezas favoritas, mas que nada por que es de encaje. Le agregue unos pantalones color rojo para hacer que el atuendo tuviera un "pop" de color. De accesorios decidi agregarlos en tonos oro ya que la bolsa de Just Fab tiene toques dorados tambien. Por cierto, esa bolsa es una de mis favoritas del momento. Apoco no esta super linda? Los zapatos y el collar tambien son uno de mis favoritos del mes. Los he estado usando bastante. 

Tu como utlizas/combinas las rayas? Las evitas? Por que?

** Este atuendo es parte del reto del mes en Youtube. Para ver el video que va con este atuendo, pulsa aqui!

Blazer/Saco: Torrid
Top/Blusa: Torrid
Undershirt/Blusa de abajo: Forever 21  
Bottoms/Pantalones: Torrid
Heels/Zapatillas: Lane Bryant
Necklace/ Collar: Charlotte Rousse
Bracelet/Pulsera: Via Tj Maxx


  1. You look FAB!
    This outfit is perfection!
    I just found out that I only have one dress with stripes!I guess I am just not a big fan!

  2. You look gorgeous friend!! me encanta las rayas con el pantalon rojo... and girrrl we think alike I got that same purse too!! I love it! It fits my camera and all :)


    1. I know... I love it. Solo que aveces me cuesta trabajo abrirla o cerrarla y en ocaciones (si aundo de prisa) me desespero jeje but I love the look and I needed a white purse!

      Gracias por pasar Pau!

  3. I love black and white with red, so i have to say i love your outfit! I used to avoid stripes because everyone said stripes make you look bigger. But then I discovered the plus size bloggers who break the rules and see how awesome they look in stripes, so i have recently incorporated stripes into my wardrobe. I think they look great on everyone its just the way you style it and the way you carry yourself when you wear it! :)


  4. I love everything about this outfit! Super Cute.

  5. You look gorgeous! I love your whole look and that purse is amazing. I personally love stripes even if they do have that reputation of making curvy women look bigger. You just have to wear stripes with confidence. It also doesn't hurt to pair stripes with jeans or a skirt that fits your body well to create some balance.

    Great look, hope to see you soon. :)


    1. Hola Lau!
      I agree, confidence is the best accessory!

      Thanks for visiting and I hope to see you soon too :D