Does this outfit make me look fat?
I’m beginning to think these wide-leg trousers don’t do me any favours… It’s not the style, really; it’s the colour. Something a bit darker would probably hide my big thighs a bit better.
I got these simple, loose, wide-leg trousers for summer. You know, to have something comfortable to slip on when it’s hot. And I thought I could start wearing them already now, especially with something equally relaxed and easy-going, for a spring ‘grunge‘ look. Or something to that effect.
And then I saw the photos… And there was a shriek of horror (inside my head). What the hell has happened to my thighs??!!!
I’m so going on a diet, and start going to the gym regularly (= more than once a week). Starting next week. I meant to go yesterday, but I had a headache. So, I had two chocolate bars instead (I was stressed, OK?).
Yes, of course I’ve heard of body positivity. And I do remember that my thighs have always been the widest part of my body (yes, even 20 years and 20 kilos ago), and no amount of dieting and exercise is going to change that. It doesn’t mean I want to make them the focal point of my look, though…
OK, let’s be smart about this. I know I will always have big thighs. That’s just the shape I am. But it wouldn’t hurt to lose some weight. For health reasons. After all, both my father and my grandfather died of a heart attack, and high cholesterol and cardio-vascular diseases run in the family. And although my paternal grandmother lived well into her 90’s, she had vascular dementia for the last 10 years of her life.
Then again, my mother was a total health freak who only ever ate healthy, organic food. She died of ovarian cancer in her mid-50’s.
In other words, whatever I do, something’s going to kill me, sooner or later. And I already have a relatively healthy diet (give or take a few chocolate bars every now and then). But I guess I could start going to the gym more often. After all, I pay for the membership; maybe I should get my money’s worth…
In the meantime, I need trousers in a darker colour…
jacket: Beaumont (old) / top: KappAhl (old) / trousers: PBO /
scarf: Shanghai Tang (old) / bag: Coach (old) / shoes: Ecco (old) / sunglasses: Prada (old)
Do you have clothes that make you look fat?
Linking up with:
Not Dead Yet Style, Elegantly Dressed and Stylish, High Latitude Style, Style Elixir, A Labour of Life, Curly Crafty Mom, Fashion Should Be Fun, Color and Grace, The Wardrobe Stylist, Not Dressed As Lamb, Style Nudge, Living on Cloud Nine, A Well Styled Life, Elegance and Mommyhood. Posh Classy Mom, Nancy’s Fashion Style, Shelbee on the Edge, A Pocketful of Polka Dots Style Splash, The Fashionista Momma, Tina’s Pink Friday, Away from the Blue, Mummabstylish , Mutton Years Style and I