Dressing Room Diaries – Sunny
Happy Friday ladies. Butter yellow is a creamy, comforting color that’s very popular for spring 2022. Daffodil is the Pantone color, but I’m spotting more butter colors that are muted with gray. It’s a pale, delicate neutral that’ll coordinate with many other colors.
If you’re new here, welcome. A dressing room diary is when I go into a store and try on new merchandise so you can see how it looks on a woman over 25. For reference, I am 5’4″ and weigh around 138 lbs with broad shoulders and straight hips. I have a long torso and arms so I often buy one size larger on top.
I style clothes that are not flattering shapes or colors on me because this is a service for you…I’m not shopping for me 🙂 A reader recently asked why I share what size I am wearing. I do this as a reference point for you so you can gauge the fit for yourself. I hope you find some styling ideas as a jumping-off point for your wardrobe.
This hooded pullover has a puckered fabric that easily reverses by snipping out the tag. It comes in this colorway or cameo rose with toffee in misses, petite, women’s, and tall. I’m wearing a misses small. The jeans have a high-rise and patch pockets with rolled cuffs. It comes in this block island wash and pale green. I’m wearing a misses 6.
I hate to be the bearer of bad news but lower rises are beginning to trend so we may be in for a change soon.
This shirtdress dress has buttons all the way up the front so you could wear it open over other things as a duster. If I wore it straight, I would probably try it with a belt to give it some shape. I am wearing a misses XS which is way too tight and long so it runs true to size. I like it with these Pima cotton leggings which are deep blue. They also come in 5 colors, misses, petite, women’s and tall. I’m wearing a misses small.
This Pima tee comes in 7 colors, misses, petite, and women’s. I’m wearing a misses small in cream/butter. The sleeves would be a better length in petite on me. In this misses, they are neither long nor 3/4 so look sort of funny. These are J.Jill’s super popular slim-fit jeans in white. They also come in 3 other colors. I am wearing a misses 4. This sweater poncho is “daffodil heather” and so fun for spring. It also comes in a navy and cream stripe, in one size fits all.
This shirt comes in 2 fun polka dots or this floral which is marked down. It’s 100% breathable cotton and quite lightweight. It comes in J. Jill’s full range of sizes, I am wearing a misses small. The jeans are the same slim jeans as above, this time in the Neptune wash. This V-neck cardigan is really nice. It’s a cotton blend with spandex so it’s nice and stretchy. It comes in 3 colors and because it’s cropped, I am wearing the misses in small.
This cardi is a tweedy lavender color that will coordinate with lots of soft colors. It’s made from a soft cotton blend that resists wrinkling. I am wearing a misses small. I’m wearing it over the wearever brushed terry top in lavender tint. This fabric is so incredibly soft. It also comes in a green or blue in misses, petite, women’s and tall. I’m wearing a misses small. The jeans are the slim ankle style in petite 6. This color seems to be sold out online.
This is the authentic slim ankle jean in light barley. I’m wearing them with the same cabled v-neck cardigan, this time in sea salt heather which interestingly, matches the light barley jeans. The white tunic shirt is cotton with stretch and is on sale. I love a great white shirt and this one is very highly rated. It’s a cotton blend with 5% spandex so very stretchy and comfy.
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Are you a fan of butter yellow?
Thanks for reading ladies and remember to wear what makes you feel confident.