First of all, kudos to Eryn and her power of influence! Because years ago, I swore up and down that I would never be caught dead in saggy-diaper-looking harem anything. Yet, here I stand in this jumpsuit. And loving every minute of it!
Who knew droopy-butt could look so chic?! I believe I'm a new convert to this style.
I wore this on yesterday... yes, I actually wore this... no playing dress up for the sake of blog/IG pics... I put this on and rolled out! It was really chilly, so I rocked it with my gold leather jacket. I did however change into a flat shoe for shopping. As much as I love these shoes, they're not really practical for maneuvering the aisles at Home Depot!
For the Anitra Jumpsuit - I cut the size large. I probably could have gone with the size medium. But I like the way the bodice drapes off of the shoulder and it also provides enough width to step in and out of.
Eryn suggested a basic yardage amount of 3.5 yard. I knew for a style like this that my fabric needed to be super drapey. I found this knit jersey, which I believe is probably an ITY at Joann's. I like the subtle print and love the way it drapes. The print and hand of the fabric compliment this design perfectly.
The bodice goes together in mere minutes. I stabilized my neckline because I didn't want it to become stretched out.
Eryn provides a step-by-step video tutorial which I used to get a clear understanding of how the pants are constructed.
The jumpsuit has pockets and an elastic waist. I lengthened my bodice by an inch just to make sure there was enough fabric to blouse over the waistband.
Needless to say, this is my new piece to throw on go!
Gorgeous! I felt the same with the whole harem pant trend a few years ago. I'm so glad you gave it a try and loved it! You rocked it - per the usual! Thank you so much for your support!ReplyDelete
Thank you so much Eryn!Delete
Love it Erica!ReplyDelete
Thank you Candice!Delete
So cute, Erica!!!i really love the splits at the legs!ReplyDelete
I love the jacket what's the pattern number?
Thank you Hannah!Delete
Sandra, it's Vogue 1517. I linked to it in the post. Thanks.Delete
Thank you Shamj!Delete
Beautiful job on the jumpsuit Erica! I absolutely love your fabric choice. That blue and the drape really bring it to life. Love it!ReplyDelete
Thank you so much Anita!Delete
This jumpsuit is gorgeous and you really look great in it! And, you take the most interesting outdoor photos! This location is just so interesting!ReplyDelete
Thank you Belle! The location is Sloss Furnace here in Birmingham.Delete
What an amazing look. BTW, you have gorgeous legs!ReplyDelete
Thank you JH!Delete
YOU can make ANYTHING look chic!ReplyDelete
🤣 Thank you Tasha! LolDelete
As usual, your fabric selection is superb...ReplyDelete
Thank you Donne'!Delete
Love it! I'm also a style blogger....in Atlanta....named Erica hahahahaha That jumpsuit is so unique and you are rockin it!ReplyDelete
You look great in this jumpsuit Erica! What a beautiful color. You are rockin this jumpsuit for sure.ReplyDelete
Nice jumpsuit; where was this photographed? I really like the industrial background, you could do more photoshoots here. It's very intriguing.ReplyDelete
You really great as always! I love your choice of fabrics! I guess we've been made a beleiver out of the harem-like pants, LOL!ReplyDelete