Who's on team elastic waist? | Thriftanista in the City

4.30.2013

Who's on team elastic waist?

You know it's time to clean out your closet when you find a gorgeous 70's elastic waist maxi skirt that you had forgotten you bought. It was buried way back in the dark corner that I never visit unless I'm searching for something in particular. 

Spring trend white black colorblocking


I didn't know what I would do with it but it was $1. I figured I could find some use in it.

wear elastic waist maxi skirt

Turns out it's perfect for a day at the playground. I can bend and lift with ease and an elastic waist makes it super comfy. Pre Violet, I never thought about elastic waist clothes as an option but after living in maternity jeggings while pregnant, I am converted. I am an old lady. I am ok with that.

spring colorblocking trend

Slap a belt over the elastic or wear a long top. No one will know. If you wear leggings, you can totally rock elastic waist skirts and pants. Are you convinced? Am I still over here in team elastic waist alone? Mmmkay...on to the color blocking.

vintage 70s maxi skirt

I'm not sure I've ever combined purple and turquoise together. I think it looks great together. The belt is another closet find that I thrifted and forgot about. I have no idea where or when I bought it but I'm sure you can guess why I bought it. Yeah, that passion for purple pops up again.

thrifted vintage maxi skirt

It's adjustable with a velcro closure too. Tres chic. Not really but works great when you have to make a quick post lunch adjustment. As does the elastic waist.

wearing vintage clothes.
THRIFT vintage 70s turquoise maxi skirt - Gap tee - purple rattan 80's rope belt - yellow bauble ring - vintage earrings - vintage yellow silk scarf - vintage Foster Grant sunglasses FREE BCX jacket - Kenyan sandals

Show of hands, who's ready to join team elastic waist?

In other news, have you entered the $50 Uncommon gift card giveaway? Ends on Friday!

My post schedule is a little off. Last week Las Vegas, Nevada. This week Rogers, Arkansas. I'm heading to #SoFabCon on Thursday! Who else is going?

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6 comments

Ellen aka Ellie said...

Love the skirt. The outfit as a whole is such fun!

Kenya Hunter said...

I love that skirt! It is such a great color! So springy and fun! And a steal for a $1!!!

xo, Kenya

www.kenyaldesigns.com

Kenya L Fashion Blog

Vizion Heiry said...

I love the purple belt but that jacket is calling my name!

Aracely said...

Love the look! I wouldn't have known the skirt had an elastic waist if you didn't mention it, it's super cute and the belt looks fab with it!

Terri Dailey said...

A $1 for the skirt! Love it!! And purple is my FAV color too! The outfit is too cute!!

Baby Shopaholic said...

That skirt is FAB! I just put belts over Elastic skirts or pants!

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