Creating curves & a narrow waist with contrasting patterns + stripes

Lipp Boutique blouse (similar), Nordstrom skirt (semi similar), SPANX tights, J.Crew “Harper” boots, Tiffany bracelet I am always looking for ways to create proportion on my body. Be it with a full skirt, flouncy skirt, or lower neckline, narrowing my waist and camouflaging my hips is my business. In this particular outfit I mixed two …

Goodbye 2012

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 To say the very least, 2012 was an amazing year. I graduated from college, moved into my first apartment in Charlotte, began a new job, and started my very own little piece of the internet: thepearshape.com. While the year has been filled with excitement, changes, love, …

The importance of a great hair-do + my product favorites

Andrew Marc leather jacket, Gap sweater, J.Crew ‘pixie’ legging, gifted scarf from Mom, Hunter boots, Dooney and Bourke bag (old but love this Michael Kors option) If there is one thing that can make me feel complete and put together regardless of what i’m wearing, it is a great hairstyle. On a day like this …

Christmas morning style: Hot pink bow skirt + cashmere turtleneck

Mom’s old sweater, KTR Style skirt, J.Crew skirt and bracelet, SPANX tights, Nordstrom Rack earrings, MAC “asian flower” lipstick I have been a longtime fan of KT and have read her blog religiously for a while. So when I saw her double bow skirt on a recent blog post, I knew it would be the …