Hi Sweeties,

It’s been a little longer since my last post as I’ve just been away for a little ski break to celebrate our daughters 20th Birthday. OMG sometimes I really do wonder where time goes – it seems scary to think 20 years have already passed!

Anyhow back in Zurich for a couple of days before heading off to Milan Fashion Week. SO excited to see what’s new this season so stay tuned for more street style news coming up this week….

Today’s post is about the one piece I have in my wardrobe that really does both dress up any look and make it slimmer. I have a link of where to buy it too and will in advance tell you I have mixed feelings about the link as it is a Zara product. I’ve been making a conscious effort not to shop in Zara like I used to but I have had this piece in my wardrobe for a few years now and really love it as a goto item. It’s one fo those pieces that never dates and everyone should have (of course you might find a second hand one or one from a different label in the shops).

Keep reading to find out more about “this one piece will both dress up any look and make you slimmer!


This One Piece will Both Dress Up any Look and Make you Slimmer!

This One Piece will Both Dress Up any Look and Make you Slimmer!

Here we had it. The one piece is a long sleeveless vest. Note key is that it is slim line and has a button but not a belt. A belted vest will tend to add a certain bulk appearance to your look.

This One Piece will Both Dress Up any Look and Make you Slimmer!

I love the way this one has large slits that flap as you walk – making the look a little more interesting.


This One Piece will Both Dress Up any Look and Make you Slimmer!

Currently wearing my latest “Shopper love” from Atelier Avanzar. Handcrafted in Ecuador by women with profits going to other women in need and sick children in Ecuador. #buygood #dogood

Here you see the outfit without the long vest…

This One Piece will Both Dress Up any Look and Make you Slimmer!

…and now with the vest. You can see the difference this one little piece makes to the whole look.


Outfit details:

Long Vest – Zara (currently available here)

Turtle neckIntemissi

TrousersSimilar here

BootsSimilar here

BagAtelier Avanzar

SunglassesSimilar here

Knitted VestSimilar here


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Hi! I’m Yvonne, a 40 something Kiwi, living in Zurich. I love fashion, travel, shopping and food – believing chocolate will cure almost anything! I am also a Mum of a cute teenager (dare I say it).


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