The Curve Fashion Festival 2017!

So, I can no longer contain my excitement about The Curve Fashion Festival this year! It will be my first time attending the event and I am soooo excited having missed out in previous years due to other commitments!

The festival itself, in partnership with New Look, is held in Liverpool on the 9th September and is the largest UK plus size fashion event! Not only is this a place to shop all your favourite brands under one roof, you can watch catwalk shows and even maybe meet some of your favourite plus size stars!

Menswear will be avaliable at the festival for the first time this year, and I was thrilled to hear that Debenhams will be bringing their Big and Tall range of menswear with them! The Big and Tall range collection at Debenhams is available in a range of sizes, up to 58” Chest and 52” waist and sizes up to 6XL, plus up to a size 15 shoe!!! The range us super stylish and caters for everything you can take a look at it here! It’s great to see a range of menswear like this as I know it can be difficult for plus size men too  So ladies, grab your husband, boyfriend, brother, father, uncle or friends and bring them along with you!! I’m sure they won’t get bored!

 

Pictures taken from Debenhams website
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My glasses story!

As a plus size woman, I have always been told which glasses to choose to suit my face shape and it’s so annoying! I’ve recently had my eye test and updated my glasses and I wanted to share my glasses story with you all about when and why I decided to start just choosing the styles I wanted.

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I have astigmatism in both my eyes. It is a relatively common condition and alot of people who wear glasses have it in some form. It can be mild but mine is quite extreme and without glasses or contact lenses I cannot really see, it’smore noticable when I’m trying to read or focus on something but most things look a bit blurry without them on!!

Astigmatism occurs when you have an uneavenly curved lens or cornea in the eye. It causes blurred images becuase the light entering the eye is not focused properly on the retina. So basically, my glasses work to correct astigmatism by compensating for the irregular curve in my eye. It has got worse overtime and I’ve noticed that I need to wear my glasses all the time in order to stop headaches and squintining. I also have to wear a special type of contact lense – but more about that another time!

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Outfit featuring Quiz Curve!

I’m always so excited when I hear that a brand I love is launching a curve collection, so when I heard that Quiz was launching it’s very own curve range I did a little eeeee inside. Here is my latest outfit featuring quiz curve!

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So, just like with the River Island plus launch, I did not rush out and buy anything from the Quiz range at first. Although I love Quiz, I’m always a little bit wary, mostly about sizing and fit. So I like to wait until I’ve seen the items reviewed by others first before I rush out and buy something.

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Plus Size Holiday Styling Tips featuring Simply Be!*

So, I’m back from my jollies. I always hate coming home and getting back to reality, but i’m getting there slowly! Before I went I was delighted to be contacted by Simply Be asking if I would like to share my plus size holiday styling tips with you all and I was delighted to be able to choose two items to take to Malta with me!

Simply Be have an amazing range of plus size holiday wear and accessories to suit most budgets, with it’s own dedicated section on the website, making it really easy for you to shop fuss free for all your holiday attire. You can see the holiday range be clicking here!

With the items I chose, I decided to share both a daytime and an evening look to wear whilst on holiday with you guys! so here goes!

Daytime Look!

I don’t know about you, but when I’m on holiday and I’m not spending my day lounging around the pool reading I like to wear something light and comformtable. This Pom Pom Dress £39.00, is perfect for wearing when it’s hot outside because it’s made from a really light and airy material! While you are on holiday it’s perfect for walking around the resort when doing a spot of gift shopping or for a day when you’re out on an excursion discovering all that your destination has to offer!

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So Fabulous Printed Dress!

So the last couple of weeks have not been my best, I really haven’t been well and this has meant that the blog has majorly suffered this March! But fear not, because I have been scheduling posts for you lovely lot this week and today I thought I’d share with you an outfit I wore recently, featuring a really colourful So Fabulous printed dress.

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So if you’re not familiar with the So Fabulous range, it’s sold online at Very and Little woods. I personally think that most of the range is trendy and fashionable and it offers another option for us plus size ladies. I don’t often shop at Very anymore, but I got an email about a sale and couldn’t resist a little peep!

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Plus Size February favourites!

So February has come to an end! I cannot believe how quickly March has come around, it only seems like two minutes since we were all celebrating Christmas. I thought as my fashion post today, I would share my plus size February favourites with you all!

 

1 . Simply Be Gingham Top £25.00

I’m seeing a lot of gingham lately and I loved this top as soon as I saw it. The style is lovely and i love how you could dress this up or down!

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Plus Size Skinny Jeans – Outfit featuring Simply Be*


Hi everyone! I’m relatively new to wearing jeans, it’s become alot more comfortable for me somewhere along the way to embracing and loving my body! Today I’m sharing with you an outfit featuring these plus size skinny jeans that were kindly sent to me by Simply Be!

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Being plus size it’s really hard to find comfy jeans that fit well and are great quality! The first pair I ever bought were from Simply Be and pretty much all of my jean collection is made up of jeans from them. What I love about their range of jeans is that there are so many different styles so even if you’re not a skinny jeans kinda girl like me there will be something for you! You can check out the range by clicking here! 

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Dress up Friday – Boohoo Plus Elizabeth Midi Dress!

Hello and welcome to the first instalment of Dress Up Friday! This is all about taking the well know dress down Friday and turning it into something glam! This month I have chosen to feature the Boohoo Plus Elizabeth Midi Dress!

I love the Boohoo Plus range, not only does it provide so many options for us plus size babes, it’s extremely affordable too so it’s a must if you’re looking for affordable fashion!

Because I’m so short, I often worry about buying things that are described as “midi” mainly because they tend to sit at my ankles! This dress is perfect though, it is perhaps a little longer at the back than I would like, but because of the Hi-Lo detailing it really works for me.

The fabric is quite thick and I love the Bardot style with the fold down detailing. The skirt is pleated at the front and really full, I definitely get a 50’s vibe from it!

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January sale picks!

Ahhh January, back to work for me, but don’t forget that this is the month of mega sales and awesome savings! Today I thought I’d share my January sale picks with you, I love the sales because even though it’s last seasons picks, you can always find something that can transition with you into next season at half the price. I hope you like my picks!

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1. Traffic People @ Simply Be Smock Dress was £78.00 Now £30.50

I love this dress and it’s still winter so you need to be wrapping up warm. I adore the colour and it would work great for work for me.

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River Island Plus Bardot Swing Dress!

Wow, I can’t believe it’s the 19th December already! I’ve been busy lately with parties and celebrations, but I wanted to share one of my latest purchases with you today. I recently bought this River Island Plus Bardot Swing Dress and for my first purchase from them, I was really excited!

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I wore this on Saturday for the first time, I went to the annual family gathering and as soon as I put it on I fell in love. The bardot neckline is so on trend and I love the fact that it has long sleeves. I love the colour for this season and how effortless it is to wear this dress with anything!

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