Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Stories... by Kelly Osbourne Polka Dot Jumpsuit.

As promised here is the second feature of the two items I tried from the Stories...by Kelly Osbourne fashion line. You all know I love a jumpsuit, they have been featured on here many of a time but this Polka Dot Jumpsuit really stood out to me. I loved the style of the sleeves and the elasticated waist and knew it would work well with my body shape. The style of the plunging neck line really added some sass to the jumpsuit whilst also having a popper for those less comfortable showing their chest. In terms of sizing the range comes up large, my usual size is a UK 22 which is the equivalent to a 2XL and when that size arrived it was actually way to big for me, The 1X (UK 18/20)  however fitted perfectly so I would say that those bigger than a 3XL could be able to fit into this. Aesthetically this ticks all the boxes for me and basically I am obsessed with it, it feels very me and I felt really good wearing it! My only issue (it really is tiny and preferential) is that I wish the leg was in a more peg style, personally I prefer to have an ankle length but that can easily be achieved with rolling the fabric which as you can see I did. I have taken photos both with the legs rolled and unrolled for reference. So tell me what you think... do you like the Stories range? Does it tick your style boxes?

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Monday, 27 October 2014

Stories... by Kelly Osbourne.

So often I see celebrity collaborations that I absolutely adore, that tick everyone of my style dream boxes except, they usually never fit me. It sucks, because sometimes my size feels like a limitation and that I am excluded from enjoying beautiful, well put together fashion. When Kelly Osbourne launched her Stories...by Kelly Osbourne range I was excited to hear that she was making her clothes in a full range of sizes from 0- 24 (US) It was so refreshing to hear that she felt passionately that women of all sizes deserved to enjoy fashion.

The line itself is just perfect, so many plus size girls cry out for the options to have the same clothing as their slimmer friends, well this, is just that. I love that the line includes basic wardrobe essentials like the Moto Jacket (which I think is an item that goes perfectly with everything), gorgeous jumpsuits, dresses, right through to simple graphic tees which are cool, easy to wear and most importantly comfy. So you can imagine my excitement when I received an email from Kelly's representation saying that Kelly would love for me to try some of her line. Girls, I nearly lost it! Kelly Osbourne is a mega babe and her line is just everything so it was an obvious yes. I thought I would show you in two posts what I chose and how I wore it. First up is the Chapter One Graphic Tee. I love the simplicity that this tee provides, I decided to pair mine with a polka dot skirt, over sized pastel coat and chunky black boots. Dan and I went for a wander in Notting Hill and it seemed like the perfect place to snap some pictures, after all Kelly is a London born girl so what better place to show off her gorgeous line than in one of London's prettiest places. 

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What I am wearing

Skirt - ASDA (old)
Boots - Primark 
Bag - Simply Be
Coat - Primark.

Monday, 20 October 2014

Boyfriend Shirt.

When you read articles about plus size fashion it is often geared towards flattering curves, clinching in the waist, highlighting your shape, All though I love a good body con every now and then I also don't always want to be in a dress. As a plus size woman you don't always have to be looking for a way to show off your figure. Personally I love wearing over sized and more masculine outfits and sometimes I want to look like a bad biker babe, so for this outfit I did just that.

I built this outfit using an over sized white boyfriend shirt  from Simply Be which created a shirt style dress. The length is a little too short to go completely bare legged and I wanted to add some edge to the look so I added a black skirt underneath and some knee high socks. I get asked about these often as I have worn them here on the blog before. I picked these up in H&M in size XL and they fit me fairly well, If you do manage to get your hands I pull them over the knee (they tend to roll down if not) and slightly folded where they stay nice and comfortably. Of course I finished the look off with my trusty Moto jacket and some killer dark red lippy which really completed the look and voila Biker Babe realness was created.

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What I am wearing:

Boyfriend Shirt - C/O Simply Be
Leather Jacket - Simply Be (Similar here)
Boots - Primark (Similar wide fit here )
Knee High Socks - H&M size XL.
Bag - Ebay
Earnings Freedom at Topshop c/o Impulse Loves



Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Better Late...

Can someone tell me where exactly time has gone this year. Since when is it October and since when is it nearly Christmas? Time seems to be flying and weeks are blurring into each other, so much so that I can barely remember what I did from one week to the next. These photos have been on my computer for a month just sitting there being like 'Hey I am cute use me'. With having a bunch of my fav girls over from the US for two weeks as well as working and events I got a bit slack with my blogging but fear not with Autumn here (my favorite season ever) I plan on getting my blogger game face on with some excellent A/W outfits. This outfit is my easy fail safe.  Motto jacket, skirt, tee and boots, you can't really go wrong to be honest. Throw on a good statement necklace, hair up in a messy bun and boom casual outfit done,

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What I am wearing:

Leather Jacket - Simply Be (no longer available similar here)
Black pencil Skirt - Primark ( Similar from boohoo+ here )
Boots - Primark (Similar here )
Bag - Simply Be.
Necklace - Anna Lou of London


Monday, 29 September 2014

Plus Size Skinny Jeans.

The hunt for the perfect skinny jean continues and as many of us girls know jeans can be a royal pain in the backside. As Autumn is fast approaching the season of the jean is back in, well for me any way. I love a good pair of black skinny jeans, they are a perfect throw on for an easy chill outfit. When choosing an outfit for the Evans Collective Catwalk last week I decided to opt for something really easy, clean and fashionable so skinny jeans, a vest, motto jacket and heels seemed like a good look. An all black outfit always is a win for me as you can add colour, layers and accessories to add extra oompf which is exactly what I did with this Topshop hair scarf. Yellow is such a happy bright colour and it certainly made me feel like I wasn't blending in among all the other gorgeous Fashion babes at the event.
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What I am wearing.

Skinny Black Jeans - c/o Evans Clothing
Black Vest c/o Evans Clothing
Motto Jacket c/o Evans Clothing
Sandal heels - c/o Simply Be (not available but similar here )

Monday, 22 September 2014

Plus Size Fashion makes History.

Something really exciting happened this week, perhaps the most exciting thing to happen to Plus Size Fashion in a very long time. This Tuesday for the first time along side LFW, Evans presented a catwalk of their most recent collection 'Design Collective' which featured items from top London designers as well as the winners of the graduate 'Cut for Evans' competition all of which pushed the boundaries of plus size fashion. The pieces were a mixtures of prints, textures and styles with bright colours, sparkles and intricate cuts. It was nothing short of thrilling to be in the Freemasons hall watching a catwalk of beautiful clothes, which for once I  knew I could actually get in my size. Evans are known as the founders of the first plus size high street store and they seem to be paving the way for fashion forward collections offering designer clothes at high street prices. All items will be on sale from Febuary 2015 with prices ranging from £35-£220. Here are a few of my own shots (see more  images here ) Do tell me your thoughts, are you excited as I am?

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Photo credit of myself Danie and Louise to Evans