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 

Monday, 8 September 2014

Monochrome.

There is something so good about the pairing of black and white, the colours are a perfect harmony and a salute to classic fashion. When wearing these colours together I try to keep my look fairly simple, which is what I did with this 2 in 1 dress from Simply Be. I got this dress back on my trip to Manchester at the Arndale store and it is such an easy, comfy, effortless outfit. My advice for sizing of this dress would be to stay true to your size I made the mistake of sizing up which caused some bunching of the top which was irritating, don't you just hate when your clothes annoy you? Thankfully I was having too much fun running around Notting Hill with my mega babes Kellie, Nadia and Danie to let it bother me too much.
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What I am wearing

2 in 1 Black and White dress - Simply Be
New Balance Trainers - Office
Leather Jacket - Simply Be (no longer available) this one very similar  

Friday, 29 August 2014

Boo Hoo Longline Kimono

So in terms of bad weeks these last two have been a mess. Not only did I spill an entire glass of wine on my Macbook Pro (which now wont turn on) but we have also had some crappy family news. I haven't been able to blog with my Mac out of action and am currently waiting to see if it can be revived at a repair shop so fingers crossed for me guys! Thankfully I managed to salvage these outfit photos from last week from my camera and use a work computer on my lunch!

Below I am wearing this black Longline Kimono from Boohoo Plus which also comes in Orange, Ivory and a gorgeous floral print  As you may have noticed my love for Duster Jackets, Longline Cardigans and Kimonos is pretty intense and with summer on its way out these bad boys are a perfect transitional items. Cool enough for the fairly moderate temperatures but warm enough to wear layered with a good tee and jeans which as you can see was my outfit of choice. 

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What I am wearing.

Ain't no wifey tee - Ebay (Similar logo tee here)
Longline Kimono - Boohoo Plus
Ripped Jeans - ASOS Curve
Leopard Print Plimsoles - Simply Be.
Plus size midi rings - ASOS Curve

SHOP MY LOOK 

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

She moves in her own way.

The beauty about fashion is that you can make what you want out of it, its no lie that I love a good fashion trend but I am also not afraid to be daring with my choices either. Conformity is boring and fashion or more importantly style is a way for a person to fully express themselves. This outfit I am wearing leather on leather, well, I guess more PU than leather but you get the point. Some might say this is a no no in fashion, but, well, who cares I like it. This outfit made me feel like a bad ass babe most likely because it is so far from what I usually wear but it's always good to switch things up a little bit right? The skirt is by Australian plus size brand Harlow and I'm a little bit in love with it, its not a flimsy material in fact it's quite a heavy skirt with half PU and half jersey stretch material. It's also a really great length for those of you who are a little conscious of your legs. Asymmetrical skirts were quite popular last A/W and I have a feeling they will be again this year so bring on Autumn so I can wear this skirt with tights and layers I don't know about you but I think I am kinda ready for it.
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What I am wearing:

Simply Be - Leather Jacket (also similar here) 
Skirt - Harlow 
Trainers - New Balance 
Bag - Celine Dupe
Lipstick - Barry M Stain Paint with Loud Mouth gloss top.

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

How To Be Confident - with Danie & Callie | Simply Be

After much anticipation we are finally able to share our Youtube video collaboration with Simply Be. First up is our tips about confidence. So many girls ask us 'How are you so confident' and the truth is there is no magic fix, it is something that comes from within. However we believe that there are tools out there to help you find the confidence inside of yourself. Please watch, leave comments and share we would love to hear your views. 
All our love
Callie and Danie