Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Cut For Evans Navy Textured Panel Knitted Dress 14/16

Several weeks ago, high street plus size retailer Evans launched its latest 'Cut For Evans' collection. These pieces are part of an industry leading initiative that introduces a range of garments from brand new fashion designers. You can read all about it here. Sadly, I wasn't able to attend the launch myself due to prior commitments, but I did order an item from the collection to try for myself and to share with you here on my blog. 

The piece I chose was the Cut For Evans Navy Textured Panel Knitted Dress (£55.00, UK sizes 14-32 (dual sized)).


Image courtesy of Evans

Saturday, 22 November 2014

Monroe Knows Amber Dress in Black 18

If you're an avid follower of plus size blogs and their various social media outlets, you will almost certainly have seen a lot of hype about new clothing brand, Monroe Knows. Starting off with a small signature collection, the brand is set to expand very soon and I for one can't wait to see what gorgeous items they bring out next. 

I was absolutely delighted when Marvin, the brand's founder, contacted me a few weeks ago to ask if I'd like to review a dress from the collection. I headed over to the website to see what choices I had and I was pleased to see they have a good range of stylish dresses for me to pick from. All of the dresses look well made and cut for plus size figures, and the price point shows this is not another brand aiming at the fast fashion market but instead they are offering quality garments made to last. 

I was instantly drawn to the Amber dress (£49.99, UK sizes 18-24); its figure-hugging style and slinky fabric appealed to me immensely and I loved the fact it had elbow-length sleeves, which are perfect for this time of year.


Image courtesy of Monroe Knows

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

The Big Tights Company: Comparing the All Woman 180 Denier Tights with the All Woman Cotton (woolly feel) Tights

As we head into the winter months and the weather turns colder, we reach the point where it's time to bring out our warmer clothes. I have many garments in my wardrobe that I wear all year round; they just need a bit of adapting to be suitable for either warm or cool temperatures. 

In the autumn and winter, I often wear dresses that I also wear in the spring and summer, but I add layers to keep me warm. It's also crucial to have some warm, thick tights to see me through the winter, and when I was recently searching through my wardrobe and drawers I was shocked to discover that all of my winter tights had holes in them. They've done pretty well as I've owned them for several years, but it was a sure sign that I needed to top up my tights collection.


Image courtesy of The Big Tights Company

Sunday, 16 November 2014

BiuBiu Gotham Top 40 BB/BBB

If you're looking for a brand that makes gorgeous, bust-friendly clothing, you'd do well to check out Polish brand BiuBiu. I've bought many items from them in the past and have never been disappointed. They pay close attention to providing an excellent fit for ladies whose boobs don't easily fit into high street clothing and stock a wide range of tops, shirts, dresses, and even jackets.

Some time ago I bought the BiuBiu Gotham top (£19.35):


Image courtesy of BiuBiu

Sunday, 9 November 2014

Pink Clove Floral Print Strappy Skater Dress 18

Pink Clove have brought out some amazing items since their launch around a year ago, and it's so great to see a new plus size brand go from strength to strength in the way that they have. I've reviewed quite a few items from them on my blog over the past 12 months and today I am bringing you one of my favourite dresses of the summer: the Pink Clove Floral Print Strappy Skater Dress (was £28.00 but now limited sizes in the sale at just £14.00).


Image courtesy of Pink Clove

Wednesday, 5 November 2014

BiuBiu Lauret Dress 40 BB/BBB

Several months ago I ordered a number of items from Polish bust-friendly brand BiuBiu but due to a busy schedule I am only just getting round to reviewing them on the blog now.

Today I am sharing with you my thoughts on the Lauret dress (I bought mine for £28.04 but it's currently available at the reduced price of £23.70).


Image courtesy of BiuBiu

Sunday, 2 November 2014

Evans Scarlett & Jo Pink Floral 2 in 1 Prom Dress 14

Scarlett & Jo are a plus size fashion brand sold in Evans stores and on their website. The designs are figure-flattering and are created to inspire and express both personality and confidence. I've reviewed a number of their pieces on my blog and back in the summer I ordered a whole pile of their items from Evans and in this post I will be sharing with you the Scarlett & Jo Pink Floral 2 in 1 Prom Dress (was £60.00, currently in the sale for just £31.50 (limited sizes available)).


Image courtesy of Evans

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Marisota Swimwear Infographic

A blog post about swimwear might seem a little unusual at this time of year, but when the team at Marisota recently asked me to share their new infographic with my readers I wanted to do so straight away. Also, I know that I am not alone in considering taking a holiday over the Christmas break, so swimwear is something that we could potentially be purchasing at any time of year.

Marisota's latest infographic - found here - helps customers find swimwear that fits and flatters their figure.


Image courtesy of Marisota

Sunday, 26 October 2014

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

George at Asda Scuba Floral Fit and Flare Dress: Styled Two Ways

As regular readers will know, I am a long-time fan of George at Asda. So when their team contacted me to ask if I'd like to take part in a dress challenge I jumped at the chance.

The challenge was to pick a dress from their current range, and add accessories etc to make it work for both night and day. I didn't have to stick to items available at George, but I decided to do so as it's a great opportunity for me to show you the wide range of items available on the website.

So, my first decision was which dress to choose. George always has such a huge range of dresses on their website so I was absolutely spoilt for choice and it took me quite some time to decide. In the end, I opted for the 'bargainous' Scuba Floral Fit and Flare Dress (£12.00, UK sizes 4-28):



Image courtesy of George at Asda