Monday, 25 November 2013
I don't want to blog to much about names, numbers, facts and figures because I think you can read them anywhere - No doubt there will be tonnes of write ups and reviews online (the hashtag is #MCUK if you want to look it up).
However... I wanted to talk about positivity. The whole competition put such a positive spin on things - great food, great music and great company, what more could a girl want? The girls in the competition were all beautiful and they gave great speeches about their reasons for entering the competition - with positive body image messages and creating a new generation of females happy with their bodies were amongst the most popular reasons given - and what good reasons they are!
I was in turmoil over what to wear, mainly because lots of my clothes are quite casual and blingy - maybe not the best outfit for a modelling competition. Thankfully Taking Shape stepped up to the mark with a new dress and cardigan which they kindly gifted to me last week (thank you!!).
If you come across their brand then be sure to check them out. They're currently opening stores throughout the UK (YAY!) and stock up to a size 26. That said, both of the items I wore were a size 26 and fit me fine - and we all know that's a bit smaller than I usually wear!
The clothes on the site have a mature feel to them, but that doesn't mean you can't dress it up how you want to - because you'll definitely be able too! So, please do not be afraid to experiment - it pays off!! Don't be scared to think outside the box - the labels on these clothes are too small for me, but they still fit me fine - so always try things before you give up on them!
I'll take some better photos another time - but the eye shadow I am wearing comes from the Barry M Smoking Hot Palette which they kindly sent me last month. I have used all of the colours so far and I love it - I just need a chance to take some proper photos. I am by no means a beauty blogger expert, but all I know is that it goes on well, looks brill and stayed on all night - with a bit of sparkle in the silver shade of eye shadow - which all make it a winner in my book!
At the Ms Curvaceous competition I bumped into this bunch of beauts - what a brill end to a fab weekend!
What did you all get up to this weekend?
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Tuesday, 5 November 2013
In the end I opted for my green ASOS wrap around top, leggings and my trusty flats from Primark.
I had some professional photos taken on the day so I'll get those posted soon too!
Did you attend Plus London? I lusted after SO many outfits on the day, so please send me links so I can lust some more!
Wednesday, 2 October 2013
|Inspire Burgundy Butterfly Skater Dress|
The truth is that, whatever I wear I will look fat! Whether I wear sleeves or no sleeves, I will still look the same shape, so why not wear whatever I like!
The dress is from New Look and goes up to a 32. I found the fit to be a good one although the material doesn't have much stretch to it, so you should probably bear that in mind when ordering. I really loved that this was patterned and pretty without being too bright - so perfect for the day time!
On the day I teamed it up with my brand new over the body bag (Thanks little sister!), leggings from Love Ur Curves, cardigan from Yours Clothing and boots from Primark.
I love that my friends help me push boundaries and wear clothes that make me feel fabulous!! If you love the dress, you can get it here.
Have you ever been 'forced' to push the boundaries of fashion and ended up loving it!?
Thursday, 29 August 2013
As you know, on Wednesday evening I attended a bloggers event for Pink Clove. For a few days before I ummed and ahhed over what to wear. With so many fabulous bloggers in attendance I knew I wanted to make sure that I was 100% happy with my outfit. I also wanted to try and minimize the chance of anyone else wearing the same outfit as me!
In the end I opted for this leopard print gaga dress from Yours Clothing. I have had this dress for ages and so I thought, the chances of someone else wearing it would be minimal.
|Strike a Pose.|
Leggings: Simply Be
Necklace: Black Heart Creatives
Handbag (pictured below): Primark
The event was held at Hush Restuarent in Mayfair, which was really lovely! The setting outside was really nice, walking down a cobbled street into the courtyard was beautiful!
|Posing in Mayfair|
I had a really nice night and the pieces on offer from Pink Clove are lovely - I thoroughly recommend checking them out!
I attended the event with Leighanne from Bump and Beyond and Lucia from U Can't Wear That. Here we are all dressed up and ready to go, before leaving the house!
|Me, Leighanne and Lucia|
Wednesday, 28 August 2013
|Ignore the wonky neckline! Haha|
|Spinning Like A Girl In A Brand New Dress|
Hi! I'm Debz, Office working, rose drinking, pretty dress wearing, body positive warrior currently living in Birmingham.
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