Saturday, 18 October 2014

Bugs Life

This really is a Summer dress with it's Picnic cloth design and Ants! I am trying to get as much life out of my Summer dresses as possible plus it is nice to wear something so off season to remind you of those warm days. You may have guessed this is a Modcloth dress. They are brilliant for crazy and fun prints like this.

This one came with a belt and I have the same style in a few other prints. It had pockets and is fully lined. I love the Ants print and the cute Strawberry button detail down the shoulder. Leggings are now my everyday item since the weather has cooled and I don't like wearing tights. I have gone with some more New Charcoal Designs jewels! This amazing brooch and earrings are a perfect match for this dress.

Dress - Modcloth No Ifs, Ants, or Buts size 4x $37.99 (£23.58)
Leggings - Asos Curve
Shoes - Clarks
Ring - Vintage
Bangle  - New Look old

Friday, 10 October 2014

Spooky Designs

Happy Halloween! Ok maybe not exactly Halloween but close enough! So I ordered a couple of things from the FDAvenue Curvy Collection recently after finding them on Instagram and this cardi was a must. Firstly the sizing of this is a 26 but is more like a 20/22. I can live with that as it is an open cardi with no buttons but quality...let me just say I have worn it once and the bobbles are out of control! It was cheap but still I want a bit better quality for me cash.

I made an order with the lovely Laura from Charcoal Designs last week via her etsy store and I can not praise this lady enough!!! Her designs are amazing and quality is fabulous and brilliant customer service and care! You will see my ordered items soon but for this outfit I chose the Black Devil earrings, Lady with Skull Brooch and Cherry Necklace.

Can I just say that my order arrived in 6 days!!! That is faster than stuff I order from the UK!

Cardi - FDAvenue Skull Cardigan size 24/26 £17.99
Dress - Asos old
Leggings - Asos
Shoes - Clarks

Monday, 6 October 2014

The Power Of Fatshion

I woke up in a terrible mood for no reason. Well there are many reasons that include frustration with doctors over my sons care but I decided to put on a new dress and bit of make up and turn my frown upside down. This dress is one of many I ordered from Simply Be recently but only kept a few.

I had seen this dress on the Simply Be instagram when it was first released but figured because of the tulip shape it would not work on me. Since it was a sale and free postage I took my chances and was happy that it fit and looked awesome!

It is the thick stretch cotton fabric that I love and as such makes a great Autumn/Winter dress! Being sleeveless I added my mint eyelash knit cardi that I picked up in the Primark sale last winter and pink leggings. I realise the pink leggings are a bright bold statement but thats the mood I was in and I will no doubt add some green/blue leggings that match the colours in the print for future wears.

The bust is a lovely sweetheart shape that I have never worn before.  The tulip shape is loose on my hips and does make me look bigger than I am but I am fat and happy with that so No F**ks Were Given! This outfit had the desired effect of changing my miserable mood. Never underestimate The Power of Fatshion!

Dress - Simply Be Tulip Dress size 28 £25
Cardi - Primark
Leggings  - Primark
Shoes - Clarks
Glasses - VintageEyeGlassesCat etsy

Monday, 29 September 2014

Call Me

This is another Modcloth dress and you may have seen it on Chloe in my Plus North photos. It is such a fun print and I love the collar. I wore this to show what I would be wearing on my little family holiday to a caravan at Ingoldmells last week. 

The bag is like a timewarp back to my childhood when I had every colour of these bags and the shoes to match. This one is by SunJellies who have been around since 1946! It was perfect for carting around all Franklins toys and bits.  

Dress - Modcloth You Called It size 4x $28.99
Belt - from another dress
Shoes - Birkenstock
Hat - Primark
Bag  - SunJellies £10

Sunday, 28 September 2014

Goonie For Life

I have a few pieces by Bete Noire including my custom red double heart necklace that says "Frankie Baby" and I had thought about getting a Goonies inspired necklace for some time. I sent Bete a few reference pictures and came up with this idea. I have to say it turned out even more awesome than I thought it could be! The first heart based on the design of Chunks Hawaiian shirt, the second with the treasure map detail. The Copper Bones Skull Key on the bottom and a pearl necklace like the one Mouth hides in his mouth but Mama Fratelli finds and pulls out.

Bete does the best custom orders! I have seen a Back To The Future, Clueless, True Romance and lots of others. Check out her Instagram for photos!

Necklace - Custom order from

Sunday, 21 September 2014

Green Thang!

Well here is something rather special for you all. I love me some sequins and loved all the Mermaid sequin dresses that were available last year but sadly missed out on one. To my complete delight the new Claire Richards range for Fashion World featured this beauty! This Mermaid shall go to the Under The Sea Dance! 

The dress has a lovely wide v-neck and back. The longer sleeves and length are a nice touch for this winter wonder. There is a slight stretch to the fabric and lining and has no zip so it is a slip over the head affair which I love.

This dress does not need anything fancy added to make it shine but I went all out BLING and added my FollowRayOnline necklace. For a bit of fun I added my Hamburger clutch and vintage cateye glasses.

Necklace - FollowRayOnline £15.99
Shoes - asda (old)
Glasses - VintageEyeGlassesCat etsy

Here are my favorites from the Claire Richards Fashion World collection
What do you think? Have you purchased any for yourself? 

This dress was gifted to me by Fashion World for review. All opinions are my own.

Thursday, 18 September 2014

Fluff & Flowers

With so many lovely summer items in the sales and filling our wardrobes it is easy to Winter them up with a cardigan to keep the wind and chill at bay! I bought this beautiful dress I had been coveting for a while in the Yours Clothing sale and got this amazing super soft and fluffy eyelash knit cardi in Burgundy (available in 4 colour choices) and think it is a great Autumn/Winter outfit! I love a skater dress. 
I decided to size up in the cardi to a 30/32 for an oversized look and to allow for shrinkage in the wash. The cardi has pockets and is a good longer length to keep the bum warm. The colour was what caught my eye as I love an eyelash knit for its snug and cozy warmth. I basically live in these cardigans all winter. They dont have the scratchy itch of normal cardigans so its a win win. 

Cardigan - Yours Clothing Burgundy Eyelash Cardigan size 30/32 £32
Dress - Yours Clothing Watercolour Floral Skater Dress size 26/28 £22
Shoes - Clarks
Necklace - Charcoal Designs

Yours Clothing are offering this exclusive discount code to NEW Customers! Hurry up and take advantage as it is only valid until the 23rd!

I was gifted this Cardigan for review. All opinions are my own.