When you imagine your ideal skin, how does it look? For me it is soft, smooth, and blemish free. It’s dewy and glowing. Is that pretty much what you’re imagining? Whenever I try a new skincare product, that’s what I’m hoping for. So when I was offered the chance to try Antipodes Moisture Boost Minis, my hopes were high. After all, the very name suggests that it’s going to hydrate my skin… Continue reading
I just spent an amazing weekend in Wellington (which is the capital city of New Zealand, for all of my overseas readers who don’t know much about the country I live in), where I got to celebrate plus size fashion, meet some great new people, catch up with old friends, eat delicious food, attend Wellington Fashion Week and photograph some gorgeous women for my Fat Girls Shouldn’t Wear Stripes project. More about that later though – first I wanted to share this outfit with you because I am so in love with this skirt! Continue reading
The Very Vintage Day Out 2014 was a very different experience for me this year, I think because I went with friends instead of going by myself. Everything is always infinitely more fun with friends! I’ve got loads of pictures for you this year, and very few words (for a change), so let’s kick off…
Let’s just preface this by saying that patterns aren’t really my jam. Especially clashing patterns. The extent of my pattern love is stripes and spots … and my bird dress!
If you follow me on instagram, you’ll know that I went to The Very Vintage Day Out over the weekend. I was umming and ahhing about what I was going to wear for weeks beforehand, and then on Friday night a parcel arrived from Hope & Harvest.
Green isn’t a colour that appears in my wardrobe very much, but look! I have green in my leggings…
Guest post by Cara Hill
I think an important part of the body positive journey is wearing clothes that make you feel fabulous – at least, it has been a very important part of my journey. I find it nearly impossible to feel bad about myself and my body if I am wearing a kick ass outfit, one that I love, that I feel good in and that I believe looks good on me.
Cara wears Pinup Girl Clothing Heidi dress
My favourite style at the moment is retro inspired – tops and full swings skirts or dresses that nip in at the waist, all worn with layers of petticoats underneath. It is a style that I feel fantastic in, and thankfully there are a number of companies out there at the moment that are providing retro reproductions (designs inspired by true vintage but in modern fabrics and colours) in plus sizes. Continue reading
Feeling blue with the change in weather? Whether you love navy, cyan or royal blue, there is a hue for everyone this season! Here are some of my fave picks for autumn…
I’m loving 17 Sundays’ shirt dresses right now! This comfortable yet chic style is a great way to ease your wardrobe in to the cooler months. Continue reading
I’m turning 30 next month, and (I feel a little silly admitting this) I am scared of wearing lipstick. I’ve never been one of those girls with a beautifully made-up mouth unless I’ve been on stage or in front of a camera, and there is something about lipstick that makes me feel like I’ve been in my mother’s dresser playing with her make up. There’s no logical reason for this, because I know I look perfectly fine wearing lippy! Continue reading
Chub rub. It’s when your thighs rub together when you walk, causing friction. It’s not awesome in any way – it can result in pain, redness, irritation, chafing, bleeding, and a whole host of other things. It doesn’t matter whether you’re thin, fat, or somewhere in between – if your thighs touch then there is the possibility of friction.
Summer has just come to an end here in New Zealand, and Rachel and I have been putting some methods of preventing chub rub to the test…