It’s that time of year again – summer is coming to an end and we’re heading back to work (or back to school). That means it’s a great chance to stock up on stationery that will get you inspired for the year ahead, sort out your wardrobe and make sure you’re wearing clothes that make you feel fabulous and confident, and get your head in the game. Continue reading
It took me a long time to find a hat that looks good. I was always one of those people who said that hats didn’t suit them, but it turns out that I just needed to try on a lot of hats to find some that looked okay. And I mean a lot. Continue reading
When sadness crashes like an ocean
When fear is deeper than the sea
When I am swallowed by the darkness
Will you come and anchor me? Continue reading
Over the weekend I went along to the Lovely Larger Ladies NZ fashion event – a plus size fashion show that we have been really hanging out for here in New Zealand. Continue reading
I often get people visiting my blog after they have searched for things like “can plus size women wear bodycon dresses” and “are fat girls allowed to wear stripes”. I can’t stress enough that you can wear whatever you damn well please. You can even wear a striped bodycon dress if you want to. Continue reading
I only started getting in to printed pants in the last 12 months or so, but now they’re a wardrobe staple and I find myself gravitating towards printed trousers when I’m styling outfits. I get at least one message a week asking how to wear printed pants, so I thought it was about time for a blog post… Continue reading
Last night, the boything and I went out on a date night to celebrate the end of Junk Free June. The Garden Shed is a new-ish bistro that’s not far from where I live, and I had a lunch meeting there recently and thought the food was delicious so I wanted to share it with my love (and check out their dinner menu). Continue reading
With the autumn equinox just past, the days getting cooler and the leaves starting to turn, it’s time to admit that autumn is finally here. And you know what that means? It’s time to lace up your boots, lady! I’ve done the legwork and found some of my favourite boots for the upcoming season, so all you have to do is choose the style you like and find your size. So here we go – no words, just boots.
On the 19th of March 2015, HELP is holding their annual Colour Me Purple charity auction to raise money to help fund their crucial work within our community. Emceed by actor Aaron Ward, the evening’s entertainment will include performances by Kiwi icons as well as both a live and silent auction. Outstanding locally-made art is on offer, as well as amazing experiences, including a walk-on part with local heartthrob and sexual violence prevention educator Sam Bunkle on Shortland Street, a weekend away experiencing Waikato’s Waitomo caves and Hobbiton, and three nights at the Gold Coast in the Sheraton Mirage Resort with flights included. HELP aims to raise $50,000 to help them bridge the funding shortfall they face in delivering their services.
Tickets to Colour Me Purple are limited (but don’t worry, I’ll let you know how you can get yours in just a moment!), and guests are encouraged to wear their best purple attire – so I’ve put together a few of my favourite purple finds to help you look fabulous!
I can’t even pretend that my love of stripes is a secret – I’m pretty much an “all stripes, all the time” when I can, as evidenced here, here, here and … pretty much all through my wardrobe. This dress though, it ties with this one for my favourite dress right now.