As a plus size girl in my not-so-early twenties, I’d never really considered Marks & Spencer to be a shop for me.  It was the reserve of my Grandmas (although both are pretty damn stylish) and the place I was taken for frumpy, ugly bras; please note, their bras are by no means ugly now – but when I was…

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I love a full skirt – I realise that I have at least six in my wardrobe and yet still feel the need to buy more.   They’re one of the most versatile of items – wear them for work with a simple shirt or for the day with a chunky jumper.  Come the evening, wear them with a plunging body…

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Have you heard of Silly Old Sea Dog yet?  They’re kind of great – I featured them in my Party Wear look book last week  after managing to snap up their beautiful monochrome Santa print dress in an instagram sale earlier this year. Silly Old Sea Dog make playful 50’s inspired dresses in the quirkiest of materials.   All dress…

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I’m not a full on vintage belle, I don’t quite have the sass to pull it off.   However, I do love to incorporate one or two vintage inspired items into my wardrobe.   Most of the time, this takes the form of a 50s style full skirt that can be mixed and matched any which way I like. This Collectif…

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I got married in a registry office – it was a chocolate box guild hall, with black beams against white walls and I had to duck to get down the aisle.   I loved! Registry offices have been popular for ever – they’re more intimate than a billowing church (and often substantially warmer) – and they’re substantially cheaper (often). They…

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