Sunday, 21 February 2016

The Plus Size Pinafore with Yours Clothing

I've got that Sunday feeling and it ain't good, it's been a lovely weekend but they're never quite long enough are they? 
Luckily I get to start the week with a new and rather wonderful acquisition in the form of this perfect Yours Clothing Pinafore Dress*.

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Black Ponte Skater Pinafore* - Yours Clothing
Shirt - Vintage
Ankle Boots - New Look (Similar here)
Suede Look Fringed Handbag* - Yours Clothing 
I was recommended the dress by the lovely Jacqs at Yours and all I can say is: Yours have utterly nailed it. I've mentioned in the past that I generally avoid the skater shape but for some reason, this really works for me. The length is spot on and there are pockets. Ten out of ten. This dress is just so easy to wear - Whether it be with a Tee, vintage shirt or roll neck; It's effortless.

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I wore the pinafore with one of my vintage shirts. This one was from the same place as the blue dress I bought last week. It's really unique in that it's longline with split sides - The only issue I have with it is that it's roughly two sizes too small for me, meaning I can only wear it under things. Otherwise you can see my tummy button. 

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Suede Look Fringed Handbag* - Yours Clothing 
I'm a fan of fringed bags but have never been able to use one without feeling extremely conspicuous. Like I'm going to get it caught in a lift door or dip it in my dinner. This Suede look fringed number from Yours Clothing is ideal, practical (yeah I said that) yet still very "On trend" as people in the know say.

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After saying how few clothes I've bought of late, I substantially extended my vintage wardrobe this weekend thanks to a kilo sale, so there will be some extremely gaudy prints and hues gracing the pages of Terrible Tumbles very soon...
Em x
* Denotes iterms gifted for review. As always, opinions are my own.

Friday, 19 February 2016

60s Stripes with Simply Be

Hello Everybody, if you are anything like me you'll be pretty much inside 24/7 at the moment due to the grim weather and left over festive austerity. I cant remember what the outside smells like, or how it feels to be around living things that aren't equally as miserable cats. All of this is basically me justifying why I am wearing no shoes in these pictures. Sorry. You're just lucky I've brushed my hair...

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Striped Bell Sleeve dress - Simply Be 
I've not invested in my wardrobe too much new of late, mainly because of the hibernation but that hasn't stopped me from online window shopping which is where I saw this fabulous Simply Be frock. I've got to be honest, I was initially unsure about parting with my cold hard cash, basically because i didn't think it would cover my arse but COVER MY ARSE IT DOES. In fact, it's a really good tall girl length - Mini but not obscene.

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A few people have commented on their sleeve dislike of this dress which i think is crackers because these sleeves are quite frankly the bomb. I'm also a big fan of the A Line shape which sits just under the bust on me (unlike on the model online, I must have long boobs), it gives a great shape without feeling too clingy and gives a fab 60s shape. I really seem to going back to my Plus Size retro roots at the moment don't I?

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Have a fab weekend everyone - I'm going to the countryside to freeze my arse off! 
I'll be back next week with shoes on. I may even be outside. HURRAH!

Em x

Sunday, 14 February 2016

Love Yourself - A Very Vintage Valentine.

Happy Valentines Day Everyone!

I just wanted to call in and wish you a wonderful day of hearts and cheap chocolate, as well as slipping in a couple of pictures of my one true love; Clothes.

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Vintage Roll Neck Sweater Dress - No 87 Dove House Hospice Shop, Hull
Pointed Ankle Boots - New Look 
To show myself how much I love me on this magical day, I got dressed up all nice in my new vintage dress and let my Mum take pictures of me whilst i pranced about in the garden, because nothing says self love like a touch of frostbite and a chest infection...

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I couldn't speak higher of No 87 in Hull - It's a Dove House Hospice shop which is curated so beautifully that I've never left empty handed. This particular visit brought two new/old dresses into my life and I could have quite happily left with more, especially as this one only set me back £10. The other wonderful thing about this shop is that it adjoins the original charity shop, meaning that nothing goes to waste - None of that overpriced second hand as vintage nonsense.

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On this Valentines day, I would like leave you with the reminder that the most important person to love today is yourself. 
And Liam Hemsworth... 
But mostly yourself. 
Em x

Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Plus Size Valentines with Yours Clothing

Despite me being literally the least glam human on Earth I actually like a good slinky chemise 
(As do my cats... Hence me never being able to wear one outside of a locked room...)

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Kimono Robe and Chemise* - Yours Clothing 
This silky number from my faves over at Yours clothing is treble-y good because not only do you get the chemise and the robe BUT YOU ALSO GET A COAT HANGER. This may not sound particularly exciting to you but it is a silky padded coat hanger and so you can use it OUTSIDE of your wardrobe to display things like people who have their lives together do. I am going to put my lanyard on it.

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I sincerely apologise for everything looking a bit crinkled but this is my life and this is how I wear things. Its my signature style if you will. If you think this is bad, you should see the contents of the chest of drawers behind me.

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The back detail is gorgeous, with cross over lacing and a deeeeeep opening which I'vve not photographed because:
a) Bum crack
b) Crap 90s tattoo
And OK, so it only just covers my arse but I suppose that's the point of it... It really is a very romantic piece, sweet and sexy without being at optimum saucy level. 

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Yours Clothing have all kinds of saucy shizzle going on at the moment, from cheeky bustiers to romantic sets like the one my good and sexy friend Becky is bedecked in here so there's something for everyone this Valentines. Even if it's a big lovely pair of pyjamas.

Em x
*Denotes gifted item but as always, my view is entirely my own.