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Embracing your bikini body; why I’m not hiding my ‘flaws’

When it comes to today’s society, flawless skin and legs for days are everywhere. We allllll know Photoshop is used on the reg; not just in glossy magazines but all over social media too. ‘Real people’ online aren’t necessarily all that real. There’s so much pressure out there that you can hardly blame people for […]

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Not fat enough for Plus Size?

If you’ve read my post about why I started blogging and my thoughts on body confidence, you’ll know I’m a total fan girl when it comes to gals embracing their shape and sharing the love. I’m a huge believer in being each others cheerleaders and have made amazing friends through blogging, but unfortunately it ain’t all […]

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Why I Blog & The Bloggers Blog Awards

I’m super excited to announce I’ve been shortlisted for Best Fashion Blog in the Bloggers Blog Awards again, thanks to you lovely lot. I’ve been blogging properly on The Fashion Fictionary since January 2014 (where have 2 & 1/2 years gone??) and, despite all the hard work it takes, I still blooming love it. With […]

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Let’s talk about BOOBS*

October’s almost over which means two things: Halloween is here (sounds suspiciously like Hello Wine if ya ask me!) AND Breast Cancer Awareness Month is drawing to a close. I hardly need to shout from the rooftops why this is important – everyone knows someone who’s had or been affected by the C word – but I’m […]

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OOTD: Plus size poolside and the fat/skinny debate

Every year you can count on at least a handful of brands to make the ‘bikini body’ slip up. All it takes is the first glimpse of sunshine and twitter is fired up in a vicious circle of fat and skinny shaming. This year we had the #skinnybirdwatching from Taking Shape UK (who went with […]

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OOTD: Caribbean Crochet

Fashion Friday is back (on a Saturday it would seem) and this weeks edition comes from warmer climates! If you follow me on Instagram (you can find me here) you’ll know I just got back from the Dominican Republic and 11 nights of absolute bliss. I shot a few of my favourite summer looks whilst […]

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The Curvy Beach Edit

If you live in England like me, then let’s be honest, the only bit of sunshine we’re likely to see is if we jet off to warmer climates. So I’m obliging. In four weeks time I’ll be sunning myself somewhere dreamy. I’ve already virtually packed and my ASOS basket could put me in more debt […]

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Dreams Punta Cana Caribbean Getaway*

It’s taken me quite some time to get over the fact that I can’t just live in Dreams Punta Cana forever. I spent ten nights there last year and never wanted to leave. I’d just gotten my go pro which I was so excited to use, more so than my camera. I really wish I’d snapped […]

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Holiday Curve

As all my friends know, I’m such a sunshine person. I’m always 1,000,000 x happier when the sun is shinning and I can feel the warmth on my skin. All the more reason to celebrate the end of my second year of uni with a holiday! So I booked a holiday with the ladies in […]

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Summer Wishlist…

Summer is quite literally on our doorstep. I mean, I’ve finished my second year of uni, the sun has been shining and I’m currently on holiday! There are so many things I’ve been lusting over but here’s a sneak peak of just a few! Top Line: 1. They’re Real Push Up Liner by Benefit. Okay […]

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