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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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Summer Party in Style with La Redoute

If you ask any Northern blogger gal who throws the best parties, they’ll tell you straight up it’s La Redoute. After the fabulous La Redoute Christmas event, I couldn’t wait for the next invite to land in my inbox. Cue the excitement & me counting down to the LR Summer Party, hosted at a mystery […]

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The Curvy Smart Casual

Smart-Casual is the enigma of dress codes. Sure, guys can throw on a pair of good jeans with a shirt and they’re good to go. But when it comes to gals, things get a little more complex. Are heels and a dress too much? Will I be under-dressed in jeans? *calls all friends to see […]

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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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Holiday Blues with Lavitta

When it comes with Summer styling, I tend to go for versatile pieces that work for warm evenings abroad AND the British Summer (a.k.a the only slightly less rainy season). Statement trousers are my ultimate faves and when I spotted this FAB pair at a new store opening in Leeds, I just had to add […]

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Embellished by Frock and Frill

If there’s one thing I love more than a little embellishment it’s a LOT of embellishment. So I’ve styled up a look that basically embellished err’thang! Ready to get on that hype?

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A gal’s guide to festival fashion with La Redoute*

When it comes to festival fashion, there are a few misconceptions. In fact, I’m pretty sure that any festival fashion guide I’ve ever seen has been written by someone who has never stepped foot into the muddy fields of a festival. So it’s about time I share style some do’s and don’ts. And no, I’m […]

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OOTD: 70s summertime

*Quick, take some photos before it’s starts raining* I’m pretty sure that’s the response of every British blogger at the minute, as soon as there’s a glimmer of sunshine. But I refuse to let the clouds get me down. Instead, I’m busy falling head over heels for this rather granny-chic playsuit and leather belt combo […]

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OOTD: Winter in July

Dear Sunshine, Come back, we miss you. Regards, The whole of the UK. If you’ve been outside, or even just anywhere near social media, you’ll be well aware of the bloody awful british summer we’re having here in the UK. I’ve been desperately dreaming of warmer climates but luckily, I found THE perfect piece to […]

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