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Plus size style: your essential A/W 14 colour guide

plum to dusk - softer paler shades that are easy to wear

Most highstreet and online stores have now started stocking their Autumn/Winter ranges. It’s tempting to dash out and grab all the pieces you love right away. But in my experience, whilst fun, this is a quick way to end up

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Plus size style: 5 ways to wear colour pop this summer

Colour pop goes to work - green shift dress

  Make an impression in the office with this smart shift dress. The contrast collar and sleeve edges give the dress a great 60s feel. Wear with ballerina flats or take it up a notch with sleeked back hair and

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Plus size style: 9 ways to wear orange

You can wear orange: fade it out

You don’t need a melodramatic streak to wear this summer’s brightest shade. There’s a shade and style of orange to suit everyone. Bold and Bright If you’re confident wearing strong colours and aren’t afraid of being the centre of attention

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Throwback Thursday: Runcorn in The Deathly Hallows

It’s funny how completely unrelated things will spark off such strong memories, isn’t it? I was reading an email from Yours Clothing about their latest new store opening in Runcorn. Immediately the first thing that popped into my head was

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Plus size style: Return of the navy

When navy first appeared as an alternative to black during winter 2012, I was sceptical. There was something a bit too ‘school uniform’ about it for me. I nervously tried navy with coral last Spring and was cautiously pleased with

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Move over Gok! Defining your own personal style

From Trinny & Susannah to Gok Wan and websites like Dressipi, there’s no shortage of people ready to analyse you and tell you how to dress. While this type of advice can be very useful in helping to focus on

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Plus Size Fashion: Knee Length Wonders

Last week, Kirstie Clements wrote an article in The Guardian lamenting the lack of skirts and dresses that sit at knee length or below. The problem is the length of the dress. Too many, both high street and designer, are

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