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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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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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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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Six Plus Size Trends That Should Continue in 2014

Welcome to 2014! It’s the start of a brand new fashion year and Spring/Summer 14 items are beginning to slowly trickle into shops at last. As the sale rails are shrinking, we can’t help but be on the lookout for

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Plus Size Partywear: Budget Edition

It’s the 10th of December, you’ve just been invited to a last minute Christmas party but you’ve been busy flashing the cash on holiday gifts and hadn’t budgeted for having to get a new outfit. Fear not! This week I’m

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Plus size style: 5 dresses to take you into autumn and beyond

It may be the height of summer, but clothes stores are already releasing their autumn/winter collections, and most plus size fashion fans know that you have to get in quick to get the best of the bunch! That said, the

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‘Chubby’ Chick Lit – For Bigger Women or Bigger Profits?

I’ve just read this article in The Guardian. Apparently, chick lit publishers are now actively developing a new sub genre, known as ‘bigger chick lit’ with which to market their books. The premise of these novels? That the heroine is

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