How to Keep Your Summer Wardrobe Working Hard for Autumn

As we race through October and the weather starts getting crisp, we’re reaching that point of putting away the summer favourites for another year. I absolutely love bringing out the long sleeve tops, opaque tights and chunky knits but I’m always very sorry to say goodbye to Summer clothes. But what if we don’t have to say goodbye to the Summer pieces this time? Autumn can be so unpredictable weather-wise, it’s the…
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Plus Size Disney Villain Halloween Costumes and Makeup

Plus Size Disney Villains I really love Disney, I’ve seen all the films, I know all the songs and for the past 3 years I’ve been recreating my favourite Villains for Halloween. Even though some of these may look ridiculously over the top, they’ve never really taken more than my usual makeup bag and some white foundation! Obviously the costumes are a plus, but at the moment, I can’t find…
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No costume? No worries! A Last Minute Halloween Look

  As we hurtle towards the end of October we’re reaching the absolute peak of Halloween themed parties and events. For some, this has been a long time coming and the brilliant outfits that have been meticulously planned will finally have their chance to shine. For others (like me), it’s a last minute scramble to put something together. If you’re struggling to find something to wear, have had a last minute Halloween…
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Plus Size Women Throughout History: Venus of Willendorf

Plus Size Women Throughout History: Venus of Willendorf When faced with the challenging task of writing a Plus Size History, I can’t help but return to pull out my rather large Archaeology books from University. In the past, plus size women have been represented in all kinds of lights and believe me, there are some incredibly positive images of these fabulous women. I suppose going chronologically one of the first…
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Plus Size Flapper Girl Halloween Costume with GatsbyLady

Plus Size Flapper Girl Halloween Costume with GatsbyLady I don’t know about you but sometimes Halloween and fancy dress parties can send my stress levels sky high. I always want to try and be something no-one else will dress as and as I’m a perfectionist I always want every part of my costume and makeup to be spot on. I love a creepy scary costume as much as the next All…
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