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    Plus size Valentine’s Day outfit idea 2: The Jungle Queen

    This Valentine’s Day, go for something fun, go for something bold and breathtaking. This dress is so light and floaty – and comfortable too – it won me over real quick. As I so often say, I’m usually a little cautious of bold prints, but something about having this dress on, swishing and swirling around you, makes you feel like a tropical diva. (But, like, in a good way). What do you think? Dress: G-Couture Shoes: Zoom (past season) Hair cut and colour: StyleBar Photographer and Stylist: Simone from Yellow Papaya

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    Plus size Valentine’s Day outfit idea 1: The Coffee Date

    With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking what you’re going to wear on your hot date. And hey, I’m not just talking about hot dates with man meat, ok, I mean like hot dates with your bestie, or your four-legged, or your mom, or even yourself, ok? (That’s right, I look for any excuse to plan a new outfit :P) Here’s plus size outfit idea number 1, for the good ‘ol coffee date. Skirt: Style Republic Plus at Spree Pumps: PnP Clothing Hair flower: Koffin Kitten Lipstick: ‘Striking M-attitude’ CO2 Matt Lip Colour from Alluring Reds collection by Catrice Nails: Hallo Pragtig Hair cut and…

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    What they wore: Plus size celebrities at the Golden Globes 2016

    As a little girl I used to like cutting pictures of celebrities in their sparkling gowns out of magazines, and making them into my paper dolls. Old habits die hard, and a guilty pleasure as an adult is squizzing through the red carpet pics online. Since starting this blog I’ve paid particular attention to what plus size celebrities have worn, but to be honest, spotting them is a bit like finding hen’s teeth. Moreover, when you do, the outfits are often a bit dowdy and unexciting – maybe something to do with plus size women battling to find designer dresses, as Melissa McCarthy has long griped about. (My concern here is…

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    Plus size style file: Lala from Plus Size is Me

    While around the world plus size liberation and the body positivity movement are big, booming trends, here in South Africa those talking about the topic are fewer and far between. Lala and her sister Nkanyezi Tshabalala are amongst some of the most well-known voices on the subject in South Africa, with almost 50 000 followers on their Facebook page alone. I had the great honour of chatting to Lala about her personal style, and thoughts on body positivity. About Lala from Plus Size is Me My name is Lala, I am a plus size fashion blogger, activist and sometimes model. I have my own fashion and lifestyle brand for fuller…

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    Plus size style file: Georgina from She Might be Loved

    This week’s plus size style file is on another Instagram crush, Georgina from She Might be Loved. Not only is Georgina a foxy ‘Instalebrity’, but she also holds several awards and accolades for her achievements in plus size blogging. Read below to find out why I’m so smitten with her. About Georgina from She Might be Loved I’m Georgina and I’m a Beauty and Fashion Blogger/Social Media Manager from Sheffield, UK. How do you define your style? I’m what they call an ‘hourglass’ shape so I really love to show that off in skater dresses and fitted dresses to accentuate my curves. Who inspires your style? That’s a tough one as…