Easy smokey eye: new video tutorial and review

From work to dinner out: effortlessly cool look for fall

Check it! One of autumn’s hottest trends to get now (in larger sizes)

Skincare and makeup tutorial for a quick pampering

The red coat: a strong fall trend in larger sizes

Matching with the fall! The coolest plus size faux leather jacket you will wear now!

Video: 1 skirt – 3 looks

Video: 1 skirt – 3 looks

One of the most flattering pieces of my ideal wardrobe is a skirt. Depending on the style and textile, this piece can be the most versatile. Casual dress, party looks, working outfits, a skirt can be worn on so many occasions. It is indeed my favourite piece of woman’s wear. But how much can you do with a single skirt, you ask? A lot, I say. Here is a fun and quick video, in which I show 3 different looks using the same skirt. Check this out.

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Spread color from the inside out. And this look does it!

Spread color from the inside out. And this look does it!

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Win £50 voucher for Missguided and 2 tickets for The Curve Fashion Festival + the cutest summer outfit with pink sandals

Win £50 voucher for Missguided and 2 tickets for The Curve Fashion Festival + the cutest summer outfit with pink sandals

Here is a chance to get free clothes from one of the coolest summer collections around and free entrance for you and your bestie to the largest UK Plus Size Event – The Curve Fashion Festival. Yes! In collaboration with Missguided, I am running this giveaway and sharing my impressions of their clothes – like this dress and pink sandals I am wearing here and it can be yours for free. Come with me.

UPDATE: THE LUCKY ONE WILL BE CONTACTED BY EMAIL SHORTLY. CLICK TO SEE IF IT WAS YOU!

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Pink every day

Pink every day

I must confess I can get a little too excited when I see cool plus size pieces available in high street brands. It must be because for so long I have felt neglected by so many brands. For countless times I have felt like there was something wrong with me because I wanted to wear a certain piece but they did not have my size. It still happens every now and then.

But the truth is nowadays there is much more availability for large sizes in high street fashion. It is still far from the ideal – and by “ideal” I mean cool, affordable designs, sustainable fashion and opportunities for all. But I got to say I love to see Lindex, for instance, providing fashion in more sizes, for a reasonable price and quality.

When I saw the colour of this dress I was just eager to check if my size was there. Guess what? They had my XL and it went up to XX. I tried it on and voilà, it had to be mine.

After I took the pictures I realised that maybe not everybody would like the shape because it is a bit loose and it may make me look a bit bigger. But girl, come on, what makes us look big is food not clothes ahhahahahaha.

But then again, isn’t that another type of beauty standard? Why should plus size ladies only wear curves flattering clothes? I can easily say that somehow I am also affected by this type of standard. I love myself a bodycon piece that shows the would how beautiful my body is. But most of all, I am a fan of wearing what I like, how I like, when I like. And this dress I love. :-)

Dress and jacket from Lindex. Earrings were custom made for me in Brazil. Hermes bracelet, alliances and Bjørg rings.

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Cool alert: killing curves with In the Style UK

Cool alert: killing curves with In the Style UK

You know the drill. Dress up, kill it, repeat. I mean, that’s what we queens aim for whenever we want to feel gorgeous and beautifully fierce.

Lately, I have been feeling so loaded, so much to do and so little time. A mum’s life is slightly more challenging than I expected and I strive to be a good mother, to keep my word up to date and to remember being a woman, to feel sexy and like super fierce. If you got kids yourself you know what I’m talking about. If you don’t, now you do. :-)

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