Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Curvy Gal Outfit: Hawaiian Hottie

Getting my summer brights on

This week I dipped my toe into the Asos Curve water for the first time. This may seem crazy as Ive heard so much good stuff about the brand and quite a few very stylish plus sized bloggers I follow reguarly post up outfits wearing ASOS looking amazing but until now I had never really paid them much attention.
The halter neck and nipped in waist gives this dress a nice 1950's feel.

All this changed when I spied this rather fabulous hawaiin style print dress in their latest sale. I love a loud print for summer and with it halter neck and nipped in waist it has enough of a 1950's sensibility to work really well with my look.

One day the sun will shine and match the summer theme of my outfit

As luck would have it I already owned a Monsoon cardigan which matched the purple of the flowers in the dress perfectly.You will already have seen my gorgeous necklace form Bow and crossbones which I adore and plan on wearing lots this summer.

I had my hair freshly coloured the other day and wanted to show off my shiny new blond streak so its all about the victory roll.Ive piled the rest of my hair up in a big bun.
Fab Carmen Miranda neclace check, Big hair check.

My shoes are a lovely pair of slightly 1940's inspired gold peep toe wedge sandles by Clarks.
Arched brows and shocking pink lips-My summer staple

My eyemake up is from my new Urban Decay Naked2 pallete which Im loving. Ive used shades, booty call, busted and YDK. My eyeliner is the Wink eyeliner pen from Barry M and lipstick is Rose Sorbet by Rimmel


The Details
Dress-Asos Curve
Cardigan-Monsoon
Shoes-Clarks
Necklace-Bow and crossbones





Remember feeling good and looking great has nothing to do with dress size and everything to do with attitude.Never wait to be a certain weight to start enjoying clothes and never reject anything thinking it wont suit your shape. Try it on-you may be surprised.
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    9 comments:

    1. Lovely dress. It's always fab to find a great item in the sale!

      Let's hope the weather brightens up to match the dress!

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    2. Really lovely dress! Love the stuff on ASOS curve but the models are very confusing as I am sure they are more size 14 than size 18! X

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    3. Hi Love your blog!
      Your dress is gorgeous.

      Do pop by and say hello if you have five mins...
      www.tillysvintageelegance.blogspot.co.uk

      or my other blog is www.tillyroseblog.blogspot.cok uk

      Tilly x

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    4. thank you for another great suggestion, I'd never have thought to go to asos for cute dresses. You look fabulous as always, and such fab summery colours :) x

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    5. Batty McKenzue3 July 2012 at 22:14

      I love the dress - the colours really great but I would say that as purple is my dav color (having purple hair it would be!!!)
      Love reading your blog - live the tips & links!
      Thanx

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    6. That is a gorgeous dress, it looks lovely on you xx

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    7. You are rocking that dress Betty...I love your mantra, my Rosie has it...but my Daz hasn't, he is still waiting to be slim to enjoy life! what a wally!...there is hardly anything of him anyway...

      did you get everything sorted with your blog...I would be happy to help if not :)

      Love Happy xx

      ps I am off to checkout ASOS Curve now... xx

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