Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Betty Pamper's Fave Frocks (well a few of them)

Earlier this week I wrote about pushing through the plus sized party fears and revealed how my secret to always feeling fabulous when I go out is to wear 1950’s style swing dresses. This got me thinking about some of my favourite dresses and that maybe you would like to see them too. A frolic through my frocks as it were (well a very small selection of them at least)

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Tiffany Blue Book Dress







This dress was handmade for me by the amazing designer Debbie Payne at Shameless originals. I had been watching the Hattie Jacques drama with Ruth Jones in it and loved the dresses she wore so it very much inspired the style. Having a dress made just for me felt rather wonderful and it fitted like a glove. I wore this for the author picture on the inside of my book so its very special indeed.

Regina Doll dress by Collectif

I wore this dress for the pin ups in pinnies calendar shoot I took part in earlier this year. I don’t usually like anything with bolero style sleeves as I find them a bit fussy but they really work on this dress, it also has the loveliest neckline and is very flattering to my big boobies.

Asos Curve dress

I had heard so many amazing things about Asos curve but nothing in their range had particularly grabbed me but when I saw this frock in the sale I had to have it. With its tropical print I feel very Hawaiian in it and it was perfect for my recent trip to Florida (which now feels very far away) This is definitely a summer dress and I never wear it during the winter months but as soon as there is even a whiff of summer I am drawn to it.

Primark leopard print

This dress is such a great example of how one woman’s cast off is another woman’s gold. My friend Lena gave me this dress when she grew bored of it and it’s become one of my favourites. I love leopard print and the fact that it’s not got a plunge neckline mean its perfect for when I want to look sassy but not have my boobs taking centre stage. I own far too much leopard print but it never fails to make me feel fantastic.

 

Bobbi Lee Helbunny Dress by Soho’s

Some dresses make you feel so pretty and never fail to cheer you up. This Bobbi Lee one fits me so well and the pale green colour with its design of strawberries and flowers is adorable. I wear this dress whenever I need to feel really confident. Its confidence in fabric form.

 
I hope you have enjoyed this little look at some of my fave frocks.I have so many more so please let me know if you are interested and Im happy to do some more frocky show and tells!
If you would like to add a fab new frock to your own collection enter this weeks competiton.

Win this amazing dress by very Cherry Retro

This rather gorgeous Hepburn frock is by the fab Very Cherry Retro who are also one of my blog sponsors. its a gorgeous online boutique with a fab fifties flavour and a good range of sizes.
Very Cherry Retro have very kindly offered to give one lucky reader their very own Hepburn dress (available in sizes 8-22 and in three fab colours to choose from stock permitting) and it couldn't be easy to enter.

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The winner will be chosen on Sunday the 25th of November
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7 comments:

  1. Love the dress fingers crossed I might be lucky enough to win a dress!

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  2. Yes, do post more of that! :D

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  3. Brilliant post, makes me want to play dress up with my wardrobe! Liked and followed for the Comp :)

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  4. brilliant, I love my collectif dresses. I have the Regina in leopard print and normally wear it with a petticoat underneath it :D xx

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  5. Oh I have that Primark dress! It's a fave of mine- such a bargain!! I remember my friend texting to get down to Primarni quickly before they all sold out!

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  6. Hiya Betty, loved the video, who doesn't like a peep into another woman's wardrobe? lol I hope you show us more of your fabulous frocks, I am always looking for inspiration, especially at this time of year, because my birthday is in December, as well as Christmas and New Year.
    cheers M'dears
    V
    xxx

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  7. Loved seeing all your dresses, they look great! Followed on Twitter, would very much like to win a dress as I'm trying to revamp my wardrobe, vintage style!

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