OOTD pinup girl plus size citrus splendour

Todays OOTD is a little slice of heaven in what’s been a pretty wet August so far.  This fresh and fabulous dress pretty much speaks for itself, so without any further ado: The skirt is beautifully full, I didn’t even need a petticoat underneath for a stunningly fanned skirt which completely covered the chair I was sitting on.  Even though we had sun when I took this pic, I still took precautions with a cute brolly.  Really, I just love accessories.  The accessories I wore with this dress really are good enough to eat.  My hair is part home grown, […]

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OOTD houndstooth check plus size glam

OOTD may be stretching it a little as this dress has been a part of so many go to looks in this last month.  If you follow be on social media you are probably sick of seeing this dress I have worn it some much, but that’s because I love it so much!!  Here’s the look: Yes I am giving you bedroom eyes, they are my weapon in the style wars.  J seriously thought his luck was in here despite the fact that the hotel we were staying at put us in a twin room (rant on that one coming […]

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Summer fashion tips for wheelchair users

Summer’s here and the time is right…for wearing cute summer trends! There are things to consider when dressing as a wheelchair user.  Your outfit needs to be comfortable, wearable and cover the bits you want it to.  This is totally doable when shopping the high street trends, if you know what you’re looking for.  Here are my top tips to fabulise yourself while making the most of the gorgeous weather. Who wears short shorts? You do!  Sitting down, you are in the best position to show off your shapely pins.  A pair of stunning tailored shorts are made for the […]

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OOTD paisley waterfall dress – plus size fashion

A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to be invited to a blogger evening at the Taking Shape and Hotter store in Kingston.  After an amazing time playing ‘pretty woman’ in the spacious, wheelchair friendly changing rooms in Taking Shape, I selected this fabulous outfit. Plus size fashion has never looked so good!  It was then on to the Hotter shoes store to find a pair of shoes to compliment it.  I really was spoiled for choice!   I tried on lots of shoes in Hotter.  The great thing about their shoes it that even the ones with heels […]

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Plus size summer swimwear wishlist

We’re all feeling the heat right now, and where as comfort wise indoors naked in front of the air con is preferable, there comes a time when you just have to leave the house.  I know the small town I live in is not quite ready for me to go nude! But I don’t want to go to the post office, the bank and the mother in laws house – I want to be by the pool!!  Thank goodness for daydreams, because right now I’m rewinding to May this year when I was sat round the pool in the Costa […]

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Confidence the secret with Katie Piper

Though I feel I should start with my usual plea for leniency about not posting sooner, I won’t.  A twitter chat with a new friend has prompted me to get my butt off social media (where I can usually be found) and get over here and post.  I have so much to tell you again!  I haven’t even posted about my wedding, which was in August of last year!  Nevertheless, as my last post suggests, I am involved in some really amazing stuff at the moment so I will start there, and then start to wedge in a few things […]

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My Sunday Photo 21st March 2015: Challenging Perceptions

Yes, those are my pasty white thighs next to the gorgeous and tanned Katie Piper (who is one of the nicest people I have ever met). With a teeny size 6 waist and a cute Kylie-esque figure, Katie doesn’t need me next to her to make her look amazing.  Nevertheless here I am, owning who I am and loving who I am, just like all the other girls in todays show. We’re on again tomorrow so full post is to come but for now, here are some news stories. Reveal Cosmopolitan The Mirror Daily Express OK! Daily Mail Daily Mail – […]

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Wheelchair fashion: Curvety at the British Fashion Awards

When it comes to fashion, you can’t really get more prestigious than the British Fashion Awards. In November 2014 I was lucky enough to be mixing with the likes of Cara Delevingne and Victoria Beckham at the reception, awards ceremony and the after party of the BFA in Londons trendy Soho.   The sole wheelchair user amongst the fashionistas and influencers in attendance, I held my own with J on my arm, wearing the most gorgeous gown from Curvety. The Viviana Christina really needs to be seen to be believed.  From the exquisite neckline to the attention to detail on […]

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Wheelchair fashion: Fever London Ivy Gown

At the end of last year I attended a fundraising ball for EDS UK.  Ehlers Danlos Syndrome is a connective tissue disorder which effects pretty much everything in the suffers body.  I have EDS myself, hypermobility type, which is one of the many reasons I support the charity. When you have a disability, it is so important to focus on the nice things in life, the things that make your heart beat a little faster.  As a fashion lover, it was so great to see dozens of men and women, many of whom suffer with EDS draped in their finery […]

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Wheelchair Fashion Goes Vintage With Voodoo Vixen

Last week I was lucky enough to attend the London Edge alternative fashion showcase as London Olympia.  There were all sorts of scrummy trends there from vintage to steampunk to gothic, and I wanted to bring it all home.  If I were forced to choose a specific trend, I would have to plump (no pun intended) for vintage as the 1950’s were just built for curves.  It was an era in which women were actively putting on the pounds to get that perfect curvy silhouette.  I was so born in the wrong era! Voodoo Vixen has a great plus size […]

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