Fashion Icons: Penelope Garcia from Criminal Minds

So, if you know me or maybe follow my Instagram updates (see link at the bottom of this post if you don’t already follow but want to), you may already be aware that I absolutely love the Character Penelope Garcia from Criminal Minds.  I am slowly trying to turn myself into our offices very own Penelope Garcia, and with styles like this, is it any wonder…. So, today I am channelling my inner Baby Girl, AKA the amazing Penelope Garcia…… Dress – Joe[Read more]

When You Find the Dress of Dreams…..

….. Buy it in ALL the colourways! * Warning Picture Heavy Post * That’s what I did with the Lady Vintage Isabella, although I don’t actually have all the colourways (yet), but I do have 8 of them now, and it all started last July, when the amazing Curvy Wordy introduced me to my dress of dreams. We all know how hard it is, whether you are a size 6 or a size 36, to find what suits our size[Read more]

#Plus40Fabulous January Edition – Fashion Icons of our Childhood

Welcome to this month’s theme, which was picked by Lee who said: “How about we talk about how our teens/childhood influence our choices in clothes and things today.” I was born in the mid 70’s, so really the 80’s is my time when I started to really know my own mind when it came to fashion.  I can particularly recall my 9th birthday (’83) and I was having a party.  I went shopping for an outfit with my Mum and Nan,[Read more]

Going Dotty for Lollidots – Review ft Scarlett & Jo *

Scarlett & Jo have been around for a while now, but had only been exclusively available from Evans…. They are now available from Evans AND Yours Clothing, with other retailers looking to stock in the not so distant future, but did you know they also have their own Scarlett & Jo website??? If you haven’t already paid the website a visit, be sure to get your derriere over there right now, and make sure you sign up to the S&J Club. [Read more]

Survival Tips : The Office Christmas Party – Ft George at Asda*

It’ all a bit Chrimbo overload here at Plus Size Proud HQ, and I am sorry about that (#sorrynotsorry), and today I want to talk to you about surviving the good old office party! I changed companies back in January, so I haven’t experienced the Office Party here as yet, but it is on a Thursday lunchtime, with the option to go on partying after….  So, here are my tips, take note (or not) as you wish: Only stay for lunch[Read more]