Plus Size Bonfire Night Outfit

Plus Size Bonfire Night Outfit | Plus Size Life.co.ukWith autumn looming, I can’t help but to get excited about Bonfire Night! Bonfire Night is exactly what it sounds like–a night of roaring bonfires, mugs of hearty chili, fireworks and sparklers held on the 5th of November in the UK and this lovely plus size bonfire night outfit will keep you warm and cosy and looking spectacular!

This outfit combines some of my favourite things that every curvy girl can pull off: coloured skinny jeans, a flattering top and tall boots. Most specifically, this outfit features two ultra trendy items: the marsala red Melissa McCartney skinnies and the scarf in this season’s must-have print: tartan.

A few things to remember when dressing for bonfire night:

  1. Wear thick and comfy boot socks
  2. Remember that you’ll be around quite a lot of smoke, so wear the right fabrics!
  3. Fabrics like wool and machine washable blends and cotton are best since they can be laundered at home to remove the smoky smell. They can also be treated with a vinegar rinse if the smell still lingers.
  4. Avoid furs, silks and satins and other fabrics that would require dry cleaning to keep the expense down and the smoky smell out of your clothes.

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12 Ways to Wear Checks If You’re Plus Size

Checks, tartan and plaid are the trending pattern for autumn winter 2015. Here are are 12 ways to pull off the look if you're plus size. | Plus Size Life.co.ukChecks, Tartan and plaid are all words used to describe that pretty grid-like pattern made from crossing horizontal and vertical stripes and they are the on-trend pattern for Autumn/Winter 2015! Even if you never thought you could pull off the look, here are 12 ways to wear checks if you’re plus size:

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Find the Right Plus Size Bra for Your Outfit

Give a woman right bra and she can conquer the world | Plus Size Life.co.uk

For ages I’d just assumed I was doomed to the typical plus size bra: a bland restraint only available in shades of boring (white, black or taupe) with straps wide enough to race Hot Wheels cars on and the obligatory feminine bow at the centre. I would flip through lingerie catalogs and grow absolutely envious. Not of the tiny-framed women and their dainty C cups, but of the beautiful bras adorning their chests. Bras in a kaleidoscope of colours, fittings and shapes. Bras with no straps!–how was that even possible?!

The truth is, curvy women aren’t doomed to one type of ill-fitting bra. There’s actually a wide range of options out there. Once you know how to find the right plus size bra for your outfit, you’ll find that your clothes fit better. Go one step further and make sure you get a bra that’s actually your cup size and suddenly, the world is your oyster.

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Autumn Birds Plus Size Outfit Ideas

A casual plus size outfit featuring bird motifs for autumn | Plus Size Life.co.uk  There’s something you should know: I’m a creature of clothing habit. Maybe it’s because of my lifelong struggle to find shapes and fabrics that flatter my curves, but when I find clothing that I like, I buy it in triplicate.

You see that fab bird printed tee? That’s in my wardrobe. Along with two of its cousins: the exact same shirt in black. Twice. I’m a sucker for a 3/4 sleeve and a scoop back.

The skinnies I paired that top with are my absolute favourite. They’re ultra stretchy. I’m not making that up, it’s in their name. And they’re so damn comfortable. I practically live in these jeans.

Know what else I’m a sucker for? A curvy girl in skinny jeans. Skinny jeans were made for curves. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.

Blush pink is couleur du jour in wedding world, and since I spend practically all day at work thinking about it, looking at it and writing about it, it’s only natural that it’s started to creep into my wardrobe and in the scarf and flats in this outfit card. And to complete the birdie ensemble, a dainty parakeet bracelet. Tweet.

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