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Aaaaaaaaargh. There’d been rumblings for a while about reigning supreme fat babe Beth Ditto designing her own independent collection, but I didn’t let myself believe it. I just couldn’t deal with the disappointment if it never happened, you know?

BUT IT’S REAL. It’s happening! In February! There’s a website and everything! The collection was announced today with pictures of Beth looking incredible in her limited edition t-shirt with Jean Paul Gaultier (more on that later) and I’m so excited I think I might be sick. Also, please can we get the lowdown on that make up look as soon as?

I know that Beth has mentioned in interviews about the limitations of her Evans collections and how she wasn’t 100% happy with the process. Evans are a giant retailer, so it’s understandable that some amendments had to be made. What blows my mind is that Beth’s two Evans collections pushed SO MANY boundaries for plus size fashion, even with those limitations. Can you imagine what will be on offer now that she’s got full creative freedom?

The fact that she’s reached out to fat activists to be part of the team is also awesome. Specifically Jessica (Tangled Up In Lace, and the inventor of the fatkini), who remains an inspiration for when I’m getting dressed each day. I can’t think of many people who are more deserving of a gig like this. As it says in i-D magazine, the collection is “by us, for us” and by getting the fat community involved, it really feels like it.

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As for the t-shirt itself, some have talked about it being problematic and/or boring, which, I mean, okay, but I don’t see why some are writing off the entire collection based off one t-shirt. This is a PR move and a savvy one at that. With a Proper Designer(TM) on board, the collection will be taken more seriously by the fashion press. Maybe I’m just bamboozled to see a genuine collaboration with an A+ fashion designer, I don’t know.

MOST IMPORTANTLY: the t-shirt (and, I’m assuming, the collection itself) fits up to size 32. In an age when every new “plus size boutique” launches with their backs turned on our size 26 and over sisters, this is a bold move. I’m for it.

What do you reckon? Have any of you gone and bought one? If so, TELL ME EVERYTHING.


Hiya.

How are you all? It’s been a while! I unplugged from the blogging world for a bit to recharge my batteries and rediscover my love for it all.  I was beginning to get lost among all the politics and favours and competition, when really all this is just an outlet for me to talk excitedly about clothes. You know? Of course, I’ve chosen completely the wrong time to bring it back, as work has gone absolutely mental (in a good way), so we’ll see how it pans out. But for now I’ll talk about some cool stuff that happened this week.

First up: Cut For Evans. I saw a video floating around on twitter a few months ago and nearly fell off my chair. I’d practically been counting down the days until it launched since then! Evans had run a competition with fashion students to design a capsule collection, before eventually choosing print specialist Alice Farrow and knitwear designer Rebecca Partington.

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Alice Farrow’s jumpsuit and shirt on the rack. Gorgeous.

The result is possibly the freshest, most imaginative – and, let’s be honest here – polarising – collection that I’ve seen in plus size fashion for a long time. The shapes and fabrics are fairly simple: tank tops, tunics, shirts and tube skirts. But in terms of colour and print? The shock factor is off the scale. People really like to be a debbie downer on Evans and what they offer but Cut shows how they CAN take risks, they CAN be bold, and they CAN show everyone else what’s what. It’s brilliant, and so exciting!

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Rebecca and Alice pose with Brix Smith-Start, who gave a rousing speech AND is putting the collection into her swanky boutique. Awesome.

To celebrate they had a launch in their Marble Arch flagship store, and we got to see the collection in situ and try it all on. I ended up buying three pieces, the Rebecca Partington skyscraper top and skirt, and the Alice Farrow tube skirt. All three have been worn in the following days (in fact I’m wearing the skyscraper top as we speak!).

I wasn’t invited to the launch but I was really cheeky and asked Bethany to see if I could tag along with her. If not I would have gone down to Marble Arch to see it anyway, but they kindly let me come down and I had a great night! It was so lovely to be back with the blogging crew. Now, to photos!

Three plus size girls in bright dresses.

Myself and two statuesque blondes, Ms Bartoz and Margie, test run Alice Farrow’s amazing tropical shift

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The staff at Evans’ Marble Arch flagship store. What a bunch of stunners.

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Too much babeliness for one image – almost. From l-r: Caroline, Rosie, Debbie, Isha, Hanna, Charlotte, Rivkie.

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Knitwear designer Rebecca gets manhandled by one of the Evans staff before her Now magazine shoot

Me and my heart print dress

It’s me, showing off my new heart print dress, replete with my dorothy-wannabe red shoes.

Dress: Alice and You, via ASOS Curve
Shoes: Primark (very old)
Rings: ASOS Curve
Brooch: Tatty Devine (sample sale)

And finally, here’s what I wore – a little bit girly and plain considering the subject but I had to be a bit businesslike for work! You know me, I’m all for cutesy prints so it was only a matter of time before I bought this. Didn’t realise it was quite so creased on Wednesday morning, though…

Me, twirling in my fancy dress.

An obligatory twirl shot, and we’re done.


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Image: me (short, fat, pale caucasian skin, long brown hair, glasses) stands in front of a black wardrobe wearing a black top, floral skirt, rust coloured tights and boots.

Jersey peplum top: ASOS Curve
Floral skirt: New Look Inspire
Pearl collar necklace, rust colour tights: Primark
Ankle boots: Evans
Glasses: London Retro*

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Image: as before, in a slightly different pose

This is an outfit that I feel looks better in real life than in photos. Or it could be my not-so-good camera! I have to say winter really does sort the men out from the boys, photography-wise. It’s always so dark, and my camera can’t cope with anything other than bright sunlight! Ah well.

This outfit includes a few recent purchases for once – hooray! Although the glasses, tights, boots and skirt are all from 1-2 years ago. I recently got the boots mended for the second time, as they’re just so comfortable. Unfortunately my Clarks pair (review here) got a hole in the first day of wearing them, and apparently it was so bad they couldn’t be saved. So, quite disappointed really, especially as Clarks are meant to be a super durable brand! Maybe I need to invest in some DMs…

Also, to any of you who answered my red lipstick question on twitter: thank you! It was the push I needed to treat myself to MAC’s Ruby Woo. I have MAC Red, but it’s far too glossy and glam for daytime use. Ruby Woo is exactly what I was after. Yay!

I hope you’re all well. It’s been an exciting week – can’t wait to tell you all about it!


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The second instalment of Swan, Evans’ designer collaboration with Clements Ribiero, dropped online today. Some lovely bloggers attended a press event last week so I had some idea of what the collection looked like, but I absolutely adore the lookbook with Robyn Lawley and had to put some of that gorgeousness on my blog!

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It’s just all so gorgeous, isn’t it? I think I might prefer this collection to their debut. I just love the sultry glamour and sophistication of it all, like a modern film noir heroine. It also really tickles me that Bethany and Deena paired the mimosa print trousers and top as a jumpsuit to the horror of Evans‘ facebook fans, and here it is represented just as beautifully! See? Trust your fatshion bloggers. They know what’s what. (haha)

aI’m not sure when the clothes arrive in store, but I’m definitely planning to head down after work and do another dressing room post. Let me know if you’re going too, we could have a dressing room party!

If you’re ordering online, make sure to use the code LUCKY20 for 20% off the range. What are you gonna buy?


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Top: Evans (very old!)
Skirt: Yours Clothing
Brooch: Tatty Devine
Tights: M&S (via Charlotte)
Shoes: Evans (even older than the top)
Glasses: Glasses Direct
Ring: Domino Dollhouse

Hello my lovelies! This outfit features a real blast from the past! I’d seen others doing a “shop my closet” thing for ages and not really taken much notice. I don’t tend to be very sentimental with things, and when items are taken to a charity shop or put in storage, I don’t miss them. When a few weeks ago I got out a massive box of old clothes for a jumble sale I was doing, though, I found so many things that are years of being banished from my wardrobe felt like they could fit in once again, so I embraced them like old friends! (After cleaning and ironing them, of course.)

I really love this top. I still miss the Seven range Evans used to do. They had such cute stuff. This top was a bit 60’s and made me feel like I’m a member of the Jetsons!

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The brooch was one I’d loved from afar for years on the Tatty Devine website but had given up hopes of ever owning, so when I found it buried under a mountain of other bits in the shop’s sample sale, I nearly screamed! I love it so much, it’s big, kitsch and music based. It’s everything I want in a brooch, haha. I’m such a huge fan of Tatty Devine – I know people say their items are expensive, but when it comes to indie designers I do understand a higher price point, even when I’m priced out of most things. I usually stay patient and wait for the sales. I’ve had my oldest TD stuff for over 5 years and they’re as good as new, so I feel like it’s always worth an investment.

Phew! Sorry, I do go on don’t I? Expect a few more outfits posts with things I’d long forgotten I owned all summer… Until next time (my plus size Game of Thrones fashion post! AWW YEAH.)


Hellooooo! Sorry for the radio silence, I’ve had a million things I needed to do and none were blog related, alas. But I’m here now!

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know that the designer collaboration between Clements Ribiero (famed for producing a lot of Adele’s red carpet wear) and Evans launched online a week ago, and then in selected stores  from Monday. I always love an opportunity to try things on so I went down to Marble Arch along with Em to try things out – you can see Em’s two incredibly in depth reviews here: Part One and Part Two. What’s great is that we both have such different bodies – I guess if you were to go by Evans’ shape sheet, she’s a busty and I’m a pear. There’s also a height difference which will be important later…

Before the photos, I’ll answer some of the questions I’ve been asked most and get those out of the way.

  • Do you like the range? Yes! I understand it’s not “edgy” or anything, it’s a very specific look: 1940’s tea party. But that happens to be one of my favourite looks ever, so yes I loved it. Of course there are items I wouldn’t have touched with a bargepole (Although Angela makes me regret not trying the Joan as she looks so lovely in her post!) but you find that with every shop, every range.
  • Do you think the collection is worth the money? Yes, actually. I do. Yes it’d be lovely if the dresses were a tenner, but you’re paying a higher price point for the name – and the cut and tailoring was far more intricate than what you find in Evans’ main range. They are investment pieces, you know? There is a slight niggle though, which you’ll see below…
  • Were the items true to size? I know Em had problems with the fit and kept having to swap sizes, however for me I found them pretty consistent with Evans’ sizing. In the fitted dresses I took a 20 and they were pretty much bang on. I’m guessing this is because I have small breasts? And in the trousers I was a 22/22-24.
  • Were there any disappointments? The biggest issue for me was the length of the dresses. I’m only diddy, and when even taller women were saying in the dressing room that they would have to hem the dresses I guessed they’d be far too long. I’d have to have hacked off at least 8 inches for them to look right. However, I’d definitely do it although when it comes to the cost, having to pay more for a dress and then alter it is quite unfortunate.
  • Is it better than the Beth Ditto ranges? Nah – Beth’s my homegirl, nothing could compare!

On to the photos! Blurry phone ones, I’m afraid – turns out my camera had no battery. Silly me!

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Swan by Clements Ribiero x Evans “Swallow” coat, size 20

Hubba hubba. This was perfect. I love the way it’s tailored so it is like a large cocoon. It really reminded me of Jil Sander actually, which is awesome. This came home with me, although by some horrible financial twist of fate I may have to return it, alas.

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Swan by Clements Ribiero x Evans “Peggy” dress, size 20

Sorry for the blurriness! This was my favourite dress from the promo shots. I loved the shape, despite it being a tea dress the shoulder pads lend an air of sauce. I would have to hem it significantly and pin the bust (I couldn’t fill it as well as Em!), but it was beautiful. It really made me look curvy, which is new!

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Swan by Clements Ribiero x Evans “Betty” dress, size 20

This is the dress based on one of the design duo’s custom makes for Adele.  You can also see Nicolette looking fabulous in it. Again, it’s a beautiful shape, with a fitted waistband that really pulls you in. As well as the tailoring, it was fully lined and the fabric was a lovely broderie anglaise, 100% cotton. Because I have a smaller chest the high neckline worked like a dream. The biggest problem was again the length, it would have to be hemmed.

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Swan by Clements Ribiero x Evans “21” dress, size 22

I accidentally took a size 22 in the dressing room, and it was far too big. I tried an 18 but that was too tight and there were no 20s left, alas! This was another favourite from the promo shots – the neckline and lace inserts reminded me of the latest Erdem collection. However it didn’t suit me very well at all which made me very sad!

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Swan by Clements Ribiero x Evans “Joan” dress size 20

Another dress I loved from the previews – Diana looked absolutely stunning in it – and named after Joan from Mad Men and definitely cut for a woman of her dimensions! This didn’t work on me but I maintain the dress is an absolute show stopper. Gorgeous.

Talking of not quite working…

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Swan by Clements Ribiero x Evans “Diana” blouse (size 20) and pansy print crepe trousers (size 22)

Not reeeeally a good look on me, haha. I felt like a modern Andy Pandy! I will talk about the top later – the trousers were a really nice cut, I have to say. I couldn’t rock them as they’re much too long and hemming them would take away their shape, but if you’re over 5’5″ then I think these would be awesome. (Tiffany, I implore you to buy!) The fabric doesn’t give, but the back waistband is elasticated so it’s an easy fit.

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Swan by Clements Ribiero x Evans matchstick print lounge pants, size 20

Lounge is definitely a keyword, here. They’re made from silky nylon with a fully elasticated waistband so they’re super comfortable. I don’t think the cut came across very well on my short legged-frame, so I’m going to link you to two beauties who were able to pull these off: Bethany and Amy. Gorgeous!

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Swan by Clements Ribiero x Evans pansy print “Diana” blouse, size 20

I will admit the blouses didn’t take my fancy in the promo shots, however on I thought they were gorgeous. This pansy one especially I loved and very nearly bought! I think it’d look fab tucked into a high waisted pencil skirt, or worn loose over a black mini.

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Swan by Clements Ribiero x Evans heart print “Diana” blouse, size 20

Again, no complaints about this at all, I loved it. I have to say, I almost wish these tops were longer so I could’ve worn them as tunic dresses! Typical, eh? But I would still buy if I had the money!

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Swan by Clements Ribiero x Evans heart print “Betty” dress, size 20

The same cut as the black version, however in a different fabric. If you remember the Beth Ditto polka dot dress, this (and the pansy print items) are in the same material. Again I would have to hem the bottom quite a lot, and I did notice that unlike the black version there was a lot more room in the bust – even Em had some space!

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Swan by Clements Ribiero x Evans “Adele” shift dress, size 20

Finally here’s Em and I in the same dress – I think we can all agree it looks far better on her than myself!

PHEW! What do you think, peeps? Have you bought anything from the range? I hope this helped. I really loved most of what I tried on, but I would recommend the Joan dresses if you have a large bust, the Betty dresses if you have a smaller bust, and that they work best on the taller amongst you.

Apparently there are at least two more collaborations in the pipeline, which is very exciting.


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Image: scan of the final page, comprised of 4 images. Top left: Close up of Carmina and Aleesha; Top right: Carmina poses by a red wall in her neon leopard print Anna Scholz dress; Bottom left: Aleesha poses by the red wall in a floral print Ruby Rocks dress; Bottom right: extreme close up of Aleesha.

Well… now the latest issue of DIVA has been released, I can now say my first ~official~ fashion project has finally hit the newsstands. I know lots and lots of other bloggers are also freelance stylists professionally, but I’ve been really excited because I don’t consider myself one by trade and it was all very new to me, so I wanted to talk about it here! Hope you don’t mind!

I’m so proud of how the shoot turned out, it’s the icing on the cake to what was a great day. Everyone was lovely to work with and it went as well as any shoot could have gone. Probably because it was so unpretentious, with being made up in cafe’s and getting changed under a coat in an alleyway. Total class,  as you will see from the photos! Hee.

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Image: Rail of super colourful, patterned clothes in The Second Floor Studio

So many gorgeous clothes, I wanted to keep them all!

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Image: Big plastic jewellery including Jarv style specs and a giant banana, wrapped in polythene bags in an open box.

Yummy accessories from Tatty Devine. It’s funny because I was quite scared approaching them because, y’know, they’re cool and fashionable and stuff… would they loan samples for me? But they sent me the lookbook and the first person I clapped on was Bea, so I knew after that it’d be fine, and TD were just totally lovely.

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Image: an assortment of bags and accessories on a plain white table.

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Image: Aleesha and Carmina pose while wearing half their first shoot outfits (in Carmina's case, this includes a headscarf, sunnies, a lime green top and a GIANT red sparkly lobster necklace)

Waiting for our bus big red limo to take us to our first location…

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Image: Aleesha and Carmina pose in Shoreditch park in front of a tree, while people on their lunch look on. Diana is taking a photo, and Sarah is watching.

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Image: Aleesha and Carmina pull goofy poses against a while brick wall while Geoff watches (while holding a reflector)

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Image: Carmina does an impression of Cousin It wile Sarah fixes her hair in a cafe.

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Image: Carmina pulls a fancy pose in the middle of the street, while Diana and Geoff work their photo magic.

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Image: Aleesha and Carmina pose while sitting on the kerb against the red wall, wearing their floral and leopard print dresses

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Image: Side on photo of Aleesha and Carmina doing a standing pose against the red wall, our final shot of the day!

It was such good fun. Funnily enough, the stress set in when we tried to make our way back to the studio, because of bus problems and having to take a bizarre tube tour to get back. But we ordered pizza and watched Rocky Horror, so it was all good in the end.

I hope you like the photos, and if you’d like to buy DIVA, have a look at the site here. In this shoot, I made sure every clothing item featured is available up to size 26 at least. Also I didn’t cast the models, and I know that some of you may bea little upset that the models are fairly small/not “true” plus, but I honestly think Aleesha and Carmina were both absolutely amazing and really do the clothes justice, in my opinion. Also, props to Diana for coming up with the shoot idea and asking for me to be stylist, Geoff and also Sarah who was my bus/giant red limo buddy and a genius make up artist!

Not sure when there’s a next time, but either way I can’t wait.



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Bloggers together, smiling for the camera! Left to right: LaCara, Carla, Claire, Me, Laura, Rosie, Steph and Naomi. (Photo courtesy of Evans)

Oh, so bloody much for updating more frequently this month, eh? Being busy and then putting your back out for a weekend will do that, though. I just hope I’m well enough to attend Big Beach Bums on Saturday.

As you’ve seen around the blogosphere, a few of us were lucky enough to get invited down to Evans‘ AW11 presentation to see what they have planned. It’s always really exciting to have a nose at clothes (and in my case, figure out a budget plan which will enable me to save up and buy as much as possible when it comes out!). And lovely to meet the team and of course, hang out with other bloggers who I love dearly! This time around I met Laura and Rosie, who were adorable, as well as catching up with Carla, Steph, LaCara, Claire and Naomi!

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Image: The Evans AW showroom. Two mannequins stand to the left, one in a grey print wrap dress, and another a black tunic dress with large polka dot sleeves. There are two framed giant campaign photos leaning against the wall, and a table to the right featuring shoes and jewellery.

There’s not much I can add that hasn’t already been said by everyone, but I’ll ramble on anyway. The most exciting piece of news for me was that Evans and Style369 will be split, so that Style369 becomes a younger, faster, trendier look, and Evans will be more mature, classic and better quality*. They also told us about a dramatic shift in focus for Evans which they came up with after interviewing 10,000 customers, and finding that for most, clothes shopping is a terrifying experience for them. What they have planned is incredibly ambitious, and I think will be brilliant if they pull it off. Another little bit of news is that while there won’t be another Beth Ditto range (sob!) they are working in collaboration with another celeb – but it’s top secret so they couldn’t tell us who it is! Bets at the ready, yeah?

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Image: The Style369 section. Two mannequins to the right wear 40's style dresses, one with black and white polka dots, one with polka dots and floral patter. To the left is a rail containing the S369 samples which are very colourful.

I think all of us at the brunch would probably identify more with Style369 as we’re all about fast, colourful fashion and their rail was definitely my favourite. It included items from a range with Max C, who I absolutely love, including some gorgeous 1940s and art deco inspired dresses, and stuff like sheer floral crop tops. Naomi also asked the head designer Lisa Marie whether they would expand their sizes to 32 and the answer was YES. I’m really pleased about that!

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Image: My favourite Evans mannequin outfit. A pleated rust maxi skirt worn as a dress, with statement necklace, panelled black fake fur coat belted with a black leather waist belt, and big black boots. Look was inspired by Stevie Nicks!

That said, there were lots of things in the Evans collection that I loved too – fitted shift dresses, fake cur coats, military boots, and sparkly jumpers that were gorgeous. Although I did admit on the day that I was glad the Style369 rail was there, as if it wasn’t then I may have been  bit disappointed. But thankfully that’s not the case ;) I really hope they all make it to store!

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Image: Mannequins in the Evans AW showroom. Including a grey ruched empire line dress with sleeves and a long necklace; a grey and rust floral print maxi dress and charcoal boyfriend jacket; and a roll neck beige jumper over a maxi skirt the same pattern as the maxi dress.

It was just a lovely day and really nice to speak to the team again, even if I did end up chewing Lisa Marie Peacock’s ear off about music for ages. After that we headed off for pizza as it was Carla‘s birthday! We really do have such a laugh, and I hope we can all meet up again soon!

What do you guys think of the photos and news?

*ETA – the references to age were their words, not mine! There’s no age limit on either set of clothes. Wear what you like, age is about as relevant to style as size is (i.e. not one iota).

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Image: Young woman with dark skin and long, black, slightly wavy hair against a gray background, leaning and looking to the right of the photo with her right arm outstretched and left arm curled upwards. She is wearing a floor length sleeveless dress that is black at the top and grey at the bottom.

All photos courtesy of Evans

I’m so, so relieved I can finally get this off my chest – I first saw these pieces at the SS11 press day, but it was all a bit hush hush. But now I can tell you! Evans have been working on COLLECTION: a capsule collection that encompasses classic, modernist cuts, tailoring, better quality fabric, and classic staples. There’s been a real demand for clothing that is of higher quality in fit, and I think it’s a known fact us plus sizers are literally drowning in polyester sometimes, so I’m very happy about this!

They shot the campaign photos with Marquita Pring last year, and some of you may have noticed them in the press day photos…

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Image: Young woman against a grey background. She has long, slightly wavy black hair, and is looking at the camera. She is wearing a two part dress: the top is grey marl, the bottom is pleated khaki coloured chiffon. Over this she has a light coloured leather jacket with studs to the collar.

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Image: Young woman with dark skin, with long, slightly wavy hair, against a grey background. She has her left hand on her hip, her right hand rests on her thigh which is outstretched. She is wearing a black floor length dress with peplum detail, and a bangle on her right wrist. She is looking down towards the right of the photo.

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Image: Young woman with dark skin, with long, slightly wavy hair, against a grey background. She is wearing a brown suedette top and a floor length black pleated skirt. The skirt has blown up a little and you can see she is wearing wedge sandals. She is looking towards the left of the photo, with her left hand touching her hair.

Here’s the blurb from Evans‘ press release:

Evans has very much leaned towards the modernist trend for its summer inspiration. COLLECTION offers an exclusive range of soft trend inspired pieces. The cut and the quality of the product is more premium, giving the range a more modern and exclusive feel. From pleated maxi skirts, simple colour blocking and clean cut crochet dresses all in a very neutral colour palette, COLLECTION has a strong contemporary edge that will work with your wardrobe season after season.

And here are all the items that will be available. Because of the emphasis on quality and more expensive fabrics, COLLECTION does have a higher price point than normal. But to me that’s perfectly understandable, because these are clothes that are built to last. I’m always happy to pay slightly extra (well, when I have it to spare!) for something that is better quality and will last me longer.

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Left to right: Black & Cream Pocket Front Maxi, £60; White Maxi Dress, £75; Black Maxi dress, £50

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Left to right: Point Front Top, £35; Suedette Shell Top, £40; Embellished Top, £59.50

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Left to right: Black Pleated Maxi Skirt, £50; White Kimono Shirt, £45, Suedette Trousers, £45

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Left to right (my favourites!): Black & Grey Pocket Front Dress, £50; Khaki & Grey Pleat Skirt Dress, £60; White Dress, £55

The idea behind COLLECTION has nods to both Principles (if you remember them!) and M&S’s Autograph range. Though to me, COLLECTION feels as though it’s in the same vein as ASOS White, albeit slightly more grown up. But it definitely evokes that high quality, clean lined fashion that we all love about White.

Some of the Evans pieces even strike me as avant-garde in their minimalism – the grey and black blocked maxi reminds me of Rick Owens, not something I’d ever imagined I’d say about plus size clothing! Equally I love the simple 50’s shaped white crocheted dress and tan belt, and the chiffon delicately printed maxi dress. My absolute favourite item has to be the black and grey short dress though, it feels slightly futuristic to me and I love it!

This is definitely more of a simple, staple style collection as opposed to a “fashion” one, and I know the more colourful and wacky among us won’t be too keen. But I honestly am a big fan of both the idea of high quality and good fitting plus size clothing, and the execution as well.

COLLECTION launches both in stores and on the web from the week commencing 25th April. What do you think my lovelies?