How to radiate confidence on your wedding day

Listen up all you big and beautiful brides-to-be: it’s time for a pep talk. Because as your wedding day looms, we’re pretty sure those insecurities are going to start bubbling to the surface, hell-bent on slashing down your confidence and ruining what should be the...

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Why high street wedding shops fail the fuller-figure

Any curvy bride-to-be who’s braved the high street wedding shops will know that their range of plus-size wedding dresses is, um… how can we put this politely? Minimal. That’s because as much as they profess to cater to the fuller-figure, they really only skim the...

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Calling all curvy bridesmaids! This one’s for you …

OK, so you’re sharing a bottle of wine with your best friend when she turns to you teary-eyed and asks you to be her bridesmaid. With a rush of excitement (followed by high-pitched squeals and red-faced embraces) you enthusiastically agree. But, oh lord! It looks as...

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It’s high time the catwalk got curvy…

When you’re an excited bride-to-be, there’s nothing better than whiling away the hours at a wedding fair. With your mother and bridesmaids in tow, it’s a perfect opportunity to fine-tune your big day with some truly imaginative ideas. And of course, if you’re still on...

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The curvy bride’s survival checklist

Whilst the run-up to your wedding should be the most exciting time of your life, it can also be the most stressful. And when we say stressful, we mean pulling-your-hair-out-and-screaming-into-a-pillow stressful whilst your bridesmaids and mother-in-law look on in...

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Let’s wave goodbye to the wedding diet

OK, so finally your man gets down on one knee. After the initial rush of giddy excitement, what’s the first thought that pops into your head? You’ve got to look perfect on your wedding day! Goodbye excitement, hello new found self-loathing, with a celery stick on the...

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Welcome to our brand new blog!

I'll be posting regular musings on the plus-size wedding dress industry; from the fabulous frocks and accessories we’ve discovered to what it’s like to be a curvy bride-to-be. For all you fuller-figured ladies, you’ll know exactly what we mean when we say shopping for...

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