Too Fat For Love

Fat girls are not meant to find love. Romance is for skinny, pretty (usually white) girls. Look at any ‘chick flick’ or romcom since the beginning of time and it is always the conventionally beautiful, popular girl who manages to secure ‘the one’. Fat girls are either the best friend or the loser (often times…

S/S 19 What’s Trending?

With the glimpse of summer we just experienced in the UK (in the middle of February may I add), it got us all wishful thinking about the coming months and pondering over how our summer wardrobes will be looking this year. So which looks are going to triumph this Spring/Summer? Scroll down to suss out…

Subscribe to receive the latest updates to your inbox!

Too Fat for Exercise

Something monumental has happened in my life. I just joined the gym. This may not seem like a monumental life goal, but as someone who has an extremely difficult relationship with exercise, this is a big deal. Since about the age of 18, I’ve made a string of attempts to be committed to exercise, and…

Too Fat For Fashion

TOO FAT FOR FASHION?   The women’s plus size market is estimated to be worth £4.7 billion (Channel 5). There was a time when curve brands were seen as frumpy and uncool, and it would be taboo to admit you shopped at one. Times have changed in the wake of a growing body positive movement,…

Follow me

Prick Advisor: The Trip Advisor for the Dating World

I recently came across a meme on Instagram about the existence of a girls-only Facebook group, dedicated to warning other girls about "pricks" in their area and online.  It appeared as though someone had finally realised that we needed a review system in place for human beings, especially in the world of online dating where…

Latest Comments

Being Black And Muslim

A poem by Hodan Khalif @sprinklesofblack Being black and muslim, Is more than the media labeling my brother a thug for his skin, And my sister a terrorist for the scarf around her head, It is more than my mother’s prayer every time we leave home and the relief that flashes in her eyes when…

GALENTINES Gift edit.

Who said valentines was for those who have a partner? We've rounded up some of our favourite galentines gifts so you can treat yourself.   Too Faced - Melted matte long wear lipstick - £19 This matte red lipstick is the perfect winter shade, plus who doesn't love a red lip, this last all day…

Subscribe to receive the latest updates to your inbox!

Weekly Favourites – Topshop

This post includes affiliate links, all the of the products in this post are selected by myself.   Topshop Boiler Suit - £59 Boiler suits are this seasons easy to go trend, pair your boiler suit with chunky trainers for a streetwear look, for a high dressing option add some low court heels. Finish the…

Looking for an easy skin routine? Look no further

The Ordinary Mandelic Acid - 10% + HA - £5.50  Using acids on the skin can help loosen skin cells, while brightening the skin and unblocking the pores to prevent break outs. Acids are great for people who suffer with acne, and can be added to your daily moisturiser to make the application less harsh…

The Domestic Abuse Diaries – The Refuge

I open my eyes, and instead of seeing trees outside my bedroom window, I'm faced with the grey steel of the upper bunk bed. My 3-year-old has crept into bed with me after falling out of his own. I guess I'm not the only one having a hard time getting used to sleeping in a bunk…

FIVE beauty products to see you through winter.

Aesop Immediate Moisture Facial Hydrosol - £15  This is a refreshing Rose Petal-infused misting hydrator to refresh and revive skin and senses in the home, office or at altitude. Perfect when you suffer with dry skin that needs a pick me up throughout the day to keep its moisturised and hydrated. When working in humid…

LONDON FASHION WEEK MENSWEAR: Street Style

We've rounded up ten of the best looks seen at London Fashion Week, Menswear. Layers are key this season, with teddy coats and oversized hoodies taking the spot light. Key Looks : Oversized denim with Nikes, Bomber Jackets, Mens clutch bags, Rings, Leather Pants, Suiting, Oversized cargo styling, Track Pants.          …

Subscribe to receive the latest updates to your inbox!

The Domestic Abuse Diaries – The Pregnancy

Finally, some clothes that fit.  I was in that awkward 5-month stage of pregnancy, where your regular clothes no longer fit comfortably.  I choose what to wear from my new maternity wardrobe, and spend the weekend at the park with my husband and son. He's been better recently. Having my parents involved seems to have…

Taking a look back at the best TRENDS of 2018.

Logo revival This year we saw sportswear take the lead in fashion , people were swapping more outerwear styles for relaxed sportswear looks, the great thing about this trend is that its gender fluid, big vintage brands had their time to step back in and take over. Brands like Champion, Kappa, and Ellesse were seen…

The Domestic Abuse Diaries – The Playdate

"Dad, it's Ptissem....I'm sorry but we're not going to make it to lunch today." I hated lying to my parents...especially when I could tell my dad didn't believe me. He knew something was up. I'd never leave it this late to cancel lunch, not after all the trouble my mum had gone to.  But there…

Follow me

January Blues? Nah, January Sales!

The holidays are a time to visit loved ones, eat your body weight in food, and enjoy the cosy winter nights. I'm still enjoying all of these things so I'm not quite ready to brave the high-street. Instead, I will remain in my lounge wear, tuck in to a Terrys Chocolate Orange, and do a…

A quick look back at 2018.

As the New Year, is nearly upon us I thought I would give you guys a quick round up of some of my favourite looks from 2018, it's been a super busy year and I cant wait for what 2019 has to offer. Hopefully many more sick looks, and healthy times. …

The Domestic Abuse Diaries – The Baby Food

2 peppers, 1 courgette, a red onion and a large aubergine… Finally, something more interesting to make besides pureed carrots and sweet potato. Today was batch cooking day. My son was napping and I planned to use this time wisely. I had my Annabel Karmel book open on the counter, and three trays full of sliced…