Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Getting Ready for Summer Holiday with Simply Be


Last year I've spent a lot of time getting fit, and although I'm happy with the result, this year I just don't feel like it. I've gained my weight back since, and have been worrying about what to wear when Summer is here.

Simply Be came to my rescue and offered me an opportunity to review something from their Summer Holiday clothes range, and I have found pieces in the selection that are both really comfortable and flattering!


Summer wardrobe 2017, ss17 fashion, Plus size fashion summer 2017

The items I went for are:

Pack of 2 Lace Trim Camisoles (Black/ Grey) - £20
Joe Browns Versatile Cami (Pink) - £15
Junarose Fringed Cardigan (Beige) - £38
Side Split Crop Trousers (Black) - £20

Summer wardrobe 2017, ss17 fashion, Plus size fashion summer 2017

And I also went for Tanya Burr By Eye Candy Nail Polish in Mini Marshmallows (£7), which I think is a really cute colour (it's like a light coral colour, perfect for this Summer), but a bit hard for me to apply.


Summer wardrobe 2017, ss17 fashion, Plus size fashion summer 2017

Summer wardrobe 2017, ss17 fashion, Plus size fashion summer 2017

Summer wardrobe 2017, ss17 fashion, Plus size fashion summer 2017

Although the 2 camisoles in the pack has the same design with a lovely lace trim at the top, the fabric used for the camies are different. They both feel lovely, but the grey is denser like a cotton t-shirt, and is more body hugging. The black is lighter, softer, and the fitting (loose at the right places) makes it quite flattering. It's definitely my favourite piece!


Summer wardrobe 2017, ss17 fashion, Plus size fashion summer 2017

Summer wardrobe 2017, ss17 fashion, Plus size fashion summer 2017

My pictures aren't doing the trousers justice! They came baggier and slightly shorter than I expect (probably because of the size I chose), but they are extremely comfortable! They are light and floaty, and because it's only elasticated at the back of the waist, the front doesn't have the folds normal elasticated pants do, making them look a lot nicer.

I think I'm going to wear this all Summer because it looks and feels really good!


Summer wardrobe 2017, ss17 fashion, Plus size fashion summer 2017

Summer wardrobe 2017, ss17 fashion, Plus size fashion summer 2017

I chose Joe Browns Cami because the colour is so cheerful! I can't possibly spend the whole Summer in black after all! The fabric is crinkly, slightly denser than the black cami above but still falls nicely in places so it's very comfy. You can also adjust the straps for an even better fit.


Summer wardrobe 2017, ss17 fashion, Plus size fashion summer 2017

You can't not have a cardigan with the British weather hehe. At the moment it's still quite cool at times, so this Junarose Fringed cardigan, which will match the tops above perfectly, will come in handy. I really like the design and the tassles, although I think with my body shape and height, a longer one (with shorter tassles maybe) will suit me a bit more, to make me look slightly taller.


Overall I'm really happy with the clothes from Simply Be. There are plenty of great quality choices from different brands, and considerate designs for plus size ladies. I'll definitely be shopping with them again!