Wednesday, 26 January 2011



'I'm a size 14-16 and 5'10. My problem area is my tummy. I tend to live in floaty tops + skinny jeans and tea dresses but want to mix my style up a bit for spring! Any suggestions?x'

I wanted to make sure whatever I found I would feel comfortable wearing, being a bigger girl myself, I can totally relate to what you’re saying. It sounds like you have a great sense of style already, and you can never go wrong with tea dresses. I personally love shorts, I think they’re so versatile and can be dressed up and dressed down. I wear mine all year round, perfect for summer, perfect with tights in winter. I think they can be really flattering too. You can easily tuck a top in, or have it out and loose fitting over your tummy. Shorts really pull you in too which makes you feel comfortable and ultra stylish. Loads of high street shops have a great spring/summer collection now, and shorts are playing a big part. I wanted to bring some typical spring prints in, but also keep in some block colours which will also be big this season.

Rust Plain Cape Tee - £18
Cherry Tailored Shorts - £17.99
Floral Pintuck Blouse - £19.99
Twill Pleated Shorts - £17.99
Daisy Flora Shorts - £17.99
Bellow Sleeve Top - £8.99

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19 comments

  1. i like these type of posts - more please victoria! <3

    ♥ elle

    elle & the fashion folk

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  2. Thanks for answering, V! Love your picks, will definitely be trying some of these! xo

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  3. great posts!!! love these! fab x

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  4. Hiya! Just to let you know, I've changed my URL to http://sammi-in-wonderland.blogspot.com/

    I've noticed that a lot of my readers can't read my blog anymore so please update any links. You may have to subscribe again via RSS/Google Friend Connect/Newsletter. Sorry about this, I definitely won't be changing my URL again. xD

    Thanks, Sammi x

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  5. I'm a sucker for a nice pair of shorts, the daisy print ones are so adorable (:

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  6. Those are some lovely suggestions, really! Absolutely love the shorts you've picked. I can't wait for Spring, when I can live in shorts and little dresses all day!

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  7. The shorts suggestions are really gorgeous! Glad you do these posts, and that you suggest affordable clothes. x

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  8. these posts of yours are fabulous! i like everything you have chosen, perfect for spring! xx

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  9. Beautiful chosen items! Lovely xx

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  11. I've bought the Twill Pleated shorts, still awaiting delivery... So I'll let you know what they're like! although, I do like the first outfit because of the colours! x

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  12. I love the look in the middle. And I think you're really talented at giving fashion advice, you should consider pursuing it as a career!

    xxx
    Vikki

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  13. Oh those daisy shorts are gorgeous!

    This psot has made me LONG for warm summer days now...bring on june.

    Danni
    xxx

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  14. Completely agree with you, shorts are so versatile and easy to wear. I picked up the first pair a couple of days ago but didnt end up getting them! But they are lovely.
    This is such a lovely feature x

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  15. I like the way you did this differently than most bloggers do:) lovely writing, was a joy to read.

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  16. I love the colour of that top! You always manage to navigate your way through online shops and make such great finds!

    T x

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  17. that's exactly why I love your blog!
    lovely shorts, victoria (:

    xo Ann

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  18. Love them all!!

    Sadie x

    http://brandnewbutterflywings.blogspot.com/

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  19. I love those shorts !
    I want spring so bad ! (:
    xManon

    Will you please check out my blog sometime? You can follow me if you like (:

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