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Getting Back to Dating Basics: #LoveWithNoFilter

Oh good old social media. You gotta love it huh? Social media has revolutionised the way in which we communicate with others and ingest information. From being able to talk to strangers halfway across the world by simply typing one…

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Victoria’s Secret & Fat Bodies: Who Cares?

I remember the first time I ever stepped foot into a Victoria’s Secret store. It was 2013 and I was in New York having a peruse in some of the local shops in that area to see if I could…

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An Advent Calendar with a Sexy Twist…

When we think of advent calendars, we normally conjure up images of chocolates, savoury treats and even beauty and skincare mini-products. But what about a lingerie-inspired advent calendar? When I heard about the Lovehoney Lingerie advent calendar, my first thought…

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Balans Soho Society, Victoria

I’m one of those people who loves to scour the e-pages of Time Out and The Londonist during the week, searching for the newest restaurants to try in a bid to expand my palate and feel all cultured and stuff.…

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Preaching & Practising

“Hello again! It’s your friendly neighbourhood body acceptance advocate coming through to tell you yet again how important it is to love your body, and to dress unapologetically in whatever you wear.” Except sometimes, that’s not always the case. Let…

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“BoDY PoSiTiVitY = sToP SHOwInG oFf YouR bODy”

Oh hello there. It’s been a while (especially since posting a lingerie post!) but I thought I’d briefly speak on a topic that’s been annoying me for a while, surrounding the ever popular, Body Positivity. A lot of you may…

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The Plus Size Autumn Pieces You Need Now

Alright lads, we’ve finally arrived at my absolute favourite season of them all; Autumn (or Fall, for my US friends!). Early nights, windy mornings, Fashion Week, a legit reason to down 8 mugs of hot chocolate a day, layering outfits…

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Support Black Female Authors

Recently, I have been absolutely loving the plethora of fiction and non-fiction books that have been written recently by black women, especially within the UK. Throughout history, the literary contributions that black women have brought to the table have often…

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Self Portraits of Me Wearing Karl Kani

Yes, I wanted to make the title simple and straight to the point. I went home last week for the bank holidays and realised that I wanted to take a few photos of some outfits that I had taken. After…

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Dating When Plus Sized & Dark Skinned

Oh hello friends. Today I bring you a little essay/rant/thinkpiece about one of my faaavourite subjects (eurgh…): Dating when you’re not only plus sized, but also dark skinned. Disclaimer: everything you will read below is from my own personal experiences…

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1989

I know that the content on my blog has been a bit ‘serious’ lately, so to counter that I thought I’d create something a bit fun! I likes to have fun with fashion every once in a while, and with…

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