Thursday, 18 September 2014

The Brand That I Started With



One brand I couldn't wait to see was the lovely Tutti Rouge, they are the brand I reviewed first, we came out around the same time so I tried to make a point to try as many of their styles as I could get my hands on (which as it turned out to be not a lot) But I have always admired and kept a close eye on what they planned on bringing out, so checking out their SS15 line at Moda made me vow to try harder and get my hands on more styles because what I saw from a growing brand was in my eyes a game changer. 'High Hopes' is pretty much my favourite collection seen at Moda. 

Starting with my ultimate favourite, Tallulah Tattoo, a half padded balconette with a tattoo print on a cream base, now being a tattoo fan this is adorable and the stand out of the bunch. The details in which Tutti seem to pride themselves on are ever present, cute bow details and the 'High Hopes' logo in the print, they always think of everything.

Now another Tallulah is Sunrise, it seems one of Tutti's colours for next year is Yellow and while I may not go for it personally I do love it mixed with the pink, it is defiantly summery as well as a pick for the season.

One of the fashion colours for the Liliana is yellow with pink detailing which I think can be used as a mix and match with the above Tallulah Sunrise.

Another big favourite of mine is Janey, she's bright bold and beautiful, at first I thought it was more of a bikini print but as a summer set it works, and I can see it as one that might end up being shown, because something this pretty should not be kept hidden under clothes! (Not an excuse to walk down the street in your underwear apparently!) And the short have some adorable ruching which works so well.



Also coming out next year will be more colours in the Nichole and Beatrice, as well as a 'pacific blue' and 'hibiscus blue' Liliana. 

What I love about Tutti is their ability to mix fun bold colours with practical styles and each line comes with it's own storyline, making them in a league of their own. It's a brand that brings out the utter girly girl in me and I love it! 
And I also have a new adorable mirror to keep in my handbag! (The sweets were eaten on my train home) 



Friday, 12 September 2014

Spring Into Step With Curvy Kate



In this short series of posts I am going to be showing you sneak peaks at what is to come next year from some of the brands I love, I've spent a day at Moda in Birmingham looking at and cooing over some amazingly beautiful pieces of lingerie and I am going to start my round up with Curvy Kate.

Now even though this brand can be a bit hit or miss with me, after speaking with Hannah and some of their other staff what's to come might actually be a great turning point (unless your my wallet!) having tweaked some of their designs due to customer feedback I'm very excited at the prospect of trying as many of the styles for next season as I can!

Starting with a style similar to one I have tried before, Cascade is a style which looks a lot like the Gaia, having listened to the feedback the brand tell me they have altered the fit slightly, making the shape better overall, having somewhat flattened the top part of my breasts the last time I tried it I was happy to hear that they had looked at this and changed something in the design that will hopefully stop this happening. The colour way for next year also excites me, the bold and bright turquoisey blue is great for summer as it's nice and vibrant.


(Please excuse my photos, the lighting is all off and doesn't quite bring out the colours as great as they were in person) 


Another stand out for me is the Bardot, which comes as a balcony bra as well as this beautiful babydoll, the thing I love about this and I made a point to ask about is the sheer cups, they are sheer for all sizes. Which is great! I find that most other brands tend to add an extra lining to their sheer cups which makes them out to be a completely different bra, in my opinion. This not having that addition lining is nice to see. The intricate embroidered detailing at the top in a lovely violet colour adds another dimension, and the satin edging at the bottom is a nice finishing touch. 



My last big favourite on the Lingerie side of Curvy Kate is the Arizona, now this is based on the daily boost (big big big fail on me) but as with a lot of their styles they have worked on the niggles and slightly altered (it does still look a little wide for me, but i will still try it) I love the denim look and the spotty edging is a fun little addition. So I really do hope this one will work for me! 
(And Lottie looked amazing in it, as she did everything I got to see her in!) 



Now a couple of swimwear pieces I liked, I haven't reviewed any swimwear yet, mainly because I can't swim but I just haven't really found anything that I really love to want to give it a go. One thing I enjoyed about pretty much all of the swimwear Curvy Kate had to offer was the fact that everything was pretty much mix and match, you could take pieces and change them up which makes for more options! Below are some pretty bad (my apologies) photos of Beach Bloom, Moonflower and Cocoloco :) 


All in all the Curvy Kate range I feel is going from strength to strength and I can only see things getting better. 
And I managed to snag a Tote bag! I've had my eye on one for a long time :)