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The Plus-size Workwear Challenge: How to ‘werk’ the blazer

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Hey my lovelies,

A few weeks ago the gorgeous Naomi of Diamonds n’ Pearls was asking other plus-size bloggers on Twitter if anyone would be interested in doing a five-week workwear challenge. There was a nice response and now it’s the 10 of us doing this! 2 of us will post each working day, and we have been given themes for each week. Please see this post by Naomi for more information :).

The first week’s theme is ‘How to ‘werk’ the blazer’. I love this theme as I have found my love for blazers just recently. I didn’t use to like them at all, but now I’m practically obsessed :D. My amazing friend Dani sent me this Forever 21+ blazer in a care package a few weeks ago, and I was excited to wear it for this post. But since I work in an office where we can wear practically anything, I didn’t want to look TOO professional ;). So I teamed the blazer up with a sheer shirt from New Look Inspire, my trusty Old Navy skirt and these fabulous glitter shoes from Target – also from Dani’s care package!

Workwear Challenge: Blazer
Workwear Challenge: Blazer
Workwear Challenge: BlazerWorkwear Challenge: Blazer

Blazer: 2X, Forever 21+ – gift from Dani (similar at Macy’s, other lovely light coloured blazers: Macy’s, Simply Be, New Look Inspire) | Shirt: 24, New Look Inspire (similar at George at ASDA: 1, 2, similar at Forever 21+) | Skirt: XL, Old Navy – shortened (similar at ASOS Curve) | Belt: New Look Inspire (similar at Simply Be: 1, 2, similar at New Look) | Tights: E, We Love Colors | Shoes: Target – gift from Dani (similar at Daniel Footwear, similar at 6pm, similar at Karmaloop) | Glasses*: Four Eyes | Lippy: Natural Collection Moisture Shine in Cranberry – available in Boots (similar by MAC)

That was my take on the blazer, new theme coming next week (and next week I will post on Wednesday).  And please don’t forget to enter my anniversary giveaways: styling session at Evans and £100 outfit, £100 to spend on Scarlett&Jo at Evans, and a pair of Minnetonka suede moccasins!

No go and check out how the other bloggers in this challenge ‘werked’ their blazers!

Amanda of Cruella’s Curves
Beth of Tinkerbell and the Lost Girls
Claire of A Monkey Fatshionista
Gemma of Pinkgemma Plus
Gina of Fat Fit Fine
Laura of What Laura Loves
Naomi of Diamonds n’ Pearls
Rosie of A Rose Like This
Sara of Scribblings of a Brit Girl


* denotes a gifted item


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