I carry a note book everywhere so i can write this shit down, i feel a proper fool.
So first of all, i am really grateful to those who sponsored the event because it's amazing to know there is support for the plus sized community out there and also because i got to bring home a stack of free stuff which is without a doubt always nice : )
There were some collection previews and I saw stuff from
I've looked at their website a handful of times and was impressed with what i saw but now i've seen the clothes for realz and not just on the internets i am sure i will buy from them. They have a really good mix of garments at reasonable prices and from what i could tell inspecting their samples everything is great quality.
Both me and Theresa loved this shirt:
I also loved the colours on this, which i think was a dress/top/tunic but it was a week ago so don't hold me to that!Carmakoma Blog Link.
Only 3 pieces from this line there and i didn't take any photos but i do remember being impressed by the focus on detail. There was a white cardigan that got a lot of love from people which had sequins/beading on the front and there was a green dress that had ruffle sorta things that were really well constructed.
Never bought anything from them but have read plenty of good reviews, their stuff generally doesn't appeal to me and i find the website a bit messy so i very rarely even look. However i do remember seeing some amazing promo shots a while back that were styled to perfection and the few items they previewed were nice enough.
Oooohh Torrid. I just feel like 80% of the stuff looks like cheap market fodder. That is very much a personal opinion and i have seen some good stuff on many bloggers but a pink netting and black jersey bustier thing? Not my cup of tea at all. And i haven't heard amazing things about quality either. I'm going to the states in April and plan to check some stuff out in person and maybe then i can do a better review.
Y'all know my love for this brand and the things they previewed just cemented that love. I'll let the pictures talk.
|T's Favourite, I told her she looked like a sexy Inspector Gadget|
Okay, i am not a fan of this brand. I can easily see why people are and i think it does what it does amazingly well, however most of the stuff just is not for me. That point aside the reps for Anna Scholz were amazing, helpful and friendly, the amount of clothes they had there was insane and i left with a good handful of leaflets and a cd of high res pictures so i am very impressed. The company is clearly built on having a good relationship with it's customers and i think that is awesome.
I did really love one print they had though because it reminded me on Matthew Williamson's Fall 2008 Digital Flower Print which is one of my favourite prints ever!
So there is my little round up of things, i have probably left some maayyjahhh thing out and if i have i'm sorry, but i'm only human : )