Why I hate fashion

I hate fashion. No, seriously, I do. Maybe it’s a strange statement from someone who has a blog about clothing and accessories, but whenever I see a headline like “Be trendy this summer!” or “This season’s ‘must haves’” I roll eyes. Let me explain why. Fashion is monotonous. When something is in fashion you literally can’t find anything else, that would maybe suit your figure or personal style more. Indie shops can sometimes come to the rescue (and Marks & Spencer – if you like classics), but chance is they won’t have your size, the only style of dress you …

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Caption contest – final results

Remember our contest we held in January? We think it’s time to wrap it up and after a debate we chose the following participants: 1st place: 2nd place: “Bras are like tea cups: they must be big enough to hold in the contents but narrow enough so they won’t spill.” 3rd place: “Honey, you look SO_SWEET in this – like you have two cupcakes instead of breasts.” To get your prizes please contact me at the ukapala@gmail.com with your snail mail address so I can ship the item to you :) This is important: please write from the email address that …

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Review: dresses by Curvissa

In previous post we reviewed tunics by Curvissa. Obviously, we didn’t stop there and we have more for you today. Patchwork dress – size 20 Margot    I tend to avoid shift dresses, because they make me look weird, but I fell for the pattern and, to my surprise, discovered that the style is quite nice.The length and fitting seem to work for me. Somehow this dress is not as shapeless as the other shift dresses and hence clings well to my curves. One thing though – it forms a bit of a tent underneath my bust, apparently this style …

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