Monday, 25 June 2012

Review: IGIGI at Curvy and Stylish

Hello lovely folk of blogland. A while ago...(OK a long while ago, sorry Tanya) The lovely Tanya, owner of Curvy and Stylish contacted Toni and I to see if we'd like to review a piece from the IGIGI range she stocks. Curvy and Stylish carry a range plus size designer wear including Anna Scholz, Carolyn de la Drapiere  and Fiona Paxton. 

I was really excited because, I've always wanted to try an IGIGI piece especially after seeing Nicole's blog about her visit to IGIGI HQ in San Francisco. 

Of course Toni and I ended up picking the same dress, so instead of having a fight, no seriously, I would have wrestled her for it... we decided to go for the same piece but dress it in two different ways. Toni has gone for casual and I've gone dressy.

The dress itself is the IGIGI Green and Blue Maxi, priced at £84.98. For an occasion dress I think is quite reasonable and as I'm sure Toni will display it can quite easily be worn again in a casual style.

This is my movie star pose.... 

I loved the feel of the dress and how well made it was, its fully lined and is made of a heavy polyester/elastane mix, so its got plenty of stretch in it. I'm actually wearing the US 14/16 which is a UK 18/20 so its very generous. The blue and green aren't colours I'd usually go for, but I really liked them. I accessorised with pearls and off white hair flower.

And here's one of me being a complete tool for your viewing pleasure
I will most definitely be wearing this again, with flip flops and my now famed denim jacket for a smart casual day look.


** Disclosure.. This item was gifted to me for review. I was not paid to write this post and all opinions are my own**

26 comments:

  1. i love the bold colours of this dress.. it looks so lovely on you!x

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    1. Thank you! A little out of my comfort zone, but I really enjoyed wearing it!

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  2. Beautiful dress! Fits so nicely too!

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  3. Oh wow, this dress is amazing! You look gorge x

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  4. Such a stunning dress. You look amazing in it!

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  5. beautiful! i'm a huge fan of blue! accesorised with white really fells like summer! but: what kind of shoes are you wearing? white heels?

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    1. I had mink coloured scrappy sandals on, I'm not a big fan of white shoes, so I would always go for a nude, or match the to the dress x x

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  6. OMG YOU LOOK STUNNING! :O You always do, but daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaayumn, that dress! It's such a miracle to know that someone stocks IGIGI in the UK. I wanted my wedding dress or prom dress from there, but the shipping was really expensive. Oh, and they stock Anna Scholz too! Lovely. :D x

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    1. AWWW Cyn, STOP you'll make me cry!! Yeh I'm hoping she'll increase her igigi stock xx

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  7. WOAH! You always look breathtaking but this dress is a real show stopper! The colours suit you so well and it's great to see you in something plain (i.e. unpatterned) for a change. LOVE this xx

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  8. Love those colours! Looks great on you!

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  9. Love the style and the colour.You look beautiful in it.

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  10. Just catching up on blogs & yours was my first stop on reader - oh I love this dress, gorgeous colours and looks amazing on you!!

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    1. Thanks love, everyone has commented on the colours, so out of my comfort zone, but I like them! xx

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  11. Very nice movie star pose. :)

    Love the flower with the dress, the whole outfit looks so very fresh and summery! One of these days I'm going to have to pick up some IGIGI dresses, I always love the way they look.

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    1. Yes this is my first, but I'm very impressed by the colour and fit! xx

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  12. Oh my days, you look truly and totally gorgeous....its a really seriously amazing dress!!

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  13. HOTNESS!!! That dress is gorgeous, and I love how you have styled your hair! Pretty lady <3

    xx

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Thank you for your comment, I love reading what everyone has to say! B x