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Playing Fashionista at Belfast Fashion Week



Thursday was the opening night of Belfast Fashion Week and it was kicked off in style by George at Asda. That's right. Asda!

I usually only get to 1 show during fashion week and often spend the whole time thinking "yeah it looks good but I could never fit/afford it!" I did not have that problem tonight given that none of them exceed £15 and I actually plan to seek out a few of the items you see below.
On a more serious note I was once again disappointed to see that BFW haven't embraced the plus size model trend or even the normal sized trend! The girls were, at times, drowned in clothes that are obviously not tailored for the waif-like bodies seen on the catwalk. I kind of wanted to offer up the free cake in my goodie bag to try and fill them out a bit! A sacrifice worth making if you ask me.

But I still enjoyed myself and for once I actually left the show feeling inspired to go shopping. Well done to the guys at George at Asda. And thank you very to Cathy Martin PR for inviting us down. Can't wait until September!








with Aine from Laughing Assassin


with Bex from Bexberry

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  1. Love it! You guys had WAY better seats than us. Your photos are fantastic. I agree about the models. Obviously the smallest size was an 8 in Asda so some of the dresses in particular were a bit loose. I'd have loved to have seen some older models too....I felt every bit of my 40 years there! haha! Hope to see you again soon Bex, Avril x

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    1. I'm so glad we moved from where they originally had us! Way better seats and it helped that most of the models posed in front of us haha! It would've been nice to see some normal bodies & you're right older faces too. I think it would have the made the clothes even more appealing!

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