Gorgeous? Of corset is!

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On Friday I ordered this gorgeous little number the white and black polka dress from corsets-uk, my first purchase and certainly not my last. This dress was bought from the sale section for only £45, in a 22inch a bargain I’m sure you’ll agree. Corsets-uk were very quick and on Tuesday morning this beauty arrived on my doorstep. After getting stuck (it’s my first corset) and a little help from mumma I was safely secured and my waist had shrunk by six inches to only 20inches. WOWZA!

There isn’t a bad thing I can say about this,the fabric is fantastic quality and the corset sucks me in but is very comfortable. The only issue is that I should have ordered a size up to accommodate my boobs – but that’s my own fault. Thanks corsets-uk for my first corset experience, it certainly won’t be my last. Bring on the Monroe curves.

I’m going to a vintage fair on Sunday, so am wear this to that. What’s your favourite corset?

Love Hannah xxx

Ps- I was not sent this by corsets-uk and all opinions are my own

Busty on a budget – crop tops

Hello again and welcome to the first instalment of a brand new series on my blog, ‘busty on a budget’. Within this series I’ll be telling you all about the style gems I find that fit the busty, hourglass figure and on a budget. Without further ado….say hello to the crop top.

Crop tops can be a pain, especially if you’re busty, with your usual size usually not covering very much! This was definitely the case for me. After many trips to many shops and trying in many different sizes I’ve found the shop that caters for the busty figure, covering your chest in low and behold…YOUR NORMAL SIZE.

This shop isn’t expensive, nor is it hard to find, it’s the humble high street favourite, primark. Now, sadly I forgot to take pictures but if you take a peek on kel kitty’s blog, you can find pictures and another post all about crop tops.

You can buy the crop tops in your usual size (without the boob), with no stretching or escaping bra to be seen, and as its primark they come in a range of sizes and aren’t very expensive at all. My favourite was a wine coloured number with white hearts, it was gorgeous.

Take a peek at your local primark and tell me what your favourite was.

Happy shopping, much love.
Hannah xxx

Hello Sailor – ootd

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Sadly I won't be travelling the seven seas this summer, but today I wanted to be a pirate so out came this iron fist dress from ebay. The 50s style skirt (promise it's there) emphasises my small waist as does the waistband, while the button detailing on the chest and the halter neck add some nice detailing. This dress is fab for spinning in. I was feeling that piratey I even put my hair in a reverse fish tail and started swaying side to side. (Oh I do like to be beside the sea side)

Are you going away anywhere nice?

Much love
Hannah x

Pepperberry vintage shirt dress review

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A while ago I bought this lovely dress from pepperberry and I’ve wanted more prints ever since. So, if you’re pondering buying this dress or just curious about a small section of the pepperberry range, look no further, this post has got you covered.

The dress come in two pieces, a little peach under lining (cover up stomach etc as the dress itself is very sheer) and the dress itself. The lining clings to the curves of the body, making it an ideal base, the dress itself does the same, skimming over all the right bits. The sleeves cut off just below the shoulder, ensuring no bra straps are shown. The dress (on 5’6 me) cuts off just below the knee, at the slimmest part of my leg, making it look like my legs are that slim all the way up (I likey). Due to the fact pepperberry sizes come in curvy,really curvy, super curvy and super duper curvy, the waist it pulled in, rather than being swamped by fabric like in some other high street dresses. There is also a cleverly concealed zip at the side, rather than at the back which makes the whole dressing process so much easier. There are buttons on the chest so you can decide on the level of chest you want out, there is also ruching detailing on the chest which has caused arguments among bloggers alike, some like it, others find that it draws unwanted volume to the chest area. I however, like it, I think it adds a little something special to an otherwise pretty normal dress.

I do however have an issue with this dress, this issue isn’t with the dress itself but is with the belt, it simply does nothing for you, doesn’t pull you in, it just kind of hangs. I swiftly changed the belt for my waist belt and the dress transforms. My bust looks busty (?) my waist cinched in and my hips are the perfect end to an hourglass. If you’re an hourglass who likes dresses then this is a must. I’m off to maybe buy the spotty one :D.

Much love
Hannah x

A knicker box of glory

So you’ve found that perfect bra or bikini top, then you start looking for the matching bottoms, and suddenly you’re met with different cuts and you just don’t know what to do. Well never fear as Hannah is here to give you a little guidance to help not only your boobs but also make your booty look bootylicious!

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For those of you who’d go to any length to get model long legs, have no fear help is here. Unfortunately we can’t change the length of our legs, but what we can do is trick the eye, if this is you, then something like this is the answer.

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This lovely item is from the brand Kris Line which is stocked at brastop. Now brastop is one of my favourite places to shop, not only for bras but also for knickers as they have a range of knickers that are just £2 these knickers are from brands such as Freya, Kris Line etc, gorgeous knickers for a fraction of the price :D. Back to why you should wear this style. By finding a higher cut knicker this will make the leg appear longer and making you look like you’re six foot tall. A dipped cut in the stomach area will also make you appear taller, as this extends the torso, making you look twice as tall. This style is also good for people who have larger bums and wish to hide them, as by extending the torso and legs it balances the proportions out.

The I WANT TO HIDE MY TUMMY

If you want to hide your tummy for any reason your best bet is high waisted, and it’s your lucky day, they’re back in fashion.

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I found this pair at Boux avenue, but lots of brands do them like Curvy Kate. This is simple, the high waist will help suck you in and cut you off at your smallest point, your waist, pulling you in. For extra lean-ness, go for a style with black on the outer side as this will streamline the figure.

The MY BOOBS ARE TO AMAZING FOR EYES TO SEE

If you want to detract attention from your chest, simply aim it somewhere else with a brightly printed knicker.

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The above is again from brastop for a fantastic £2. By having a bold print the eyes will be guided somewhere else you’d like to be on show. This idea can be switched around, if you want your bum to be hidden.

The above ideas are both for bikinis and underwear sets 🙂

Hope this helped someone
Much love
Hannah xxx

Wannabe pinup ootd

Today I went shopping and thought on this bright sunny day that I’d share what I wore with you. Sadly I couldn’t get a very good picture to show you my whole outfit so have included pictures of just the top.

Today I wore the most exiting and newest edition to my wardrobe, my first ever crop top from h&m. Sadly I couldn’t finds online but I’m sure you’ll be able to find it in your local shop, this was £5 in the sale. I pulled this tight around my middle to show off my tiny waist. This was purchased in a size 12 so is a little baggy on my size 10 frame, but fits over my chest with no gaping, I think a size 10 would have also fit but they sadly had no size 10 :(. The bottom is rather boring, I just put on some high waisted black leggings from topshop, allowing my stomach to be sucked in and my features (hips and waist) enhanced.

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Hope you enjoyed this little post – what did you wear today?
Much love
Hannah x

Flippy and fabulous

It’s safe to say I’m a topshop girl, I can guarantee when I go in i’ll take a bundle of clothes in and take nothing home as like Sophia Jenner said, they just aren’t cut for big boobs or an hourglass figure. So, as my less curvy friends buy large amounts of sale items (one friend bought a red carpet style gown for £15!), i’m left trying on shoes and pulling fully faces in the mirrors, until now. I was recently in the liverpool store and needed a dress for my friends wedding, after looking around and wanting to pull my hair out I came across this gorgeous number, the ‘Flippy dress’

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I purchased this dress in a size 10 and it fits snug as a bug! As you can see it cinches me in at the waist and skims over my hips due to the skater skirt cut emphasising my small waist thus showing off my hourglass figure. Now without sounding bigheaded, I think my boobs look pretty darn good in this dress, and you know what, the dress fits perfectly over them, no I can see your bra business this dress has real stretch. The underarm bra is even covered due to the sleeves, and the dress isn’t too long or too short just perfect for me, hitting just above my knee and hiding my thighs (we’re not good friends). I don’t really know what else to say about this lovely dress, it certainly got some (nice) male attention and was fab for dancing in. This dress can also be worn either in summer with bare legs or winter with tights, it’s that time of inbetweeny fabric, in the winter it keeps you all snug, but in the summer keeps you cool.

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This was me getting ready for the wedding, aren’t I pretty ;). With that I’m off to bed, hope you’ve all had a marvellous Monday and have a wonderful week ahead.

Much love
Hannah x