Bata Shoes launched their new range called Insolia and I was so blessed to be spoiled with a pair in the loveliest deep red – yayness!!!
Now, as a heavier girl, I tend to avoid heels as they can be quite uncomfortable and painful – I guess being heavier on my feet adds more pressure on the forefoot – BUT – as you can see, the shoe is designed to reduce forefoot pressure and allows for even weight distribution – and let me tell you – THEY AIN’T LYING Y’ALL!
I was able to dine and dance the night away in these babies with zero discomfort! I’ll definitely be adding a few pairs from the range to my shoe collection!
Thank you to Bata Shoes for the spoil and for getting it precisely right with this design!
Thanks for stopping by and stay sassy now!
Happy Tears y’all, happy tears!!!
34 years old – whaaaaaaaaat?!?!? Didn’t I just turn 30 a minute ago!?!?!
I must admit though, I love getting older – no really – I do!!! When I think of the shy, scared, ashamed-of-some-extra-weight-girl I was back then compared to who I am now – wow!!!! Growth!
Look, I’m not saying I’m on some Kanye West confidence level right now (ha ha) but I’m a hellavu lot more comfortable being me and that makes my heart happy!
Skirt, shoes & earrings – Truworths | Top & sunnies – Mr P | Choker – RogéroStyle
Happy Birthday to ME!!!!!
Stay Sassy now xxx
Notice I said “blasting” because honestly – I’m just tired of winter! Only a couple more days for Spring though! Yay!
It’s been quite warm recently, although there’s still a slight chill in the air with winter on its way out, especially in the early mornings but today I threw caution to the wind.
I thought I’d probably be a little cold in sandals and an off shoulder dress but the rebel in me just couldn’t!!! Luckily it turned out to be a rather fine day so no blue toes over here – ha ha!
How cute is this dress though?!?! Another one of Fablane Online’s gems. You can check out her merchandise here.
Dress – Fablane Online | Sandals & earrings – MRP | Headscarf – Gifted | Chocker – RogéroStyle
Stay Sassy xxx
Wow!!!! All About That Bass turns 1 – that’s right – 1 year ago I hit the publish button on my very 1st post. I had no idea what to expect as I set off on this blogging adventure, all I knew was that I had a deep desire to reach out to those who thought that you had to look a certain way to look or feel beautiful.
It wasn’t (and still isn’t) about the likes or comments or the number of followers – NO – it’s never about something as superficial as that – this blog was birthed from a desire to uplift and inspire women just like me – who often measure their worth by the number on the scale.
Looking back on the past year – I have to admit – this blog has forced me to grow in ways I never imagined. It has been such an amazing journey of learning, sharing, friendship and most of all gratitude!
Every e- mail subscriber, Facebook “like”, share and comment!
Everyone who follows me on Instagram and Pinterest!
All of the likes, pins and comments on the posts I’ve shared!
The sweet bloggers who include me in their blogroll!
A huge and heart-warming THANK YOU!
To celebrate, I will be giving away these 3 Revlon products to 1 lucky reader, all you have to do to enter is comment on this post and tell me what you love most about this blog!
(Please note – only people in S.A)
Thank you for reading & remember to stay sassy
Hey, hey, it’s Friday!!!!
Today my outfit is very relaxed and sporty. You’d think I was going to hit a 5km run or something – but believe me – I AM NOT! Ha ha!
I had this cool tee custom-made (like many others I own) by the awesome peeps over at Tiffany Morgan Creations. I just love the quality of their work and their efficiency. I literally get my orders within a few days. Thank you Janice and the Tiffany Morgan Creations crew. You guys rock!!!!
Tiffany Morgan Creations specialises in personalized clothing, with a strong focus on blinging the bride. Some of their products include bridal party tshirts, satin bathrobes/kimono’s, towelling slippers, mugs and more. They also do I Do stickers that are worn under a bride or groom’s shoes. Visit their Facebook page and let them personalise it your way…
This outfit also features my first Superbalist purchase – these cool Adidas Flux sneakers! Super comfy and sleek. I really love the gold sole – very different!
Tee – Tiffany Morgan Creations | Leggings, cap, earrings, sunnies – MrP | Sneakers – Superbalist
“Adidas is the largest sportswear manufacturer in Europe and the second largest in the world. “
Stay sassy xxx
Who doesn’t love a good blazer right?!?!?
Well, I just couldn’t pass this sleeveless, longer length blazer from MRP. I know, almost every item I own is purchased at MrP but sadly, there just aren’t many options for us fuller figured ladies here in SA. Also, I find that most of their garments are real value for money. So, I find myself searching their online site quite often ( maybe a little too often in my husband’s eyes lol).
I know that plus size fashion has come a long way since oversized, shapeless overalls, but I still feel that we’re really not spoilt for choice as opposed to our straight size counterparts.
Hopefully, more designers and retailers will come on board and realize that we like to be stylish too.
Blazer, Jeans, Neckpiece & clutch – MrP | Tank – PnP Clothing | Shoes – Ackermans | Sunnies – Cotton On | Lips – LA Girl Matte Lip Instinct
“February 2016, Ashley Graham becomes the first plus size model to grace the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition.”
Stay Sassy xxx
Just kidding – black is #boss!
I really do love black, but just because I’m a plus size chick, does not mean I can’t be colourful too!
I find myself wearing/buying more colourful items the more comfortable I become in my own skin. I’ll admit, I still struggle with the bare arm thing – It’s really difficult to drop those negative thoughts about your body once you’ve been living with them for so long.
However, small steps are still steps right?!?!?!?!?
I’m wearing another jumpsuit, which also tells me that I definitely am getting there in terms of being more confident in my body. I wouldn’t give jumpsuits a second look not so long ago.
I do love the harem style and colour of this one – add to that the fact that it’s made from stretchy fabric and it’s a total winner for me.
Oh and did I mention it has pockets?!?! Ha ha!!!
Jumpsuit – China Town | Sandals & Sunnies – Mr P | Bag – Executive Luggage | Earrings – Truworths
Fun Fashion Fact:
” Eyeliner became popular after its discovery in King Tutankhamun’s tomb in the 1920’s. “
Stay Sassy xxx