Plus Size Spring & Summer Essentials!


We are nearly at that time again where we’ll be swapping coats for blazers and jeans for shorts! Spring has hit us and summer is about to make an appearance. If you’re anything like us, Summer time equals a new wardrobe, but what if we can just buy a few key items to go with some of last year’s summer buys.We’ve done some digging and come up with a few summer delights that will keep you looking fabulous and fashionable!

1. Perfect floral kimono.

This item is great to wear with a pair of Jeans and a cami top. This will keep you looking Trendy and also keep your arms slightly warm from that delicate summer breeze.

2. If you like a splash of colour then this red loose swing top is great. The light material will keep you nice and cool. Awesome with a pair of leggings or jeggings.

3. Gorgeous floral pastel v neck midi dress.

This little number is fantastic for the summer nights. If you are heading out for drinks with friends or have a date night with your other half this is fab. Cosy fit with a sophisticated look. You can team this beauty up with a pair of fabulous peep toe sandals for the day or a pair of killer round toe shoes for the night.

4. Green pleated maxi skirt.

If you are not a fan of short skirts then this pleated maxi skirt is a nice option. Nice and floaty and will look incredible with a lovely fitted top. You could team up with some jewelled flat sandals to!

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5. White linen cropped trousers.

Don’t be afraid to wear white ladies, just make sure your underwear is white to! If you are not really a fan of long trousers or shorts in spring/summer then cropped trousers are your best bet. Linen is a really good summer material, very light and comfy.

6. Tile print tapered trousers.

Who said trousers had to be plain? If you are daring enough to wear something that makes you stand out, then these are for you. These would look stunning with a plain coloured blazer and wedges. What are you waiting for?

Evans Multicoloured Tile Print Tapered Trousers

7. Last but not least a key spring item would have to be – digital print jumpsuits


Bright Multi-coloured Digital Print Jumpsuits are life savers when you don’t have a top to go with your trousers or you don’t have trousers to go with your top! Either way you won’t be left disappointed with a classic jumpsuit. The perfect all in one. You can team this with a pair of pointy shoes for that edgy look. Try to opt for print jumpsuits with lots of colour.

We hope this has been an insightful post on what you can grab for your summer wardrobe, don’t for get to accessorise. You can’t go wrong with loads of bangles and long charming chains!

Good luck and have a splendid summer.

HBB xx

Curves rule the Red Carpet!


If you’re anything like us, when we hear the words ‘Awards Ceremony’, the words ‘RED CARPET DRESSES’ immediately springs to the front of our mind. Fashion first, awards later! It was clear to see that all eyes were on the curvy and ever so fabulous ladies of the silver screen at this week’s Emmy’s. Don’t worry if you missed all the glitz and glamour, we just HAD to share a number of our favourite dresses.


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Best known to us for her legendary performance in Bridesmaids, Melissa looks absolutely stunning in a custom made black ball gown skirt worn with a basic black top, creating a glamorous, modern look with a rock chick feel.


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There’s not one thing we don’t LOVE about this dress. The colour suits the actress and writer’s complexion perfectly, the halter neck and metallic detailing gives this dress a modern feel whilst enhancing her gorgeous hourglass figure.



Orange Is The New Black’s Dascha Polanco, Danielle Brooks and Adrienne C. More


One of the hottest programmes of the year, Orange Is The New Black certainly had the hottest style on the red carpet at this year’s Emmys, they may not have won an Emmy, but they certainly won the style award. Dascha Polanco wears a white strapless princess gown with beaded waist detail and a statement necklace, Danielle Brooks also opted for a white halter neck with a netted bodice and sexy side split; Adrianne C. Moore wears a stunning flared bustier and a sparkling floor length skirt.


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The Wedding Guest Dress


It’s time to banish our summer prints to the back of the wardrobe and look forward to what a new season brings: the need for a new wedding guest dress…or two. Here’s a glimpse of must have styles that are perfectly suited for both the ceremony and reception. We’ve rounded up three gorgeous styles you can wear long after the I Do’s. 

Body Con Peplum- Flattering, hugging your curves in all the right places, with a feminine yet classic finish. A wardrobe must have for your Wedding Guest collection, to move into the Autumn/Winter trends, opt for a warm mulberry or maroon colour to make the dress pop.  

The Prom Dress- If you’re looking for a gorgeous, vintage inspired style, look no further. Fun, flirty and ready to go from ceremony to reception with just a touch of lipstick. A style that always finds its way in season, you’ll be able to wear the prom dress for many a night on the dance floor to come. 

2 in 1 Cape Pencil Dress- With a two tone cropped cape top overlay and matching skirt finish. The 2 in 1 Cape Pencil dress from Boutique Plus range truly shakes up the LBD. Ideal for those who love a classic colour and cut. Wear with statement shoes and a clutch bag and be wedding guest ready.  





Three different styles that will take you from wedding guest, to the office and happy hour.  


Winter is Coming


We know, it’s still August, why would you mention the W word?! We’re all still holding on to those sunny days. Winter seems like a distant memory, children are still on their summer holidays, the months of Autumn and Winter are miles away.

But wait until you see what the plus-size fashion gurus have in store for us for 2014’s A/W collection. You’ll be the first welcoming the colder months with open arms and an incredible wardrobe to match.

Bohoo’s plus size Autumn/Winter collection is one of the most stylish, daring and fun ranges we’ve seen for a while. It’s a brilliant way to revolutionise your personal Autumn/Winter collection and add a pop of colour to timeless classics.

“When can I get it?!” You say? Boohoo’s A/W range will be slowly introduced in Mid-August, so any time now! With the full range to be online by September.

Here’s a peek at what’s coming to a wardrobe near you!

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Keep an eye out for blog posts as we’ll be introducing you to more Autumn/Winter must-have looks so you can plan your shopping trip.




Festival Fever!

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Whether you’re raving at Creamfields or rocking out at Reading and Leeds, the inevitable question remains the same: what do I wear?! We’re here to answer that question by giving you three flawless festival fashion necessities that are so fabulous, you’ll forget you’ll be living in a tent for three days. Whatever your style, whichever your festival you can take these three staples and make them your own.  Simply Bee floral lace shorts

Practical but pretty, the denim shorts.

Perfect for soaring temperatures in the summer heat, or if you’re not so lucky with the weather, add a pair of black tights to create a cute but slightly warmer look! These gorgeous denim shorts with lace trim offer a unique feminine touch to a festival necessity. To complete the look add a stand-out printed t-shirt, boots or flip-flops and a floral headband.

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If the LBD has taught us anything, is that it can be worn anywhere, any time, for any occasion. This wrap front maxi dress ticks all the boxes in a festival outfit checklist: sexy, stylish, comfortable and easy to pack! Hugging those curves in all the right places, accessorize with a statement necklace, an oversized hat, flip flops, Chelsea boots or wellies and you are festival ready!

Bold Prints

If you’rASOS printed trouserse just looking for a couple of standout pieces to add to this year’s festival wardrobe, never underestimate the power of prints. The bolder the better, from floral, tropical, tribal, Aztec and everything else in between you will find something that matches your style and your body. Adding a bold print t-shirt with classic denim jeans or a pair of printed trousers with a plain black top will instantly transform your outfit with little cost and will save you some room in your rucksack.

Now you’re festival ready, we’ll see you at the main stage!

 HBB x

Beautiful weather and beautiful gowns

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The summer weather has stayed faithful to us this season allowing our beautiful HBB brides a wonderful, luxurious rain free day.Smiling face with open mouth and smiling eyes

The shop has been full of brides getting married either abroad or here in the UK.

We’ve had countless successful fittings resulting in extremely happy brides. It’s one thing finding the perfect dress, but you also need the perfect fit! Patricia the owner always ensures the bride has the best dress for her shape.

We have a new range of stunning wedding dresses arriving in mid- August so why not be the first to try them on?

We also have our beautiful bride Nkechi Gaye who won our recent
competition which was winning your wedding dress in the month of January, returning soon for her fittings.

Heavenly Bodies Bridal always has competitions going on from time to time so keep your eyes on our website and be sure to join us on social media so that you don’t miss a thing.

We look forward to you joining us on the HBB journey. Your experience will be unforgettable.

Love Heavenly Bodies Bridal x