What I Wore: MandM Direct Lookbook**

6 Mar 2016

UK plus size fashion blogger AmandaApparel shares a transitional winter to spring look book in this style post brought to you by MandM Direct

I was recently contacted by MandM Direct because they have  newly added plus ranges! The discount site offers prices up to 70% off, and now carries plus brands Bravesoul and Junarose. The plus size section ranges from size 16-24, which is a step in the right direction, but still excludes a lot of plus size shoppers. Hopefully MandM Direct will consider expanding these sizes in the near future. 

 

Because it's starting to warm up outside, FINALLY, I wanted to do a wee winter-to-spring lookbook. These outfits have layers that can be removed or substituted on warm days, and could also be layered on top of for more chilly days. 

Look One: 

Junarose Top

Bravesoul Cardigan

Junarose Jeans

Brown bag, sold out. Similar here.

 

As you can tell by my glasses, this is a perfect outfit for uni. I really love the pattern of this top! These jeans are a slim cut, and I prefer a SUPER skinny cut. Like, I want my jeans to be difficult to get out of, you know what I mean? I've styled them with knee high boots, because I love the fit from the knee up. This cardigan is cosy, and has POCKETS! Need I say more? 

Look Two:

Bravesoul Cape

 

Who doesn't love a good cape, amirite? I'm a big fan of the monochrome tartan trim, and the fringe is very cute. I paired this with a pencil skirt to dress it up a bit, but it would also pair very well with a pair of jeans, jeggings, or leggings for a more casual look. This is a cute and comfy look that I would wear to run errands, or meet a friend for coffee. In colder weather I coud add tights and boots under the skirt, and in warmer weather I could swap the turtleneck for a vest or tee shirt. 

Look Three:

Junarose Dress

 

I am a BIG fan of this dress, you guys! I love wearing blue because it makes my eyes really P-O-P! The pattern is super cute, and I like the dark trim around the neck and sleeves. I would wear this outfit to meet the in-laws for dinner. It has a casual chic element that feels just dressy enough without being too stuffy. I will warn you though, this dress is SUPER thin. I wish it had lining, or a removable slip underneath. Definitely a perk for the hot summer months though! 

Look Four:

Bravesoul Jumper

 

Can you tell I feel sassy in this outfit? The sass level is through the roof in this look! I've styled the jumper with monochromatic maroon and added leopard accessories for some visual interest. I like wearing monochrome colours with varying textures. As you can see, the pleated skirt is pleather, the jumper is a boxy knit, and the hat is wool. I would definitely wear this for a girls night out! 

 

**This sponsored post is brought to you by MandM Direct and contains gifted items for review. Click to shop their plus size range! For more info about sponsored posts please read our policy, or feel free to contact us.

 

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hiya! i'm amanda!

 
Plus size style and fat positive blogger. Born in Kansas City. Matured in Edinburgh Scotland. Feminist killjoy, Instagram fanatic, and avid user of the sparkle emoji. Expect outfit posts, fat activism,
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