Outfit | Scarlett & Jo feather print tunic*

Hello lovelies!

Recently I was contacted by the lovely folks at Scarlett and Jo who sent me a couple of pieces from their range.

A quizzical look on my face but I like the pose, so I included it.

The tunic is made up of a stretchy navy base layer which is attached to the gauzy over layer. It's attached with a fine ribbon and small poppers as to be unobtrusive, and you can wear the layers separately if you wish. The top layer would look amazing worn over swimwear for that effortless 'hanging around the pool' chic.

The design is a gorgeous feather print in shades of white, purple, blues and red. The sleeves drape softly and don't leave my arms feeling too bare, even though they're barely there (which proves confidence in all in the illusion of body coverage!) It comes with a self-tie belt which is of more than ample length. I'm 5 ft 5 (and a half) and as you can see the tunic comes just above knee level front and back. I do love it when garments are made with this girl's ample bum in mind.

This particular piece isn't out yet, but I will update with a link as soon as I've got one - it's coming out soon! Without harping on like an absolute fan-girl, I always feel good in Scarlett & Jo. I'd be equally as effusive if I'd bought this tunic with my own money as it's just stunning.

My first purchase from Scarlett & Jo was a prom dress last year, which I wore to a wedding, and also a couple of other occasions either dressed up or down. Earlier this month I wore their navy blue angel sleeve dress.

I like clothes I can put on and feel instantly at ease in. I like to look in the mirror a couple of times and know I look good - and feel good - which is what Scarlett & Jo does for me. The mixture of comfortable and pretty clothes is a winner for me as I don't like compromises. I like to look nice in something and forget I'm wearing it. The clothes are very reasonably priced to begin with (for example the navy angel sleeve dress I linked to above is only £35) but Evans often have discount codes so you can pick up pieces for even more of a steal. I recommend signing up to Evans' mailing list so you don't miss out on any of the goodies!

My smiles say it all really - I feel good in this tunic and can't wait to wear it again - either casually or dressed up for an occasion like a wedding. I'm wearing a size 30 (I always err on the side of caution when a layer of fabric has no stretch) but it's true to size and I probably could've swung a size 28. I would say order your normal size unless you prefer a more flowing look. 

I'm wearing:

Hair flower, Off With Her Head Millinery flower of the month club
Coat, past season Bonmarché size 24
Scarlett & Jo feather tunic, £45 size 30. Shop Scarlett & Jo here.
Leggings, past Everything 5 Pounds (I had no idea how transparent they were until today!)
Shoes, past season Very

Have you got anything from Scarlett & Jo? I feel they really get the plus size woman, and long may it continue. If you have any weddings, christenings or other special occasions this year you might just find what you're looking for at Scarlett & Jo.

Thanks for reading,
Leah xoxo

*Item gifted by Scarlett & Jo. All opinions are honest and my own.

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