Saturday, 18 October 2014

Pho Sizzle

The weekend before last I got to meet an awesome chick from Aussie Curves - a facebook group that encourages plus size women to experiment with fashion and to participate in weekly photo challenges. Jacqueline from Fashion & Pho is the first person I've met through Aussie Curves and might I say she is very talented and inspiring. 
Jac (cause I can't spell Jacquie!) designs clothes for her own brand Pho Sizzle and when she told me she was coming to my home town to do a pop up shop for her brand I jumped at the opportunity to meet her and check out her merchandise!
Now those of you who have read any of my blogs before would easily be able to tell that I'm an op shopper at heart but when it comes to a friend, local or just a talented person I am more than happy to support an Australian business!
Since Pho Sizzle's line of clothing ranges from size 6-20 I went to check out her pop up shop with every intention of purchasing something. I did and I am extremely happy with what I got!
I bought this 'Gone Fishin skirt' for $65 which I think is quite a reasonable price for something homegrown, that fits, looks good and supports a small business with great designs and amazing bold patterns.  I definitely recommend you check out Pho Sizzle's range of crops, skirts and dresses as the patterns are unlike any you've seen! Lobsters, Lantern fish, stars and hearts, umbrellas and I've even heard of some awesome Octopus tenticle patterns to come!... But Sshhh you didn't hear that from me!
I'm wearing a size 20 which is fairly true to size, if anything maybe a little generous. I'm totally pumped to wear this skirt during the soon to come heatwave of Summer, give my legs a bit of a chance to see sunlight before they go into hiding again and give my confidence a bit of a boost from compliments as I've already got heaps!
Jac, based in Melbourne is the designer behind this new and upcoming brand but the items are produced in Hanoi, Vietnam and made from 100% African wax cotton which creates quite a range of cultural influences in this brand. I dunno about you but for me this definitely makes me more excited to see what is yet too come!

1 comment:

  1. I just discovered this post now! (I'm a bit behind in the blog reading, I'll admit it) . You look AWESOME in this skirt and it was so lovely meeting you too. :)