Monday, 26 November 2012

The AW collection from Bonmarche.

Bonmarche might not be a regular destination for plus size ladies, but recently I was asked to have a look at the AW range on their website and I was really impressed. Not at the very fore-front of plus size fashion, but certainly a very worthy competitor, Bonmarche offer some fabulous pieces for the season including an exclusive collection with David Emanuel.

As a designer, David Emanuel understands the struggle that plus size women often face when shopping for winter essentials and finding wardrobe staples that will flatter their shapes. I've chosen my top pick’s from his Bonmarche collection – all of which are available on the website.

Maxi Dress with Pearl Trim £39.50

This elegant Maxi dress with pearl trim is ideal for Christmas parties. I love the detailed neck line with a pearl trim and also a silk ribbon belt to give waist definition. Bonmarche evening dresses like this one certainly do not disappoint. Also available in black.

Ponte Print Dress £28

If you’re more of a classic LBD kinda gal why not go for this lace detail Ponte dress.  I love the lace overlay on this and the short sleeves.

Rose Print Kimono Jacket £38

This Rose Print Kimono jacket is an ideal cover-up if you’re afraid to show off your arms. I love the bright rose detail and would be tempted to wear this with some tailored trousers when I’m out for cocktails with the girls.

One of the things that shocked me most about Bonmarche were the great prices. I tracked down a beautiful knotted lace dress for only £35 and a Chanel-esque tweed jacket for £22. I've actually been trying to find a smart tweed jacket for a while and I think this may just be the one. My favourite item from the site has to be this AMAZING glitter/velour dress. I like to think of this as Grandma - chic. It looks as though it’s stepped right out of an 80’s TV show, which I think is why I love it. Huge shoulder pads AND glitter – bang on.

L: Rose Glitter Velour Dress £29
R: Lace Knot Dress £35
Textured Classic Jacket £22

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post however my review of the website and product is completely honest.  
I have NOT reviewed these products in person.


  1. Bon Marche is the last place I'd think to look for nice clothes tbh but I'm surprised! I really do like the tweedy style jacket!



    1. I know! I was really shocked by some of the items on there. The tweed jacket looks lovely x

  2. Hi Amy!:)
    Just discovered your blog and really enjoyed it. You have an amazing style. ;) So, I'm following you.;)
    These are beautiful pieces.Love the jackets.
    Hope you can visit me as well.
    Diana from

    1. Hi Diana

      Ah, thank you for the lovely comment. Glad you've enjoyed reading x