Hi guys! For those of you do not follow me on IG and do not know me, I am a plus size fashion blogger based in Dubai. Very recently I collaborated with another fashion blogger from Dubai - Sadaf Khanand one of my favorite online retail stores in the GCC - Namshi. The concept of the shoot was that Sadaf and I would wear the same clothes with only minor differences in the way we styled it.
Now you would think what is the biggie with both of you wearing the same outfit? The BIG (no pun intended) factor which made this shoot fun was that Sadaf is a size 8 and me Size 18
PS Don't forget to read about my experience during this shoot after the looks xx
Here are the looks we put together
Look 1: Heart Printed Dress
We both fell in love with this dress when we saw it! To be honest, I love wearing dresses like these which are a solid color with minimal print, knee length and with 3/4th sleeves. On a regular day I am VERY likely to pair a dress like this with my Adidas Superstars but obviously for the shoot I wanted to wear heels. And I loved these heels from Truffle from Namshi. To be honest, I was pleasantly surprised with the shoe collection from Truffle - you guys must check it out
Sadaf wore the dress with stockings and bright orange shoes and a hat! If you ask me, I think she looks fab!
Since October/November my obsession with Bombers began and clearly hasn’t quit ended. We saw this #SquadGoals bomber on Namshi and knew this was so on trend! We wore the same pink top inside but because I prefer wearing skirts more I wore a denim skirt and Sadaf wore light blue denims with super cool patches on them from Ginger on Namshi
If you know me you know I love a good jumpsuit! They are definitely one of my favorite styles and Sadaf wears them often too! In fact she rocks them so amazingly too! PLUS this jumpsuit was of velvet - another thing on trend!
Thank god for Namshi to stock items in large sizes too we both were able to find our size in the jumpsuit
Sad paired her look with a fur coat from her personal wardrobe going for a very edgy look specially with the boots, best for a winter night out! And oh the red lip just made it better!
For me, I loved the Dorothy Perkins White blazer while browsing on Namshi and fell in love with it! I think my look is more work chic. Andddd can we talk about the starry heels from Miss Selfridge available on Namshi #IFellInLoveInstantly
I LOVE LOVE LOVE how this look ended up looking on both of us. Colors like white and grey when combined with bolder shoes gave a super great effect! I feel like this attire can be worn by someone from any age group. I love how classic the colors are and the silhouette of the over coat!
Now that the description of each of the looks is over lets get to the important part. The idea behind the shoot was to encourage the idea of being inspired by Style and Not by Size! Just because you are someone who is of a bigger frame does not mean you need to go for inspiration to someone who is the same size as yours. You can learn and get inspired from anyone! The main thing boils down to how you tweak or make a look work for your size. It is a given that not EVERY look will work for every body size. If I wore a crop top tomorrow with my stomach hanging its not going to be a pretty size. But my legs are thinner so yes I can wear shorts!
Here is what Sadaf has to say
" This collaboration with Niggi has been so amazing for many reasons, firstly I love this girl and her sense of style and her confidence and I am sure she's inspiring a lot of people who have doubts and are not comfortable trying different things. But when Niggi approached me with this idea, I didn't even think twice before saying yes because this was a such an amazing idea to show people for real how size doesn't matter. I'm very glad that we worked on this and I really look forward to working on such collaborations with such amazing people. And a message to all who are reading this, learn to love yourself regardless of what others say or think. You are your own boss.
Lots of love
I have to say A BIG FAT THANK YOU to Sadaf who was one of the best persons to shoot this with. I think Sadaf is someone who makes style look so effortless. She is someone who I genuinely follow and love and get inspired by her style so many times! I think it was amazing how we both agreed on the looks from the brands that offer clothes in both our sizes! Thanks again Sadaf for joining hands with me on this one
And I have to give a HUGE shout out to our clothing partner Namshi who are AWESOME-SAUCE to stock sizes for every body type! Thank you for giving me so many options to choose from! And a bigger thank you for NEXT DAY DELIVERY! How amazing is that guys?
A special mention to our super photographer Sandra who was amazing enough to shoot with us in the crazy weather conditions and did a fab job with the pictures <3
Hope you enjoyed this post xx
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