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New Look plus size relaunch

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Fallulah Sun 03-Apr-16 16:15:35

Saw on Twitter that New Look Inspire is becoming Curves. Hoping for better than the synthetic, sleeveless or 'cute' slogan Ts, I headed to the website but it all looks the same plus a few pinafore dresses? As the website still says Inspire in the navigation, I wonder if it has actually launched yet. Anyone know?

Termagant Sun 03-Apr-16 20:11:38

I think it has only just launched so it's probably between branding. The nav is still to inspire you're right but there is a curve strap at the top.

I've had a look and most of the stuff is what I would expect from new look. Very low price point and relatively young demo. I like that there's plus size lingerie though, it's a pain when you can find a bra to fit but the matching pants only go up to a 20!

They've obviously given some of the plus bloggers pieces so I reckon we'll see more of it over the next few weeks.

I only recently found the Dorothy Perkins plus range, ordered a huge amount and it was a successful haul! The high street is definitely improving for those of us at the upper end of the size scale, just a shame most of it is online only!

Fallulah Mon 04-Apr-16 09:26:52

Thanks yes I saw the DP stuff too but the curse of the 'lovely dress but much too short for work' that they have in their main range is still there! I got some nice jeans and tops though.

Keletubbie Mon 04-Apr-16 10:03:49

Too many crackly fabrics in NL. I'm on the cusp - I wear an 18 or a 20 - and there is genuinely some decent stuff in their main range.

However, River Island's plus offerings are lovely.

OhHolyFuck Mon 04-Apr-16 10:10:43

I didn't realise river Island did a plus size, thanks for that

Keletubbie Mon 04-Apr-16 10:11:36

The denim pencil skirt works wonders!

Fallulah Mon 04-Apr-16 16:30:18

I didn't know about RI either, thank you. I also like H&M but the sizing is so random you can't really buy online and have to wait til you can get to a store.

Termagant Mon 04-Apr-16 18:46:31

Have you checked Debenhams and house of Fraser? Much expanded ranges online for them too.

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