Plus-Size Fashion Journal

Christmas Fashion: Adding Some Seasonal Sparkle

Christmas Fashion: Adding Some Seasonal Sparkle

With the temperature having dropped a few more degrees this week, Christmas is in the air. The season of Christmas parties, family gatherings and christmas concerts and events are just around the corner. If you want to add a bit of 'wow' to your Christmas fashion read...

Finding The Perfect Christmas Day Outfit

Finding The Perfect Christmas Day Outfit

It's that time of year again! Christmas is just around the corner. And while you'll likely be busy with planning and co-ordinating the day, it's also important to think about what you're going to wear. Whether you're spending Christmas on a luxury cruise or trip or...

Building a Plus-Size Winter Wardrobe: Staying Warm and Stylish

Building a Plus-Size Winter Wardrobe: Staying Warm and Stylish

Whether you're looking for a whole new winter wardrobe, or just want to update your collection with a few new pieces, you'll want to make sure you're both warm and stylish this season. So, we've listed all of the essential components of a plus size winter wardrobe,...

6 Ways to Wear Animal Print Clothes This Winter

6 Ways to Wear Animal Print Clothes This Winter

Here at Tia-Tia, we love animal print clothes and accessories! That's why our Winter 2019/20 collection is full of beautiful prints. We would love to share some of our favourite pieces and ways to wear animal print this season.Animal print bang on trend? You may have...

Animal Print Plus-Size Fashion

Animal Print Plus-Size Fashion

Animal Print forever chic Trends come and go but animal print will be forever chic and here's why we can't get enough of it this season. See our range of animal print of knits, trousers, tops, scarves, skirts and even shoes! The question is - how will you wear...

6 Plus Size Winter Fashion Tips For 2019

6 Plus Size Winter Fashion Tips For 2019

With winter fast approaching, it’s a great time to think about updating your wardrobe. Here are some tried and tested plus size winter fashion tips to keep yourself comfortable, warm and fashionable this winter!1. Learn how to layer Layering can often be a worry for...

Plus Size Knitwear: Our Favourites For Autumn and Winter 2019

Plus Size Knitwear: Our Favourites For Autumn and Winter 2019

It's knitwear season! Time to start thinking about cosy jumpers and warm sweaters for your blustery winter walks, or for curling up by the fire with a good book and a cup of hot chocolate. And at Tia-Tia, we're excited to show off our favourite new pieces from our...

Layering in Winter: 4 Tips For Plus Size Layering

Layering in Winter: 4 Tips For Plus Size Layering

With the crisp autumn weather fast approaching chilly winter temperatures, it’s time to start thinking about layering! But as plus size women, it can sometimes be difficult to layer correctly to avoid looking shapeless and hiding our curves! So, here are the Tia-Tia...

Tips for Plus Size Women – How to Dress For Your Body Type

Tips for Plus Size Women – How to Dress For Your Body Type

Dressing for your body type has been a concept around for decades. Vertically challenged women for example, often wear heels, pinstripes, and other things that they were told can elongate their bodies. Plus size women often struggle with buying clothing as well,...

A Guide to Finding the Perfect Plus Size Bridesmaid Dress

A Guide to Finding the Perfect Plus Size Bridesmaid Dress

When it comes to your wedding, there are many challenges you may face and finding the perfect bridesmaids dresses can be one of them. However, it can be even harder if one (or more) of the members of your entourage is curvier than the others. It can be tough to shop...

Autumn / Winter 2019

Autumn / Winter 2019

New Stock for a new season! Visit us in the boutique to see all of our new collections up close and personal. Beautiful colours, natural fabrics, textures - you are going to love what we have been buying especially for you this Autumn / Winter... Love Esther x

3 Style Tips For Reinventing Plus Size Ladies Fashion

3 Style Tips For Reinventing Plus Size Ladies Fashion

Who says that the latest looks and fashions are only for thin women? When you’re plus sized, it can be challenging to strike the right balance when it comes to style. However, there are plenty of ways that you can show off your curves in full confidence without having...

Selecting the Perfect Plus Size Mother of the Bride Dress

Selecting the Perfect Plus Size Mother of the Bride Dress

Watching the daughter that you have raised grow up and start her own family is bittersweet. You may feel proud, knowing that you’ve raised an independent young woman who can now take care of herself. At the same time, you may be sad as you think back on the days when...

10% discount on signup

10% discount on signup

Become part of the Tia-Tia family We would love you to become a VIP. You will know about our latest styles, offers and regular arrivals. To be in the know we will give you 10% off on your first visit to us. Simply sign-up to our newsletter by completing the form in...

10 Trendy Plus Size Special Occasion Dresses for 2019

10 Trendy Plus Size Special Occasion Dresses for 2019

Have you got a special occasion coming up like a wedding, birthday, or some other kind of celebration? As a plus size lady myself, I know how difficult it can be to find plus size formal wear that's also fashionable and trendy. So, here are my 2019 top picks when it...

8 Fashion Tips For the Plus Size Mother of the Bride

8 Fashion Tips For the Plus Size Mother of the Bride

It can be difficult to shop for wedding wear as a plus size mother of the bride. Us larger ladies are not treated well by the High Street when it comes to plus size ladies fashion. But your daughter’s big day is coming up, and you want to glide through the day with...

Why Plus Size Fashion Advice Often Gets it Wrong

Why Plus Size Fashion Advice Often Gets it Wrong

Let's get something straight once and for all. I read a lot of fashion blogs and see a lot of plus size fashion advice for plus size ladies that gets things so wrong. So, I want to clear things up once and for all when it comes to plus size ladies fashion. This...

Why You Should Be Shopping at a Plus Size Boutique

Why You Should Be Shopping at a Plus Size Boutique

When it comes to plus size clothes for women, it can sometimes feel like there are very few fashionable options for the plus size lady. Chances are that you struggle when it comes to buying plus size clothes for ladies, as most of the options that you find...

Plus Size Holiday Clothes – My Top Picks For Trendy Women

Plus Size Holiday Clothes – My Top Picks For Trendy Women

In my career as a plus size clothing boutique owner, I have come across many women who dread sunny holidays because they simply can't find anything to wear. And I've been there myself! As a larger lady, it can be difficult to find holiday clothes that make you feel...

Introducing the New Tia Tia Plus Size Ladies Fashion Blog

Introducing the New Tia Tia Plus Size Ladies Fashion Blog

Hi, my name is Esther. I run Tia Tia in Cheltenham - a plus size ladies fashion boutique for curvy women with style. I'll be writing a lot more blog posts this year. So, I'd love to introduce any new readers to my plus size fashion blog, and give you a feel of what to...

Bamboo Plus-Size Fashion

A natural fabric perfect for Summer! Our High Summer collection is made from Bamboo and natural fibres; fantastic to wear on holiday or when the summer actually arrives! You asked us for a high summer collections with totally natural fabrics and we have been...

Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame

Feel the love with our Hall of Fame Our Hall of Fame is all about celebrating with our amazing customers. You can post photos of yourself in our outfits and celebrate all the places and events you go to. It gives us all a chance to celebrate with you and build...

Spring Break Plus-Size Capsule Wardrobe

Spring Break Plus-Size Capsule Wardrobe

Spring Break Plus-Size Capsule Wardrobe Our customers visit us from all over the UK and beyond. Seriously... So wherever you are located, if you are soon heading off for a much needed Spring Break (now that the schools have gone back) then head over to Tia-Tia...

Plus-size tights

Plus-size tights

Plus-Size Tights to complete your look It's all in the detail. Our plus-size tights are of excellent quality, comfortable & long lasting. Stocking sizes: Large 5'4"- 5'11"161-182cm 36' - 46' Super 5'4"- 6'0"163-182cm 44' - 50' SXL 5'4"- 6'0"163-182cm 48' - 52'...

Compliment your curves with our range of accessories

Compliment your curves with our range of accessories

Accessories for Plus-Size Fashionistas Our range of accessories just got even better! Compliment your curves with our range of stylish and versatile accessories. Experiment with day to night looks. Chunky and delicate jewellery, scarves in a wide range of colours. We...

Plus-size wedding guest outfits

Plus-size wedding guest outfits

Whether you're going to be the Mother of the Bride, Sister of the Groom or simply a guest - at Tia-Tia we have you covered when looking for the perfect wedding outfit. Visit us in the shop to see our beautiful range of plus-size wedding outfits in your size!"I’ve just...

Put some spring [trousers] in your step

Put some spring [trousers] in your step

trousers Put SOME Spring [trouserS] in your step we sell the Perfect trousers with varying leg lengths; they fit any shape, any size Finding the perfect trouser can be like looking for the Holy Grail! We are all different shapes and sizes so a one fit works for all is...

Plus-size holiday fashion

Plus-size holiday fashion

Tia-tia Boutique Plus-size holiday fashion Look & feel great on your next holiday Plus-size holiday fashion Our selection of hand picked items from all of our plus-size brands, show that we want you to look and feel amazing on your next holiday. The right fit, the...

Plus-size Wedding Season

Plus-size Wedding Season

Plus-size wedding season has started! Do you have a special wedding coming up this Spring? Perhaps for one of your children, a best friends wedding or even their children are getting married? Either way we have a huge line of beautiful wedding wear, without upstaging...

Celebrating 13 Years with you!

Celebrating 13 Years with you!

On the 14th February 2006, I opened the doors of Tia-Tia to the world and what a ride it has been! We have come along way over the years and I’m thrilled to say that many of you have been with me all the way! It’s a wonderful feeling looking back at all the people we...

New collections for Spring 2019

New collections for Spring 2019

New stock arriving daily! See the highlights of these two collections to give a flavour of the season! Stock arriving every week!These are just the start of our Spring collection featuring the following brands:

Winter / Christmas Sparkle 2018

Winter / Christmas Sparkle 2018

We have some sparkly new stock just in and our "Next Top Model" Esther is showing you how to rock the Winter / Christmas Sparkle. But the best news is that we are offering you 20% off EVERYTHING in store from Friday 16th to Saturday 24 November So don't...

Pont Neuf in colour

Pont Neuf in colour

New stock has just arrived from Pont Neuf and it's full of colour for the winter months ahead. Here's a little taster of what's new in store!!Pont Neuf is one of our favourite brands. As you can see there are timeless, elegant pieces as well as vibrant...

Visitors Book

Visitors Book

We love to know what you think of us in every way so why not join hundreds of our amazing customers by signing our visitors book! Here is what some of you have said! A big thank you to all of you it means so much - next time you are in please add your name...

Alteration Service

Alteration Service

We love to go that extra mile and as such we offer a range of services that set us apart from the rest. From personal shopping, style appointments and hints and tips on how to achieve the look you are going for we also offer a full alteration service....

5 star reviews; have your say

5 star reviews; have your say

We love it when you give us a review on Facebook or Google especially 5 star reviews! We read all of your comments and feel reassured we are doing a good job; a big thank you to all - it is truly appreciated. For a small business like ours to receive reviews. it is...

Cirencester Polo Advert – Tia-Tia Boutique

Cirencester Polo Advert – Tia-Tia Boutique

We are delighted with our top, left page advert in the latest 2018 Cirencester Polo magazine. Our occasion clothes are perfect for a polo match or a Cotswolds day out. Come and see us soon to see our new Spring/Summer collection.

Spotlight on Trends Spring 2018

Spotlight on Trends Spring 2018

Officially Spring is here although the recent snow has paused things a bit. However with the clocks changing this weekend and the already lighter mornings and evenings, things are looking up. My Spotlight on trends for Spring 2018 is aimed at giving you...

High Street Shopping Experience

My experience of high street shopping As a 47 year old woman who is a size 22 I can safely say that the combination of a thyroid condition at 30, childbirth and enjoying life, my weight has increased over the years and has now stabilized. To lose weight...

Body shapes

It is fair to say that as women, our body shapes and sizes are varied, whatever our age. Perhaps we have dealt with complications of childbirth or surgery. Perhaps, like me, you have developed a condition that has affected your weight. From my experience...

Dress to look your age

The new generation of plus size ladies are very lucky; they have more choice than we ever did. trends today However I have noticed that the trends for younger women do not work with my age group. I think these girls look good and have a totally different...

10 top shopping tips

10 top shopping tips

Welcome to the essential guide to the Top 10 crucial things to think about before you go shopping. For ladies a new season signals shopping, an exciting time where you search the high street and boutiques for the very best items that will set...

Curvy Lovelies look this way! – Plus Size Tips for 2017

Curvy Lovelies look this way! – Plus Size Tips for 2017

Hi, My name is Esther O’Reilly-Cain and I am founder and owner of Tia-Tia.  We specialise in dressing ladies from size 14 upwards.  I have been doing this for over 10 years and I have dressed 1,000’s of ladies - all different shapes and sizes -...

Know your Shape in Plus Size.

Know your Shape in Plus Size.

Over the years much has been made about knowing your shape and how to dress to make your shape work for you.  My name is Esther O’Reilly-Cain and I am founder and owner of Tia-Tia one of the best plus sized specialist in the UK today.  I have...

10 top shopping tips – pt 2

10 top shopping tips – pt 2

Here's the second of our little two part piece giving you our essential guide to the Top 10 shopping tips to think about before you go shopping. You can view our first top five shopping tips over here. For ladies a new season signals shopping,...

10 top shopping tips – pt1

10 top shopping tips – pt1

Welcome to the first of a two part blog giving you our essential guide to the Top 10 crucial things to think about before you go shopping. We've our first five top shopping tips here for you and will be following up with the second 5 very soon....

New for you in 2016

New for you in 2016

Our wonderful Spring and Summer 2016 collections are well underway and we have some truly wonderful collections that we know you will love. We are delighted to announce the return of Yoek which offer vibrant colours in relaxed fluid styles that...

New Ranges for 2015

New Ranges for 2015

We've got some lovely new ranges for 2015 that have arrived in store and we're busy out searching and selecting the best of some other new ranges available to bring to you. We will be updating our website soon to share some of these lovely new...

Autumn / Winter 2014

Autumn / Winter 2014

Autumn / Winter 2014 has arrived! So much choice and colour! We have something for all weather and occasion. Light knits for warmer days and beautiful jackets and coats for when you need to wrap up warm. Not forgetting those winter evenings we...

Spring / Summer 2014 Collections

Spring / Summer 2014 Collections

We are now bursting with our Spring / Summer 2014 collections with new stock arriving daily! The colours are vibrant and style amazing - there has never been a better time to visit us! What are you waiting for!