High-style knows no boundaries. It crosses every border of every size, culture, color, and era. It it timelessly worldwide and multifacetedly universal. In the United Kingdom, plus-size syle was honored at Lorraine's Highstreet Fashion Award Show 2014. Lorraine's Highstreet Fashion Award Show ceremony features the hottest looks from some of most creative minds of the Fashion industry. Judges at this year's event were award winning journalist and television personality Lorraine Kelly, fashion stylist Mark Heyes, actress Michelle Keegan, and Closer editor Kat Byrne. In addition to the judges sizzling in their fab fashions, stars Gaynor Faye, Lisa Riley, Michelle Heaton, and Gaby Roslin were out and shining in the most stylish fashions of this season are pictured in this article's slideshow.
This award show is great step forward for plus-size style in the masinstream fashion world as highlighted by award presenter Lisa Riley who stated that "The curve section is being recognised as it should be," according to Lorraine's online site at iTV.com. This year's award nominees for Best Curvy Collection were Simply Be, Evans, Fashion World, New Look Inspire, and ASOS Curve. Of all of these plus-size fashion power-houses, Simply Be took home the top prize.
Simply Be is one of the most versatile creators of plus-size styles that pop and flatter the trendiests as well as the most traditional fashionistas. Whether you're across the street or across the pond Baton Rouge stylistas, you can own some of the hottest looks in fashion from Simply Be by visiting SimplyBe.com. Two great examples of such fashions from Simply Be are their Alice And You Acid Wash Dress and Ax Paris Navy And Nude Lace Panel Dress can easily make you the queen of rock 'n' roll or the belle of the ball.
The Alice And You Acid Wash Dress is a fun little dress that you can pair with the Alice and You Kimono, Catwalk Collection Fringe Gladiator E, and Fringe Cross Body Bag as suggested by Simply Be. This ensemble is the perfect mix of sweet with a sprinkling of tangy. The versatility of the dess is amazing as it can be coordinated as suggested or you can create your own look with this dress. It can take you to a day at the beach or the front row of the hottest concert. Made of denim, this mini dress is 3 inches above the knee and has a ruched waist to acccentuate one's curves and you can purchase it from SimplyBe.com for $59.95.
The Ax Paris Navy And Nude Lace Panel Dress is a sleek, powerful dress that exudes allure and femininity. It is ideal for an evening on the town or a night at a gala. Simply Be suggests that you pair it with a nude colored shoe and red lip for a sophisticated look. The versatility of this dress is amazing as well because it can also lend itself to a vintage look when paired with a vintage tilt hat and lace gloves with kitten heels. The Ax Paris Navy And Nude Lace Panel Dress is available SimplyBe.com for $89.95.
Additional category winners at Lorraine's Highstreet Fashion Award Show 2014 included:
- Best shoes: New Look
- Best Online Retailer: Boohoo
- Best Department Store: Debenhams
- Best Premium Brand: French Connection
- Best Afforable Fashion: Primark
- Best Trendsetter: River Island