Fashion trend: Plus size with killer curves

Killer curves deserve killer clothes – well-cut, beautifully tailored and showstoppingly gorgeous.

STUDIO 8: Quietly sophisticated with a broad range of day-to-day clothing, workwear and occasion pieces.

An ideal destination for Timeless dresses and gorgeous guest fare – whatever the event. Sizes 14-24. www.studio-eight.com 

Thanks to the growing trend of premium plus size retailers – this is more than a wish; it’s a fact. 

To prove it, we’ve hand-picked some of our online favourites. Your autumn-winter edit starts here... 

Fashion trend: Plus size with killer curves

STYLE NOTES:

NAVABI: Label heaven with lines from supermodels Ashley Graham and Robyn Lawley. Ideal for entrance-making occasionwear and topping up wardrobe staples with something special. 

Sizes 16-28. www.navabi.ie 

ELVI: A greatest hits of trends from day to evening wear with an outlet section for bargainistas. Sizes 14-26. www.elvi.co.uk 


Lifestyle

A scientific study has found that the teatime treat is just as effective as shop-bought energy gels.You might want to swap your energy gels for mashed potato on your next run

We catch up with Bushmills’ master distiller, who tells Sam Wylie-Harris more about this liquid gold.Irish whiskey masterclass: 11 things you need to know

Temples, beaches, and several nations with new names.From Bhutan to Costa Rica, Lonely Planet reveals its top countries to visit in 2020

Columnist and trained counsellor Fiona Caine offers guidance to a woman who’s unsure how to manage her mother’s dying wishes.Ask a counsellor: ‘Is it appropriate to notify my mother’s friends of her death by email?’

More From The Irish Examiner