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How do you fit 17 Sundays?

Recently I made the choice to stock Australian contemporary brand 17 Sundays, this has turned out to be a pretty good decision as you love the brand judging by the sales..  The brand fits with my criteria being an Australian owned brands which manufactures in an ethical way and uses natural fabrics, the brand has an […]

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The Sonsee Woman story

I am always looking for more brands to add to our store.  I have certain criteria that these brands must have.  They must have an ethical manufacturing process, preferably use natural fabrics and ideally be Australian owned. Many of you have asked if I would ever stock shapewear, sorry, no – as I feel there […]

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All about Afterpay

We are very pleased to let you know that we have added  to our checkout.  A new way to pay, Shop now and pay later.. This means that your purchases will be sent by us once you have completed your checkout, but you will be able to pay over four equal interest free fortnightly payments, like […]

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Vibrant geometric miracle dress

Your choice of plus size dress

Your choice of plus size dress from our extensive range of one of the most sought after items in today’s market.  At The Unique You we are always looking for a style that suits the fuller figure. One of our most popular styles is by the Australian designer Kita Ku, the premium crinkle rayon fabric that they use […]

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Is flattering your ‘f’ bomb?

I recently came across an article asking Is flattering your ‘f’ bomb by Liz Black who is the lead plus size writer for Refinery 29, I love her writing as she is brutally honest and talks more about body image and what is flattering rather than the fashion itself. Isn’t that what we all want? […]

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Fireworks double layer dress

It’s all about the quality

We’ve all experienced the irritation of a much-loved dress or top shrinking in the wash, coming apart at the seams or fraying at the hem. Have you noticed that garments don’t seem to last for more than a few wears these days, no matter how carefully we look after them? Yet in our throwaway society, […]

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Accurate representation is required!

Accurate representation is required! We came across an article recently where it was stated that online giant Boohoo were using size 12 models to model pieces from their plus size range.  This is just not on, there are many plus size models and bloggers who could have been used but rather than accurately represent they […]

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Shopping for the more mature body shape

Shopping for the more mature body shape can be a difficult task, in our opinion this is mainly due to the lack of visible plus sized mature models.  We don’t believe that it is an aesthetic issue, there are many mature models working today who are absolutely beautiful, Daphne Selfe, China Machado and Carmen Dell’Orefice […]

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