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Starting A Revolution

Starting A Revolution

I’ve got a pear shaped figure so what I need is a pear shaped dress (Actually I need a lot of pear shaped dresses). They didn’t exist though so I had to make them. I stated out doing it just for me. Then my ambitions got bigger! Now I’m out to start a revolution. I want to change the world of sizing. It’s a strange world that is both central to fashion and totally ignored by it. Revolution seems like a big word and a pear shaped dress seems an odd thing to trigger one. But as soon as I...

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In Search of The Duel Sized Dress.

I looked for a dress that would fit my shape for years. I'm a petite pear shape 8 on the top, 10 bottoms. This means dresses don’t fit me. So I searched for dresses, in shops, on the internet, search after search, ‘pear shaped dresses’, ‘spilt sized dresses’, ‘dresses for wide hips’. When you search these things you find a lot of great advice like this blog on dressing  according to your body shape from the brilliant Corporette . BUT you never find a dress which fits. That's why, as mentioned in my last post, I started making them for...

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Launch Day: Tiny Epic Journey Complete, Massive Epic Journey Ahead.

We started developing Ambi Dresses a year ago. Our vision was to create a line of dresses which would be the ideal fit for women who are always finding themselves buying bottoms a size bigger than tops. I have this issue myself and as a result I can never find dresses which fit just right. I’ve been a fashion designer and a maker for ten years and trained in it for five years before that, so eventually I made a dress that was a size eight on the top and a size ten on the skirt. You can read more...

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