Monday, 10 October 2011

Gok Wan For TU At Sainsbury's

Gok Wan launched his new fashion range for TU at Sainsbury's last week. Reports suggest it has been flying off the rails since.

The collection features 13 key pieces ranging from everyday essentials to stylish evening wear designed to flatter all figures in keeping with Gok's philosophy to help women feel positive and body confident no matter what their shape or size, "I want women to flirt, flaunt and celebrate their curves."

Prices range from £20-£45 and all items are available in sizes 8-22 making them affordable and accessible. 

Oversized Shirt - £25
An oversized shirt can create a variety of looks. It provides a smart work wear option and would look great worn with tights and leather boots or heels. I would accessorise by adding a colourful or patterned belt to cinch in the waist and add more definition. It is also available in bright red, a deep turquoise, and camel, which is one of my favourite colours this season.

Slash Neck Shift Dress - £45
This flattering dress features a built in sculpting slip. The double piping detail streamlines your figure and creates an hourglass silhouette. It is reminiscent of the Stella McCartney Octavia dress as worn by Kate Winslet recently which uses colour blocking to focus the eye on the main panel of the dress to create a slimmer silhouette. 

A bright oriental inspired floral print is perfect for injecting a splash of colour into your wardrobe. Kimono's are hot on the high street right now and provide an alternative cover up to the usual cardigan. Its silky fabric will add a glamorous touch to your outfit.

I love the sheer shirt trend, the floaty fabric creates a elegant look. They're great for both day wear or dressing up for a night out. This one handily comes with a camisole included which is perfect if like me you'd prefer to cover up underneath. It's also available in red and the floral print featured on the kimono.

This wrap over dress aims to hug your figure and accentuate your curves in all the right places. It has a built in sculpting slip to create a smoother silhouette. It'd be a great party dress styled with some heels and glitzy accessories for the upcoming Christmas party season. It's also available in black and the floral print featured on the kimono.

Which are your favourite pieces from the collection?



  1. Love the second Slash Neck Shift Dress. Although always a fan of the oversized shirt.


  2. My mum works at sainsburys and she said the wrap dress has been selling like hot cakes. Apparantly its really good value as it is fab quality and has a slip dress underneath to improve your silhouette. I wish there was more to the collection though, maybe some pieces for younger women, i think the current ones are for the more mature lady.
    Holli x

  3. Interesting, it's the first I've heard of this actually. Not really taken aback by the collection to be honest, but I can see they're all figure flatterers. Great post though! xxx

  4. I absolutely love that sheer shirt!!

  5. I only learned about Gok a couple months ago, and I LOVE him! he's sooo hilarious. I would love love love to have that kimono top! It's so gorgeous!
    ♥ laura

    the blog of worldly delights

  6. That red dress is totally stunning. I can't get over the style!
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  7. I haven't really looked the collection in real life but have seen it all over the net! It doesn't look too bad!

  8. The black oversized top looks like funeral wear, but would probably look great on a body with accessories.

  9. I love the flower-print jacket! Gorgeous!

  10. @Joan Me too, I think oversized shirts can look great when styled well! x

    @Holli Rumour has it he's creating a collection of party dresses in time for Christmas so there might be some younger pieces in that collection. x

    @Isabella Thanks for reading x

    @Victoria Yeah I think they'd all be very flattering. x

    @Hazel Me too! x

    @Laura I love his TV shows, he has a great positive energy! The colours in the kimono are gorgeous. x

    @Bonnie The red dress is beautiful, would be great for a party! x

    @Cherry There's some lovely classic pieces x

    @Xiziluo I think styled with the right accesories the oversized shirt would look great, it also comes in red, turquoise and camel! x

    @The PvdH Journal It's a beautiful print, perfect for brightening up an outfit! x

    @Grace Me too, It's such a gorgeous shape and a lovely bright colour! x

  11. Adore the kimono and that last red dress. Gok does annoy me even though I love him - usually because I count the seconds until the "LETS ADD A WAISTBELT" comes in ha-ha :p he has designed some lovely stuff though :)


  12. Sarah- I remember you featured a gorgeous kimono a while back that I couldn't believe was from Primark, since then I've been seeing kimono's everywhere you trend setter! Haha he does like to add a waistbelt.. with everything!(I'm not one to talk though as recently I seem to be doing the same!) x

  13. I love the kimono and I actually added one a lot like that to my wardrobe! I really want one of the fringe kimonos I always see nicole ritchie in too. Awesome laid back fashion statement,

  14. @Courtney- You have excellent taste with the kimono! It's a beauty! Ooh yes Nicole Ritchie has such great style, always looks relaxed but stylish! x

  15. I want that kimono in a knee length version!

  16. @Marley Simone It's a lovely design and such gorgeous rich colours! x


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