Deadly in the Mail on Sunday & Mail Online thanks to Nigella Lawson and our Red Wiggle Dress!

Last week Deadly owner Claudia was interviewed by Angella Johnson about Nigella's Red Wiggle Dress for the Mail on Sunday and some of their conversation has been included in articles in the Mail on Sunday (27th Jan 2013) and on the Mail Online!

The article is full of praise for Nigella and our little red dress!

"The scarlet design evoked the most glamorous aspects of Fifties fashion – and immediately invited comparisons with Marilyn Monroe’s style and traffic-stopping curves."

"Classic curves: Nigella Lawson's hourglass figure was enhanced thanks to this figure-hugging frock"

We are so pleased Susanna Constantine of Trinny and Susanna talks about the dress in the article too. She is quoted as saying

"Nigella looks stunning. This dress does everything to show off her luscious figure without falling into the trap of trash. It’s not like she has laid out her wares, yet we know she is all woman. Curvy women must honour their bodies by showing them off like this."

Not bad for a tiny West Country store hey?!

Lots of you have been busy buying your very own Deadly Red Wiggle Dresses so stock is starting to run low again... If you have fallen in love with this timeless look we recommend that you don't hang around!

We'll be getting more in early next month along with a black version. Also please be sure to take a look at our other fabulous fifties inspired dresses - we always select dresses which will help enhance your curves and make you feel (at least) a million dollars!

And don't forget you can keep up to date with stock levels, new items & all our gossip through our Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and by signing up to our newsletter!

You can read the full article here 

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Nigella tweeted about us & her Little Red Dress from The Taste is now In stock!

Did anyone in the US see The Taste last night? 
Nigella Lawson's new TV show aired for the first time last night and she was wearing a stunning little red wiggle dress from Deadly!

If that wasn't exciting enough, Nigella even tweeted to say it was from our boutique!

We think Nigella looks fabulous in her red dress and we are happy to announce we now have them in stock in all sizes from a S-3XL (8/10 through to 18/20 UK sizing).

If you'd like to get Nigella's 50's inspired hourglass dress visit our website and grab yourself a red wiggle dress

And don't forget - this stunning dress qualifies for free UK shipping! Just be sure to select the option when checking out. 

Love the look but think you'd suit something a little different? We have a selection of fabulous red dresses as well as lots of other 50's style dresses to choose from!

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Pre-order Nigella's Red Wiggle Dress

You can now Preorder your dress to make sure you don't miss out on Nigella's red dress

Available in sizes S-3XL.

Order as usual and your dress will be sent out from the 25th of January. 
This dress has Free Shipping!

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Nigella wear's her Deadly Red Wiggle Dress in the Mail Online

We are SO excited that Nigella Lawson is wearing the red wiggle dress that she bought from us again. 

This time she is promoting her new US TV series 'Taste' which airs on the 22nd of January. 

The Mail Online had a whole piece on how fabulous Nigella is looking and how wonderful the dress is - well of course we agree! It seems like you did too as this dress promptly sold out today!

We are trying our very best to get some more of this fabulous dress back in stock as quickly as possible and promise to keep you posted. 

If you'd like to be added to the waiting list please email and let us know your size. 
To check the best fit for you - click the sizes tab just above the item description.

We still have this dress in stock in black and lots of other similar 50's style wiggle dresses - be sure to take a peek!

Below is the article from the Mail Online... You'll spot Nigella looking fabulous in her Deadly red dress  more than once!

In the article they go on to decscribe how Nigella's Red Dress "accentuates her waspish waist" and praise it for showing off her curves. 

You may notice we are more than a little bit excited! We hope the show airs over here in the UK too.

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Introducing 3 new dresses from the Pinup Girl Clothing house brands.

We are so excited to now stock these 3 new vintage style dresses by Pinup Couture

We are absolutely smitten with this Hollywood style wiggle dress. We had them in black and red before Christmas & they sold out faster than any dress we've ever had before! 
So if you aren't sure of the meaning of the term 'bombshell dress', we recommend you try out the Monica Dress in Gold!
Sizes S-XXL

Next we'd like you to meet Birdie - a 50's House Coat style dress.
This soft satin dress with a warm red rose print is an instant classic. We've had several versions of Pinup Couture's Birdie Dress in over the years and the fit is wonderful. 
The simple 50's style details like the portrait collar and nipped in waist make you feel feminine and sexy without being over the top! 
If you did want to dress this up we recommend trying it with a vintage style crinoline petticoat & seamed hosiery.
Sizes S-XXL

Finally, for now at least, meet Erika!
You may remember the Evelyn dress we had with a full skirt, well the Erika wiggle dress is her grown up vamp of a sister!
Cut with a classic peasant style top and little cap sleeves, the dress is fitted through the waist & into a wiggle skirt. 
It comes with a little removable & reversible bolero which can either be worn to show luxurious black velvet or matching rose printed satin. 
Sizes S-XL

As always we are always bringing new stock in, but we just had to share our excitement about these 3 new Pinup Couture dresses

Don't forget to check out our Sale Section & to keep an eye on the New in Section too!

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Sale Item of the Day - plus size Shimmer Dress by Stop Staring!

Today's sale item is the very last Shimmer Dress by Stop Staring!

This beautiful black on black polka dot wiggle dress is sure to knock them dead. 

Full of understated class, the cut of this dress is exceptional. Designed to show off your curves while offering support, this dress says it all without being flash.

The dots are printed with a metallic finish, putting a quirky & glamorous spin on a retro classic!

Our last dress is an XXL (US14 - UK 16/18) and has 40% off.
Was £185 Now £111

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Happy Birthday Elvis

Happy Birthday to the King of Rock 'n' Roll. 

We are celebrating his birthday watching some of our favourite Elvis clips. 

Jailhouse Rock is a real favourite - Elvis has some moooves!

Here at Deadly is the Female I don't think there is a version of Elvis we don't adore, but 50's Elvis has to be our favourite (no surprises there!)

Which is your favourite Elvis era?

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Sale Item of the Day - Classic 50's Bikini, as featured in The Lady

We missed a couple of days but we are back with our Sale Item of the Day!

Today it is the Classic 50's Bikini in Rose print - a fun and flirty high waisted retro bikini which now has 30% off!

This great little bikini was featured on - the website for Elegant ladies with elegant minds!

We currently have this fantastic 2 piece in sizes 14 & 16. It was £65 - Now £45.50 so if you are lucky enough to be heading off for some winter sun - make sure this oh-so flattering bikini is coming with you!

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Sale Item of the Day: Pinup Couture Zooey Dress

Sale Item of the Day - the fabulous 50's style Zooey Dress by Pinup Girl Clothing in a pretty Birdcage print. 

Was £120 Now £84

This wonderful 1950's style dress can be worn with or without a crinoline petticoat making it a great dress to wear dressed up or dressed down!
The wide waist section helps cinch in your waist and full bust & skirt help create a balanced hourglass shape whatever your size. 

Limited sizes are still available. Check the website to see if we have your size!

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Sale Item of the Day - Miranda - a 50s style prom dress

Was £115 Now £69 - that's 40% off!

Miranda is a fun and flirty 50's style prom dress

This sweet little dress is perfect for proms, parties and weddings - it would also make a great bridesmaid dress. 

It can be worn with or without a petticoat. 

Like it could have hand jived its way straight from the prom scene in Grease - this coral organza 50s prom dress is great fun & very authentic looking

We currently have all sizes in stock S-XL.

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Sale Item of the Day: Vivienne Westwood Ultragirl

We just love these ballet style pumps - so comfortable & versatile. 

Designed by Vivienne Westwood for Melissa, these Ultragirl pumps are a great alternative to heels as they are dressy enough to pair with any of our 50's style dresses but are equally lovely with your favourite jeans or cigarette pants. 

These were £90 but now have 44% off and are down to just £50. 
We currently have all sizes in stock except UK size 6.

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January Sale Now On at Deadly is the Female

Happy New Year to all our gorgeous friends & customers. 
Thanks again for all your support in 2012! 
This is going to be a very exciting year, starting with a big January Sale!

Choose from selected wiggle dresses, Vivienne Westwood shoes, retro swimwear, 50's swing dresses, accessories & oh so much more. 

Prices start from as little as £6, with some dresses reduced to below £50. Shoes start from just £17.50 too so be sure to stop by and check it out!


Today's Sale Item of the Day is the Vamp Dress.

This fabulous little wiggle dress has 25% off and is now £48.75.

This dress really lives up to it's name and looks great when worn with a wide 50's style belt (sold separately). 

The Vamp Dress is currently in stock sizes small, medium & large. 
Also available in black with striped sleeves.

***  Please Note - all prices & availability are correct at the time of writing but are subject to change without prior notice.***

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