Finalist, Ch4’s Great British Bake Off 2022

Podcast host, Go Love Yourself

Plus size fashion and lifestyle influencer

Body positivity campaigner

Laura Adlington is a plus-size fashion influencer and body positivity advocate who has amassed an incredible and loyal following on social media and through her podcast Go Love Yourself.

Laura’s debut book ‘Diet Starts Monday: Ditch the Scales, Reclaim Your Body and Live Life to the Full’ will be published in January 2024, the book focuses on finding body acceptance in a looks-obsessed world.

Go Love Yourself Podcast

Laura is a champion for body positivity and is keen to use her platforms to help people of all shapes and sizes feel good about themselves. Laura’s podcast Go Love Yourself does just this. She hosts the podcast with her close friend Lauren Smith and the two cover important topics such as inclusivity, mental health, anti-diet culture, body acceptance and fashion!

BBC's The Great British Bake Off

In the 2020 series of the Channel 4 show The Great British Bake Off, Laura was a finalist and stand out star of the series. Undoubtedly the nation’s favourite baking show, Bake Off has amateur bakers compete in the famous tent to impress judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith. Laura’s sense of humour, positive outlook, resilience and messy baking had viewers falling in love with not only her baking skills but also her wonderful personality. Laura is a Gravesend girl, born and bred, who decided to enter the competition after realising her flair and passion for baking.

Brand partnerships

Since becoming a Bake Off finalist, Laura has collaborated with brands such as Tu by Sainsbury’s, Very, Estrid, Joules, Next, Hello Fresh, Invisalign and many more. Laura is a brand ambassador for clothing brand Simply Be, who she works with regularly. As a fashion influencer, she loves sharing her favourite plus size fashion finds with her followers – and collaborating with other plus size influencers too.

Other work and appearances

Laura is known for her caring nature and worked with the Samaritans over the years where she has given emotional support to people who are going through a difficult time. Laura is passionate about mental health awareness, and continues to support the Samaritans as an ambassador for their important work.

Laura has made guest appearances on well-known podcasts such as Should I Delete That and appeared at panel events and festivals discussing topics such as anti-diet culture, intuitive eating, movement for EVERYbody and plus size fashion. She has also made TV appearances on ITV’s Lorraine, BBC Breakfast and Ch4’s Steph’s Packed Lunch.

Laura is a huge fan of musical theatre both as a performer and as a spectator, and bonded with Bake Off presenter Matt Lucas over this shared passion. She lives in Kent with her husband Matt and their cockapoo Buddy.

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