February 2010

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True Beauty: Emme

In 1994, People Magazine named model Emme, one of their ‘Most Beautiful People.” Looking forward, she says, “to the day when we don’t put people down because of their size,” Emme sometimes lectures at high schools near her Leonia, N.J., home. Her message: “Don’t kill yourself trying to change your body. Change the way you think about your body.”-People Magazine

In the News: The Negatives of Plus-Size

**I found this article about 30 minutes ago. Please, Please, Please leave a comment and tell Mrs. Richardson what you think about her article. I sure did. Click on the title for the link.The negatives of plus-sizeThe Daily Iowan BYGRETA HAGEN-RICHARDSON| FEBRUARY 19, 2010 7:30 AM We are in the midst of the hottest time in fashion. February begins the Fashion Week parade that jumps from New York to London to Paris, complete with the walking pieces of art that will hit (mostly elite) stores in the spring. Implicit in your thoughts on couture designers and bright runways are the…

Beauty: NYFW Fall 2010

{photos: style.com}As you can see, the fall runway produced a very simple and attainable look. For the most part, the makeup was light and the hair was wavy. I have always been a fan of the soft lip and strong eye. Oscar de la Renta’s look was a little bit darker than the others, but the women look stunning.Which designer’s beauty look is your favorite?

Vintage for the Curvy

It’s no secret that vintage clothing for curvy gals is hard to come by. I did a little research and I wanted to share it with you. Here are a just a few sellers on Etsy and the web. Vintage clothing is not only Eco-friendly shopping, but I see it as a great way to find one-of-a-kind high quality pieces for your wardrobe. Read this for guidelines before you buy any vintage clothing. EtsyCupcake and CuddlebunnyJaVals VintagePeachy Pipes VintageThick and Thin VintageThrush VintageWebDandelion Vintage L.A. VintageMonster VintageBoutiqueRe/Dress NYC*If you know of any other sites that sell vintage please leave a…

This LBD was made for shopping!

My feet hurt! I spent 4 hours at the mall today. I promise I’m not complaining about the shopping part, just the feet. I picked up a few accessories for that F21 dress I bought. I hope it all comes together. I also spent my Sephora gift card from Xmas. And I stopped by H&M and found out they carry size 14 and sometimes 16. I think we should start a petition to get them to carry our sizes! Who’s with me?Anyways…L.A. was really beautiful today, it was in the 70’s. I didn’t want to wear pants, so I threw…

Peacock Pretty?

There were angels, butterflies, flowers, bows, and sparrows. Every season, a new print explodes into our wardrobes.This season, you can’t walk into your favorite boutique without trying on at least one item with the peacock design. It’s everywhere.The question is…are you buying it?

Spring Trends: Safari

Welcome to the Curves and Chaos jungle! This safari spring trend is for the fashionista woman warrior.Colors like camel, khaki, and Army green can be incorporated into any wardrobe. A simple white tee, tank, or blouse is key for bottoms. Tops go great with jeans.Don’t forget your accessories either. Canvas bags and wood adorned jewelry add an edge to any outfit. I can’t forget the basketweave-inspired shoe. It’s definitely on my shopping list…along with #5.My golden rule: Be confident in whatever you wear. Remember, it’s an urban jungle out there! Faith 21 Shoulder Tie Safari RomperUrban Outfitters Leather Cuff WatchAlloy…

Shoe Fever: Sandals

I promise to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. Here it goes. I use to think gladiator sandals were ugly. There! I said it. But, now they are all that I want to wear for spring and summer. I am also a big fan of the slouchy ‘nomad’ sandal. It’s like playing dress-up, with your feet. I still love my flip-flops, don’t get me wrong. But, I think it’s time to step out in a different style.