September 2010

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The Curvy Collective & Full Figured fashion Week(end)™

The other day on twitter I made a comment about going to sleep with fashion on my mind and waking up with fashion on my mind. And the news I got yesterday, just confirmed what the next two months will be like!On October 28-30th L.A. will be home to Full Figured Fashion Week(end)™! I was informed yesterday that I will be part of The Curvy Collective! Yay!The Curvy Collective is a collaborative social network of plus size fashion bloggers and digital magazines for the industry leading Full Figured Fashion Week™. As a part of The Curvy Collective, I get the…

Christian Siriano & Lela Rose for Payless Collection

Fashion has hit a recent trend lately; designers are making their designs available to the fashion-lusting public. Not everyone can afford a $1000 pair of shoes. Instead, it’s time to get fashion at more reasonable prices. Payless ShoeSource is here to make sure of that.Inspired by African, Indian and Chinese influences mixed with measures of elegant opulence, the Christian Siriano Spring 2011 hit the runway last week at New York Fashion Week.Not only did his clothes make their debut, but his Payless ShoeSource line debuted as well for their Guest Designer collections. Four styles, inspired by his spring line, represent…

Fall Trends 2010: Military

If there is ever a trend I can relate to the most, it’s definitely military fashion. Yes, my curvy friends, I did serve in the U.S. military. To this day, you will not find me wearing anything camouflage or combat boots. I wore them for five years and that’s enough for me. But, everything else in this trend is OK. If anything I love the symmetry of the buttons. Chic without overpowering your outfit. Can someone please buy me the ASOS Curve Military Knitted Cape? Please?Will the military trend make it to your closet this fall? Torrid Cobalt Military Button…

OOTD: Simply Reworked

When it comes to re-working pieces into different outfits, there’s no better way to do that than with simple accessories. For example. You’ve seen this top from Torrid here and my favorite Old Navy skinny jeans a ton of times. Since my wallet has been on lock down lately, I haven’t been able to go shopping. So, I do what everyone does…rework pieces I’ve already worn. Today, I went to a womens luncheon with my cousin and I just wanted to be comfy. All I did to change things up was add earrings from Target, a Mudd Eternity Scarf (Kohls…

One Stop Plus Giveaway ends 9/12!

Win $1000? Yes, please! In honor of their upcoming fashion show on September 15th, during New York’s Fashion week, One Stop Plus wants to give you a new fall wardrobe! (Sorry, I’m a little late on this giveaway.) OSP is giving you a chance to win a $1000 gift card. All you have to do is post an OSP outfit on their Facebook wall. They’ll choose 10 finalists and the person with the most “likes” wins. It’s simple! But, hurry! It ends September 12th at midnight EST.Look below for this GREAT interview by BBC with OSP’s editorial director Nancy Le…

NYFW Day 2 Recap

Jason Wu and Ports 1961 stole my heart on day 2 of New York’s Fashion Week. I am in love with these Spring 2011 collections. I didn’t want to bombard you with photos, so I only choose a few. The day was filled with feminine touches, flowing fabric, and abstract prints and cuts. Not bad day 2, let’s see what day 3 brings. Oh, btw…I can totally see most of these pieces on this curvy silhouette! Which collection is your favorite so far? Jason WuPorts 1961Julian LouieNicole MillerGregory ParkinsonBCBG Max Azriaphoto source: style.com

Kitten Heel Comeback

Are you a shoe lover who’s not loving the heel height of your favorite pair of shoes? (Raises Hand) If so, you’re definitely going to love this latest shoe trend, the classic kitten heel. It’s time to bring it down a notch.The kitten heel was introduced in the 1950’s with a heel height of no more than 2 inches. Some, brands like these Anne Taylor pumps below are 2 1/2 inches high. I remember when I wouldn’t wear anything higher than 2 inches! I’ve dared to go to 3 inches, my feet miss the kitten heels. Looks like it’s time…

New York Fashion Week Day 1 Recap

Day 1 of New York Fashion week has come and gone. I saw a lot of mixing of prints, clean lines, military inspired looks, romantic pieces and bare midriffs? Really? Bare midriffs? Oh well. Here are a “few” of the Spring 2011 pieces I liked. I’m not a professionally paid fashion critic but, I really had to look hard for these! Hopefully, day 2 will be more inspiring.Jen KaoBensoniRuffianVena CavaChristian Sirianoimages: style.com

Torrid House of Dream Winners

Look at the lovely curvy ladies who made the cut and won the 2010 Torrid House of Dream model search. They were voted on by you! Aren’t they beautiful! Congrats! They’ve all won a trip to L.A. and they get to strut their stuff on the catwalk at an exclusive Torrid VIP fashion event.

Stella & Dot Giveaway!

Have you ever styled an entire outfit around your jewelry? No? You will once you’ve set your eyes on the glorious boutique style pieces from Stella & Dot. If you’ve heard of Stella & Dot, then you know their reputation for on trend designs, timeless creations, and amazing personal service.”Stella & Dot is a company inspired by and created for strong women- just like you.” Kacie Keenan, a Stella & Dot Stylist, wants to give you an opportunity to own a Stella & Dot design. That’s why she’s giving you a chance to win a $25 jewelry credit! Just look…

Fall Trends 2010: Chunky Knits

The overcast weather here in L.A. really has me thinking about fall more than ever. So, I couldn’t help but post this trend. The chunky knit is not only a trend for fall/winter of 2010 but, it is always a trend every year. Who doesn’t like to look fabulous while keeping warm? For me it’s a given! I love cable knit sweaters!! I actually have two in my closet from last season, I can’t wait to wear. I am also on the hunt for a chunky knit beret. Will fall just hurry up and get here already!Dorothy Perkins Grey Cable…

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