February 2011

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The Lane Bryant “Revolution”

Where do I even start? First of all, I want to thank Lane Bryant for the VIP pass to The Curvy Revolution. If it wasn’t for them I wouldn’t have had such an amazing experience. On the final day of the convention, I finally ran into NettaP, one of my favorite bloggers. Love that girl! Then after getting lost, I attended a Lane Bryant panel session with the VP of Marketing, Jay Dunn. It was a very informative look into the world of Lane Bryant. Mr. Dunn made sure to remind us that it’s not about age, but about your attitude.…

The Curvy Revolution: Day 2

Day 2 of The Curvy Revolution was all about meeting the vendors at the Expo. I know there are so many amazing products and brands out there for the curvy woman.I even had the opportunity to get a free bra fitting by Lane Bryant. I found out I’ve been wearing the wrong bra size! What? No wonder I’ve always been uncomfortable wearing under wire bras. Now, I know my correct size and my “girls” will be a lot happier. Maybe I’ll even buy the new Sateen Convertible Plunge Bra. Go get your free fitting today!!Here’s what I wore:Sweater: TJ MaxxTunic: Abrstract…

The Curvy Revolution: Day 1

I made the trek from Los Angeles to Las Vegas all by myself! Woohoo! I’m here for The Curvy Revolution and I am beyond excited! I am about to pass out from all the excitement and fun. So here’s a quick recap of what I wore.Dress: Print Kimono Tunic (courtesy of Lane Bryant)Nylons: Target-Merona brandShoes: Forever 21Jewelry: Lane Bryant and NordstromThis tunic, which I made into a dress, is silky soft and comfortable. And it has pockets! I kept the jewelry minimal because of the print of the dress.I met a lot of amazing Lane Bryant and City Chic people. Rosie Mercado…

I’ll be at The Curvy Revolution!

I’m supposed to be on the road already, but I had to post about the amazing weekend ahead of me. I’m going to attend The Curvy Revolution in Las Vegas, brought to you by Lane Bryant and City Chic!If you’ve been hiding under a rock and don’t know what The Curvy Revolution is…”The Curvy Revolution (TCR) is the premier, largest, and most dynamic convention for plus size women, produced by the nation’s largest plus size organization Full Figures. This convention is an interactive experience designed to celebrate, inform, and inspire plus size women.”A BIG THANK YOU goes out to Lane…

Kmart’s Launches LYS Collection (Love Your Style, Love Your Size)

Listen up Kmart shoppers!Kmart has just launched the LYS plus-size collection! It’s all about “Love Your Style, Love Your Size” and I don’t know about you but I’m very excited to check it out!Designed for the effortlessly chic woman, the line is stylish and contemporary. (And affordable!) There are splashes of color and bold prints that are trendy but not overpowering. And they used fabrics like satin and denim to mix it up. Many of the pieces can definitely translate from day to night looks.LYS Senior Designer, and plus-size woman, Nicole Magnani sees LYS as redefining the plus-size fashion landscape,…

Christina Hendricks 1960’s Fashionista

Looks like Christina Hendricks is taking her character Joan from AMC’s Mad Men to the red carpet. Just look at her channeling the fashionable 1960’s woman. Not only is she one of our favorite curvy celebs, but it seems the paparazzi has been loving her lately too! It’s also been reported that she is the new face of Vivienne Westwood’s fine jewelry collection. Congrats Christina! Score another point for the curvy girls!

How to Accessorize a Maxi Dress

One of my favorite silhouettes for spring would have to be the maxi dress. It’s the ultimate dress for comfort and style. And it’s so versatile. This Lane Bryant V-neck Maxi Dress ($39.95) is a perfect example. This LBD (I’m now calling the long black dress) is like a blank canvas. From the waist to your neck and down to your feet, there are so many ways to accessorize and make this the dress you’ll wear all spring. Not only will you be able to accessorize like a pro, but you’ll do it at reasonable prices with pieces that will…

Vote for “The Face of FFFWeek”

It might be New York Fashion week and I do love fashion, but do you know what I love more? Full Figured Fashion Week! And it’s set to all go down again in New York on June 16-18, 2011!I was lucky enough to be selected as a member of The Curvy Collective in Los Angeles last year for Full Figured Fashion Week(end). It was an amazing experience! Every time I see founder Gwen DeVoe post something about FFFWeek on Facebook, I get more and more excited! As a matter of fact, they are currently searching for The (New) Face of…

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