June 2011

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Are you a Hat Lover? Introducing Arturo Rios

The minute this couture hat, modeled by Maxey for Curvysta, hit my page it was on! Everyone kept asking me where it was from. You should have seen the attention it was getting at the rooftop media reception event for Full Figured Fashion Week. It’s not only stunning in the photo, but amazingly beautiful in person!Designed by the very talented Arturo Rios from Los Angeles, this design is only the tip of the iceberg! Just take a look at some of my favorite pieces below. Stunning!!Would you rock one of these couture hats?

My Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty Exhibit Visit

When I found out I was going to New York for Full Figured Fashion Week, I knew I had to head over to The Metropolitan Museum of Art. I’ve always been an admirer of Alexander McQueen, his vision, and talent. His death was a loss for the the fashion world. I loved his work, but didn’t know much about him personally. That’s why I made sure to attend the Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibit.As the line wrapped around the museum, I couldn’t help but wonder what the exhibit would be like. From the minute I walked in, I was in…

Hot Summer Giveaway: Win an Evans Swimsuit!

Can you believe we are on the third swimsuit giveaway in the Hot Summer Giveaway series! Swimsuits For All and Torrid have already given away amazing swimwear!This week one lucky winner will have the chance to win this gorgeous Leaf Print Bandeau Swimsuit from the UK retailer Evans! I personally picked this swimsuit out myself. I really wish I could win it. No fair!Unfortunately, there is only ONE SIZE AVAILABLE. Sorry!!This swimsuit is a size UK 24 DD/E cup that is compatible to a US size 20 DD/E cup. I have the swimsuit on hand and it could possibly fit…

Seeing Red with Domino Dollhouse

I made my way over to Domino Dollhouse and was so inspired by their new Make Out Circus Collection! The pieces look so fun and I really love all the red! And I’m loving the models too (Go Tess!). Red always seems to be one of my favorite colors, regardless of the season. DD starts at size 14 and goes up. I love their saying.Domino Dollhouse strives to bring exciting, charming, and fun clothing and accessories to a market thirsty for more. While others give you water, we give you fruit punch!What’s your favorite piece below? Rosie Raglan Top in Red…

8 Plus Divas Presents 1st Annual Fashion Show “Diary of a Curvy Diva”

Where are my Bay Area curvy girls? Here’s an event by 8 Plus Divas just for you! It sounds fun!!When: August 6, 2011Time: 6pm-10pm6pm-7pm – Shop, Drink and Mix7:15pm-8:30pm – Fashion Show8:30pm-10pm – Dance, Drink, Mix, ShopWhere: Oakland Metro OperaHouse 630 3rd Street Oakland, CAThe Oakland Metro is a 6000 sq ft black box theater and opera house, located in Jack London square-Oakland’s thriving downtown entertainment district. It is equipped with full theatrical lighting system, state of the art sound and 2 full bars.What: Plus Fashion Show/Expo/Mixer* Shop some 20+ vendors* Premiere Plus Fashion Show with top brands/designers/boutiques/retailers set to…

FFFWeek: Kmart’s LYS Blogger Brunch

Tonight is my last night in New York City and I’m already going to miss it. But, I am really glad to get home and catch up on my one million emails and posts that I have to do.One thing I’m really looking forward to is hitting up my local Kmart to check out their LYS Love Your Style, Love Your Size line. Last week, a bunch of us were invited to a brunch that showcased their summer looks and even previewed a few of their fall pieces. I love these events!I will say that a lot of their stuff…

FFFWeek: The Pulse of the Plus Size Community Panel

If there is one thing I will take away from Full Figured Fashion Week, it has to be what I learned about our community. As part of The Fashion Front, we were involved in a lot of activities, but The Pulse of the Plus Size Community Panel was my favorite.The panel consisted of Jill Hutchison of Sonsi, Katheryn Finney The Budget Fashionista, Madeline Figueroa-Jones of Plus Model Magazine, Jennene Biggins the Founder and CEO Voluptuous Woman Company, Leslie Medlik of Redress, and was moderated by Comedian Erica Watson. We discussed so many things, but really focused on what our issues…

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