July 2011

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Vote me in for City Chic’s next Blogger Lookbook!

City Chic, the Australian plus size fashion retailer, is hosting a contest to choose what bloggers will go into their next lookbook.If you didn’t know, I was one of many other amazing bloggers featured in their first one. Very Very exciting, because I really do love their clothes. So, it was an honor to be included.I’m here to ask (plead) for your votes…I’d love to be in the next one. So, can I count on you, the curvy loves of my life? If not, I would really encourage you to vote for another blogger who’s look you love.Here’s what you…

‘SUPER’ Skin Care Giveaway with Dr. Perricone

Is your skin care product “SUPER?” It’s not? Your poor skin! What do you think would happen if you fed that hungry skin with some of the world’s most powerful superfoods? Maybe you should take a look at the SUPER by Dr. Nicholas Perricone line. Its products contain green apple fruit, watercress, ginger, and coconut. What makes it “SUPER?” Well, coconut for example provides medium chain triglycerides and tocotrienols to help nourish and protect your skin. All while reducing redness and relieving dryness. Sounds so soothing and scientific. LOL. Is your skin craving it yet? If so, enter below and you…

Softcup Retreat @ Bliss Spa

Last week, my girlie Marie Denee of The Curvy Fashionista invited me to a pre-Espy’s Softcup retreat at Bliss Spa located in the W Hotel in Hollywood.There were lots of celebs and athletes hanging around getting their choice of spa treatments. Just to name a few actress Gabrielle Union, sisters Vanessa and Angela Simmons, ESPN’s Erin Andrews, and hottie actor Jesse Williams.As I was getting my manicure, I happened to be sitting next to the beautiful actres Gabrielle Union. We were all having a discussion about Softcup. If you don’t know, Softcup it’s the “no strings attached” feminine product. We were…

Color Inspired: Yellow

Have you ever just been in the mood for yellow? People crave food…I crave colors. When I get in the mood for something, I have to get it! I especially hate late night cravings. I saw some celebrity wearing a yellow dress and now I want one. Someone help me…Tanks by Old NavyFlats by BC Footwear

The Ballet Flat {Luxe Edition}

Flats by Kate SpadeFlats by See by ChloeIt’s no secret that I love a good bargain, but sometimes I love the finer things in life. Like a designer shoe. OK…I always love designer shoes, but I have to be realistic sometimes and tell myself that they are NOT good for the wallet. Instead, I just look and wait until one day I’ll have a personal shoe shopping account. Today, I’m kind of in the mood for a designer ballet flat. Don’t you just love ballet flats? They are simple, comfy, and chic. Above, you’ll find Chloe, Elizabeth and James, Kate…

In Awe…Plus Model Magazine’s Swimsuit Issue

I am in awe…seriously. I had to stop, right in the middle of what I was doing, to write this post.For a lot of us, we’ve had to deal with being told that fat is ugly. And that we are not worthy of fashion, because we don’t fit the fashion industries mold. That’s total BS!As I was flipping through Plus Model Magazine’s Swimsuit Issue, I didn’t realize I could be affected like this. I was almost brought to tears (of happiness). Finally, a magazine gets it!This special issue brings together five very talented photographers, to shoot these beautiful curvy women.I pray…

A JET and Sophia Outfit Kind of Day

Most of you know that I love the laid back L.A. style and this outfit is a perfect example of that. Torrid sent me the JET John Eshaya White Leopard Print Tank ($34.50) and the Sophia Jegging Regular length ($58.50). This was the perfect outfit for a day of shopping, eating barbecue, and more shopping. I’m always a fan of a flowy tank. Especially, when it has a knotted back where the straps meet. Now, this may seem a little difficult when it comes to choosing a bra. But you can always wear a strapless bra orrrrr one of those…

OPI’s Charged Up Cherry

I picked up this yummy color in a gift bag at an event. OPI’s Charged Up Cherry is definitely an eye-catcher. The color is a mix of neon pink with a hint of coral. Love this color! It’s fun and it’s perfect for summer. Plus it’s OPI, so you know it’s a long lasting nail lacquer. Would you wear Charged Up Cherry?Disclosure: This item was gifted. The above is my true and honest opinion.

Introducing Sorella Swim

Summer isn’t over yet, my loves. If it was…would I be writing about Sorella Swim, this new incredibly chic luxury swimwear line? Hmmm???”Our goal with Sorella Swim is to have our customer feeling sexy and chic while wearing her Sorella swimwear. With this in mind; we pride ourselves on the high level of quality with a specific focus on fit. This key attention to detail combined with superb craftsmanship and design set Sorella Swim apart from all other full figure swim brands. Sorella Swim is a luxury swimwear brand for the real woman. It is finally a brand she can…

It’s Hot and I’m Floral

I guess this HOT weekend was one with a lot of firsts. For example, I haven’t worn a floral romper since I was kid. I was really surprised when Torrid sent me their Floral Ruffle Tube Romper ($48.50). I don’t even think I would of purchased this for myself. Doesn’t it kind of look like a dress? I was happy there were no malfunctions while wearing it. And you have no idea how happy I was knowing that there were pockets. It was roomy and pretty comfy, but after wearing it all day the elastic in the tube top kind of…

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