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Is the Baroque Print for You?

One thing I’ve learned in our plus size fashion community is that just because one of us falls in love with a trend doesn’t mean we all do. Mind boggling isn’t it? This past week I was reminded of that when I dismissed a horrible pair of printed pants only to find that everyone else loved  them. Everyone thought they were Versace inspired…me on the other hand? I thought they were grapes.  Read more

A Letter to Me…at 15

Dear 15-year-old Monique,

I’m going to make this short and to the point.

Stop it! Stop it right now! Stop hating your body. Stop hating your hair. Stop envying the “popular” girls. And please stop wishing you weren’t you. Read more

Los Angeles Events: Style For Hire & Haute Curves

Hey Los Angeles ladies! We’re always complaining that there’s not much for us to do around here when it comes to plus size fashion. Well…no more complaining. I have two events that are happening this week to share with you! They sound like fun and a great opportunity to embrace fashion. I hope to see you there! Read more

Curves and Chaos October Wish List

I think I’m in love…I seem to use the word “love” a lot around here. LOL! I can’t help it! There are so many amazing things on my “most wanted” list. Such beautiful drool worthy things…hmmm…maybe I should add these to my Christmas list. From classy chic to bold, these are items that will be on my mind for a long time. I don’t have a favorite here people…I seriously want it all.  Read more

The Layered Necklace

I am a little obsessed with layered necklaces right now. There’s just something about them. I really love the fact that they come in different lengths, materials, colors, and styles. And if you don’t want to go out and buy one, I found a cool tutorial here, where you can make one with necklaces you already own. Enjoy!  Read more

How I Wear my Michael Kors Watch #MKTimeless

Where are my beloved Michael Kors fans? Sigh…I adore him.He’s my favorite on Project Runway!I love his classic and chic take on American fashion. Even though I’m a fan, I still haven’t gotten my hands on one of his watches. I know…I know. Bad Monique! Read more

A Metallic Kind of Night

Whenever I get an invite to a blogger related event, I’m always in a scramble about what to wear. The evening event was on a rooftop and I wanted to be L.A. comfy casual chic. Is that really a thing? LOL! Whatever…I wanted to look cute! I decided to go with a top that Evans sent me.  Read more

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month {Giveaway}

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month ladies! And although it’s honored this month, awareness should last a lifetime. Unfortunately, my aunt lost her battle to this horrible disease when I was 19-years-old. She was the most vibrant, loving, and beautiful person, inside and out. I remember her always making us laugh and she was definitely a feisty woman! Read more

L’Oreal Paris, Beauty, and Giveaway!

Where are my L’Oreal Paris fans at? I wish I could’ve taken you with me to their suite at the HBO Luxury Lounge! It was all in honor of the Emmy’s. No celeb sightings this time, but lots of pampering at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills. You can’t turn that down!  Read more