Designers

Anna Scholz | New York State of Mind Collection

If you’re an Anna Scholz fan, you know she’s all about her bold patterns and bright colors. That’s what I love most about her. She’s not afraid to dress the plus size woman in what is normally seen as taboo for our curves. Her latest capsule collection, New York State of Mind, is a perfect example of that. The collection launched yesterday and I am all about it. As you’ll see below, she used “The Big Apple” as the back drop for the photoshoot. What do you think? Are you a fan? You can find the latest Anna Scholz collection here.

Marina Rinaldi Spring/Summer 2016 Preview

When it comes to plus size fashion, I think a lot of people tend to forget that luxury designers are part of the industry. A brand like Marina Rinaldi, which has been around since 1980, is designing sophisticated yet modern designs for the curvy woman. I was invited to a special spring/summer preview at their Beverly Hills boutique and I was in love with so many pieces. As you’ll see below, this italian brand is all about colors and prints for the upcoming seasons. My favorite part of the collection is the collaboration with Japanese Fashion Designer Tsumori Chisato. It’s…

10 Designer Classic Bags Perfect for Fall

I know summer is still here, but when you’re a fan of Shopbop and they tell you about a handbag sale…you already start planning for fall. OK…at least I do. Right now, they are offering 20% off select “classic” bags with code: INTHEBAG If you’re a regular designer handbag shopper, then you know you can’t pass up something like this. I found 10 designer classic bags that I thought would be perfect this fall.

Photo Shoot Fun with Zelie for She

Did I ever tell you how important indie plus-size fashion designers are to this community? They bring creativity, quality, and detail to their collections that a lot of big brands sometimes miss. Not to mention blood, sweat, and tears. As you know, Elann Zelie of Zelie for She is a personal friend of mine. And she is so passionate about her line and creating stylish clothing for plus-size women. So, when she asked if I’d be interested in modeling a few of her pieces, of course I said yes!
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5 Reasons I Love the Isabel Toledo Collection for Lane Bryant

Designer collaborations in the plus size fashion world never happen. Never. So, when I heard that the incomparable Isabel Toledo was designing a capsule collection for Lane Bryant—my heart skipped a beat. I adore her! If you love her too, you’ll be happy to know that the exclusive Isabel Toledo Collection for Lane Bryant debuted online today. I’m ready to shop…are you?

Rue 114 Rocks the FFFWeek Runway

I imagine the designer of Rue 114, Serwah Asante, to be this really cool, vibrant, and carefree woman. I’ve never met her, but I just get that vibe when I look at her collection. Even her motto is awesome—”Great style should be available in all sizes because fabulous, fierce, kick-ass women come in all sizes!” I couldn’t have said it better myself.

Designer Details: Erzullie

I know we often complain about the lack of fashionable plus size clothing. But, the truth is, if you live in the U.S or U.K. we have the best selection in the world. That’s my opinion. I bet we never think about how plus woman in other countries deal with the lack of fashion where they live.

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