What I Wore: Christmas Weekend

Happy Holidays!! I hope you all had a fantabulous Christmas! I had an amazing time with my family.Christmas Eve was spent with the in-laws. This is the outfit I wore (left). I wore this Lane Bryant tunic, which is on sale now FYI. An H&M scarf , Bali leggings, Lane Bryant bracelets & earrings, and Kensie shoes.I wanted to keep it comfy and I’ve been dying to wear these shoes again. I wore my amazing Sejour Silky Jacket (below) courtesy of Nordstrom on Christmas day, but sadly no photos. But, I can tell you I love it! I paired it…

“Boost Your carma” Carmakoma’s New Film

Carmakoma, an amazing a retailer out of Denmark, has debuted another film to empower the curvy woman. “Boost Your carma” features a modern day Marilyn Monroe in their Spring/Summer 2011 designs.Size is a number – confidence a choiceThe new film ”Boost your carma” is a vivid illustration of the tendency that curvy women all over the world no longer will accept the perception that beauty equals skinny. In an aesthetical manner the film breaks with prejudice concerning body image and attitude for women in plus sizes. The film is created as a visual collage of feelings, states of mind, actions…

Last Minute Gift Ideas under $40

Hey last minute shoppers…I tried my best to stay away from giving you gift ideas. But, this Christmas lover couldn’t help herself. I found a few items for that special person on your list all under $40! Yes, a true bargainista always finds her deals, even during the holidays. Hmmm…maybe this is my wish list. What do you think? Which item would you take home? For the FashionistaAlexander McQueen by Kristin KnoxUrban Outfitters$29For the LoungerFaux Fur Leopard Print Ankle SlippersForever 21$10.80 For the Jewelery LoverSpring Street Design Group ‘Starburst’ Adjustable RingNordstrom$28 For the Scarf FanaticStyle & Co. Infinity Loop ScarfMacy’s $19.99For… Launches iPhone App

Hold on to your iPhones online shoppers!, the largest plus size online shopping mall, has just launched a free iPhone application. That brings new meaning to shopping at your fingertips. You can search by brand, style, size, and purchase directly from the app. There are more than 15,000 products to choose from plus you can redeem coupons and offers as well. To download the iPhone application, please visit Apple’s AppStore and search “OneStopPlus.”

Simply Be, Simply Want

I love the recent arrival of the U.K. and Australian plus size fashion retailers coming to the U.S. I had the opportunity to review a few pieces from Simply Be a few months ago and I really loved the style and quality of the clothes. Tonight I just kinda peeked my head over there and I was reminded once again why I love them! If anyone cares, I want all of these pieces.

Curves and Chaos 2010 Survey Results: Part 4

The Curves and Chaos 2010 Survey continues with part 4. This is a more in depth look at what us curvy shoppers think about the plus size fashion industry. I’d love to hear what you think about the results below. In your honest opinion, name ONLY ONE clothing manufacturer that you think knows the plus-size woman’s body.TorridTargetLane BryantASOS CurveEvansIn your honest opinion, name ONLY ONE plus-size clothing manufacturer that you think needs improvement in their plus sizes.Lane BryantH&MForever 21Old NavyTorridIf there was one thing you could recommend to clothing designers about plus-size clothing, what would it be?”We want to stand…

Velvet Feet

I don’t know what it is, but whenever the holidays roll around I have velvet on the brain! Seriously, I just featured those velvet clutches and I now I want velvet shoes! I think it has something to do with my mom dressing me when I was little. She put me in a lot of velvet. I love that lady! And now look at me lusting over velvet shoes! Drooling over all of these shoes…(click on the shoe for shopping details).

L.A. Shopping Event: Thread Holiday Pop-Up Shop

Thread’s Holiday Pop-Up Shop is making it’s first appearance back in L.A. after two years! That means lots of shopping! Need I say more? It will be held at the Bay Salone at 2035 Bay Street, Los Angeles, CA. I am planning to be there on Sunday. I hope to see you there!Make your holiday to-do list a fun experience with a cocktail in your hand, great music, fashion shows, a holiday-themed photo booth, a free style lounge for seasonal demos and touch-ups, live art, food trucks and free giveaways all day long. You must RSVP if you plan to…

Misproportioned Fashion

Inspired by the Sejour Zip Jacket (worn here) and it’s asymmetrical zipper, I went on a hunt for a few similar pieces. The Alloy sweater (the first one) is my favorite!According to, asymmetrical is defined as not symmetrical; lacking symmetry; misproportioned. I think that’s what I love most about these pieces below. It makes them kind of a rebel in the sweater world. Kinda like us curvy girls. Always working against what is considered the “norm.” Don’t you just love fashion? LOL

Are you a “Curvy” San Diego Model?

MODEL Search for Phoenicia Goddess going on NOW! Phoenicia Goddess, a fashion boutique for the Curvy/Plus Size Goddess in San Diego is looking for new Curvy/Plus Size female models for our 2011 Ad Campaign. The 2011 Ad Campaign will consist of the following:· Fashion Shows· Promotion Events· Tradeshows· Print Ad· Networking Events· 2012 Phoenicia CalendarWe’re looking for fresh new faces to add to our current team! If you are THAT girl, or know of someone who should be, please submit your request to: REQUIREMENTS and RULES:Only looking for CURVY/Plus-Size Models. Models should be between a size 10-20. Looking for…

Fancy Flats

Unlike most of you fashionistas out there, I cant always wear a stunning 5-inch high heel. Sometimes, I need to wear flats. I blame it on 5 years of wearing military combat boots. So, when I want to dress up and I know I’m going to doing a lot of walking, I want a shoe that will still stand out. Especially with the holidays coming up. How about a few fancy embellished flats, all under $69.95? Click on the shoe for retail info.

‘Just My Size’ Maria Teza talks Brand & Fashion Show

Last month, No.1 plus-size apparel brand JMS/Just My Size hosted a fashion show in New York City. They unveiled their holiday styles and even previewed their spring and summer fashions. The models strutted down the runway in colorful styles accented with metallic, lace, and beaded embellishments. Sold at Walmart, each style was priced below $25! Just take a look for yourself and you might notice a few fellow bloggers in the audience.I was given the opportunity to ask Maria Teza, director/general manager of JMS, a few questions about the event, plus size fashion, and the JMS brand.Q. What was your…