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Lucky Brand Plus Size Denim Available Now!

Raise your hand if you’re a Lucky Brand fan! Me! Me! Back in my non-plus size days, I adored this retailer! Today, I can’t really wear it. Well…that is until NOW! As of today, ‘Ginger’, the company’s first venture into plus size denim will be available at major retailers nationwide! Read more

eShakti Wish List

I’ve been in a dress kind of mood lately. Growing up, I haaaaated wearing dresses.Even a few years ago, you wouldn’t see me in anything that showed my legs. I don’t know what was wrong with me, seriously. Today, I loooove dresses and I really love eShakti. I have a dress from them and it’s so divine. It really is. If you hadn’t had a chance to check them out, you really should.

eShakti is not only a fabulous fashion web site, but the allow you to customize your dress. According to the their site: You can customize your measurements and style preferences. No more standard sizes that don’t fit! You like the design, but the neckline or the sleeve or the length does not look good on you! You now have hundreds of amazing styles for you to select from our site, and you are sure to get the look you love with great fit and fall!

Here’s my eShakti wish list…which dress do you love?

*This is NOT a sponsored post. I just really like them!

One Dress…3 Looks

I am in love with this ASOS Curve maxi dress. Isn’t the color amazing? Perfect for spring. If I owned this dress, this is probably how’d I’d style it. Three different looks, yet all very casual. That’s me…a casual kind of girl. From a chunky bracelet, clutch, and sandals-these are all pieces that can be found very easily. Most you probably already have them.

How would you style this maxi?

Bauble Alert: Cosmic Thread

Cosmic Thread is bringing handmade geometric shaped jewelry to another level. I discovered them during MAGIC’s Pool Tradeshow and instantly was in awe. You might have seen these photos in a previous post. The designers are two sisters, Taryn and Megan, from Colorado. I really admire unique and creative jewelry like this. 

The collection experiments with the fusion of synthetic and reclaimed organic materialsinto highly conceptual designs. Each piece of jewelry is handcrafted with a forward thinking focus on the future,manifesting the inspiration of space into wearable geometry.

Make sure you check out the Cosmic Thread collection. 

Handbag Delight: Stripes

Looking at handbags online is not easy. I thought it would be, because it’s not like looking at them in a store. I was wrong…I want them all. And as you can see, I’m kind of in a stripe mood right now.  I’ve seen people wearing them like crazy. But, I’d like to be a twist on it and go with a striped clutch or handbag.

What do you think? Are stripes for you?

1. Sydney Love 2. Charlotte Russe 3. Muze 4. Forever 21 5. Sonia Rykiel 6. TopShop 7. Old Navy 8. Rebecca Minkoff 9. MANGO 10. Pour La Victoire 11. Brooks Brothers

MAGIC, Project, and Pool Tradeshow Photos

Here are the rest of my photos from MAGIC, Project, and the Pool Tradeshow. Like I had said before, these spaces were so huge! There was such an array of clothes and accessories. Once again, we didn’t get to see everything.

MAGIC and Project were home to fashion brands, while the Pool Tradeshow was more of the indie designers and brands. It was amazing. Ivory (www.ivoryjinelle.blogspot.com) and I had a chance to chat with the ladies over at Nation LTD. They’re really passionate about their plus pieces that you can find at Nordstrom. That’s very inspiring! I also fell in love with the fringe handbags from Ember Skye at Project. I loved the colors!

And I died over the jewelry from Cosmic Thread  and Designs by Alicia P. at the Pool Tradeshow. The jewelry was very unique! Loved it.  I had such an amazing time and I can’t wait for my next WWDMAGIC visit!

KAMI SHADE

EMBER SKYE

COSMIC THREAD

NATION LTD.

DAREEN HAKIM

DESIGNS BY ALICIA P.

MAGIC’s FN Platform: Part 2

Here are more photos from MAGIC’s FN Platform. I don’t think you ladies understand how many shoes there were! We didn’t even cover the entire thing. I know my feet would’ve of been dead at the end of that day!

I was most impressed with Betsey Johnson and Charles Whittington. Of course I always love a fun shoe like Betsey Johnson, but I was loving the double stiletto by Charles Whittington. Isn’t it cool? It’s trademarked people…so don’t try to steal it! Just love it!

Betsey Johnson

Charles Whittington

Baby Phat

Kelsi Dagger

NYLA

OOTD: MAGIC’12 Outfits

Guess who overpacked for MAGIC? I told my hubby it was a good thing I wasn’t flying because I would have been paying for that extra weight. LOL! Have you ever done that? Overpacked, but hated almost everything in your suitcase? That was definitely me.

So, what does any girl do when they don’t like their clothes? Go shopping of course. I stopped by the outlets on my way to Las Vegas and bought this beautiful asymmetrical BCBG Max Azria sweater. Thanks for convincing me Ivory! LOL! She’s always right. I wore it on the first day of MAGIC. Later that night, we decided to dress up a bit to go out. I wore this purple off the shoulder sweater dress, with these BCBG Max Azria ankle boots I snatched up on Ideeli.com. Love that web site! I just might have a thing for BCBG!

On Valentine’s Day, I wanted to commemorate the holiday with this heart sweater from Forever 21. I know…I’m corny like that. I was missing my hubby. I wore it with a pair of black Mossimo skinny jeans from Target. They really stretched out by the end of the night. Be careful if you buy them. I’d go a size smaller.

Now it’s time for the fun part of traveling…unpacking. Ugh!

Sweater: BCBG Max Azria. Denim: Torrid. Boots: Dollhouse.

Sweater: Forever 21

Dress: purchased at the Curvy Girl Closet Raid. Necklace: Forever 21. Ring: Torrid. Bracelets: Lane Bryant. Leggings: Bali. Ankle Boots: BCBG Max Azria.

Put a Heart on It

 

I’m in the mood for loooooove. Sorry, I’m a Valentine’s Day kind of girl. And when I start thinking of this day, nothing but hearts come to mind. Accessorizing with any of these pieces above will make your day a lot more “lovely.” Sorry, I had to do it. LOL!

1. Patent Heart Cross Body Bag  2. Red Heart Ballerina Shoes 3. Felix Rey I Heart You Clutch 4. Heart Cut Out Frame Purse 5.Heart of Bold Heel 6. Cheap & Chic Flat 7. Lady Dragon VII 8. Heart of the Matter Flat 9. Resort Wristlet 10. Luisa Black and White Heart Heels 11. Find it in Your Heart Handbag

Curves and Chaos 2-Year Blogiversary!!

Curves and Chaos is officially 2! I can’t believe I’ve been blogging here this long. You have no idea how appreciative I am of each and every one of you that has visited and commented on my blog.

I look back over the past two years and I see how much I’ve changed. But, one thing has remained the same, my love for fashion, shopping, beauty, and all things curvy. My confidence has grown beyond measure and I thank you for that. I still and will always believe in loving yourself inside and out.

One thing I’m REALLY appreciative of is all of the amazing people I’ve met, the places I’ve been, and the events I’ve been invited to. Each and every opportunity has been amazing! And it’s all because of you!

And as a thank you…

I’m going to have an entire month of giveaways! Each week, in the month of February, you will have a chance to enter to win amazing prizes from Queen Grace Collection, IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel, Fashion to Figure, Hips & Curves, We Love Colors, Payless ShoeSource,  Curvilicious, and Caress.

All because I love you! It all starts on February 1st!