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Just My Size…Proving me wrong.

If there’s one thing I love more than anything, it’s getting proven wrong when it comes to clothing. I know that sounds weird, but it’s true. I love that feeling of thinking a clothing brand is one way and then finding out I was completely mistaken. 

I’m kinda ashamed to say that’s how I felt about the Just My Size clothing line. I had this whole idea that because it was sold at Walmart that I wouldn’t like it and the quality wouldn’t be that great. Why do I even judge clothing before I try it? I don’t know! I am so happy to say JMS has proven me wrong!

A few months ago, I was lucky enough to try out a few pieces courtesy of JMS and I am pleasantly surprised at not only the great quality but, the price point.  All the designs above range from $13.99-$19.99 and a lot of them make great basics and layering pieces. I actually have the JMS EasyDressing Sweater Coat in black and I love it!

In fact, I have an extra pair of the Just My Size – Womens Plus Pull-On Denim Jeggings (left) in a size 18/20 to give away! (FYI…these do run 1-2 sizes big)

To Enter: Leave a comment, along with a valid email address, below telling me how you’d style these jeggings.

For an extra entry: “Like” them on Facebook. Leave a separate comment stating you’ve done this.

Rules: Must be a U.S. resident, 18 years or older, and winner will be chosen on 2/2/11 using Random.Org. Only one entry per person, unless using the 1 extra entry.

Disclaimer: I was NOT financially compensated for this post. Although, the items were gifted. The above is my true and honest opinion.

Holiday Dress Giveaway #6: Fashion To Figure

We are on the last dress of the Holiday Dress Giveaway! I can’t believe it! Dress #6 is courtesy of the always trendy and affordable Fashion To Figure. One lucky reader will win the Lurex Ruffle Tier Dress (1X-3X). Adoring the Roaring 20’s vibe!

I think the thing I love most about this design is the versatility. You can dress it up or down if you want. Don’t you love clothes with options? If I had this dress I would wear it on New Year’s Eve with black tights, black pumps, and amazing blinged out silver jewelry. But, that’s just me.

Since this is the last Holiday Dress Giveaway, I’m going to give you a few chances to win! There’s even Fashion To Figure Coupon Codes at the end of this post!

To enter:

  1. Leave a comment below describing how you’d wear this dress. Make sure to leave a valid email address.
  2. Must be 18 years or older. Only one entry per person unless using the 4 extra entries below. Winner will be chosen using Random.org on 12/26/10. This giveaway is only valid on this blog. 
  3. Open to U.S. residents only.
Extra Entries (Leave separate comments stating you did each of these below)
  1. Follow Fashion to Figure on twitter.
  2. “Like” Fashion to Figure on Facebook.
  3. “Like” Curves and Chaos on Facebook.
  4. Tweet “This is my last chance to win @CurvesandChaos #HolidayDressGiveaway thanks @FTF_tweet http://t.co/c7JQVSg ” 

Holiday Dress Giveaway #5: Haute CurVture by Crystal Rene

The Holiday Dress Giveaway is now on dress #5! I can’t believe it! I love helping you dress up for the holidays. I did choose a winner for dress #4, but I’m waiting to hear back from her, before I make the announcement. This weeks dress is courtesy of Haute CurVture by Crystal Rene and is the perfect dress for New Year’s Eve. You will definitely glam it up in this!

This silver beauty of a design is available in sizes 18-22, comes with a matching wrap, and you get this amazing Diamond Flower Ring for the added bling. The designer Crystal Rene is so very passionate about giving us curvy girls designs with class and style.

To enter:

  • You must leave a comment below with a valid email address telling me what you love most about your curves.
  • U.S. residents only. Must be 18 years or older to enter. Winner will be chosen using Random.org. Only one entry per person, unless using the ONE extra entry. Giveaway ends 12/20/10.

For an extra entry:

  • Follow @HauteCurVture on twitter and tweet “@HauteCurVture & @CurvesandChaos want to glam me up with the #HolidayDressGiveaway http://bit.ly/e5z5UE ” Must leave the tweet as a comment.
Contest Closed. Thanks for Entering. 

Holiday Dress Giveaway #4: Sealed With a Kiss Designs

Congratulations to Mary over at Pretty Face No Waist for winning the JIBRI gift certificate! I know she’ll look fab!

Now, if you’ve never worn a Sealed with a Kiss Designs, then you are seriously missing out! Their designs are not only classically chic, but they are so flattering and curve enhancing! I’ve tried on a lot of their pieces and I can’t say enough about them.

That brings us to the Holiday Dress Giveaway #4, here’s your chance to win the Sealed with a Kiss Design’s Plus Size Classic Dressy Dress ($59). How perfect is this dress for the holidays? Doesn’t my friend Nik (right) look amazing in it? What I love about this dress the most is it’s versatility, you can dress it up so many ways!

Available in sizes 1X-6X and in colors Hollyberry, Gold Dust, and Black Licorice, this dress will make you shine!

How to enter:

  • Leave a comment below (with a valid email address) telling us how you would style this amazing dress.
  • Rules: US residents only, one entry per person, unless using the extra entry, giveaway ends 12/13/10, and winner will be chosen using Random.Org. 

Extra entry:

Giveaway is Closed!!

    Holiday Dress Giveaway #3: $150 JIBRI Gift Certificate

    Congratulations to the winner of the $100 Lane Bryant Gift Card! Our very own Stiletto Siren of Lips, Hips, and Fatshion Tips was chosen using Random.org. Can’t wait to see what she buys! Now, on to giveaway #3!

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    It’s officially December! That’s means holiday parties galore. And you know you’re going to need a hot snow melting design created for the curvy woman! And I know exactly where you can find it…JIBRI!

    JIBRI is “a perfect combination of high fashion chic and urban street sleek sizes in 14-24. JIBRI features a variation of punk innovation, classic construction, and vintage inspiration.” Now, wouldn’t you want to own a design from this label?

    Holiday Dress Giveaway #3 is here with a $150 gift certificate from JIBRI to use on any regular priced merchandise or sample! I received this gift certificate during Viva Fat Vegas, but haven’t been able to make up my mind of a purchase. I’ve kind of been driving myself crazy about it! So, I’ve decided to give it to one of you!

    Imagine rocking this Strapless Leopard Cocktail Dress (right) during the holidays. You will definitely give those curves attention!

    To enter:

    • Leave a comment below telling me which one of JIBRI’s past collections are your favorite.
    • You must be 18 years old or older, leave a VALID email address, and the winner will be chosen on 12/6/10 using Random.org.
    • Giveaway is open internationally.
    • For only one extra entry tweet: “I just entered @CurvesandChaos #HolidayDressGiveaway for a $150 #JIBRI gift certificate http://t.co/z8MG9Pt ” (must leave a separate comment with link of tweet).
    Giveaway Closed!!

      Holiday Dress Giveaway #2: $100 Lane Bryant Gift Card

      Congratulations to Crystal who blogs at Thicker Than Your Average Girl! She won dress #1! I know she’s going to look great in it! We expect to see photos on your blog!

      Dress #2 isn’t exactly a dress, but it’s enough to get you that stunning holiday look! It’s a $100 gift card to one of my favorite stores, Lane Bryant. They have a great selection of holiday dresses and the must needed “bling” to get you that festive holiday look! Details on how to enter are below…

      To enter:

      • Visit Lane Bryant and leave a comment telling me which holiday dress you’ll buy with the gift card.
      • Must leave a valid email address or your entry will not be counted. 
      • For only one extra entry: Tweet “Win a $100 gift card from @LaneBryant and @CurvesandChaos for the #HolidayDressGiveaway http://bit.ly/ia8lH5  ” must leave the tweet as a comment or it will not count.
      • Giveaway open to U.S. and Canadian residents only.
      • Only one entry per person, unless using the one extra entry. Winner will be chosen using random.org on 12/1/10.
      Giveaway Closed!!

      The Holiday Dress Giveaway! Dress #1

      The Holiday Dress Giveaway is here! Yay! Every week until mid-December, I’m giving you a chance to win your holiday dress! Yes, I am a festive holiday-loving person! This week, this dress is courtesy of ME! I was shopping at Ross (one of my bargainsita faves) for a dress to wear on New Year’s Eve and I saw this beauty below!

      It’s an R&M Richards (size 24 only!) and it retails for $79, but Ross is selling it for $29. They didn’t have my size (boo!), but I couldn’t let it go. I felt that someone should have it. I’m sorry, but the pictures do not do this dress justice. It really sparkles and would make a fab NYE dress! Read below for details on how to enter!

      To Enter: Leave a comment, along with a valid email address, telling me what your favorite holiday “go to” look is. Is it your fave sequin dress? Do you wear candy cane earrings? Mistletoe?

      Giveaway is open to U.S. and Canadian residents and only one entry per person. Ends 11/21/10.

      Giveaway Closed!

      Beauty Review & Giveaway: Johnson’s Baby Oil Body Wash

      Would you like to smell as fresh as a baby’s bottom? I do! That’s why I jumped at the chance to review Johnson’s Baby Oil Body Wash. Who wouldn’t want to try a trusted product like this? And you don’t have to be a baby to use it.

      Product Info: Johnson’s Baby Oil Body Wash-retails at $3.99 for 13.5 oz

      Product Claim: Cleans and helps hydrate dry skin leaving it feeling baby soft. Formulated with Johnson’s Baby Oil to leave skin feeling moisturized all day long. Non-greasy, rich, creamy texture. Dermatologist and allergy-tested.

      What I found out: Every time I use this I get a whiff of that baby oil fragrance, without it being overbearing (that reminds me of a baby’s bottom). The body wash seems a little “watered-down” so I was concerned that it wouldn’t lather up right. I was wrong; it lathers up like any other luxurious body wash. It doesn’t leave any residue or that baby oil greasy feel, which I loved. And it definitely made my skin feel softer after 2 weeks of using it.

      Would I buy it again? Yes! I love this and the price! It’s $3.59 at Target.

      Why it’s your lucky day: One lucky reader will win their own bottle of Johnson’s Baby Oil Body Wash! All you have to do is leave a comment telling me what you love the most about Johnson’s products. Only one comment per person and you must leave a valid email address. Giveaway ends 11/29/10 and is open to U.S. residents.

      **Please read my disclaimer. I was not paid for this post. This is my honest opinion.

      Win a Charles & Victoria Design!

      We all know that curves come in ALL shapes and of course sizes. I was recently contacted by Rachel the designer and creator of Charles & Victoria. Although this line isn’t a plus size line, she did make her pieces up to a size 14. And as the sizes got bigger, she created more curve where it was needed. Her goal was to design pieces that would fit a curvy body better. I like the way that sounds!

      Rachel would love to give away a navy Ruffle Tank Dress in a size XL, which is a US 12/14 or UK 16/18  . Enter the giveaway below.

      To enter:

      • Leave a comment below describing how you would wear this piece; accessories and all. 
      • Make sure you leave a valid email address or twitter i.d. 
      • Only one entry per person, must be 18 years-old or older, and will end on 11/18/2010.

      Giveaway closed!!

      Orient Watch USA Giveaway!

       The holidays are right around the corner and what better way to start it off than crossing someone off your gift list in November. Here’s your chance to win a watch from Orient Watch USA!

      Orient watches “are mechanical watches powered by a mainspring, without using electrical power. The winding of the spring causes the “heart” of the watch to beat.” In other words…they don’t require a battery and they wind themselves when you wear it!

      These are definitely classy and stunning watches. My husband really needs a watch! I wish I could buy him the CEY04003W or CFM00005D. It would make a great gift!

      But, this isn’t about my gift list…it’s about you winning and choosing one of the watches below! That’s a $135 retail value! Find out how to enter below.

      To enter go HERE and leave me a comment below telling me what your favorite watch is. Make sure there is a valid email address or twitter i.d. in your comment.

      Extra Entry:

      • Tweet “I hope I win the #OrientWatchUSA giveaway from @CurvesandChaos http://bit.ly/aWWaIp ”  Please don’t forget to leave your tweet as a comment, or it won’t count (This entry can only be used once!)
      • Follow me via Google Connect, if you already do, leave a comment telling me you already follow me. 

      Rules:

      • Open to U.S. residents only.
      • Must be 18 years-old or older.
      • Only one entry per person, unless using the 2 extra entries.
      • Giveaway ends November 15th, 2010. 
      Contest is Closed!

        Ultimate Swag Giveaway Winner is…

        The Ultimate Swag Giveaway winner is Jessie from Bites and Pieces! She was randomly chosen using Random.org. What a lucky girl! She wins all of the amazing items from all of the amazing sponsors!

        Thank you to everyone who entered and I hope you continue to come back and enjoy Curves and Chaos. I’d also like to thank all of the sponsors, who are listed below. I couldn’t have been done without you! Remember, this giveaway was in honor of Full Figured Fashion Week(end)™ which kicks off on Thursday!

        Don’t worry curvaliscious ladies…I’ll be back with another amazing giveaway soon!




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        Size Appeal

        Ultimate ‘SWAG’ Giveaway!!

        Ever since I heard I about Full Figured Fashion Week(end)™ coming to Los Angeles, I knew I had to plan a major giveaway in honor of it.

        So, I started thinking…When we think about fashion events, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? I don’t know about you, but I think of SWAG!! Also known as the “free stuff” that companies and brands give out at events; swag is what a lot of us look forward to. And that’s just what you’re going to get.

        One and only one lucky winner will win ALL of the following from these amazing sponsors: Torrid, Carolina Pad, T.J.Maxx,  Lingerie.com, Cosabella, Phoenicia Goddess, Sofia Valle Co., Size Appeal, and Eucerin.

        Torrid, the destination for trendy plus-size fashion, wants you to win this fierce package worth $275! You’ll get a Hello Kitty Black Patent Embossed Overnight Bag, Hello Kitty Denim Wallet, Leopard Sequin Laptop Case, Black Zip Studded Wristlet, Z. Cavarrici Couture Sunglasses, Z. Cavarrici Couture Perfume, Supermodel Candles by Whitney Thompson, and assorted hair accessories.
        Carolina Pad, a place to find fun, trendy, and cool stationary, caught my eye at BlogHer 2010. I knew I had to get them involved in this giveaway. Their products are not only fashionable, but very practical. It’s what every lady on the go needs! Carolina Pad’s notebooks, binders, and other products definitely stand out from the crowd. You’ll have the chance to win this ultimate “red hot” prize pack!

         

        T.J.Maxx, a brand name and designer fashion haven, wants you to bask in their 60% off department store prices with this $100 gift card! With over 900 stores nationwide, you’ve definitely got options. Maybe you can get those pair of shoes you’ve had your eye on or that handbag that calls you every time you step into your local T.J.Maxx. You’re welcome Maxxinistas!
        Lingerie.com
        Lingerie.com was created to bring you the sexiest lingerie! And no giveaway would be complete without a little bit of sexy. I know you’ll definitely feel sexy in these sheer thing highs with the back seam in black and white. If this doesn’t get someone’s heart pumping…well…we will just leave it at that.
        Cosabella believes that a women’s lingerie should be able to reflect her every mood. Being that they offer their collection in more than 30 colors, there’s a chance they’ve got all the moods covered. I can tell you one thing, their “Never Say Never Lovely Thong” is more than yummyliscious! Lucky you will have the chance to win 4 pairs!
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        Phoenicia Goddess is a “Fashion Boutique for the Curvy Goddess” located in San Diego. They are all about helping curvy women “embrace the natural beauty of their bodies.” Wow!! I love it and they definitely love us! The ladies over at Phoenicia want to give you a dress and a handbag!
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        Sofia Valle is not only smart, but she’s creative as well. If you need jewelry to tie your outfit together, just check out her web site! She even donates a percentage of her proceeds to Turning leaves Foundation, a children’s foundation for Chronic Illness. The “Brown Sugar” necklace below will make a great addition to your fall wardrobe.
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        Size Appeal believes that clothes should “enhance and not inhibit curvy women.” That’s exactly what they do with their “to shop is to live” philosophy. Just look at their logo! “Be bold and sexy, because you can.” You’ll be able to do that with a $50 certificate to spend on whatever you like on their web site!
        For the month of October, Eucerin wants to educate people on the science behind skin aging and teach them how to take the necessary steps to prevent wrinkles and keep their skin looking healthy. And this is what you’ll be able to do with one bottle of Daily Skin Balance Body Lotion and Hand Creme. Don’t forget to take the Eucerin Skin FIRST Pledge.
        To Enter:
        • Leave a comment telling me why you think events like Full Figured Fashion Week(end)™  are important to the “curvy” community. Make sure you leave your name and a valid email OR twitter i.d.
        For extra entries:
        • Follow me on twitter. If you already do leave a separate comment stating that you are already following me.
        • “Like” Curves and Chaos on Facebook. If you already do, leave a separate comment telling me.
        • Tweet ” I just entered @CurvesandChaos Ultimate Swag Giveaway! Have you? http://tinyurl.com/34qqu8x ” Please leave a separate comment with the link to tweet.
        • Write a post about this giveaway on your blog. Make sure you leave a separate comment with the link to the post.
        Rules:
        • Contest is only open to U.S. and Canadian residents (sorry shipping issues).
        • Must be 18 years or older to enter.
        • Only one entry per person, unless using the “extra entries.”
        • Contest ends 10/26/10.
        • Winner will be chosen using Random.Org.

        GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED!