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Plus Size Halloween Costumes I Love

Halloween is only a week away! I swear this year is just flying by! It will be Christmas before we know it. Sorry, I’m not even going to talk about that. Anyways, I want to show you 17 plus size Halloween costumes I love and give you a few tips when choosing one.  Read more

‘All I want for Christmas is’ a Betsey Johnson Watch

I know what you’re thinking. This watch really isn’t my “style,” but why does it have to be? I think it’s so cute! Wait…it is my style…it sparkles! LOL!

I’ve always admired Betsey Johnson and her designs. I saw this Skull watch, but in white, a few weeks ago. Now, that I’ve seen it in black I definitely need it!

Hint…Hint…

 

‘All I Want for Christmas’ is my Favorite Victoria’s Secret Fragrance

Can you believe there are only 12 days until Christmas?!? I am not ready. At all.

I’m going to be doing some major shopping this week. I’m putting together my gift list and all I can think about is what I want. LOL! Of course!

The first thing on my wish list would be ‘Bombshell’, it’s one of my favorite fragrances from Victoria’s Secret. I was lucky enough to get a complimentary bottle a few months ago at an event and I’ve been wearing it ever since. I always get tons of compliments when I wear it too! You can’t go wrong with that.

Sexy today. Sexy tomorrow. Sexy forever.™ A glamorous blend of purple passion fruit, Shangri-la yellow peony and vanilla orchid.

Is there a fragrance on your Christmas wish list? 


 

My Black Friday Shopping Tips

Some of you might think “Black Friday” is just a regular old shopping day. Wrong. It’s not. The day after Thanksgiving is the holy grail of shopping days to retailers. It’s the day where they expect to turn the most profit. That means amazing deals, discounts, and specials.

A few years ago, retailers were opening the doors at 6 a.m., now they are opening at 12 a.m. Walmart is opening their doors at 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving night. These retailers are not joking around! And neither are the shoppers. I just read about a lady who starting camping outside of a Best Buy nine days ago. So, If you’re heading out on Friday, here are a few shopping tips. 

  • Wear comfortable shoes. Please don’t be the lady fighting over flat screen t.v. in a pair of 5-inch platforms. 
  • Don’t forget your coupons. Do you really want to stand in line for hours only to be at the register and find out you left your 15% off coupons at home? 
  • Make sure you’re rested. How many times do you complain about making mistakes because you’re “too tired.” This is a serious shopping time. There is no room for mistakes.
  • Bring your patience. That’s it. You’re going to need it. 
  • Don’t forget about the “door busters.” The earlier you arrive the better chance of getting a Blu-ray player for $10.
  • Do your research manage your time. Don’t just show up and figure you’ll find good deals. Again, you’re just wasting valuable “Black Friday” shopping time.
  • Don’t forget to eat a healthy meal and stay hydrated. You don’t won’t be sluggish on the busiest shopping day of the year do you? Those shopping pros will run you over with their carts!
  • Bring a friend. Who else is going to hold your stuff if you can’t find a shopping cart? 
  • If all else fails…shop online. That’s a whole different post.

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Do you have any “Black Friday” shopping tips?

Winter & Holiday Collections

The countdown for the holidays has begun! This is one of my favorite times of year. Yes, I’m “one” of those people. I’m a sucker for Christmas and all things having to do with winter. I know it’s still fall, but holiday and winter collections are already debuting. It’s time to get into the spirit of parties and celebrating.

Avenue, Evans, IGIGI, Jessica London, Monif C., Monroe and Main, Queen Grace Collection, Simply Be, and Ulla Popken have already given us their collections. We have everything from dazzling dresses to red hot looks. Take a look below, which one is your favorite?

Avenue
Avenue
Evans
Evans
IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel
IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel
Jessica London
Jessica London
Monif C.
Monif C.
Monroe and Main
Monroe and Main
Queen Grace Collection
Queen Grace Collection
Simply Be
Simply Be
Ulla Popken
Ulla Popken

Casually…Red, White, and Blue

Yes, you’re going to see a lot of red, white, and blue inspired looks as we get closer to this 4th of July weekend. I wanted to go a little bit of a different route to offer you some color inspiration. A lot of these pieces can be paired together or just worn alone. I chose a lot of casual pieces, because one…it’s summer…and two…it’s the weekend. And it’s going to be hot!

I’m looking at this and I can’t help but think how much I love all of these colors right now. Are you going to honor our country’s independence this weekend with a little red, white, and blue?

What color inspiration are you loving? The red, white, or blue

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 Bling & Sparkle

I swear these holidays are going to make me broke! All I want is a little sparkle this holiday season. Is that too much to ask? Maybe a little bling to brighten things up? You know I’m a lover of Juicy Couture and Betsey Johnson rings, but look what else I found, Kenneth Cole rings all under $40! I don’t which set of rings I want more! Which ones are your favorite? Can you see yourself wearing any of these with your holiday looks?

Snow Melting Holiday Lingerie!

Inspired by my friend Nik’s post “Keeping the romance alive during the holiday season” I went online in search of my own way to turn up the heat during the holidays. Let your curves do all the talking with your special someone. I am a sucker for anything red and I am definitely loving #2! Which one do you love?

  1. Cacique Intimates: Santa Plunge Bra $36 & Santa Skirt $24.50
  2. Hips and Curves: Sexy Ms. Claus $45.40
  3. Cacique Intimates: Santa Thong $18
  4. Cacique Intimates: Naughty List Panty Gift (sold out)
  5. GLAMOROSE: Santa’s Helper Halter Dress $34.85
  6. GLAMOROSE: Plus Size Bow Backseam Stockings $6.99
  7. Lingerie.Com: Sexy Christmas Candy Cane Babydoll $14.99
  8. Hips and Curves: Santa Baby Doll $23.95
  9. Hips and Curves: Velvet and Faux Fur Chemise $26.95

Shoe Fever: Holiday Inspired

Clearly I am having some type of shoe obsession! I don’t know what it is, but I need shoes! Raise your hand if you’re with me? And doesn’t there always seems to be an occasion that requires the purchase of new shoes. Maybe it’s the Two Point OH LA Snowball on Saturday that has me wanting a holiday inspired shoe like the ones below. A fatshionista is never satisfied, especially around the holidays. Read more