Who doesn’t love a summer day at the beach? That’s exactly what we were thinking when Ivory of IvoryJinelle.com and Tiffany of LaceNLeopard.com put together a last-minute curvy beach meetup for the ladies of Los Angeles.
It’s summer and it’s hot. Do we really need any more reasons to head to the beach? I don’t. And neither do Ivory of IvoryJinelle.com and Tiffany of LaceNLeopard.com. We love the sand, the sun, and we want to hang out. That’s why we are getting together for Heatwave: A Curvy Beach Meetup—and you’re invited!
It’s time for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund’s 2nd Annual Super Saturday sale in Los Angeles! The charity fundraiser will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2015 in Santa Monica at The Barker Hanger. It’s hosted by Rachel Zoe and Rodger Berman with Molly Sims and Scott Stuber. I attended last year and it is really a shopper’s delight. The New York Times has even called it “the Rolls Royce of garage sales.” and they’re giving me a pair of passes to give away to you!
Drybar…where have you been my entire life? I can’t believe I’ve gone this long without visiting you. And now you have this new Mudslide Treatment to give my hair the yumminess it needs. Yes, we are now officially BFF’s. I was invited out by Dry Bar to experience this new treatment and all that is wonderful of this magical place. I even created a little video!
When I first started this blog in 2008, I remember searching online for plus size brands to feature or shop from. That’s when I found Maurices, a fashion retailer specializing in women’s fashion in a range of sizes. Back then, they had a very small plus size collection. Today, they offer so many more options, including activewear and swimwear. They recently invited me to attend a spring event they were hosting in Downtown L.A., of course I had to go!
Last week I had the rare treat of being pampered by Ziba Beauty. Ziba prides itself on bringing authentic Eastern beauty to the modern world. They offer a wide range of spa services, such as manicures, pedicures, eyebrow threading, brow lift massage and brow shaping at reasonable prices. Ziba Beauty has given itself a brand new look, complete with a fresh and modern renovation and I had the chance to experience it all.
It’s no secret that I love to travel. Just check out my #CurvyGirlTravels hash tag on Instagram or Twitter and see where I’ve been. I’m always at some blogger event. For example, next week, is the inaugural We All Grow Summit and I’m so honored to be speaking on a panel. But, there will be no traveling for me! Because it’s based here in Los Angeles! The lovely ladies over #WeAllGrow asked me to put together some tips on packing for The City of Angels.
I’m ready to make a confession. Please don’t judge me. I live in Los Angeles, one of the most amazing cities in the world. Instead of getting out there and exploring it, I’ve become somewhat of a hermit crab. I think there are tourists out there who’ve seen more of this city than I have. Ugh, no true Angeleno would be proud to admit that. That’s why I jumped at the chance to write this sponsored post in collaboration with the new Jagger app. I knew it was time to venture out of my apartment and reignite my love affair with the City of Angels. And this app is perfect for that!
COVERGIRL knows how to throw a party. Last night, they kicked off the MTV Video Music Awards with a pre-party featuring performances by Becky G and Jessie J. Yes, they are not only “Easy, Breezy, and Beautiful,” but they’re both extremely amazing performers. Total girl power! Watch the video I took of them both performing at the end of this post, which includes a cover of Katy Perry’s “California Gurls” and “Bang Bang!”
Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Latina Bloggers Connect and the TuVida App.
When it comes to Latinos in fashion, you can’t help but think of designers like Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera, or even Isabel Toledo. They may be the biggest names in fashion today, but do you ever think about how they got their start? This is why I love events like Latino Fashion Week (LFW). They are created to introduce us to emerging and talented Latino designers. Fresh off their Dallas show, LFW came to Los Angeles! I was invited on behalf of the new Tu Vida app, to check out and share my experience.
Imagine a world where your favorite designer brands are on sale for up to 75% off, free food and drinks, a cool place to lounge, celebrities, and every single dollar goes to a worthy cause. It’s not an imaginary place, I’m describing the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund’s (OCRF) Super Saturday Los Angeles (AKA Designer Garage Sale) event that I was lucky enough to be invited to. Located at the famous Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, I was in shopping heaven!