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Olive Kind of Summer

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Didn’t I tell you guys I was obsessed with olive? This is my new favorite color, after wearing black of course. It’s such an awesome color that can transition easily from summer to fall. Speaking of summer, it’s been so hot here in L.A. lately, that I have my eye on all things to keep me cool. And this Simply Be  olive plus size dress was perfectly perfect on a 90 degree day. Read more

Some Kind of Casual

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In a perfect world, getting dressed in the morning would be easy peasy. It would be all about comfort, not caring what people think, and there’s no fear of repeating outfits. Oh wait…that is my world! Last week I got together with a few gorgeous friends of mine and wore this super casual boho-inspired look. Read more

Olive is The New Neutral

Sponsored by Target

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When the summer season hits, so do the bright colors. Now, you guys should know by now that I love wearing black. That’s no surprise. I also love adding pops of color to my outfit and right now it’s all about my favorite shade of green—olive! It’s not too bright and it’s not too dark, making it the perfect new neutral. In this latest outfit post, with the help of pieces from Target’s Ava & Viv collection, I’m going to show you how effortlessly I mixed this color into these two looks. Read more

2015 Full Figured Fashion Week Retailer/Boutique Showcase

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The New York City whirlwind that is Full Figured Fashion Week ended just as I imagined it would—an evening bursting with plus size fashion on the runway. On this night retailers and boutiques had a chance to show us their latest and favorite styles. And we even had a performance from The Glamazons. A big thank you to Fit For Me, the premier sponsor, for having me as one of their blogger ambassadors! I had a seat in the front row with an amazing view of the runway. Read more

My Patriotic Style

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Whenever the Fourth of July rolls around, I make sure I’m prepared on all levels. For me, it’s more than BBQ’s and fireworks. This includes buying myself a red, white, and blue inspired outfit. Yes, I’m one of those patriotic chicks. Hello! I am a proud United States Air Force veteran. I love to show off my Independence Day spirit! Read more

Gypsy Spirit

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Today’s gypsy is known as a free-spirit. Often roaming and traveling the world. Ever since I was a little babe, I’ve always felt I had that gypsy spirit. From my love of traveling and never really wanting to settle, to my ever changing—yet flowy style. And when I was putting together this latest look, the spirit was definitely there inspiring me. Read more

Summer Style My Way

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Summer hasn’t even officially started, but that hasn’t stopped me from making sure I have what I’ll need on the hottest days in L.A. I feel like everyone has their own summer uniform and fashion favorites. Since, I’m all about being comfortable in any weather, I’m especially concerned about it when it’s hot out. That’s why my summer style has to have this one essential—the maxi dress. Read more

Turning Swimsuit Anxiety into Swimsuit Happiness

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Oh…swimsuit anxiety. You’re an evil one. Even the most confident women (ahem) get that uneasy feeling when they think of summer and the fact that swimsuit season is practically here. There’s just something that goes off in your head when you know you’re about to parade around others half naked in the bright summer sun. OK, that’s just how it goes in my head. Read more

Weekend Wear

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If you haven’t noticed, most of my outfits consist of blue denim jeans. What can I say? It’s an obsession. I love wearing them more than anything. Maybe I should do one of those dress challenges? Anyways, this past weekend I changed it up a little bit and threw on a pair of white denim. You know, cause it’s spring. Baby steps people. I also had a chance to wear this Rachel Pally top I picked up at her recent warehouse sale. Read more

Get Ready With Me / AVA & VIV

This post is sponsored by Target.

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I like to think of myself as a low maintenance kind of person. It doesn’t take much time for me to get ready in the morning. If you follow my blog, then you know I’m a pretty casual kind of girl. It’s just the way I’m wired. It’s never an overthought process. Don’t believe me? Check it out. Come on…get ready with me! Read more

Let’s Play

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As much as I love playsuits, I’m surprised I don’t have more of them. IGIGI sent me this beautiful Charmaine jumpsuit and I’m obsessed with it. When I look at it, I see a blank canvas. One that’s easy to dress up or dress down. Not all plus size jumpsuits are versatile like that. This is one you’ll be able to play in almost anywhere.
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Getting Active with Tek Gear (Closed)

This post is sponsored by Kohl’s.

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When was the last time you went shopping for workout gear? I’ve written about the struggle when it comes to finding plus size active wear. Yeah, it bites. Well, long gone are the days of working out in a t-shirt and sweatpants that weren’t meant for today’s active woman. I was recently introduced to Kohl’s Tek Gear collection and I am officially a fan. Read more