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Olive is The New Neutral

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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

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

The Cover-Up Change Up

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I love to write posts that I hope will inspire and encourage you to love yourself, especially on the outside. Believe me, I know it’s not easy. It’s a journey I’m still working on. And it doesn’t seem to get any easier whenever swimsuit season rolls around. The minute we hear the words “swimsuit shopping” we cringe. 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

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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

Getting Active with Tek Gear (Closed)

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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

Celebrating 5 Years My Way! (Closed)

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Curves and Chaos is officially 5 (insert confetti, champagne, and balloons here)! 2010 seems just like yesterday. Doesn’t it? I want to say time flies when you’re having fun, but I don’t think that phrase will work here. This Curves and Chaos journey has been so much more than “fun.” If you would’ve told me then, what I know today—I would have never believed you. Read more

Mixing Prints (With a Little Help)

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We all know I’m not the boldest one in the room. But, that’s definitely something I’m working on. And I couldn’t do it with a little help from my friends. It’s a good idea to have some amazing supporters on your side, who are well-versed in creating their own personal style. So, when I have an event to attend, need last-minute styling advice, and am considering mixing prints—who did I call? Read more

Breezy in L.A.

It’s no secret that L.A. doesn’t really have crisp fall days or chilly winters. That’s why I can get away with dressing like this in the middle of December. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not really complaining…OK maybe just a little bit. I’m that girl who loves cold winter days. But, I also love being able to wear long kimonos with short  dresses and ankle boots. Living Doll Los Angeles sent me their Breezy Kimono (sold out), which I was drooling over since the moment I laid eyes on it.

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Customizable Fashion

Shopping online has never been easy, especially when it comes to fit. How many times have your ordered something only to be worried until you try it on? Yeah, probably the story of your lives right? Well, if you haven’t discovered eShakti then you’re missing out! It’s time to talk custom sizing and ready to wear for sizes 0-36W.

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