If there’s one thing that bugs me the most about the plus size fashion industry, it’s the lack of true representation when it comes to body shape and size diversity. Not every plus size woman has a flat stomach, is hour glass shaped, or is 5’9 or taller. I’m 5’6, a size 16/18, and I carry most of my weight in my stomach. I’ve discussed this before on this blog or probably ranted about it on Twitter. It’s annoying and frustrating to say the least. And I’m not the only one who feels this way. Read more
This is basically my “wishful thinking” fashion post. Meaning…I wish it was cold enough here in L.A. to wear any one of these plus size cardigans right now. Guys, it’s still hot here and it doesn’t look like the cooler fall temperatures will be here any time soon. So, I sit here dreaming of sweater weather. And like I always do, I found a few favorites that I wanted to share with you. Read more
Calling all of my Sophie Theallet fans. The lingerie designer has teamed up againwith Lane Bryant for a 5th time! She’s bringing her designs to the fall and holiday Cacique Lingerie and Sleepwear collections. It will hit Lane Bryant stores later this month and the beginning of November. Which pieces do you have your eye on? Read more
New York City’s Times Square has never seen anything like Lane Bryant’s #PlusIsEqual Times Square takeover! Women of all sizes made their way into one of the busiest places on this planet to make their presence known. And I am so amazingly proud to have been invited out by Lane Bryant to not only experience it, but to let my voice be heard! Of course, I couldn’t leave you guys hanging. I made sure to broadcast the entire event live via Periscope. If you didn’t get a chance to view it…no worries! I have photos and video of that amazing day to share with you right now! Read more
Have you ever had one of those moments when you just saw something online and just had to have it? And then all of the stars align when you see that it’s not outrageously over-priced and it’s available in your size. Yes, that’s exactly what happened to me the moment I saw this bohemian-inspired paisley print dress. It was like we were meant to be together.
#PlusIsEqual is Lane Bryant’s latest campaign with a powerful message! Plus size woman want to be seen and represented in the fashion industry, the media, and in the world. They started by strategically placing a mysterious ad right smack in the middle of Vogue‘s huge September issue. Then came the billboards around Manhattan and “the commercial.” And now, they are set to take over Times Square on Monday, September, 14, 2015 at 12 p.m. Read more
This post is sponsored by Simply Be.
There are a lot of words out there to describe who I am as a person—inside and out. I try not to get caught up in labels, but I sometimes feel like it’s necessary. Especially, when they can help motivate, inspire, or empower others. That’s why I’m so excited and very proud to work with Simply Be on their latest campaign—#SimplyBeYourself. Read more
There’s just something about an indie designer who isn’t afraid to explore all avenues of fashion. I think that’s why I’m such a big fan of Zelie For She. Elann, founder and designer, loves to step outside of the box and create pieces for every one. Her latest collection ‘Stripped’ is the perfect example. Read more
It looks like summer’s festival-inspired trends just keep on coming. The latest to catch my attention is also a personal fave—fringe. You may have seen it around the last few weeks. I just had to pull some pieces I found online and share them with you. From clothing to accessories, there’s a little bit of fringe out there for everyone. Read more
If you’re a fan of Target’s AVA & VIV line, like I am, then you’re in luck! I got my hands on the AVA & VIV fall 2015 lookbook featuring bloggers Nicolette, Gabi, and Chastity. As you’ll see in the looks below, the ladies are definitely adding their personal touch to the styling of these pieces. Read more
Can I just have all of the dresses? Seriously, there just isn’t enough bohemian print dresses to go around for me. Whether it’s tribal or paisley, I’m kind of obsessed with these prints. Thank you ASOS Curve for feeding into my obsession. In fact, one of the 12 boho-inspired plus size dresses I feature below has just become mine. Yup, I just placed an order. Can you guess which one it is? Read more
It may only be the middle of summer, but the fashion industry is already in a holiday mood. And today I have a quick sneak peek for you! It’s the Lane Bryant Holiday 2015 lookbook! Complete with clothes, accessories, shoes, active wear, and intimates. I uploaded it to You Tube for you guys and can’t wait to hear what you think. I already see a lot of favorites…like faux fur, metallics, and boots! What are you eyeing?