The fall season never disappoints when it comes to prints. Well, at least that’s my opinion. I’m not one to over do it, but I do have a special place in my heart for those who can rock the fiercest prints and even mix them. I was doing a little online shopping and came across seven fall prints that caught my attention. Read more
If you’re a fan of designer shopping sites, I think you’re going to love this sale. Even though they don’t carry plus sizes, Shopbop is one of my favorite sites for designer shoes, accessories, and handbags. And I know that sales don’t happen very often on this site. So, when they do have a sale, I have to take advantage of it—reasonably of course. For the next three days (October 14-16), you can enjoy Shopbop’s Friends and Family sale! That means 25% sitewide (with some brand exclusions). Read more
Who’s looking for a fall coat? I’m definitely in the market. A few weeks ago, I posted a City Chic trench coat on my Facebook page—that I fell in love with. Then I visited their store the other day and came across another one I want. I’ve been thinking about them ever since. I never really considered buying one before, but there are some really great plus-size trench coats out there. I went searching online and found 9 great options. Read more
Fall is here and I’m sad to say that my wardrobe is not ready. As much as I wanted summer to be over, this procrastinator hasn’t really done any fall shopping. I blame it on the warm L.A. weather. Now, that I know it’s fall, there are five plus-size tops I want to add to my closet. Read more
You can call it wine, bordeaux, oxblood, or sangria. I call it burgundy and it’s one of my favorite fall colors. It’s all I want to wear when the season rolls around. I love the deep dark tone that can be worn with my favorite pairs of jeans or with winter white look. This heat wave has me dreaming of fall—wishing and wanting the cooler weather. I put together a wish list that was inspired by this must-wear color. Read more
Sigh…I miss school. Yes, I’m one of those people. I love history, writing papers, researching, and all of that good stuff. But, one of my favorite things ever was the back-to-school shopping. Well, just because we’re adults and no longer in school, doesn’t mean we have to necessarily miss out on the fun. We can go out and do a little shopping for ourselves! Here are seven back-to-school fashion trends that even we can wear. Read more
Oh faux leather…when done right…you’re amazing. Ever since I wore the one from Modamix, I can’t keep you off of my mind. And you’re super easy to transition from late summer into fall and even winter. I think that’s what I love the most about you—the versatility you bring to the table is appreciated. Read more
It’s been a while since I’ve done a “15 under $15″ post. I don’t know why? I love these! I do know that the shopping budget this summer is real. No matter how much I want to get out there and spend money, I have to be smart about the purchases I make. Especially, since the hubby and I have decided to buy a house. This is adult territory! This means shopping has to be under control. Read more
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! Read more
My blog post was written as part of my collaboration with eBay.
The countdown to Mother’s Day is on and I think it might be time to start shopping for her gift. She used to be a little hard to shop for. Well…kind of. I’ve always known that her favorite color is red and that she loves the bling and sparkle of jewelry. But, there’s always a need to find her that perfect Mother’s Day gift. Even though I know she’ll love whatever I decide to give her.
For some odd reason, people seem to think that those of us who wear plus sizes can’t wear crop tops. Ummm…wrong! Yes, it’s consider a more daring fashion statement, but anyone can wear one—no matter their size. The only problem we may have is finding plus size crop tops that are stylish. There’s no need to worry, you know I wouldn’t leave you hanging like that. Read more
Hello. My name is Monique and I’m a sports fanatic. Yes, it’s true. I’m passionate about a lot of things in life and following my favorite sports teams is one of them. If you didn’t know I’m a huge Denver Broncos and Los Angeles Dodgers fan. Followed by the Los Angeles Kings and the Los Angeles Lakers. No, I’m not a bandwagon fan either! I’ve been watching since I was a teen; thank you very much. I take my sports seriously and am loyal to my teams. And there’s one thing I’ve always found a mystery…where can we find our favorite pro sports teams in plus sizes? Read more