Yes, you’re going to see a lot of red, white, and blue inspired looks as we get closer to this 4th of July weekend. I wanted to go a little bit of a different route to offer you some color inspiration. A lot of these pieces can be paired together or just worn alone. I chose a lot of casual pieces, because one…it’s summer…and two…it’s the weekend. And it’s going to be hot!
I’m looking at this and I can’t help but think how much I love all of these colors right now. Are you going to honor our country’s independence this weekend with a little red, white, and blue?
What color inspiration are you loving? The red, white, or blue?
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I don’t know about you, but I’m counting down the days until I get to lounge in the sand on the beach. Doesn’t it sound relaxing? But, what do you wear when you aren’t in the water or laying out getting a tan? You can walk around in your swim suit, but I want to look cute and still protect my skin. That’s when I grab a cover-up. There are tons of styles, colors, and prints to compliment you and your swim suit. Which one below do you like? Click on the style you like for pricing details.
You can always find some of the best plus size womenswear from SimplyBe. Last year I did a review on a few of their pieces and I was very impressed with not only the quality, but the fit. Let’s just say I visit their site weekly.
Today I clicked on their site and I immediately wanted to bust out the sunscreen and go somewhere tropical. Their Vacation Shop is up and running and I can’t start planning my next vacation fast enough.
They have the basics needed like swimsuits, tank tops, maxi dresses, shorts, and even some sexy lingerie to spice things up while you rest in your cabana.
This Beach2beach swimsuit (right) caught my eye immediately. It even comes in two different lengths, for the taller ladies. Their sizes range from 10-28, which gives us curvy ladies quite a range of fashion to choose from.
I know summer is almost over, but that doesn’t mean I can’t keep looking for that chic summer dress! These dresses are from Saks Fifth Avenue’s Salon Z department…so they are probably going to remain on my wish list due to budget restraints. That’s OK…a curvy girl can still look, can’t she?
I know we’re close to the end of summer, but you can still rock your bright floral prints like Gabourey Sidibe. Here she is at “The Big C” premiere, owning her outfit. Love how she added the shrug. Her smile is so contagious!
Accessories are an essential piece to any outfit. One of my favorite accessories is the multi-use scarf. Love it in all materials! This week alone I bought 2 scarves! And as I was perusing my fave blogs, I came across a few outfit posts where they accessorized with a scarf. Yes, I know it’s summer, but you can still wear them! Just make sure to stay away from the heavy materials like 100% pure wool and cashmere. I tend to lean towards the silk, cotton, and linen. FYI…I want these!
I love thrifting scarves too! They are really inexpensive and can be used in so many different ways. Have you run out of ways to wear your favorite scarf? I found this cool article from
So, what do you think about accessorizing with a scarf this summer?
Available in sizes 1x/2x and 3x/4x, this set by Dreamgirl will definitely heat things up. Details to enter are below:
How to enter:
Leave a comment here telling me which piece you love on the Lingerie.com web site.
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Summer…Summer time!! Ok…I’m not going to get into that Wil Smith song, but I am more excited than usual in this hot weather. I am writing this post before I head to the pool and I’m staring at my ugly old cover-up. It has come in handy, but I think it’s time to move on and I’ve found a few replacements. I don’t want anything too flashy, just simple and classic. And I love the Avenue prices!!