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13 Boho-Inspired Swimsuits

Who’s in a bohemian kind of mood? Where are you at? I don’t know what it is, but I’ve been feeling this laid back and chic vibe lately. I love it! And now that summer is practically here it’s time to look for a new swimsuit—preferably in a boho style. Besides, I’m in a “get my butt to the beach” state of mind.  Read more

It’s Almost Swimsuit Season! Sorella Swim Giveaway

When it comes to luxury swimwear for us curvy gals, you might think we don’t have very many options. I’d like to tell you (in a nice way), that you are absolutely wrong! Brands like Sorella Swim are the epitome of luxurious swimwear for women with curves. And because swimsuit season is right around the corner, we want to make sure you’re ready to hit the pool in style. Enter below to win one of three chic swimsuits from Sorella Swim! Read more

Plus Size Swimwear Trend: Black and White Swimsuits

It seems like all I can think about lately are swimsuits. Maybe it’s the fact that they are every where right now. And for the first time in a long time, there is a great selection of plus size swimwear out there. They have me dreaming of the warm sun and days by the pool. I don’t think I’m the only one. Just so you know, one of my favorite trends right now is black and white swimsuits. Read more

Swimsuits For All Launches Designer Boutique

I know some of you are still buried under snow and ice, but that doesn’t mean you have to stop dreaming about warmer weather. No you don’t! And when I say warmer weather, I’m talking about the beach and swimsuit season. While you’re dreaming of that warm sun hitting your skin, you should know that Swimsuits For All has just launched their Designer Boutique.  Read more

10 Favorites: Black and White Plus Size Swimwear

I am on a serious black and white kick right now. This trend is all I want to wear! And now that it’s officially hot here in L.A. all I can think about is lounging by my pool. Why can’t I carry this obsession over to swimwear? I rounded up my 10 favorite black and white plus size swimwear pieces! From bikinis to one pieces. It’s here.  Read more

“Covering It Up” with Macy’s

Summer is officially here! And I can’t believe I forgot to wish you a “Happy First Day of Summer!” Bad bad blogger! Well…I hope you’re enjoying your summer so far. Have any of you hit the beach or the pool yet?

The heat is definitely rising in parts of the country and I know you’ll be reaching for your swimwear soon.  I don’t know about you, but I’ll be grabbing my swimsuit and my new cover-up.

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Everything But Water Now Sells Plus Sizes!

I’m not going to lie, I’ve always wished Everything But Water sold plus sizes. For so many years, I was just like you walking past their store in the mall and NEVER entering. Well, we don’t have to worry about that anymore!

“The largest retailer in swim and resortwear in the US is proud to announce the availability of plus size collections from Becca Etc By Rebecca Virtue, Sorella Swim and Michael Kors nationwide in-stores and online!”

I was so happy when I read that! LOL! I know I’m a dork! And I didn’t know they also sold accessories!! They really do have “Everything But Water!” I was sent a Sorella swimsuit and I looooooove it! Just in time for summer!

Check out their selection of plus sizes here and let me know what you think!


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Swimwear: BECCA ETC Animal Instincts

As you know, I had a chance to preview the new plus size BECCA ETC swimwear collection and I pretty much love it! And I wanted to share my favorite of all the lines-Animal Instincts.

I guess I’m a sucker for python print and I’m in love with the colors too! There are so many different styles, as you can see on the beautiful Tara Lynn below.

These are quality suits ladies! You are definitely going to get what you pay for. There are different options too-various two pieces, one-pieces, and cover ups. Some of the other bloggers that attended are even eyeing the cover ups as possible dresses! They’re such fashionistas!

If you want to see the other lines from the collection, you can view them all on the Curves and Chaos Facebook page here.

Visit BECCA ETC collection now. 

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Introducing Sorella Swim

Summer isn’t over yet, my loves. If it was…would I be writing about Sorella Swim, this new incredibly chic luxury swimwear line? Hmmm???
“Our goal with Sorella Swim is to have our customer feeling sexy and chic while wearing her Sorella swimwear. With this in mind; we pride ourselves on the high level of quality with a specific focus on fit. This key attention to detail combined with superb craftsmanship and design set Sorella Swim apart from all other full figure swim brands. Sorella Swim is a luxury swimwear brand for the real woman. It is finally a brand she can call her own! “-Jessica Petersen, owner and designer of Sorella Swim
The swimwear will be available in sizes 10-24. And it will debut for the first time this summer to retailers in July during the famous Miami Swim Fashion Week.

Hot Summer Giveaway: Win an Evans Swimsuit!

Can you believe we are on the third swimsuit giveaway in the Hot Summer Giveaway series! Swimsuits For All and Torrid have already given away amazing swimwear!

This week one lucky winner will have the chance to win this gorgeous Leaf Print Bandeau Swimsuit from the UK retailer Evans! I personally picked this swimsuit out myself. I really wish I could win it. No fair!

Unfortunately, there is only ONE SIZE AVAILABLE. Sorry!!

This swimsuit is a size UK 24 DD/E cup that is compatible to a US size 20 DD/E cup. I have the swimsuit on hand and it could possibly fit a US size 16/18 DD/E cup. So if you are in these size ranges, please enter!

You’ll also win Evans Tropical Flower Scarf as an added bonus, also courtesy of Evans!

To enter, please leave a comment telling me what your favorite look is in their Summer Catalogue. Please make sure to include a valid email address or Twitter i.d. or your entry will NOT count.

For extra entries complete the following as SEPARATE entries or they will not count. There is a maximum of 4 entries total.

Rules: Only one entry per person, unless using the 3 additional entries above. Must be a U.S. resident only, 18 years or older, and can’t have won in the previous two Hot Summer Giveaways. Winner will be chosen using Random.Org on 6/29/11.

Disclosure: This giveaway is sponsored by Evans. 

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