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How to Accessorize a Maxi Dress

One of my favorite silhouettes for spring would have to be the maxi dress. It’s the ultimate dress for comfort and style. And it’s so versatile. This Lane Bryant V-neck Maxi Dress ($39.95) is a perfect example. This LBD (I’m now calling the long black dress) is like a blank canvas. From the waist to [...]

If I was a rich girl: Saks Fifth Avenue’s Salon Z

You’ve heard me describe myself time and time again as a bargainista. I do love a good bargain, but sometimes I do crave the finer designers in life. If I was a rich girl, I would definitely be wearing designers that you would only find at high-end department stores like Sakes Fifth Avenue and their [...]

LOVE Giveaway #2: Ashley Stewart

Thank you to everyone who entered the LOVE giveaway #1 and a big thank you to Sonsi! Let’s see what giveaway #2 has for you! I love adding some spice to your life! And not just during February, Curves and Chaos’ official month of LOVE, but all year round! Ashley Stewart, who “dresses the women [...]

Jessica London is Something Special

Spring has already started blooming over at Jessica London. Today, they launched “There’s something special happening this Spring” campaign. It’s all about the new spring fashions! They are even offering free shipping on orders of $75 or more! “Jessica London® has designed a beautiful portfolio of Spring leather with more colors and styles, as well [...]

Spring Trends: Floral Prints

Floral prints for spring are a no brainer. I love a flowy skirt, billowy blouse, or flirty dress with this print. I know most of the country is STILL covered in snow, but let’s just close our eyes for a second. Imagine yourself taking a walk in the park wearing one of the skirts below [...]

Curves and Chaos 2010 Survey Results: Part 4

The Curves and Chaos 2010 Survey continues with part 4. This is a more in depth look at what us curvy shoppers think about the plus size fashion industry. I’d love to hear what you think about the results below. In your honest opinion, name ONLY ONE clothing manufacturer that you think knows the plus-size [...]

Beauty Buzz: China Glaze Holiday Collection

China Glaze has been gracing nails like yours for 13 years and now your holiday can be a little more festive with their 2010 holiday collection. With colors like Naughty and Nice, Jolly Holly, and Little Drummer Boy, these 16 holiday shades will pretty much go with any of your party dresses. Personally, I love [...]

Delightfully Velvet

You know the holidays are right around the corner when all things velvet roll out. From dresses to accessories, it’s super luxe and often comes in basic colors like black and red. It’s definitely an acquired material, that gives whatever form it’s in a vintage appeal. If you love velvet, but don’t want wear it, [...]

Holiday Dress Giveaway #2: $100 Lane Bryant Gift Card

Congratulations to Crystal who blogs at Thicker Than Your Average Girl! She won dress #1! I know she’s going to look great in it! We expect to see photos on your blog! Dress #2 isn’t exactly a dress, but it’s enough to get you that stunning holiday look! It’s a $100 gift card to one [...]

‘Just My Size’ Maria Teza talks Brand & Fashion Show

Last month, No.1 plus-size apparel brand JMS/Just My Size hosted a fashion show in New York City. They unveiled their holiday styles and even previewed their spring and summer fashions. The models strutted down the runway in colorful styles accented with metallic, lace, and beaded embellishments. Sold at Walmart, each style was priced below $25! [...]

Curves and Chaos 2010 Survey Results: Part 2

What do you take into consideration FIRST when purchasing clothing? Price 43% Fit 32% Style 23% Designer Label 0% Other 2% When viewing plus-size retailer’s/designers advertisements, what makes you want to shop with them? The models they use. 6% The way the clothes fit on the models. 29% Their use of “real” women in ads. [...]

Did someone say SALE?

First I would just like to say Happy Veteran’s Day to all of my military brothers and sisters. A heartfelt thank you to you all! Now, on to the SALES! I found some of these sales in my inbox and you know I love to share! If you have or know of a sale going [...]