When I think of how much I love New York City, I can’t help but think of all the access there is to fashion. It’s literally around every corner…like the Nina Shoes headquarters. First of all, a BIG THANK YOU to the always beautiful Lauren of Kurvayshus B. who got me in! Love this lady!
You all know I love fashion and beauty. And some of you might even know about my other passion…traveling. In fact, last year I introduced a new feature “Curvy Girl Travels.” It was a way to document and share my traveling adventures with you. OK…I only wrote two stories…but I really liked it! LOL!
Well…guess what? I’m bringing it back! With all of my recent traveling there’s so much I want to share with you! So, not only is this a fashion and beauty blog, but it’s a travel blog as well!
The minute I saw this high waisted JIBRI skirt, I knew I had to have it! I think it’s probably the boldest piece of clothing I own. I love it and I feel amazingly sassy in it. I wore it during the finale night of Full Figure Fashion Week.
Now, if the skirt looks a little big, it’s because it is. I actually had it taken out at the waist and I think the measurements got a little mixed up, because when I tried it on, it was too big. With the help of the wonderful Elann Zelie, we pinned the inside, but it was still a little big. But, that’s OK, cause I felt amazing in it! The construction of the skirt is impeccable, but you already knew that. I paired it with a tank I picked up at Nordstrom and a pair of teal suede t-strap platforms from Steve Madden. I was really happy with the entire look!
Are you a fitness fashionista or looking to become one? Cult of California recently had a launch party for their collection and it was pretty awesome. Held at the infamous Writer’s Room in Hollywood, invited guests were treated to black licorice flavored candy, music by Betty Ninja and the Nunchix, and a runway show.
Jen Wilder, the designer behind Cult of California, has given us fitness apparel you won’t be afraid to wear at yoga, Zumba class, or running errands. The line is definitely fierce with edge. I have a lot of favorites…don’t think I can choose just one. Check out the collection today…oh…and they are now accepting pre-orders!
I still can’t believe Full Figured Fashion Week is over…I’m going to start counting down the days until the next one! And I’m STILL posting photos! Unfortunately, I can’t post them all on this blog, so you can find them here on the Curves and Chaos Facebook fan page.
I did want to share what I wore on the night of the Indie Designer Showcase. Lovedrobe sent me this amazing dress by their new sister brand Koko by Koko. The White Patterned Grecian Dress (£38.00 at New Look), was glorious! It was definitely made for a woman with curves and I was in awe of the draping.I’m so impressed with the fit! You can dress this up or down for day or night. It’s so colorful! I wore my new Aldo suede wedges with it.
I seriously think the photos will never stop! LOL! In an attempt to bring you all the amazingness from Full Figured Fashion Week…this is the last post with individual designers. The next two will contain all of the remaining designers. If I continued at this rate, then I’d be posting for a few weeks. And by then, you’ll be sick of me and FFFWeek! LOL! OK…enough of that. Here are two creative and inspiring designers SK WiLBUR and Ashley Nell Tipton.
There’s just something about a maxi dress that makes me smile. See…look below…I’m smiling! LOL! Thank you to Torrid for sending me the Blush Slub Knit Ruffle Maxi Dress ($64). I adored it and I got tons of compliments on it. I was kind of bummed when I had to change later that day.
As you can see, it’s a really great length for me at 5’6 with flat sandals. I might even be able to get away with a wedge without it being too short. That’s one of my pet peeves. I’m a size 16 and this is a Size 1. If you look on the website, the ruffle (on the model) looks longer. Maybe it’s because I’m bigger up top than she is? The top was a little boobie-licious at some times, I had to keep picking it up. Besides that I loved this maxi and I can’t wait to wear it again!