Bargainista Finds II

Yes…this chick went on a little shopping excursion yesterday. I finally made it out to the “Bargainista” shopping center. You know…the one with Marshalls, Ross, Old Navy, and Nordstrom Rack. I didn’t make it to Nordstrom Rack…booooo!This (left) is what I wore, but I think I look yuck…so I played with the pic a little bit. Anywhoodles…I had been in the market for a simple black cross body handbag, but I didn’t want to pay…

Straw Fedora Comeback?

Are you a hat lover? I admire those who can pull off a hat. Especially, a fedora…how about a straw fedora? Also known as the Panama Hat, this could be spring’s hottest hat…or will it just hit the ground face first? I love them! I think they are very chic, but some think otherwise. I would take any one of the hats below. I want to know what you think. Yes or No?More Urban Outfitters…

Sale! Sale! Sale!

Calling all Marina Rinaldi fans!Starting tomorrow, Thursday 3/25, ideeli.com will have Marina Rinaldi sportswear and dresses starting at $49 and up! But, you have to be a member to get the exclusive savings. That’s up to 69% off retail prices!Hurry!! The sale begins at 12noon for 1st row members and 2pm for 2nd row members. Go to ideeli.com to sign up. *If you’re not a member, use promotion code “marina” to access this sale and…

Really? …….. Really?

I’m as surprised as you are…Research: Plus-size models lower self-esteemAdvertisements with “plus-size” models are unlikely to positively impact their target audience, according to the findings of a new study from Arizona State University, as well as , the University of Cologne in Germany and Erasmus University in the Netherlands. Ads like Dove’s “Campaign For Real Beauty” actually lowered enthusiasm in both overweight and normal-weight consumers, according to Naomi Mandel, a marketing professor at Arizona State’s…

Beauty Buzz: Korres Mango Butter Lipstick

After watching this video, I have decided to try a natural lipstick. Watch it…you will understand.Normally, I wouldn’t pay $18 for a lipstick, but I had a Sephora gift card from Christmas. So, I splurged.I bought the Korres Mango Butter Lipstick in Coral. I must say that I loooooooove it.It leaves my lips soft and I love the fact that it has an SPF of 10. If you go to their web site and fill…

Simply Trends

Are you still confused about this season’s trends? Still? No worries…Simply Be is here to inspire you curvy gals.Their spring trends campaign features model Gwyneth Harrison. You know Gwyneth? She was one of the curvy models in Mark Fast’s controversial runway show during London Fashion Week.Here she gives us the denim, military, and sports luxe trends. Pssst…don’t forget about romantic lace, tropical graphics, and floral.Simply fab! Which one is your fave?

Bored…

This my friends…is what happens when I stay home bored with my cell phone. No, I’m not embarrassed of these pics. I am pretty embarrassed that this curvy butt is not sitting in a pub somewhere in L.A. on St. Patrick’s Day. This is me “au natural’ and ready to go to bed. I hope you had a better night than I did. I’m pooped. I spent all day with my mom shopping at thrift…