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Leading Lady and Lace is Lovely!

It’s not every day that I immediately fall in love with a bra. In fact, most of the time, I don’t like them and that stinking underwire that always seems to poke me. And if it’s a sexy bra, most of the time it’s not comfortable or practical. Unless it’s this bra from Leading Lady.

Handbag Delight: Dareen Hakim

When I first saw Dareen Hakim’s handbags at MAGIC LV, I knew there was something special about them. The shapes and colors instantly caught my eye. Check out the new collections below, which are no exception. “Sumptuous leathers, arabesque calligraphy, dramatic hues – all form the basis of style behind each Dareen Hakim creation. Celebrating [...]

JMS New Spring Collection Giveaway

JMS (Just MY Size) has a new spring collection and they’re not only excited to share it with you, but they also want to give one lucky reader a few pieces! Available at Walmart’s nationwide, JMS has it covered. They offer bras, clothing, swimwear, panties, workout gear, hosiery, sleepwear, and loungewear. How can you not [...]

Melt Away the Winter Blues with Playtex Secrets® Bra Giveaway

Printed bras are greatly underrated. There’s something about knowing you have a bra with a fun design underneath your clothes. Like, when I wore this new Playtex Secrets® Cotton Shaping Underwire bra ($34) in the Mini Grape Zebra print. I felt a little sassy! It’s a great way to add a burst of color to your [...]

10 Reasons I love Payless

I remember being a little girl and always shopping at Payless Shoe Source. I’m going to be honest, at that time the quality of the shoes weren’t that great, but they were affordable. And believe me we were always on a budget. Today, Payless is so different. You have designers like Lela Rose, Christian Siriano, [...]

City Chic Lingerie Lookbook

OK ladies…I don’t want to hear any more excuses. There’s no need to complain about not having lingerie that fits. Plus size lingerie is popping up everywhere. And this includes one of my favorite retailers, City Chic. You may have seen the beautiful Tocarra wearing their pieces in the October issue of Plus Model Magazine. The [...]

Win a Cacique Passion Lace ‘Pink Candy’ Bra

I love that the color pink represents the fight against breast cancer. When I look at it, I see it as a brave, courageous, and strong color. That’s why all this month, I’m going to be giving away something pink each week. This week Lane Bryant wants to give away two of their new Cacique Passion [...]

Meet Your ‘Fashion Genius’

How many of you are scared of online shopping? Not sure if the styles will suit you? Or is putting together an outfit online a pain in the butt? If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then you’re going to love this new online tool. Brought to you by Charming Shoppes, the [...]

Win! Playtex 18 Hour Bra Review & Giveaway

I’ve said it many times before on this blog, but I’m always looking for a comfortable wireless bra. I get so irritated when a wire starts poking me! And because I am larger in the chest, finding a wireless bra that will actually support me and offer full coverage can be difficult. That’s why I [...]

ABOUT

  Curves & Chaos™ is a fashion, beauty, and lifestyle blog for the CURVY (plus size) woman. She is glamorous, fabulous, foxy, confident, and more. View my Fohr Card profile here. Hello! My name is Monique Frausto and I’m the founder of this little blog! Yes, I’m a curvy Latina and proud. I live in [...]

Softcup Retreat @ Bliss Spa

Last week, my girlie Marie Denee of The Curvy Fashionista invited me to a pre-Espy’s Softcup retreat at Bliss Spa located in the W Hotel in Hollywood. There were lots of celebs and athletes hanging around getting their choice of spa treatments. Just to name a few actress Gabrielle Union, sisters Vanessa and Angela Simmons, [...]

A JET and Sophia Outfit Kind of Day

Most of you know that I love the laid back L.A. style and this outfit is a perfect example of that. Torrid sent me the JET John Eshaya White Leopard Print Tank ($34.50) and the Sophia Jegging Regular length ($58.50). This was the perfect outfit for a day of shopping, eating barbecue, and more shopping. [...]

Simply Yours and the Camisole

If there’s one thing I’ve noticed in the plus size online-shopping world,  it’s that there are quite a few options in the U.K. I used to live in Europe and at that time, I didn’t do any online shopping for clothes. Today, you can find almost anything online, including lingerie.  Sexy! Sexy! Simply Yours is [...]

What I Wore: City Chic’s Passion Flower Maxi

What do you wear on a sunny day in Los Angeles? A maxi dress! Not just any dress, but the Passion Flower Maxi (on sale $30) by City Chic. The Australian fashion retailer is really impressing me with the fit and quality of their designs. My hubby picked this dress and I’m so happy he [...]