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Win a Cacique Passion Lace ‘Pink Candy’ Bra (Closed)

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 Lace full coverage bras in the color ‘Pink Candy’ in sizes 38D and 42D. Our luxurious passion lace full coverage bra combines sexiness and support. Seamless underwire cups feature a beautiful lace overlay with a silky lining. Side boning smooths and supports. Lightly padded adjustable…

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 Fashion Genius is here to the rescue. In less than 3 minutes and with NO measurements required, Fashion Genius will identify your unique body shape & personal style preferences, and then match your style to the perfect bras, tops and pants … just right for…

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 literally jumped at the chance to review Playtex’s 18 Hour bra. They sent me the Ultimate Lift and Support bra and their Seamless Smoothing bra. I know us large chested women are skeptical when it comes to support. That’s what you have me for. Here’s how…

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, ESPN’s Erin Andrews, and hottie actor Jesse Williams.As I was getting my manicure, I happened to be sitting next to the beautiful actres Gabrielle Union. We were all having a discussion about Softcup. If you don’t know, Softcup it’s the “no strings attached” feminine product. We were…

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. I’m always a fan of a flowy tank. Especially, when it has a knotted back where the straps meet. Now, this may seem a little difficult when it comes to choosing a bra. But you can always wear a strapless bra orrrrr one of those…

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 one of those U.K. lingerie brands. I actually owned a plus size corset of theirs and I loved it! They make the cutest pieces. Anything from bras, knickers, hosiery, nightwear and more.I was looking at their web site today and I couldn’t help but notice something. Why…

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 did. It’s the perfect length for my 5’6 height. I really liked the slight draping in the front and the ruched band on the bust. My favorite part of the dress is the fact that it actually fit me in the chest area without falling…

The Curvy Revolution: Day 2

Day 2 of The Curvy Revolution was all about meeting the vendors at the Expo. I know there are so many amazing products and brands out there for the curvy woman.I even had the opportunity to get a free bra fitting by Lane Bryant. I found out I’ve been wearing the wrong bra size! What? No wonder I’ve always been uncomfortable wearing under wire bras. Now, I know my correct size and my “girls” will be a lot happier. Maybe I’ll even buy the new Sateen Convertible Plunge Bra. Go get your free fitting today!!Here’s what I wore:Sweater: TJ MaxxTunic: Abrstract…

Teer Wayde Stuns in Simply Be

Stunning Australian model Teer Wayde models some of her favorite pieces from the Simply Be lingerie line. She’s wearing the Naturally Close Control body and the Naturally Close Pack of two plunge bras in Navy and Coral. I might have to check these pieces out. And why haven’t I heard of her before? Hopefully we see more of her here in the U.S. (Images courtesy of Simply Be)

Review: Cacique’s Smooth Satin No-Wire Bra

You know as well as I do, that finding the perfect bra is torture! It can not only be annoying, but it can be expensive and time consuming. I have been on the hunt for a wireless bra, that was not only affordable, but that actually “held up” its end of the bargain…if you know what I mean. And by that I mean, the bra has to offer great support. Duh!I’ve had enough with wearing under-wire bras all day with the uncomfortable wire poking me! I don’t mind a couple of hours, but all day…not anymore.Since, I am already a…

‘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! Just take a look for yourself and you might notice a few fellow bloggers in the audience.I was given the opportunity to ask Maria Teza, director/general manager of JMS, a few questions about the event, plus size fashion, and the JMS brand.Q. What was your…

OOTD: Plaid, Cheap, and Easy?

Oh Target…this is another reason I love you!I picked up this Converse One Star plaid dress for only $7 on clearance! I will admit it’s around two sizes too big, but nothing a little alteration won’t take care of. Besides if you just tie the strings in the back really tight, you can’t even tell.This is the first plaid item I’ve bought for myself this season, I didn’t think I’d like it, but I love this dress!! It’s very comfortable and I love the military style brass buttons.I wore a simple black cardigan, Assets opaque tights, Old Navy brass earrings…

Day 2 & 3: Viva Fat Vegas

Days 2 & 3 of Viva Fat Vegas were a lot of fun! Yes, there are more photos. And I know you’ve seen them on the other girls blogs, but now it’s my turn! Lol.After our afternoon at Voluptuous we spent an evening with Sealed with a Kiss (SWAK) Designs. We were lucky enough to try on pieces from their fall line. We even had our own private fashion show. The pieces were beyond amazing. They were not only comfy but the cuts were flattering and accentuated our curves! There are tons of pictures below. SWAK gifted us a dress…

Fall Trends 2010: Military

If there is ever a trend I can relate to the most, it’s definitely military fashion. Yes, my curvy friends, I did serve in the U.S. military. To this day, you will not find me wearing anything camouflage or combat boots. I wore them for five years and that’s enough for me. But, everything else in this trend is OK. If anything I love the symmetry of the buttons. Chic without overpowering your outfit. Can someone please buy me the ASOS Curve Military Knitted Cape? Please?Will the military trend make it to your closet this fall? Torrid Cobalt Military Button…

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