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Style Trend: Jewelry with Tassels

Whenever I think of statement jewelry, I always think of a piece that just stands out. Whether it’s a necklace, pair of earrings, a ring, or a bracelet.  And right now, my favorite statement trend is jewelry with tassels. Don’t worry, it’s not stuffy and bland. Think lots of color—like these. I found you 15 reasons why you’ll love jewelry with tassels. Let these pieces stand out for you and do the talking. Read more

Swimsuits For All Launches Designer Boutique

I know some of you are still buried under snow and ice, but that doesn’t mean you have to stop dreaming about warmer weather. No you don’t! And when I say warmer weather, I’m talking about the beach and swimsuit season. While you’re dreaming of that warm sun hitting your skin, you should know that Swimsuits For All has just launched their Designer Boutique.  Read more

I’m Beating the Winter Blues with Blueberries

We all know that blueberries are yummy. I love them in my pancakes and muffins (of course I do). But, I never really considered using them in my beauty products. That was until The Body Shop sent me their Special Edition Blueberry bath and body range. This includes everyone’s favorite—the body butter. I had a chance to try out a few of the products and they are bluerberry-licious! Yup…I just made that word up. Read more

Brad Goreski Shares his Style Commandments

Where are my Brad fans at? You might remember Brad Goreski as Rachel Zoe’s right-hand man on The Rachel Zoe Project. Well he’s no one’s right-hand man anymore! Brad is now a stylist to the stars—you may have seen a few of his A-list clients on the best dressed lists. And he knows better than anyone that radiant skin will not cramp your style. In fact, he’s teamed up with Suave Professionals Body Care and is sharing his Red Carpet Radiance Style Commandments. Read more

3 Easy Beauty Tutorials for a Red Carpet Look

I’m not going to sit here and pretend that I’m a makeup pro. Nope. Not one bit. In fact, I’m always checking out easy beauty tutorials and asking my makeup obsessed friends questions. Yes, I’m just like you! And now that we’re at the end of the red carpet season, I want to know how I can create some of those red carpet looks by myself, at home. Read more

Shop Your Favorite Pro Sports Teams in Plus Sizes

Hello. My name is Monique and I’m a sports fanatic. Yes, it’s true. I’m passionate about a lot of things in life and following my favorite sports teams is one of them. If you didn’t know I’m a huge Denver Broncos and Los Angeles Dodgers fan. Followed by the Los Angeles Kings and the Los Angeles Lakers. No, I’m not a bandwagon fan either! I’ve been watching since I was a teen; thank you very much. I take my sports seriously and am loyal to my teams. And there’s one thing I’ve always found a mystery…where can we find our favorite pro sports teams in plus sizes? Read more

A Pampered Night with Simply Be

When I get an invitation to get pampered, let’s just say I’m in. But, if you’re Simply Be, you want to pamper me, and you want me to preview some of your spring pieces…well then that’s just a triple bonus! You know I’m really in! Along with a few of my very good blogger friends, we gathered in L.A. to get out nails done, chat, and more. Read more

10 Favorites: Sexy Full-Figure Bras

We can all agree that sexy is a state of mind. Whether you’re wearing a potato sack, denim jeans, lingerie, or a designer gown; it’s up to you to determine what’s sexy. For me, what I wear underneath my clothes makes me feel “oh la la.” FYI, that means wearing a sexy bra. And I can’t shop for just any bras, I have to (proudly) check out the full-figured section. From lace, satin, balconette, to plunge—there are lots of sexy bras out there for us! Here are 10 of my favorite sexy full-figure bras. Read more

Here’s Your Chance to Copy Katy Perry’s Grammy Look

Yes…Katy Perry looked beautiful at the Grammy’s. I will admit, I’m not the biggest fan of her music, but man this chica is a stunner. I not only fell in love with her Valentino Haute Couture gown, but her makeup was near perfect. She was one of my favorite red carpet looks from the Grammy’s. And now here’s your chance to copy her look, straight from her beauty team of the night! Read more

Ready for Spring with Clinique

By the looks of things on the Weather Channel, I know more than half of you are ready for spring. How many of you are fed up with this snow? Well, I’m here to help you get in the mood for spring! That means showing you a few season favorites from Clinique. You’re welcome. Read more

It’s a Curves and Chaos Birthday Celebration! (closed)

Guess what? It’s time to celebrate Curves and Chaos’ 4th birthday! You may have noticed a few Instagram giveaways this past weekend. I just want to shower you with gifts. Yes, it’s a Curves and Chaos birthday (blog) party! Woohoo! If you can’t tell, I’m really super excited, because you guys have been amazing. All of the support and love you have shown me during the past four years has been beyond anything I could ever imagine.  Read more

A Night with L’Oreal Paris (OOTD)

Let’s be honest, awards season has been pretty good so far. But, we still have the SAG Awards and the Academy Awards to look forward to. Don’t you just love the anticipation of the red carpet? Who is wearing what designer? And what will their hair and makeup look like. This past week, I actually got the inside scoop to a few Golden Globes celebrity looks thanks to L’Oreal Paris. Read more