China Glaze’s Turned Up Turquoise

I’ve been craving a turquoise nail color and I knew China Glaze would have what I was looking for. They always do. I found Turned Up Turquoise over at Ulta for $7. It’s little more green in real life. For some reason it was hard to get the exact color in the photos. Something really interesting about this color is that it dries matte. I used the China Glaze No Chip Top Coat to add…

Changing it Up!

Call it what you will…interchangeable, convertible, or infinity this style of dress has to be the best deal for your hard earned cash. One price with so many different options. I have been craving my own dress and can’t wait to buy one. You know I’ll get my money’s worth, because that’s what bargainistas do! I even found a blog, Rostitchery, that shows you how to create your own infinity dress. With so many options, what’s…

Are you a Hat Lover? Introducing Arturo Rios

The minute this couture hat, modeled by Maxey for Curvysta, hit my page it was on! Everyone kept asking me where it was from. You should have seen the attention it was getting at the rooftop media reception event for Full Figured Fashion Week. It’s not only stunning in the photo, but amazingly beautiful in person!Designed by the very talented Arturo Rios from Los Angeles, this design is only the tip of the iceberg! Just take a…

My Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty Exhibit Visit

When I found out I was going to New York for Full Figured Fashion Week, I knew I had to head over to The Metropolitan Museum of Art. I’ve always been an admirer of Alexander McQueen, his vision, and talent. His death was a loss for the the fashion world. I loved his work, but didn’t know much about him personally. That’s why I made sure to attend the Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibit.As the…

Hot Summer Giveaway: Win an Evans Swimsuit!

Can you believe we are on the third swimsuit giveaway in the Hot Summer Giveaway series! Swimsuits For All and Torrid have already given away amazing swimwear!This week one lucky winner will have the chance to win this gorgeous Leaf Print Bandeau Swimsuit from the UK retailer Evans! I personally picked this swimsuit out myself. I really wish I could win it. No fair!Unfortunately, there is only ONE SIZE AVAILABLE. Sorry!!This swimsuit is a size…

Seeing Red with Domino Dollhouse

I made my way over to Domino Dollhouse and was so inspired by their new Make Out Circus Collection! The pieces look so fun and I really love all the red! And I’m loving the models too (Go Tess!). Red always seems to be one of my favorite colors, regardless of the season. DD starts at size 14 and goes up. I love their saying.Domino Dollhouse strives to bring exciting, charming, and fun clothing and…

8 Plus Divas Presents 1st Annual Fashion Show “Diary of a Curvy Diva”

Where are my Bay Area curvy girls? Here’s an event by 8 Plus Divas just for you! It sounds fun!!When: August 6, 2011Time: 6pm-10pm6pm-7pm – Shop, Drink and Mix7:15pm-8:30pm – Fashion Show8:30pm-10pm – Dance, Drink, Mix, ShopWhere: Oakland Metro OperaHouse 630 3rd Street Oakland, CAThe Oakland Metro is a 6000 sq ft black box theater and opera house, located in Jack London square-Oakland’s thriving downtown entertainment district. It is equipped with full theatrical lighting system,…

FFFWeek: Kmart’s LYS Blogger Brunch

Tonight is my last night in New York City and I’m already going to miss it. But, I am really glad to get home and catch up on my one million emails and posts that I have to do.One thing I’m really looking forward to is hitting up my local Kmart to check out their LYS Love Your Style, Love Your Size line. Last week, a bunch of us were invited to a brunch that…

FFFWeek: The Pulse of the Plus Size Community Panel

If there is one thing I will take away from Full Figured Fashion Week, it has to be what I learned about our community. As part of The Fashion Front, we were involved in a lot of activities, but The Pulse of the Plus Size Community Panel was my favorite.The panel consisted of Jill Hutchison of Sonsi, Katheryn Finney The Budget Fashionista, Madeline Figueroa-Jones of Plus Model Magazine, Jennene Biggins the Founder and CEO Voluptuous…

FFFWeek: White on White Sunset Cruise Photos

WOW, I can’t believe Full Figured Fashion Week is finally over. It’s such a bittersweet feeling. The events I attended were amazing and a step in the right direction for the plus size community.I’ve never seen such support and love for us fashion loving curvy women.Here are some images from the White on White Sunset Cruise that was held on Thursday night. What do you get when you invite a bunch of curvy girls wearing…

The Lane Bryant Blogger Conference

I think these days are going by a little too fast! Full Figured Fashion Week is in full effect!Yesterday, I was a part of the Lane Bryant Blogger Conference, with a lot of my beautiful fellow bloggers.We learned about how Lane Bryant decides on what trends and designs will make it into the next season. We even had a chance to preview a few pieces from their fall line. I’m loving the sequins.The day was…

Full Figured Fashion Week Day 1

If you happen to see any words misspelled or words just left out of the sentence, it’s probably because I’m so exhausted. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a good kind of exhausted!I’m so grateful to be here in New York City for Full Figured Fashion Week. It’s such an amazing feeling to be surrounded by all of these people who care about the plus community and fashion industry.Tonight was the first of events, the Media and Buyer’s…

Full Figured Fashion Week…Here I come!

To say I’m excited about Full Figured Fashion Week is an understatement. As a member of The Fashion Front, I can’t wait for the events, networking, and THE FASHION! I am not only ready to show New York a bunch of curvy love, but I am ready to party with my girls!And by the way…I leave tomorrow night. I haven’t packed a thing. In fact, I’m not even done shopping. LOL. Yes, I’m “that” person. I did…

TRI this ANGLE with Jewelery

Rings at Max & ChloeNecklaces at Max & ChloeI’m always on the look out for different pieces of jewelery. Especially, different shapes. And I’ve kind of been leaning towards triangles. It’s something a little different and always interesting. There’s nothing like adding a little bit of shape to your necklace, ring, bracelet, or your earrings. I love that black Marc Jacobs bangle. It’s on sale too! It probably won’t fit me because I have man…