Beauty Buzz: China Glaze’s Fall METRO Collection

I think my nails are officially excited for China Glaze’s Fall 2011 METRO collections in “Downtown” and “Uptown.”“Uptown” is also a 6 piece box collection, which includes CG in the City, Urban-Night, Traffic Jam, City Siren, Street Chic, and Brownstone.”Downtown” is a 6 piece box collection, which includes Skyscraper, Concrete Catwalk, Westside Warrior, Trendsetter, Loft-y Ambitions and Midtown Magic.I’m wearing CG in the City below. You get all the glitter on a subtle purple/grey background. It’s…

Vogue Curvy and Fluvia Lacerda=Yay!

My girl Fluvia Lacerda has made ANOTHER appearance in Vogue Italia’s Curvy web site. She posed for the “Bathing Suits for Curvy Women” feature.She looks stunning and I’m happy they are using a size 18 model. Make sure you leave a comment, so they know how much we love them using her and models that look like her. But, I will say…I’m kind of sad they covered her up in all the images they chose. She’s a…

Custom Plus is Customizable for You

I got this “Confidently Curvy” undies by Custom Plus at Full Figure Fashion Week. When I wear them, I feel super sexy and sassy. I can’t help it.Custom Plus is a “custom apparel site, which caters exclusively to the plus size consumer.” That means you can design your own pair of undies, tank top, t-shirt, or tote bag with your own design or choose one of theirs. And the best part is, they offer sizes 0-32!It’s…

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A Turquoise Summer

It was another hot weekend in Souther California! I know it’s been hot all over the country and that makes it hard to actually want to go outside. But, I had a 3-year-old’s Hello Kitty birthday party to go to. You can’t miss those! I grabbed this Fashion to Figure dress I’ve had in my closet for a few weeks and it was perfect weather to wear it. Besides, this is one of the colors…

Lookbook: Gunas the Eco-Vegan Luxury Handbag

In today’s Eco & animal friendly fashion world, I’m always interested to see what new item will catch my eye. I was supposed to attend the launch party of the Gunas collection below, but couldn’t make it. All I have is this lookbook to drool over. This Eco-vegan luxury line. I do wish I could feel the handbags myself, curious about the quality. What do you think? Is Eco the way to go?GunasThe Quantum Collection

Just a quick photo…

Here’s a photo my girl Rachel, from The Art Muse, took of me at the Victoria’s Secret dinner in Hollywood. It’s a better view of the dress I bought at Haute CurVture. I think I was the most colorful person there. LOL! Thanks for the photo Rachel!! xoxo

Beauty Buzz: VS Fantasies & Dinner with an Angel

Where are all my Victoria’s Secret Beauty fans? Are you in love with Secret Garden too? The smells are intoxicating… aren’t they? Did you know your favorite fragrances of Secret Garden have been reinvented. It’s now VS Fantasies and they’ve even added five new scents. I was lucky enough to be invited to an intimate dinner at the Chateau Marmont Hotel in Hollywood with Victoria’s Secret Angel Candace Swanepoel. Now, I didn’t know how intimate…

Top 5 List: Plus Size Fashion Pet Peeves

Can I have a moment for a curvy/fat/chubby/plus sized fashion rant? These are my top 5 pet peeves when it comes to clothing made for women of my size.Please for the love of chubby thighs, can you figure out a way to make the inside of your pants/trousers more durable. Hello? I have thighs that rub together and that causes friction, which causes wear on the inside of the thigh. Cap sleeves on blouses are NOT…

What’s missing?

I’m always so curious as to finding out exactly what fashionistas like when it comes to accessorizing. I’m a true believer that just one accessory can liven up any outfit. Especially if it’a nude or tan dress, like the T-Bags mini-dress below, and the accessory is a much needed pop of color. But, that’s just me. I want to know what you think…(read below)I’ve chosen 6 random accessories below.If you could ONLY choose ONE, which…

Vote me in for City Chic’s next Blogger Lookbook!

City Chic, the Australian plus size fashion retailer, is hosting a contest to choose what bloggers will go into their next lookbook.If you didn’t know, I was one of many other amazing bloggers featured in their first one. Very Very exciting, because I really do love their clothes. So, it was an honor to be included.I’m here to ask (plead) for your votes…I’d love to be in the next one. So, can I count on…

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‘SUPER’ Skin Care Giveaway with Dr. Perricone

Is your skin care product “SUPER?” It’s not? Your poor skin! What do you think would happen if you fed that hungry skin with some of the world’s most powerful superfoods? Maybe you should take a look at the SUPER by Dr. Nicholas Perricone line. Its products contain green apple fruit, watercress, ginger, and coconut. What makes it “SUPER?” Well, coconut for example provides medium chain triglycerides and tocotrienols to help nourish and protect your skin.…

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…