Beauty Buzz: Zoe&Zac

When you think of Payless ShoeSource, you think of stylish shoes at affordable prices, right? You don’t think of bath and beauty products.Well, it’s time to change that train of thought. They are now offering bath, beauty, and fragrance products at affordable prices.I found this out a few months ago, when I was sent a free sample of their “green” and natural beauty products by Zoe&Zac. I will admit I am totally in love with…

You, City Chic & Australian Fashion Week

Australian plus size retailer City Chic is all about fashion for the curvy girl. Offering sizes 14-24, they want you to know “that fashion is not only for the skinny!” And that’s why we love em’!Want another reason to love them? For a limited time only, they are offering you 30% off your City Chic orders with the coupon code BM30FS. That means you can buy this One Shoulder Striped Top (right)!How about one more…

Nordstrom Rack at Your Fingertips!

Bargainistas rejoice! The Nordstrom Rack is now online! I know you’re jumping for joy right at this moment. I love this store, but because of the “demographics” the one closest to my house doesn’t carry an plus sizes. That makes me a grumpy shopper. And no one likes a grumpy shopper.Now I get to shop online for Michael Kors, Calvin Klein, Caslon, Rachel Pally, Adriana Papell, and more for up to 70% off! I need…

OneStopPlus’ Virtual Fashion Show

OneStopPlus, the largest plus-size online retailer, is set to produce it’s first virtual runway show during New York Fashion Week.The simulcast will take place on February 17, 2011 at 1 p.m. EST and will give women from around the world a front row seat to view their exclusive fall fashion collection.You can view the virtual fashion show on www.ospfashionshow.com using your computer, smart phone, iPad, or iTouch. It’s set to air in countries around the…

If I was a rich girl: Saks Fifth Avenue’s Salon Z

You’ve heard me describe myself time and time again as a bargainista. I do love a good bargain, but sometimes I do crave the finer designers in life.If I was a rich girl, I would definitely be wearing designers that you would only find at high-end department stores like Sakes Fifth Avenue and their Salon Z.Salon Z carries pieces in sizes 14-24 by designers such as Michael Kors, Eileen Fisher, Amanda Uprichard, David Meister, Elie…

Crystal Renn speaks…again…about her weight loss

image:crystalrenn.comEx-plus model Crystal Renn, in an exclusive video interview via the Ford Models Blog, speaks up again about the issue of her recent weight loss.”For some a thinner Crystal Renn has meant betrayal of the very foundations upon which she built her career as the most famous plus model in the world. On the face of it, these accusations appear founded, but do not hold up when subjected to further scrutiny. Lost in the discussion…

Sara Ramirez Rocking her Curves on Latina’s March cover!

Source: Latina.comGrey’s Anatomy star, Sara Ramirez, strips down to her undies for the cover of the March issue of Latina magazine.Doesn’t she look so glam? I love her hair! Ramirez discusses it all in this issue, including loving her curves!“There’s a whole list of things you could worry about. Are you skinny enough? Talented enough? In all kinds of ways, I used to be really, really hard on myself.”The March issue will hit newsstands on…

LOVE Giveaway #2: Ashley Stewart

Thank you to everyone who entered the LOVE giveaway #1 and a big thank you to Sonsi! Let’s see what giveaway #2 has for you!I love adding some spice to your life! And not just during February, Curves and Chaos’ official month of LOVE, but all year round!Ashley Stewart, who “dresses the women from the bedroom to the boardroom,” has been dressing curvy women since the early 1990’s! And they want to help you feel…

The Skinny Jean Revolution

You thought it was just a fad.You were told curvy girls couldn’t wear them.You tried them on and uncertainty set in.Now, every where you turn you see them. On the street and in the mirror, it doesn’t look like skinny jeans are going anywhere. Different from a “jegging” the skinny jean has made it into the hearts of fashionistas everywhere.You can call them cigarette pants, pencil pants, skinny pants or skinnies.Originating in the 1950’s, they…

A Letter to ASOS

Dear ASOS,Why do you hate me and my brokeness (I know that’s not a word, but oh well)? You continue to produce amazingly chic clothes that my wallet can not support at this moment. Although, I hear you’re getting a lot of flack for your shipping issues. But because you’re so awesome…I will forgive you.And can I just say; I am loving this neutral colored trend you have going on (below). It’s like you know…

Nine West Launches “Shoelaborations”

One of your favorite shoe brands, Nine West, has just launched Shoelaborations, a new collaboration project that will bring the vision of international trendsetters, artists, and designers to you.The first collection, from French designer Sophie Theallet, is already in stores for spring/summer 2011. The “Sophie Theallet for Nine West” collection tells the story of “Sophie from Paris Takes a Trip to NYC” and includes uniquely designed pieces that are Sophie’s take on summer essentials: a…

Curvy Girl Travels: The Opryland of Nashville

I’ve often found that there’s always a good reason to travel. Whether it’s for work or play, the idea of being able to discover new and interesting places has always made me the happiest curvy girl around. I had the honor of being selected by Latinos in Social Media to attend BlissDom’11 a blogger conference inside The Opryland hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. Being that I’d never been to Tennessee, I was excited to visit “one…

The month of “LOVE” Giveaway #1

Can’t you just smell Valentine’s Day in the air? It is right around the corner, please don’t freak out on me yet! I’m here to help you celebrate all month long!I’ve officially declared February as the month of “LOVE” here at Curves and Chaos.It’s all about love and I love “LOVE” and instead of just celebrating it for one day, I’m going to celebrate all month with giveaways for you!Our first giveaway is courtesy of…