How to Accessorize a Maxi Dress

One of my favorite silhouettes for spring would have to be the maxi dress. It’s the ultimate dress for comfort and style. And it’s so versatile. This Lane Bryant V-neck Maxi Dress ($39.95) is a perfect example. This LBD (I’m now calling the long black dress) is like a blank canvas. From the waist to your neck and down to your feet, there are so many ways to accessorize and make this the dress you’ll…

Vote for “The Face of FFFWeek”

It might be New York Fashion week and I do love fashion, but do you know what I love more? Full Figured Fashion Week! And it’s set to all go down again in New York on June 16-18, 2011!I was lucky enough to be selected as a member of The Curvy Collective in Los Angeles last year for Full Figured Fashion Week(end). It was an amazing experience! Every time I see founder Gwen DeVoe post…

Lizzie Miller is the New Face of OneStopPlus.com

Ever since her eye-catching nude photo in Glamour Magazine, model Lizzie Miller has been busy. Can you blame her? She’s gorgeous!It was just announced today that she is the brand new OneStopPlus.com ambassador. That means she will be the face of this plus-size fashion brand. You’ll see Lizzie on Twitter and Facebook, as well as their web site.“I am so honored to have been chosen as OneStopPlus.com’s ambassador, as they are a major player in…

LOVE Giveaway #3: INES

Editors Note: Congratulations to Carleen, who won the super sexy Ashley Stewart lingerie. And a big thanks to Ashley Stewart! Happy Valentine’s Day!! Love is definitely in the air…whether you like it or not! And what better way to spread the love? With the “month of love” giveaway #3 of course!One lucky winner will win this amazing INES Sleeveless Empire Dress (right) courtesy of Shop Translated. This hot pink dress, with an art nouveau print, is…

Jessica Simpson’s Fashion Empire is said to reach $1 Billion

Photo SourceCan you believe Jessica Simpson’s fashion empire is set to reach a whopping $1 billion this year? This is according to an article in New York Magazine that will hit newsstands on February 21. It’s no surprise, right? 2010 brought in $750 million alone. It’s reported she will add a full ready-to-wear collection and a career separates line later this year.Hopefully, she’ll decide to work on a plus collection. Until then, I’ll drool over…

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…

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…