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Introducing KRA by Skinny Minority, the Lookbook

First of all…I love the name “Skinny Minority!” And if you were wondering, it’s a full service personal styling and image-consulting company based in Philidelphia founded by Karima Renee. Karima founded Skinny Minority with one thing in mind-find “real recognition within the fashion industry for curvy women.”  KRA is their first clothing collective. The A/W 2011 [...]

A Good Dress is Hard to Find

You know the saying…a good man is hard to find. Well, I’ve changed it around a bit. A good dress is hard to find. What do you have to do around here to find a dress that isn’t too short (butt hanging out) and too tight (my ribs are showing)? I will save all that [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Hot Summer Giveaway: Win $100 from Swimsuits For All

Are you ready for summer? Do you have your “go to” swimsuit ready for lounging by the pool?  Let Swimsuits For All and Curves and Chaos help you out with the Hot Summer Giveaway! Swimsuits For All is “The Size 8 & Up Swimwear Shop.” You have your choice of one pieces, tankinis, separates, swimdresses, cover [...]

Clique to Know Launches June 28!

Please tell me you’ve signed up for Clique to Know. If you’re a curvy bargainista, then you don’t want to miss the launch of this site on June 28th. Clique to Know is a members only flash sale site designed for sizes 10 and up at discounted prices. You’ll see fashion from Rachel Pally, Arnold [...]

This Trend is Cool as Blue

Image found on JustJared.com The minute I saw Chanel Iman in this amazing turquoise dress, I knew I had to write this post. I’m not sure who the designer is, but I do know she wore it to the CFDA Fashion Awards in New York City. Raise your hand if you wish a designer would [...]

FFFWeek Update: The Pulse of the Plus Size Community Panel

WHOA! Full Figured Fashion Week is officially 10 days from now! Did you get your tickets yet? If you haven’t, I can tell you that the Full Figured Fashion Crawl and the Fashion Friday Networking Event featuring the Full Figured & Fabulous Runway Model Competition are sold out. You can still get your hands on [...]

Who is Manon Baptiste?

I’m on an official mission to find out who designer Manon Baptiste is. Do you know? I think he/she might be a French designer.  I’m on Navabi.us and I’ve noticed a lot of this designer’s pieces are sold out. And I can’t for the life of me, find any more information about this designer on the [...]

Staying Golden with Midnight Velvet

What did you wear during the Memorial Day weekend? If you you had weather like us in Los Angeles, then you’d probably wear something similar to my outfit-a flowy dress and sandals. It’s kind of the perfect combo for a beautiful day. We hosted a small barbecue at my apartment and I wanted to wear [...]

Chiffon is Chic!

It’s about to get real classy up in here…make room for chiffon ladies. Chiffon is that material that was usually saved for special occassion dresses. Not anymore. I have seen this trend every where. And I really think any age or size can wear it in almost any color. There are so many different styles [...]