Guest Post: A Few Back to School Plus Size Teen Trends to Rock

Plus Size Varsity Jacket with Snap Front from Deb Shops

Marie's Note: This post is a bit special to me. I was contacted by 14 year old Sarah, who wanted to share and show other plus size teens like herself that there are places to shop and have fun with. She asked if she could create a guest post and I was sooo impressed with her. (Thinks back to what I … [Read more...]

Five French Plus Size Designers You Should Definitely Know

gaelle

Marie's note: Today, I wanted to share a bit of international fashion, especially after being wrapped up in a few Facebook pages of a few French plus size brands. But rather than write from an outsider perspective, I invited French plus size blogger, Gaelle, from The Curvy and Curly Closet to give … [Read more...]

NEW TO THE BLOG: His Two Cents- Loving You, Through the Eyes of a Man

His Two Cents- Loving You

NOTE FROM MARIE: I was having a conversation with a guy friend of mine who has quite a way with words and in our conversation, he was sharing with me what he thought of plus size women and immediately I knew that I had to have him share with you, what some men are thinking about US. SO,  I … [Read more...]

Plus Size Sex Symbol? Plus Size Representation on TV.

Plus Size Sex Symbol- Plus Size Representation on TV.

Whenever I watch television shows, or movies, involving plus-size women, it is always the same old school stereotype: she is sad, with low self-esteem, poorly dressed, has no style and spends her nights at home alone fantasizing about being skinny. Otherwise, she is the funny fat girl who is the … [Read more...]

Finding Motivation in the Strangest Places

Finding Motivation in the Strangest Places

*MARIE'S NOTE: today I welcome guest blogger Raven, a life coach whose words had touched me on the internet. I wanted her to share a bit of her story and motivation to hopefully inspire at least one of you! Please keep reading and show some love to Raven* Finding Motivation in the Strangest … [Read more...]

Around Town: Monif C Plus Sizes #MyBeachISBetter Swim Event

Monif C Plus Sizes #MyBeachISBetter Swim Event

Hey Girls! Marie's Note: Today I asked Kim to recap the uber swanky and beautiful event that took place for Monif C and I am sooo happy that she did! Please read on to catch the latest that plus size designer, Monif C gave us! There are two things just about every fashion blogger loves, a … [Read more...]

Best Full Figured Bra Buys For a 44 Band+

five full figured bras 44 plus

MARIE'S NOTE: While I was at the Latina  and Lifestyle Blogger Conference, I met this really cool woman from the Bay Area, with her bring plus size and with a very passionate concern about bras, I invited her to share her thoughts, concerns, and love with all of you! Please check out the first of … [Read more...]

The Perfect Valentine’s Day Date? Yourself!

The Perfect Valentine's Day Date Date

I am single this year. Don't get me wrong, I have tried looking for love but it has been in all the wrong places, as usual. Dating is like having a full-time job and most times, I don't have the time for the games and the intrigue. I have decided to stop looking for that perfect guy and the perfect … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Why Mainstream Fashion Should Serve the Plus-Size Customer

Why Mainstream Fashion Should Serve the Plus-Size Customer

Despite their $16B in retail spending, mainstream fashion has long ignored the plus-size customer.  As one yourself, which I assume you are since you are reading this blog, you understand that this is incredibly frustrating.  With thousands of different brands on the market that cater to women size … [Read more...]

On a Search for the Perfect Bra- The Butterfly Bra from Ashley Stewart

The Butterfly Bra

Ladies, I think for many of you this will hit home. I have suffered from back problems and shoulder pain for as long as I can remember. I am very petite, curvy and large breasted. It is a gift and a curse. I am blessed and damned at the same time. Do you know how many women go in for breast … [Read more...]