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...]

What Does a Plus Size Girl Wear to Date Night?

What does a plus size girl wear to date night? Whatever the heck she wants! Hey there, Bonnie HERE and I must say, I am so tired of the do’s and don’ts of dating. I am single now and after a bad divorce and a bad break up, I am back in the dating game! And let me tell you, there are a few good men … [Read more...]