Marie Denee's Thoughts

A look inside the owner and Editor, Marie Denee's thoughts, musings, and observations of the plus size community and personal reflections on body image, the plus size shopper, the plus size industry and the plus size community.

How I Live on Purpose

How I live on Purpose

I'm sharing how I live on purpose in support of my friend Dr. Danielle Dowling and her new book The Soul Sessions, a 5-week guide to crafting greater joy and making big things happen. Get a wee, free sample here ! When I was asked to participate, I knew that I wanted to do so. Over the past few … [Read more...]

Out and About: Diversity Now Panel at Ryerson University

Diversity Now Panel at Ryerson University on The Curvy Fashionista

Last week I had the pleasure of traveling to Toronto to sit on an amazing panel of body image champions in the space of diversity in fashion and I left so inspired. What Ryerson University is doing with Dr. Ben Barry at the helm is quite revolutionary and I am not exaggerating at all. I will … [Read more...]

Out and About: TC at Cobb Fashion to Figure Grand Opening!

Fashion to Figure TC at Cobb Grand Opening hosted by The Curvy Fashionista

If you have been following me, then you should know that I had hosted the Fashion to Figure Grand opening at the Town Center at Cobb Mall in Kennesaw, Ga! Man we had a blast and I learned so much more about the brand that I could only really gauge online. MAN, something about being able to shop a … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday to ME

Happy Birthday Marie Denee

I have to be honest. Writing today’s post was a bit emotional for me. I had to walk away from, think on, and reflect quite a few times. I never thought a birthday would make me like this, but if you haven’t seen me as chatty on Twitter, or if you haven’t really heard from me- I hope this explains it … [Read more...]

Curves Rock Fashion Weekend Fashion Show Recap

Curves-Rock-Fashion-Weekend-Sultry-Glamazon-Closet

Hey everybody...it's Whitney! Just stopping by to share a brief recap of the Curves Rock Fashion Weekend Fashion Show. This past weekend I attended the event in Baltimore, Maryland at the Hyatt Recency downtown. Although this was my 2nd time attending the Curves Rock Fashion show, I was still … [Read more...]

Blackish and Beyond the Lights WOW-The Screenings at #EssenceFest

Blackish and Beyond the Lights-The Screenings at #EssenceFest

While I had the pleasure of being a part of the press junkets at Essence Music Festival, I had the pleasure of screening a few shows and movies coming soon to a screen near us! All the way in the back of the convention center, there was this theater that welcomed attendees to catch an exclusive … [Read more...]

#ESSENCEFEST My Ford Dinner and Ford Ride and Drive Experience

Ford Ride and Drive

I must start off with how Ford swooped me up in style. The new Ford EXPLORER? SEXY. A completely new type of car. NOT the EXPLORER I remember. YES. BUT, I digress… Earlier this week, I shared with you that I had the pleasure of heading out to the Essence Festival. Well, today, I wanted to share with … [Read more...]

#ESSENCEFEST Recap: My Overall Essence Music Festival Thoughts and Experiences

2014 #ESSENCEFEST Recap

I sat in this space trying to figure out the BEST way to present and lay out my first time ever experiencing the amazing Essence Music Festival, attending as part of the press junket, and attending what was one of my goal events for me and the blog. I had really wanted to attend, cover, and … [Read more...]

Plus Size Fashion in Paradise: FashionlinkVI Fashion Weekend #FVIFW in St. Croix

FashionlinkVI Fashion Weekend

I have been back a few days, recouping from an extended weekend of amazing fashion, drinks, food, sun, laughter, friendship, and relaxation. All of this made possible because of FashionlinkVI Fashion Weekend, the first plus size fashion weekend held in St. Croix at the The Palms at Pelican Cove … [Read more...]

New Video: Plus Size Women are NOT One Size Fits All

Plus Size Women are NOT One Size Fits All

Happy Monday! Hay girl, Hayyyy! How are YOUUUU Doing? Today, we are back with a new video, new conversations, and newness to share! So I am getting the swing of this, playing around with and going all over the place with these videos, taking inspiration from YOU, the reader who has been … [Read more...]