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.

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...]

A New Year with New Videos

My Latest You Tube Video is Live on The Curvy Fashionista

So one of my resolutions last year was to do more video… well, that didn’t pan out too well… HOWEVER, because I felt like I dropped the ball and that I needed to fix this, I put out feelers to see what and how I could make this twerk… I have done maybe five last year… maybe. (inserts side eye) … [Read more...]

15 Questions About the Fashion and Plus Size Fashion Industry

15 Questions About the Fashion and Plus Size Fashion Industry

One day, I was daydreaming, and I was coming up with all of these questions that had me frustrated, irritated, concerned, amused, delighted, and perplexed. I had questions: Questions About the Fashion and Plus Size Fashion Industry regarding things that, from my experience, could totally be … [Read more...]