Did You KNOW about The Curvy Sewing Collective? I KNOW RIGHT?

The Curvy Sewing Collective

I have been asking for a sewing machine for Christmas for the past two years. I have had this resurgence of creative energy (sketching more, wanting to sew again) and now that I have my own SPACIOUS space with a place to actually get down and sew, I am here for all of this! I will break down and buy … [Read more...]

First Look: Jibri Fall 2014

Plus Size Designer Jibri Fall 2014

I have been waiting for Jibri to drop her latest editorial looks for the season and today I am hyped to share with you the exclusive sneak peek of the fall range that goes live  late today or TOMORROW! If you are not familiar with the Atlanta based plus size designer, who has been delivering … [Read more...]

First Look: Liesl Binx Fall 2014 Collection

First Look at Plus Size Designer Liesel Binx Fall 2014 Collection

"Serving edge, quality and exclusivity to the fashion addicted plus woman through uncompromising design." Liesel Binx I first became acquainted with this Seattle-based designer in California at a plus size fashion show and I immediately was intrigued.  There were pieces I hadn't seen done in plus … [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...]

Happy NINE Years Monif C Plus Sizes! Celebrate with US! The Monif C and TCF Giveaway!

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Can you believe it has been NINE years? YES. NINE. Monif C has been delivering to us contemporary plus size fashion forward options for NINE YEARS! WOOT! That is a feat that deserves a standing ovation and a round of applause! The designer who consistently brings us inspirational editorials, lust … [Read more...]

Join Me This Saturday at Marina Rinaldi Beverly Hills

Marina Rinaldi Elegante Red Carpet Collection Event

Yes, I just moved across the country to the Atlanta area, but that does not stop me from having fun in my beloved California! YES. On top of that with one of the top plus size luxury brands in the industry- Marina Rinaldi! If you do not know, I have a serious love affair with them, have been a part … [Read more...]

This #NYFW, Clorox Debuts the Cloey de la Rox Collection

Marie Denee The Curvy Fashionista

While I am sooo sad that I am not in New York (more on this later) I was really excited to share with you, something that us dear to my heart- my clothes and the care for them. As particular as I am about my detergent, I am about my bleach. So when I heard that Clorox is debuting a new product WITH … [Read more...]

Headed on my Cross Country Trip- My Road Trip Fashion Checklist and Essentials

My Road Trip Fashion Checklist

Okay. If you have been following me on Facebook or Twitter, then you know that I am heading on a road trip that will land me in Atlanta- THIS is a 2500 mile DRIVE. I have never had the pleasure of doing a grown up major road trip (Vegas doesn’t count for me) and since it was on one of those bucket … [Read more...]

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 Plus Size Fall Trends To Wear NOW…AND LATER

Plus size fall trends- Jumpsuits

Fall is just around the corner, and I, for one, am excited!  Fall is my favorite season by far, and with it comes cooling temperatures, falling leaves, and colorful foliage.  Fall is arguably the best season for fashion too, and this season, I'm seeing so many fab new styles cropping up that my … [Read more...]