Plus Size Style Guides

A how to in plus size fashion creates these plus size style guides to help you put it all together. Looking for how to shop or how to find the perfect pair of plus size jeans? Looking for a break down on plus size outerwear? We have them here!

The 7 Plus Size Denim Must Haves in Your Closet

plus size denim essentials on The Curvy Fashionista

As we ready ourselves for fall, the perfect pair of plus size denim is always one of those things that are at the top of the list of must haves-the scariest and most difficult thing for women to find! This is not lost on straight size women as well! But as I was reading Glamour’s guide, I thought to … [Read more...]

Types of Plus Size Shapewear and Shapewear Buying Tips

Types of Plus Size Shapewear and Shapewear Buying Tips

I have had quite a few of you who have asked me about plus size shapewear options. I play with it, rock it, use it frequently. If you are one who cares not for shapewear, then this post is not for you… this is specifically for those who have been looking for the styles, options, and brands that … [Read more...]

10 Simple Steps to Make Over Your Look for Summer

10 Simple Steps to Make Over Your Look for Summer

Summertime is a great time to change up your look and have fun with new shapes, new colors, and new beauty routines. With the warm weather, there is a cause for shorter hemlines, bare arms, and bare legs! But what if you want to step it up a bit? What do you do? How do you do it? Well, there are … [Read more...]

eShakti for the Petite Plus Size Fashion Lover

eShakti for the Petite Plus Size Fashion Lover

We’ve been showing a lot of love to eShakti over here at The Curvy Fashionista.  And why not?  They are killing it with customizable looks in a variety of styles.  Eshakti is an amazing find for women of all shapes and sizes.   I think it’s particularly fantastic for petite plus women who have the … [Read more...]

Plus Size Prom Dress Shopping Guide 2014

Plus Size Prom Dress Trends

I've been plus size all my life. In high school I was a size 14/16 and the hardest thing was finding fabulous prom gowns in my size. Way back in 1999 and 2000 when I was attending proms, internet shopping was still new and thus I was relegated to finding my gown in-stores. Needless to say this was … [Read more...]

Plus Size Fashion Tips: Dressing for Your Shape as a Plus Size Woman

Dressing for your plus size shape on The Curvy Fashionista

A few of you have asked me about how to dress for your shape, how to figure out your shape and what to wear to accentuate certain body parts. Well, it has taken me a reason to address this because I am on the fence with this, always encouraging one to find out what works for them and not to … [Read more...]

PLUS SIZE TRENDS: The 2014 Plus Size Spring Trends Report

The 2014 Plus Size Spring Trends Report on The Curvy Fashionista

  I am ready for spring. If you are on the West Coast like me, then we are already there. I am here for the newness, the playful colors, hemlines, and prints. And as we head in to the season, readying our closets, window shopping, and making lists, I thought I would help you a little bit … [Read more...]

Your Spring 2014 Color Trend Guide

Spring 2014 Color Trend Guide on The Curvy Fashionista

With spring on the horizon, amidst the rain, sleet, and snow, we are getting ready… or maybe just us over here! But as we ready our plus size trends to share with you, I wanted to share with you the colors to look forward to for the spring season! Your Spring 2014 Color Trend Guide will help you as … [Read more...]

New Video: Five Essential Pieces for Your Closet

New Video: Five Essential Pieces for Your Closet

As we get ready for a new season, I wanted to chat with you about my latest video and something that is key to building your closet- so that you always have something to wear. You know what I mean! But in order to have a kick ass closet, it is important to build your wardrobe on a few great … [Read more...]

Style 101: Your Fall Plus Size Coats Fit and Style Guide

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As we ready for fall, I thought to myself that we should revisit an oldie… searching for the perfect fall plus size coats can be quite overwhelming. Especially with statement coats trending HARD for fall, I thought that before we head out to go shopping, we talk a bit about the styles, fits, and … [Read more...]