FIRST LOOK: The Lane Bryant 6th and Lane Look Book

6th and Lane lookbook final

I like what and where Lane Bryant has been doing and where they are going. Like, a lot. First the collaboration with Isabel Toldeo, Sophie Theallet, and now with the Lane Bryant 6th and Lane Collection. And Lane Bryant needed this. Needed an injection of fun, edge, sophistication, and fashion- … [Read more...]

15 Plus Size Fashion Tips to Know So You Can Have Fun

15 Plus Size Fashion Tips to Know

I love this place and space we are in as it pertains to plus size fashion. There are so many more designers, retailers, boutiques, and places to stalk for inspiration and shopping! Navigating it all can be a bit overwhelming or a challenge, but as you are here (welcome) there are tons of resources … [Read more...]

Introducing Vanity Fair’s “Women Who Do” Campaign

Vanity Fair Lingerie- For Women Who Do Campaign

Today, I have really cool news to share! You know, I do love a great bra, but even more than that- I LOVE a great and empowering message.  Are you familiar with Vanity Fair Lingerie? Well, today, they are kicking off their nationwide “Women Who Do” initiative and The Curvy Fashionista has been … [Read more...]

Five Truths about Plus Size Fashion

five truths about plus size fashion

Plus size fashion: No longer a fleeting dream or empty rack or shelf. The plus size community we knew ten, heck five years ago has grown by leaps and bounds! I mean, you cannot go a day reading the news, scouring through your news feed, or emails that plus size fashion is not there! We have industry … [Read more...]

25 Places to Shop for Plus Size Swimwear

25 Places to Shop for Plus Size Swimwear on The Curvy Fashionista #TCFStyle

It is the peak of summer, and HOT. Not like ohhh it is warm outside. It is so hot that I need to run my AC till 7pm hot. YES. And so visions of the beach, lake, and river some into mind. So what do we reach for? Our fabulous PLUS SIZE SWIMWEAR. Contrary to what the ignorant woman from the Daily Mail … [Read more...]

My Style: Brunching in Stripes in my Monif C Dress

My Style: Brunching in Stripes in my Monif C Dress

We all love a great brunch, don’t we? I know that I do! And you know what? When it is with other fashion blogger homies, you know it is only THAT much more exciting- because as excited as I am to see them, I am even more hyped to see what they are wearing. I hadn’t a clue who would be there, but I … [Read more...]

Save the Date: Miss Plus USA Competition Hits Seattle- Will You Be There?

The Curvy Fashionista as Social Media Ambassador for 1st Annual Miss Plus USA Competition

I am really excited about this. Really honored to be a part of this epic event in Seattle! Have you heard of the Miss Plus USA Competition? This inaugural event, August 13-16th, is sure to wow and I am hyped to be able to share with you all the deets! In addition to this, I will be there as the … [Read more...]

FFFWeek 2014 Recap: Plus Size Design Label ModaMix Fashion Hosts Blogger Preview

Plus Size Design Label ModaMix Fashion Hosts Blogger Preview

I do love meeting and checking out a new brand on the scene, and FFFWeek has proven to be the perfect ground for this. Many a designer and retailer has  introduced themselves to the plus size community and today’s retailer, left a hell of an impression! Modamix Fashion, carried at Macy’s has … [Read more...]

Everyday Luxury Essentials with Cushie b

Everyday Plus Size Luxury Essentials with Cushie B

When you think of essentials, how many of us have them? How many of our closets are filled with fanciness and amazing IT items, but not a solid foundation? How many of us invest in the items we will rock out with 5 thousand times over? Well, today I take a close look at Cushie B, a new plus size … [Read more...]

The Super Bowl of Plus Size Fashion: Full Figured Fashion Week

The Super Bowl of Plus Size Fashion: Full Figured Fashion Week

Are you ready? I mean… NEW YORK, are you ready? This week marks the beginning of one of the most anticipated weeks in plus size fashion, not only for me, but for quite a few as plus size fashion lovers from literally across the world descend upon New York for a week full of fashion, networking, … [Read more...]