The Plus Size Fashion Industry Reports 17.5 Billion in Sales And I Have Questions  

The Plus Size Fashion Industry Reports 17.5 Billion in Sales And I Have Questions  

It has been a while since I have written about this. A while since I have addressed the industry, the market, and the community. A lot has changed since I shared my 12 reasons why the plus size industry has room to grow, my talk about the shift in the plus size industry, whether or not we were … [Read more...]

#ZapposStyle and My Ultimate Plus Size Summer Essential-The Maxi

#ZapposStyle and My Ultimate Plus Size Summer Essential- The Maxi Dress

It is the peak of summer and we all have our go tos. For me? Well… if you haven’t guessed by now, it is the perfect maxi dress. I love a great one that feels like butter on my skin, that skims the curves, and that offers a variety of ways to wear- barring my personality and mood for the day. And … [Read more...]

Nadia Aboulhosn Serves Fall Fashion for Boohoo Plus

Nadia Aboulhosn Boohoo Plus Size Fall look Book

Over the weekend, Nadia dropped some really cool news! She is the new plus size ambassador for BooHoo plus! Not only is she the ambassador, but she is also rocking out in their latest fall look book which she teased to on her blog! If you are not familiar, Nadia has been serving as a personal … [Read more...]

TLC’s Curvy Brides Shines the light on Curvaceous Couture Bridal

TLC’s Curvy Brides Shines the light on Curvaceous Couture Bridal

Mark your calendars and set your DVR’s as the plus size community has a new show to tune into, and this time it is addressing one of the most challenging situations- being a plus size bride to be. Finding the dress is all but rare, to experience the FULL experience as the straight size bride and … [Read more...]

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...]