Gotta Have It: ASOS CURVE Striped Coat

Gotta Have It: ASOS CURVE Striped Coat

I have an insane love right now with one of spring’s hottest trends that has carried over from the fall- black and white. So when I saw this ASOS CURVE Striped Coat I knew this one was one I had to share with you! And honestly, one can never have too many coats and jackets, in my opinion. Or this is … [Read more...]

Gotta Have It: Striped Torrid Plus Size Bikini

This Torrid Striped Plus Size Bikini

As I get my life ready for my family vacation in Puerto Rico, I find myself on the hunt for fun and fancy swim options. Looking for the perfect plus size swimwear options can at times prove to be a feat, but over the past years, things have improved. No more bland and boring options… relegation to … [Read more...]

The Rise of Contemporary Plus Size Fashion

The Rise of Contemporary Plus Size Fashion

Contemporary plus size fashion- a segment within the plus size fashion industry that is quickly on the rise and I am here for it. And I am not alone here in the excitement. But, as I share the designers who are giving this to us, I noticed a bit of pushback with pricing and a few other details that  … [Read more...]

5 Places to Shop for Full Figured Bras

Places to Shop for Full Figured Bras on The Curvy Fashionista

An interesting thing happened when Valentine’s Day came and went. I did a series of posts including Plus Size Lingerie and I also shared some really fancy sets on the FB page that you ATE UP! BUT, one of the most repeated comments I had was about the ranges and sizes. Where to shop for full figured … [Read more...]

Gotta Have It: ABS Animal Print Dress

ABS Animal Print Dress in Plus Size on The Curvy Fashionista

A girl could never have too many dresses. In my head, I think this to be true. While I do find myself trying to break out into more separates, a great black dress is always a must. So when I peeped this plus size ABS Animal Print Dress, immediately, I knew I had to share. Sexy without being too … [Read more...]

Ask the Reader: What is Your Favorite Fashion Tip?

Ask the Reader: What is Your Favorite Fashion Tip?

As we head into the spring season (yes, I know… snow) we are readying our closets for the newness, imagining our curves in the latest trends, purging our closets of the items we NEVER ever, ever, wear. In addition to this, if you are anything like me, you tell yourself you will be daring, step … [Read more...]

Gotta Have It: BB Dakota Plus Size Filmore Dress

BB Dakota Plus Size Filmore Dress

I love when a new mainstream fashion line delves into plus sizes… I do! And today, I shine the light and combine my Gotta Have It with a little extra love to the BB Dakota Plus Size range, that I have only seen at Bloomingdales so far! Who is looking for a few good plus size dresses? Are you … [Read more...]

Gotta Have It: Illusion Zip Front Dress from Simply Be

Illusion Zip Front Dress from Simply Be on The Curvy Fashionista

I was going to post this last week, but life happened and I fell behind with everything! BUT, today, I wanted to share with you the latest ohhhhhh dress that I am loving right now… this Illusion Zip Front Dress from Simply Be. I do see this a few ways and living for quite some time in my closet. … [Read more...]