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The plus size style and shopping tips to help you navigate on line shopping, what to know BEFORE you go shopping and much more

5 MORE Pieces of Plus Size Fashion Advice You Should Forget

Plus Size Fashion Advice to Forget

Fashion Tips and Advice: We all seek it out.  Nothing wrong with that. If you have been reading The Curvy Fashionista, then you will know that we are always asking for your advice and feedback about our posts and your thoughts on what we have shared.  Reassurance come in all types of interesting … [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...]

From Drab to Fab- We Have 5 ways to Accessorize Your Look!

5 Ways To Accessorize Your Look

Marie's Note: Today, I am really hyped to welcome Kim from The Natural Fashionista! On her blog she breaks a lot of fashion down and I have invited her to contribute to the blog! Sharing her tips and tricks with you here as well! Please take a read of her first post and let us know what you … [Read more...]

A Summer Refresh: Getting My Closet Summer Ready

A Summer Refresh: Getting My Closet Summer Ready

If you know two things about me, it is that I LOVE coffee and I have way toooo many clothes. But in order readily transition from spring into the blazing hot summer (especially living on the west coast) requires a few changes: replacing my piping hot coffee for my Bottled Starbucks® Iced Coffee and … [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...]

Five Retailers to Shop for the Inbetweenie Plus Size (10-16)

Edith Dohmen Plus size Debut Collection

The Inbetweenie Plus Size. You know, sized out of straight sizes and sometimes (most) too small for straight sizes… an interesting predicament that I am quite familiar with, spending most of my life here and then in plus. But shopping and community can be quite difficult, but no worries! I am here … [Read more...]

NEW VIDEO: The Other F Word- Flattering

Flattering

Flattering. “That is sooooo flattering” “You should wear items that flatter your shape” “How do you flatter your body” You have heard this word before in many of settings… And each time I hear or read it, it always makes me feel some kind of way. Most of the times when I do see it, it drips of … [Read more...]

7 Plus Size Trends to Thrift

7 Plus Size Trends to Thrift on The Curvy Fashionista

Many people view thrifting as buying old and outdated clothes. Not to mention, some think you can never buy anything new while thrifting. WRONG!! You can definitely thrift the latest trends and today, I'm sharing a few of these trends that you can thrift! Yes, you heard me!!! Don't act like … [Read more...]

5 Things I Learned About Shopping H&M Plus Sizes

shopping h&m plus sizes

To my surprise, I've recently started doing a lot of shopping over at H&M's online plus size section. Why the surprise? Let's just say I'm "that shopper" who tries on everything before making a purchase! Here on the blog, we have talked much about H&M's plus size collection, the offerings, … [Read more...]

13 Plus Size Retailers to Shop at On a Dime

13 Plus Size Retailers to Shop at On a Dime | The Curvy Fashionista

As we have been talking about the growth of plus size fashion, the new plus size segments in plus size fashion and the rise of contemporary fashion, interestingly enough, we also have more fast fashion and sample sale options to play in as well! I know a few of you (more than a few) have balked at … [Read more...]