Style+Shopping Tips

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

For the Love of a Plus Size Bodysuit

For the love of  Plus Size Bodysuits

Have you seen them? Have you peeped them? DO you own them? The bodysuit. The plus size bodysuit, so perfect for fall, in various styles, patters, and hues? You know, I remember growing up thinking that bodysuits were sooooooo grown up. I still feel like that, just this time, I AM GROWN, honey. … [Read more...]

Check Out My Plus Size Fall Trends Video with Evans Style for Your Shape Studio

Evans Style for Your Shape Studio

A few months back I had the pleasure of heading up to New York to hang out with the UK plus size retailer, Evans and their fashion team. It is video time and we are talking fall! Playing around in their samples, I choose my favorite looks that work for me and my shape, my favorite silhouettes, and … [Read more...]

Ask the Reader: What is On Your Fall Wish List? And I Share Mine

PicMonkey Collage

Fall is officially here and I am here for all of this, especially in a new state that actually has a fall season and I am way too hyped about this.  I have already started to amass mounds of clothes in my shopping carts and I cannot wait to dive in! But as I ready my life for fall in a new state, I … [Read more...]

Did You KNOW about The Curvy Sewing Collective? I KNOW RIGHT?

The Curvy Sewing Collective

I have been asking for a sewing machine for Christmas for the past two years. I have had this resurgence of creative energy (sketching more, wanting to sew again) and now that I have my own SPACIOUS space with a place to actually get down and sew, I am here for all of this! I will break down and buy … [Read more...]

FIVE Plus Size Fall Trends To Wear NOW…AND LATER

Plus size fall trends- Jumpsuits

Fall is just around the corner, and I, for one, am excited!  Fall is my favorite season by far, and with it comes cooling temperatures, falling leaves, and colorful foliage.  Fall is arguably the best season for fashion too, and this season, I'm seeing so many fab new styles cropping up that my … [Read more...]

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...]

Five 2014 Fall Plus Size Fashion Trends to Thrift

Five 2014 Fall Fashion Trends to Thrift

Are you ready for fall fashion? Are you ready to trade in the sundresses and bathing suits for luxe layers and attitude? Have you already been saving up your pretty pennies to shop? Wait just a second before you do! According to a Huffington Post article I read awhile back, a lot of the fall … [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...]

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...]