Up Close and Personal: Celeb Makeup Artist and Curvy Fashionista- MUA Drini

Celebrity Makeup Artist- Makeup by Drini

  I stumbled across the fabulosity that is Drini on Instagram, a plus size Makeup Artist who has been slaying celebrity faces in Los Angles. Not only does she kill in the makeup game, her fashion game is JUST.AS.DOPE. I needed to know more. I had to ask questions. I wanted her to be … [Read more...]

FIVE Plus Size Personal Style Bloggers to Watch

FIVE Plus Size Personal Style Bloggers to Watch

You know, I love the beauty of social media. Blogs are popping up everywhere, plus size fashion is trucking forward, and brands are taking notice. Not only are the brands paying attention, but the readers, shoppers, consumers- YOU are speaking up, showing out and showing off in SUCH a great … [Read more...]

Today I am featured in the Gap Styld.By Campaign thanks to LUCKY FABB

The Curvy Fashionista and GAP Lucky FABB Styld.by

So, a few weeks ago, I attended the Lucky FABB conference, hyped, excited, and ready to learn as much as I could. Well, while there, I participated in the Pitch Fest to be the Lucky Magazine NYFW correspondent and I was nervous… But guess what? I WON!!!! After my nerves settled, I learned … [Read more...]

Model Behavior: The Versatility of Tara Lynn in El Pais

Plus Size Model Tara Lynn in El Pais

Plus Model Tara Lynn… she is a beast in front of the camera. Giving us fashion, inspiration, drama, and sass- all while challenging and pushing through the norms of the fashion industry. Today, thanks to the tip from The Fashion Spot, I came across an article that showcases Tara Lynn and the … [Read more...]

Tadashi Shoji Celebrates 30 Years with 30 for 30 and I Help!

Tadashi Shoji Celebrates 30 years

I Adore me some Tadashi Shoji. Not only does he “GET” a plus size woman’s body in eveningwear, you can tell he really stands behind it as a brand. I adore him for this. I have even had the pleasure of rocking a few items from the collection; I AM ALWAYS featuring Tadashi Shoji on my … [Read more...]

UPDATE: My Ricki Lake Appearance: New Dates Set!

The Curvy Fashionista On Ricki Lake

  A few weeks back, I shared with you that I would be on Ricki Lake. Well, I am happy to share and announce that I will be on the Ricki Lake Show: Weds, November 21st , 2012 Yep, that’s right! One week from today, you will catch me and my buddy Virgie Tovar, along with a few others on this … [Read more...]

It’s Time to Vote! I am Nominated!

2012 Black Weblog Awards

Hello fellow Curvy Fashionistas! I am really excited and honored to share with you that for a second year, The Curvy Fashionista has been nominated for Best Plus Size Blog for the Black Weblog Awards! Last year I took home the judges vote and this year, I am up for the same category! I am … [Read more...]

Will You Tune In: Curvy Girls on nuvoTV Debuts 9/18!

Curvy Girls- New Plus Size TV Show on nuvoTV

  Have you heard? There is a Plus Size Show on NUVO TV!?! Yes! And NOW more than ever, I am excited for it! Especially as some of them are the homies! Let me tell you a little bit about the show’s premise! Curvy Girls is “an all-access pass inside the glamorous world of professional … [Read more...]

Guest Post: 10 Simple Rules to Being Stylish by @AdoreMyCurves

Editor’s Note: Today we welcome guest blogger/stylist/designer, Kawana from Adore My Curves and Heart, Soul & Curves to share with us her latest adventure- an eBook: "10 Simple Rules To Being Stylish!" While I could have easily featured her, I wanted her to tell us about this project and why she … [Read more...]