6 Petite Plus Size Work Options for Spring

6 Petite Plus Work Options for Spring

Spring has officially sprung!   If you’re anything like me, the warm weather and sunshine makes you happy, but then you’re faced with questions about what to wear to work.  Air-conditioned offices often have us reaching for sweaters and jackets, but increasingly warm weather outside makes us crave … [Read more...]

Plus Size Fashion Tips: Dressing for Your Shape as a Plus Size Woman

Dressing for your plus size shape on The Curvy Fashionista

A few of you have asked me about how to dress for your shape, how to figure out your shape and what to wear to accentuate certain body parts. Well, it has taken me a reason to address this because I am on the fence with this, always encouraging one to find out what works for them and not to … [Read more...]

NEW VIDEO: Plus Size Spring Trends- Don’t Knock It Until You Rock It

Plus Size SPring Trends- Dont Knock it until you rock it

Hey girl heyyyy! I am back today with a new video for you! Have you been checking out my videos? For the past few months, I have been doing weekly videos (almost weekly ones) that talk about trends, designers, random thoughts, and observations of the plus size fashion community and news. So what is … [Read more...]

7 Petite Plus Fashion Rules to Break NOW

7 Petite Plus Size Rules to Break on The Curvy Fashionista

As a petite and curvy woman who has been interested in fashion all of my life, I’ve spent more than my fair share of time poring over fashion magazines.  If you’ve ever read a fashion magazine or even watched “What Not to Wear,” then you know that “rules” abound for creating the most flattering … [Read more...]

5 Plus Size Thrifting Tips, Part I

5 Plus Size Thrifting Tips on The Curvy Fashionista

Hey there! I’m happy to be back today because I get to talk about something near and dear to me – thrfting! Yes, I am a self-proclaimed thrifting aficionado and whenever I can share thrifitng tips with fellow thrifters or newbie thrifters, I'm a happy girl! I'm really excited to share my tips and … [Read more...]

Our Own Plus Size Stigmas- Have They Changed?

Our Own Plus Size Stigmas- Have They Changed?

A few years back, I wrote this post about us being trapped in our own plus size stigmas… about almost four years ago! Plus Size Stigmas? Yes, you know, those self-imposed mind thoughts that we have allowed ourselves to get caught up in or use as reasons to confuse, oppress, or hinder ourselves … [Read more...]

How to Shop Your Closet- 6 Tips to Help You Work Your Closet

How To Shop Your Closet on The Curvy Fashionista

Hello and Happy New Year to all you lovely readers of The Curvy Fashionista! Is it me or did 2014 creep up on us? I mean really, last year just flew by! With all the excitement and resolutions you may have in place, I'm sure you've thought about how to revamp/or edit your personal style. Well before … [Read more...]

Simple Tailoring Options for the Petite Plus Size

Tailoring Options for the Petite Plus Size

Let me start with saying how excited I am to be working as a contributor for The Curvy Fashionista! I’m humbled at the opportunity and hope you will find my posts useful and entertaining. My focus will largely be on how to get your style on when you have a hard-to-fit curvy and petite body … [Read more...]

Style 101: Your Fall Plus Size Coats Fit and Style Guide

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As we ready for fall, I thought to myself that we should revisit an oldie… searching for the perfect fall plus size coats can be quite overwhelming. Especially with statement coats trending HARD for fall, I thought that before we head out to go shopping, we talk a bit about the styles, fits, and … [Read more...]

Style Q&A: Building Your Plus Size Fashion Wardrobe … Under $250

Building Your Plus Size Fashion Wardrobe

  I need some help. First, I want to thank you for all your posts, they show me that it's ok to have a fashion sense as a plus size girl! I'm looking for some great outfits for my engagement photo shoot! My wardrobe right now consists of SPCA logo shirts and jean shorts. I'd like to look nice … [Read more...]