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Many people view thrifting as buying old and outdated clothes.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...]

Best Full Figured Bra Buys For a 44 Band+

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MARIE'S NOTE: While I was at the Latina  and Lifestyle Blogger Conference, I met this really cool woman from the Bay Area, with her bring plus size and with a very passionate concern about bras, I invited her to share her thoughts, concerns, and love with all of you! Please check out the first of … [Read more...]

15 Spring Petite Plus Dresses to Keep On Your Radar

petite plus dresses on The Curvy Fashionista

With spring here and summer right around the corner comes warmer weather for many of us and the desire for easy, breezy dresses.  Spring and summer bring weddings, high school and college formals, concerts, graduations, and many other events that give us excuse to check out the newest offerings of … [Read more...]

14 Plus Size Tops We LOVE for Spring

14 Plus Size Tops We LOVE for Spring

I know that I am not alone here, excited and shopping for new spring looks for my closet. A few weeks back, we featured the Plus Size Spring Trend Guide and today, I wanted to share a few tops that I have long had my eye on that I had to feature with you. At first this list was five, easily growing … [Read more...]

7 Chic Plus Size Raincoats for Those Spring Showers

Plus size Raincoats

April showers may bring May flowers, but dressing chic in those showers is hard. You need to be practical AND you need to look cute. There's no reason you can't be fly and fabulous on a rainy day. Raincoats have come a long way since the days of the Paddington Bear jackets we were forced to wear as … [Read more...]

Five Looks We Love: Plus Size Spring Trends

Five Looks We Love Plus Size Spring Trends on The Curvy Fashionista

Hello lovelies!! Five Looks We Love is back with a perfect theme for this time of year: Plus Size Spring Trends. This week I am going to focus on some of the fantastic plus size spring trends of this year. Hooray for the final arrival of Spring!! Aside from all of the pollen in the air, Spring is … [Read more...]

Ask the Reader: Plus Size Culottes- Yes or No?

Ask the Readers: Plus Size Culottes- Yes or No?

I have been watching and playing around with trying this out, curious to see where you are in this thought process. As we have already talked about the plus size spring trends, there are always micro trends that end up stealing the spotlight and for spring, one of those I noticed? Plus Size … [Read more...]

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...]

EXLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Up Close and Personal with Retta from Parks and Recreation

Up Close and Personal with Retta from Parks and Recreation

“TREAT YO SELF” A phrase that has echoed across the internets ever since Donna Meagle so colorfully exclaimed on Parks and Rec. A character so vivacious and memorable that she now has tumblr page dedicated to her. But who is the woman behind the ever so sassy, playful, bold, and confident Donna … [Read more...]