#ZapposStyle- What I Would Rock for Fourth of July at Zappos

#ZapposStyle- What I Would Rock for Fourth of July at Zappos

Fourth of July, a time for barbecues, pool parties, family, and amazing desserts- at least for me it always is! Add to that, I live on the west coast, about 60 miles outside of LA, so you can believe it is H-O-T.  Like desert hot. Hence why I live in maxi dresses. So, if I had the option to hang … [Read more...]

FFFWeek 2014 Recap: Full Figured Fashion Week Eloquii and Redbook Private Shopping Event

Full Figured Fashion Week Eloquii and Redbook Private Shopping Event

We are back for another FFFWeek recap, an event that will surely be missed and hopefully brought back sooner than later! By providing an arena for brands, the community, and the industry to connect, Full Figured Fashion Week holds a near and dear place to not only my heart, but to many within the … [Read more...]

My Essence Music Festival Checklist

2014 Essence Music Festival

Heyyyyyy girl hey! I am really excited about this week! You see, this weekend I will be attending the Essence Music Festival as a part of the Press Junket! I was invited to come out and attend, cover, and share with you the latest happenings each day of the event, and I am hyped for allllllllll of … [Read more...]

When Jewelry Meets Technology In a Smart Way- Ringly

When Jewelry Meets Technology In a Smart Way- Ringly

The technology that sends custom alerts from your phone to your finger... SHUT THE FRONT DOOR. This is what I said when I saw this. I damned near fell out of my seat when I saw this. I love love loveeeeeeeeee rings. I am just slightly obsessed with rocking rings and sometimes can overdo it. And … [Read more...]

FFFWeek 2014 Recap: Just My Size Blogger Breakfast + Survey Results Revealed

FFFWeek 2014 Recap: Just My Size Blogger Breakfast

For almost every FFFWeek I can remember, Just My Size has been an excitedly participating partner and sponsor of the week’s events! This year, they were a sponsor of my Social Media Panel, and this year they came back with their Blogger Breakfast, celebrating 30 years! The Just My Size Blogger … [Read more...]

HIS 2 CENTS: Loving Your Body and the Frustration

HIS 2 CENTS- Loving Your Body and the Frustration

NOTE FROM MARIE: I was having a conversation with a guy friend of mine who has quite a way with words and in our conversation, he was sharing with me what he thought of plus size women and immediately I knew that I had to have him share with you, what some men are thinking about US. SO,  I realized … [Read more...]

FFFWEEK 2014 Recap: Curves at Sea All-White Cruise

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Now that I am back to my normal, somewhat, I am ready to recap for you a few of the highlights from Full Figured Fashion Week! Can you believe this is the last year? For five years, I have been to each one in varying capacities… part of the production team, leading the Fashion Front, moderating … [Read more...]

TCFStyle: Looks We Love- Not Your Everyday Plus Size Swimsuit

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Earlier this week, I shared with you my latest look in my two piece from Torrid that I FINALLY made mine as a guest blogger for #30plusstyle. Did you read that today, I would be showcasing how FABULOUS you look in your swimwear? Well, yeaaahhhhh I am! I mean, what a more perfect time to show off how … [Read more...]

15 Wide Width Summer Shoes to Try NOW

15 Wide Width Summer Shoes to Try NOW

Whitney Nic, back to give you our 15  wide width summer shoes you'll love! If you’re like me, you struggle to find cute sandals and wedges to prance around in during the summertime. Sometimes my feet swell a bit and it can be very discouraging when shoe shopping. To my pleasant surprise, I’ve … [Read more...]

#TCFStyle Five Looks We Love- Skirting the Issue with Plus Size Skirts

tcfstyle plus size skirts

Today we are back for more Five Looks We Love, showcasing YOU and your fabulous plus size style that you have tagged on Instagram! As I was perusing the hashtag, I noticed a theme- you rocking the hell out of a skirt! So, I had to share FIVE I found to shine the light on for today! It was hard … [Read more...]