First Look: Lab 27 by CarmaKoma Spring 2014 featuring Fluvia Lacerda

Lab 27 by CarmaKoma Spring 2014 featuring Fluvia Lacerda on The Curvy Fashionista

I am here for all of this newness coming down the pipeline for spring! I am here for all of it, are you? Well, today, I am really excited to share with you one of my faves, CarmaKoma who has just shared with me their Lab 27 Spring Look Book and I already have a few items that I need to add to my … [Read more...]

Out and About: Posh LAFW Recap

Posh LAFW Recap

I really love what is happening in Los Angeles. Especially with Los Angeles plus size fashion. To have two plus size fashion shows  and a meetup within days of each other and everyone coming out to support each other, it makes me all happy and giddy- ESPECIALLY when trying to convince these plus … [Read more...]

First Look: CarmaKoma Spring 2014 & Their Showing at Copenhagen Fashion Fair

Carmakoma spring 2013 copenhagen

You know… I have a love affair with CarmaKoma. Their style, their fits, and the team are just divine and for spring 2014, their collection is the perfect mix of sweet and spice. They have been quite busy over there too, at Carmakoma. Their collection is now sold at ASOS Curve and right now, they … [Read more...]

Plus Model Magazine Drop a 3 Cover Issue and more!

Plus Model Magazine Three Cover September Issue

  In  the latest and fashion filled September issue, they deliver a stellar three-cover special featuring plus size models Chasity, Katya, and Fluvia!   Which Cover is Your Fave? The issue introduces us to the newest plus size brand on the scene, Mynt 1792, 25 Glam … [Read more...]

A Plus Size Spring: Mar and Nua Spring 2012 Collection

Plus Size Designer Mar and Nua Spring 2012 Collection

I love sharing new plus size designers with you. Especially when they feature models such as Fluvia Lacerda who make me want to look as breathtakingly beautiful as she does. Such is the case with the Spanish plus size label, Mar and Nua. In Mar&Nua Barcelona our goal is to make it easier for … [Read more...]

NO SHADE, but can I get a Plus Size Model?

Plus Size Models

I love the place and state of plus size fashion right now. I revel and frolic in the fashionable options but one thing has been dwelling on my mind… down into the core of my plus size frame. One thing that irks the hell out of me. Non plus size models (under a size 14) showing me looks and fits … [Read more...]

The Plus Model Magazine Special Swim Suit Edition

Plus Model Magazine Summer 2011 Swim Suit Issue

Plus Size Fashion. Swimsuits. Heaven. If you have been following Plus Model Magazine on Twitter, then you would know that they have been teasing a special mid month publication devoted to swim. Chock Full of Swim for the plus size woman... And let me tell you..... Caliente! Gone are the … [Read more...]

Guest post: Fluvia Lacerda and Summertime: Letting it all hang out

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At the top of the month, I shared with you a few posts about swimsuit confidence and big girl shame- addressing the confusions, concerns , and YOU sounded off with your ideas and ideals about overcoming those. Well, today, I am too excited to elaborate on this with permission of Brazilian Plus … [Read more...]