Out and About: Refinery 29 x Isabel Toledo for Lane Bryant Fall Preview

Out and About: Refinery 29 x Isabel Toledo for Lane Bryant Fall Preview

So, last week, I hopped over (because hello 1 ½ flight!) to Miami to be a part of the Refinery 29 and Lane Bryant event to celebrate the launch of the Isabel Toledo for Lane Bryant fall preview event. I have never been to Miami, had never had the pleasure of meeting the Toledo’s and the corporate … [Read more...]

#ESSENCEFEST Recap: My Overall Essence Music Festival Thoughts and Experiences


I sat in this space trying to figure out the BEST way to present and lay out my first time ever experiencing the amazing Essence Music Festival, attending as part of the press junket, and attending what was one of my goal events for me and the blog. I had really wanted to attend, cover, and … [Read more...]

My Experience at the 7th Annual Essence Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon

My Experience at the 7th Annual Essence Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon

I am still on a cloud. Thanks to L’Oreal Paris USA, I was their guest to a day full of inspiration, joy, and excitement and sisterhood. The third time coming out for this event. On a cloud. I am still on a cloud. You see, my day started with makeup PRO L’Oreal Paris Artist, Jordana popping … [Read more...]

My Style- ASOS Curve Black Label Rocked to the California Plus America Pageant

ASOS Curve Black Label Dress  on The Curvy Fashionista

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of being a judge for the California Plus America Pageant. I was quite honored. But since this was a pageant, I knew I had to come with it… especially since I would be surrounded by fabulous gowns of the contestants and current queens! Immediately I thought to … [Read more...]

Out and About & First Look: Rachel Pally White Label Fall 2013 Collection

Rachel Pally White Label Fall 2013 Collection

A  week and some change ago, I was invited to attend the launch of Rachel Pally’s Fall 2013 Collection. THIS was kind of extremely special. It was the first dinner she had done, inviting her closest buddies in LA fashion. I was over the moon to be invited! In addition to being invited, Rachel Pally … [Read more...]

#WomenAreBack- My Trip to Milan with Marina Rinaldi

Women Are Back Marina Rinaldi Campaign Bloggers

I cried a few times. With conversations with plus size model Katya, we both shed a few tears in amazement, reality, and the emotions of how amazing this opportunity was. Let me back up. The Curvy Bloggers Project features 12 plus size bloggers from across the world- literally from the USA, … [Read more...]

Out and About: I take on the #HTCDesignTour

HTC Design Tours and The Curvy Fashionista

Sooo… if you have been following me, I am quite the geek when it comes to my HTC phone. I love toys that are both chic and extremely useful! To celebrate the new launch of the HTC ONE and the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) event, HTC invited me out to New York in June for their … [Read more...]

Out and About: ASOS Curve Spring 2013 Press Event in London

ASOS Curve Spring UK Press Preview

EDITOR's Note: Today, we welcome a guest post from Rivke from Slink Magazine who attended the UK Press premiere of the ASOS Curve Spring Line. This is a first for ASOS Curve, so I wanted to share with you what is happening with the brand! Please take a read! This week, saw the very first ASOS … [Read more...]

Out and About and an OOTD: DIY-ing it with Glitter N Glue!

OOTD My Simply Be USA Glitter Dress

  Last week, I was invited to attend Glitter N Glue’s #SparklingDIY event with Swarovski! And there was a dress code! Fur and/or glitter. Being that I JUST got my Simply Be dress that I ordered, I thought to myself- PERFECT! I will rock this! But, since it was also at a mini Ice … [Read more...]