Stepping on my Soapbox: Plus Size Models are Women Too…

Denise Bidot shot by Stanley Debas

Okay.  So something has been bothering me for a while and I hadn’t yet figured out how to address this within our community. Sizism with the Plus Size Community Yes, I said it.  Sizism and it is starting to get even nastier the more people have access to social media platforms as they voice their … [Read more...]

Out and About: The Nordstrom Encore Fall Preview at South Coast Plaza

The Curvy Fashionista Hosts The Encore Fall Preview at South Coast Plaza

If you have been following the blog, I had shared with you that I was hosting a Fall Preview at the Nordstrom at South Coast Plaza! Well, this past Saturday, in the midst of the Anniversary Sale, we did it! Before I go on, I have to thank Plus Model Magazine and Nordstrom for helping me bring … [Read more...]

Join me and @PlusModelMag for a @Nordstrom Encore Fall Preview

Nordstrom Encore Fall Preview hosted by Marie Denee The Curvy Fashionista

To say that I am excited is an understatement!  When I had this idea, I wasn’t sure how or if this would pan out, BUT the fashion gods spoken! Nordstrom is one of the leading department stores with love and attention to plus size fashion.  I mean with over 180 stores carrying plus sizes INSTORE, … [Read more...]

Your Plus Size Swim Guide with Plus Model Magazine

Plus Model Magazine Swim Issue May 2012

Q. What is the number one most difficult and hardest item for women to shop for? A. If you guessed swimwear, then you are correct! Shopping for a swimsuit is hands down one of the most scariest and difficult things to do.  No lie! Through many a survey, plus size and straight size women … [Read more...]

Media Planet’s USA Today Insert Curvy Evolution Hits Stands Today

Media Planet Curvy Evolution USA Today Insert

        Media Planet’s USA Today Insert “Curvy Evolution” Hits Stands Back for an astounding second insert, Media Planet has done it again with a fabulous insert inside today’s USA Today!  With the cover of the insert featuring an image shot by Plus Model … [Read more...]

The March Issue of Plus Model Mag: I Am Plus Editorial

Fullscreen capture 312012 83144 AM

We all have a story to tell. Many times the person you see on TV, the internet, Facebook and even Twitter is not always the person you think them to be. You may see their happiness, successes but hardly do you get to see the person for who they are and how they got there. For the March issue … [Read more...]

Plus Model Magazine Begs the Question and Discussion Ensues

Plus Model Magazine and Plus Size Models

Nothing feels better than taking a stand, posing a question, or positively affecting change or thought. Such is the case when Plus Model Magazine released its January 2012 issue and posed this question: Plus Size Bodies, What is Wrong With Them Anyway? From there, the post went viral! … [Read more...]

The Just As U Are Launch and Plus Model Magazine Blogger Conference

Just As U Are Blogger Conference hosted by Plus Model Magazine

6:30 am. I arrive at LAX Airport to head to New York for Fashion Week on my 30th Birthday. Most specifically, the Just As u Are Launch event hosted by Plus Model Magazine. Myself and a few other bloggers were flown to New York to attend this event, for which I was sooooooo grateful for and so … [Read more...]

The A to Z of Fall Fashion in Plus Sizes

Plus Model Magazine September Issue

One of our favorite seasons, fall is a time where the proverbial gauntlet is thrown down on fashion. Drama is turned up a few notches. New directions in color, fabric, inspiration, and silhouettes- the newness for fall has all of us feeling like kids in a fashionable candy store with eyes wide … [Read more...]