New (IN Betweenie) Plus Size Designer to Watch: Pile NY

Plus Size Designer Pile NY

HOLD UP. Have you heard of the new plus size designer Pile NY? MA’am. NOT for your shy or demure woman, this new designer stopped me in my tracks and I have- HAVE to share! BOLD pants, mixing prints, playful shapes. BOLD. NOT for the SHY. NOT for the timid. Definitely made for the woman who LOVES … [Read more...]

Our Recap and Thoughts of the First Plus Size Line to show at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week- Cabiria

First Plus SIze Designer at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week- Cabiria

We have talked about Cabiria before, this Kickstarter Plus Size line that was successfully funded, but Cabiria outdid themselves being the first to show on the schedule for NYFW. The Box at Mercedes Benz New York Fashion week was filled packed with people for the Fashion Law Institute show. I was … [Read more...]

An Open Letter: Dear Tim Gunn, Let’s Make It Work

Open Letter Tim Gunn

Dear Tim Gunn, Recently, I read your post in the Huffington Post about how ridiculous it is that fashion “seems to end when you get any larger than a size 12.” I could not agree more and is most of the reason why I blog. However, I wanted to fashion this open letter to you for a few … [Read more...]

New Plus Size Shop Alert: Pink Clove UK

Plus Size designer Pink Clove

I love stumbling among new brands and designers. Even better when I am tipped off by my fellow blogger buddies! Such is the case when fellow blogger buddy, Hannah from The Wardrobe Challenge hipped me to this new UK brand, Pink Clove UK! See, she had the pleasure of going behind the scenes of … [Read more...]

Changes, Changes, and More Changes…

The Curvy Fashionista Plus Size Blog

Okay, so I do not know if you have noticed, the site has gotten QUITE a few makeovers and changes. FINALLY. I know that the site has been going through the motions and it has been driving me crazy! I did hire a developer, but that has gone bad… FIRED HIM. Left to tap into my network, I … [Read more...]

Beth Ditto Gets Married Rocking a Jean Paul Gaultier Custom Piece

Beth Ditto Gets Married

Did you hear the news? A very special congratulations to Beth Ditto and long-term girlfriend Kristin Ogata on their wedding! The couple was married in Maui, Hawaii on the beach back in June as Beth announced via Facebook!! Beth looks amazing in this gown designed for her by Jean Paul … [Read more...]

Designer to Watch: New Luxury Label Gabriella Rossetti out of SF

New Luxury Plus Size Label Gabriella Rossetti

Attainable Luxury with Gabriella Rossetti Named in reference to the painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti, this luxury plus size label takes inspiration for their collection from the aesthetic and direction of this painter with his "lush, sensual paintings that glorify voluptuous women." Gabriella … [Read more...]

Plus Model Magazine Drops its 2013 Hottest Bodies in Plus Size Modeling List

Tinder PMM Hot Bodies List

A few weeks ago I shared with you that the plus size industry is changing, growing, and evolving. Not only are there more designers, there are more plus size models who are serving it on the runway, in campaigns, and in fancy shoots. Last year, Plus Model Magazine fashioned a list like this one … [Read more...]

CarmaKoma x ASOS Curve= Bliss

Carmakoma and ASOS Curve

So when this news landed in my inbox, I was elated. Yes, you read this right, Danish plus size label CarmaKoma is teaming up with ASOS Curve to fashion their collection as well! If you already shop ASOS Curve as much as I do, this is music to my ears! Not familiar with CarmaKoma? Earlier in … [Read more...]

Adele gets Waxed- In Madame Tussaud’s London and Amsterdam Museum

Adele Madame Tussauds Waxwork

I am feeling a little left out that the US has yet to be added, but I will celebrate nonetheless! Fellow Curvy Fashionista, Six-time Grammy Award winner, and woman who sings all of our anguish away, Adele has recently been inducted into history, as a wax figure- forever immortalized as a wax … [Read more...]