Finding the Right “Plus Size” Fit: A Plus Size Mannequin to Change the Game?

Cornell Mannequin

Photo: CornellFINALLY! Some people do get it. Newsflash: Sizing up from straight sizes to create plus size clothing is just wrong and makes for a horrendous fit. But, most retailers that carry plus sizes do just that. The right dress form is the key to the foundation of the right fit. That right … [Read more...]

Get the Look: Gabourey Sidibe

GetTheLook-Gabourey Sidibe

Image Credit: The Jasmine Brand Say what you want about Gabourey Sidibe, but she is rocking the heck out of this wrap dress. Gabourey gets a lot of flack for not only her weight but also her style choices. I have to admit I have not been fond of the vast majority of her style looks, but this one I … [Read more...]

Get the Look: Lala Anthony


Are you a fan of a white dress? How about a body con? What if you could color block so nice that you accentuate and play on your curves? Such is the case with today's get the look! Lala Anthony got her big break on MTV's TRL. She has since skyrocketed to diva status and has her own reality show … [Read more...]

Get The Look: Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah

Image Credit: Starpulse Queen Latifah has come a long way since she came on the scene in the 80s as a rapper. Back then, her fashion choices left much to be desired but now, she is a true diva. She deserves her Cover Girl title just on the strength of her transformation. This outfit she wore to a … [Read more...]

Get the Look: Melissa McCarthy


Melissa McCarthy Image Source: Styleite Melissa has been quite the conversation starter on the red carpet. Oftentimes, she hides her frame and steers towards neutral or darker hues. BUT TODAY? We have found a look we love. Melissa McCarthy looked pulled together in this Spring look. The high … [Read more...]

Plus Size Shopping: Before, During, and After You Shop- A Roundup

Plus Size Shopping Tips | The Curvy Fashionista

So you are exploring what there is in plus size fashion. You have hit a wall or are tired with your usual go to spots. In your mind, there are no resources, yet you constantly see plus size women making it twerk, owning all their plus size glory. Well, have no fear I am here to help you out. You … [Read more...]

Saturday Plus Size Steals and Deals: 03.16.13

Saturday Plus Size Weekend Sales

Happy Saturday! Every couple of weeks there are a few deals and steals that are a MUST to shop and we have your weekly roundup of sales that are taking place THIS weekend! Are you ready to shop for the new season? Have an occasion for you to shop? Need a fix? No worries, I have some fab sales … [Read more...]

An Open Letter to the Limited Brands and Eloquii

An open letter to Eloquii and The Limited

Last week, news broke about the Limited’s phasing out of their plus size line, Eloquii. I remember the email I received, vague at best. I had questions. I had concerns. Most importantly, I was UPSET. So, I took to my FB page and left my immediate thoughts and today, I decided to fashion an open … [Read more...]

Last Minute Valentine’s Finds with Lane Bryant: The Seriously Sexy Collection

Lane Bryant: The Seriously Sexy Collection

So, you are working, running errands, and have forgotten to snatch up a grown and sexy piece for you and your boo. What to do? Most plus size options are online only, but where can you go to get that playful piece of lingerie? Sexy, sweet, sassy, or seductive? One of those spots is Lane Bryant. … [Read more...]