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So, if you are anything like me, you purge your closet on a regular. My mom and sister LOVE me for it! LOL! However, when there are items that my sister or my mother won’t rock, I am usually left stuck with clothes that I usually end up donating… BUT what if the items are still like new or could go … [Read more...]

Checking out the Plus Sizes at Ruche: Some of My Current Faves

Online Modern Vintage store: Ruche

I have been familiar with this modern vintage online store for a while, and featured them before… and when they popped up in my newsfeed on Facebook; I had to head over to check out the brand, their current offerings, and what they had in store… Turns out, they had quite a few playful options … [Read more...]

From In Store to Online- Voluptuous Vixen Launches Online Boutique

Plus Size Boutique- Voluptuous Vixen

The Voluptuous Vixen, founded by Jaclyn McCabe, nestled in the heart of New Orleans is a reflection of Jaclyn’s distinctive sense of style.  Catering to young professionals to the perfectly seasoned woman, Voluptuous Vixen fashions collections scoured from Los Angles to New York to London, giving … [Read more...]

Stepping Out in my Tadashi Shoji Cutout Dress!

The Curvy Fashionista in the Tadashi Shoji Plus Size Cutout Jersey Cocktail Dress

I love when a straight size designer opens their arms to the plus size woman… LOVE IT! It is no surprise that Tadashi Shoji caters to the plus size woman; BUT as of June, Tadashi Shoji launched their plus size shop online, on the Tadashi Shoji site!  No longer do you have to scour the internets … [Read more...]

My 12 Plus Size Picks from The Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale

Gotta love a sale and some retailers’ sales are more notorious than others. Like this one by Nordstrom and their Half Yearly Sale, only to be outdone by the Anniversary Sale (which I will have some juicy news about soon!)! Anyways, as one who almost always shops sale and those of you who have … [Read more...]

Style Q&A: UK to US Plus Size Conversion Sizing

Dorothy Perkins Aqua Peplum Dress

 US Plus Size Conversion Hi Miss Marie, how are you? I have a fashion question. UK sizes run small yes? I found the most amazing dress that will rock my whole body and I wear a 22. It’s in a 22 but it’s Dorothy Perkins? I should lean on not buying it yes? This is the dress. Do you know where … [Read more...]

My rule of thumb: If you dream about it, make it yours

My rule of thumb: If you dream about it, make it yours

 My Plus Size Shopping Tip: If You Dream About It... This time of the year, in between seasons is when the sales go crazy; easily tempted to buy up a whole selection in your size, just because it is on sale. Even if you have the means, this can lead to a closet full of clothes that are left with … [Read more...]