Introducing Vanity Fair’s “Women Who Do” Campaign

Vanity Fair Lingerie- For Women Who Do Campaign

Today, I have really cool news to share! You know, I do love a great bra, but even more than that- I LOVE a great and empowering message.  Are you familiar with Vanity Fair Lingerie? Well, today, they are kicking off their nationwide “Women Who Do” initiative and The Curvy Fashionista has been … [Read more...]

Save the Date: Miss Plus USA Competition Hits Seattle- Will You Be There?

The Curvy Fashionista as Social Media Ambassador for 1st Annual Miss Plus USA Competition

I am really excited about this. Really honored to be a part of this epic event in Seattle! Have you heard of the Miss Plus USA Competition? This inaugural event, August 13-16th, is sure to wow and I am hyped to be able to share with you all the deets! In addition to this, I will be there as the … [Read more...]

FFFWeek 2014 Recap: Just My Size Blogger Breakfast + Survey Results Revealed

FFFWeek 2014 Recap: Just My Size Blogger Breakfast

For almost every FFFWeek I can remember, Just My Size has been an excitedly participating partner and sponsor of the week’s events! This year, they were a sponsor of my Social Media Panel, and this year they came back with their Blogger Breakfast, celebrating 30 years! The Just My Size Blogger … [Read more...]

HIS 2 CENTS: Loving Your Body and the Frustration

HIS 2 CENTS- Loving Your Body and the Frustration

NOTE FROM MARIE: I was having a conversation with a guy friend of mine who has quite a way with words and in our conversation, he was sharing with me what he thought of plus size women and immediately I knew that I had to have him share with you, what some men are thinking about US. SO,  I realized … [Read more...]

My Love EVERY Body Post- Better Late than Never and My BUM

My Love EVERY Body Post

I have been going through a few changes as a woman lately. How I see/love myself, how I love, how I receive love, how I process things and just, life. Sure, at times we may all put on a smile and a laugh paired with the cutest of outfits, but inside, do you really love you? DO you really know WHO … [Read more...]

NEW TO THE BLOG: His Two Cents- Loving You, Through the Eyes of a Man

His Two Cents- Loving You

NOTE FROM MARIE: I was having a conversation with a guy friend of mine who has quite a way with words and in our conversation, he was sharing with me what he thought of plus size women and immediately I knew that I had to have him share with you, what some men are thinking about US. SO,  I … [Read more...]

Plus Size Art: Making a Statement with Penny Candy Studios

Plus Size Art- Penny Candy Illustrations on The Curvy Fashionista

We have been long overdue with some fancy and playful plus size art here on the blog and today, I wanted to share with you the latest from an artist I stumbled up on Facebook. I saw this comic strip of sorts reminding us that no matter what, YOU’RE RAD. So, I immediately tracked down the artist, … [Read more...]

Finding Motivation in the Strangest Places

Finding Motivation in the Strangest Places

*MARIE'S NOTE: today I welcome guest blogger Raven, a life coach whose words had touched me on the internet. I wanted her to share a bit of her story and motivation to hopefully inspire at least one of you! Please keep reading and show some love to Raven* Finding Motivation in the Strangest … [Read more...]

Happy Valentine’s Week! Talking Self Love with a New Video

Talking Self Love with a New Video

So yeah, Valentine’s Day. A day of love and light and all the romantical movie themes you can think of… for some. For others, they see it as a reminder of their singledom- a reminder of being alone and without someone to call their own. HOWEVER, today, we are going to take a different approach to … [Read more...]