5 Things I Learned About Shopping H&M Plus Sizes

shopping h&m plus sizes

To my surprise, I've recently started doing a lot of shopping over at H&M's online plus size section. Why the surprise? Let's just say I'm "that shopper" who tries on everything before making a purchase! Here on the blog, we have talked much about H&M's plus size collection, the offerings, … [Read more...]

Plus Size Fashion Tips: Dressing for Your Shape as a Plus Size Woman

Dressing for your plus size shape on The Curvy Fashionista

A few of you have asked me about how to dress for your shape, how to figure out your shape and what to wear to accentuate certain body parts. Well, it has taken me a reason to address this because I am on the fence with this, always encouraging one to find out what works for them and not to … [Read more...]

PLUS SIZE TRENDS: The 2014 Plus Size Spring Trends Report

The 2014 Plus Size Spring Trends Report on The Curvy Fashionista

  I am ready for spring. If you are on the West Coast like me, then we are already there. I am here for the newness, the playful colors, hemlines, and prints. And as we head in to the season, readying our closets, window shopping, and making lists, I thought I would help you a little bit … [Read more...]

A New Way To Shop and Swap- SWAPDOM

A New Way To Shop and Swap

Hassle Free Swapping? Say it aint so? Well, thanks to the new site Swapdom, you can now swap items you want without the negotiations, haggling, or fuss! I mean think about it. How many times have we wanted to clear out or purge a few items from our closet but would die to replace it with … [Read more...]

13 Plus Size Retailers to Shop at On a Dime

13 Plus Size Retailers to Shop at On a Dime | The Curvy Fashionista

As we have been talking about the growth of plus size fashion, the new plus size segments in plus size fashion and the rise of contemporary fashion, interestingly enough, we also have more fast fashion and sample sale options to play in as well! I know a few of you (more than a few) have balked at … [Read more...]

The Rise of Contemporary Plus Size Fashion

The Rise of Contemporary Plus Size Fashion

Contemporary plus size fashion- a segment within the plus size fashion industry that is quickly on the rise and I am here for it. And I am not alone here in the excitement. But, as I share the designers who are giving this to us, I noticed a bit of pushback with pricing and a few other details that  … [Read more...]

Ask the Reader: What is Your Favorite Fashion Tip?

Ask the Reader: What is Your Favorite Fashion Tip?

As we head into the spring season (yes, I know… snow) we are readying our closets for the newness, imagining our curves in the latest trends, purging our closets of the items we NEVER ever, ever, wear. In addition to this, if you are anything like me, you tell yourself you will be daring, step … [Read more...]

New Video: Plus Size Women are NOT One Size Fits All

Plus Size Women are NOT One Size Fits All

Happy Monday! Hay girl, Hayyyy! How are YOUUUU Doing? Today, we are back with a new video, new conversations, and newness to share! So I am getting the swing of this, playing around with and going all over the place with these videos, taking inspiration from YOU, the reader who has been … [Read more...]

New Video: Cost Per Wear and a Few Fave Plus Size Jeans

New Video: Cost Per Wear and a Few Fave Plus Size Jeans

Happy Day! It is a new week and I have a new Video! Woot!!! Today, I wanted to talk about Cost Per Wear and have a little fun with this. You see, as we ready ourselves and our closets for a new season, before we delved more into this, I wanted to shat a bit about what I use to help my justify a … [Read more...]