NYFW: Tadashi Shoji Spring/Summer 2014 Collection

Tadashi Shoji Spring 2014

The Tadashi Shoji show was nothing short of confident and beautiful. Before I dive into the collection it was fabulous to see Amber Riley sitting next to Miss J aka J. Alexander. Although, I do wish she had been more daring with her wardrobe and showed off her beautiful curves with a bolder color, … [Read more...]

First Look: Tadashi Shoji Plus Size Holiday Collection

Tadashi Shoji 2013 Plus Size Holiday Collection

Tadashi Shoji sure knows his way around a woman’s curves. Knows how to pull out the va va voom, play up the best assets, and make her feel like a million bucks. For this holiday season, Tadashi Shoji has given us quite a few gems to choose from! One day, I will meet Mr. Tadashi. He and I will hug … [Read more...]

Get the Look: Octavia Spencer


Source: WireImage Wedding season is upon us and unless you are the bride or in the bridal party, that makes you a guest to these weddings. Why not look fabulous in the process? Octavia Spencer looks stunning in this black and nude lace peplum dress from Tadashi Shoji. When Octavia Spencer goes glam … [Read more...]

Tadashi Shoji Celebrates 30 Years with 30 for 30 and I Help!

Tadashi Shoji Celebrates 30 years

I Adore me some Tadashi Shoji. Not only does he “GET” a plus size woman’s body in eveningwear, you can tell he really stands behind it as a brand. I adore him for this. I have even had the pleasure of rocking a few items from the collection; I AM ALWAYS featuring Tadashi Shoji on my … [Read more...]

NYFW: Tadashi Shoji Fall 2013 Runway Show


As I entered the room for the Tadashi Shoji 2013 Runway Show I was excited and giddy. I knew that his Fall 2013 collection was inspired by the Russian Empire and the fall of its imperial ruling. Basically it is the story of royalty ruling their kingdom and then their fall and demise. It seems like … [Read more...]

TCFTurns4 Giveaway: Celebrate in Style with Tadashi Shoji

Tadashi Shoji Giveaway at The Curvy Fashionista

Oooohhh, it is the holiday season and guess what? We need dresses to wear! Especially New Year’s!  But better yet, just in life. A fancy dress is always great to have in your closet! So, to help us celebrate, Tadashi Shoji has stepped up and stepped in to help a reader out!   Dress … [Read more...]

Octavia Spencer Wows on the Nov Cover of Elle Magazine

November 12 Elle Mag Cover featuring Octavia Spencer

Its quite a rare thing to get one of our beloved Curvy Fashionistas on the cover. But for the month of November, Elle Magazine has done JUST that with the ever so fabulous Octavia Spencer for their annual "Women in Hollywood" Issue! Rightfully so with her stellar year in the movies! And Does She … [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...]

A Night at the Academy Awards: What the Plus Size Nominees Wore

Plus Size Fashion on the Red Carpet at the 2012 Academy Awards

  Sunday, if you were glued to your television as I was, then you were watching the red carpet fashion, with the highs and lows, the dresses straight from the runway and the ones that should have stayed there! A while back, I shared some of my choices for Oscar Worthy Dresses for the plus … [Read more...]

The Academy Awards: What the Curvy Fashionistas Could Wear

Plus Size Dresses for the Academy Awards

After both the Golden Globes and the SAG Awards, comes the Academy Awards- Kind of like the Super Bowl of the Award shows. This awards season we have two beautiful plus size women up for an Oscar! Both Octavia Spencer and Melissa McCarthy! Now, the Academy Awards is where drama usually arrives on … [Read more...]