And The Finalist for 2012 TCF Reader’s Choice Awards Are…

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A week ago, I announced The Curvy Fashionista Reader’s Choice Awards, an annual event recognizing the best of plus size fashion as voted on by you!  Last week you cast nominations, and guess what?

After almost 3000 votes, we have the Finalists and a little giveaway for you!  There were quite a few write ins who outscored the nominees, and they are included!  Yes!  Keep reading to learn more!

Without Further Ado, I want to share with you the finalists for The Reader’s Choice Awards- Nominated by YOU!

The Curvy Fashionista Reader’s Choice Award Finalists

Best Plus Size Bra Brand

  • Cacique by Lane Bryant
  • Elomi
  • N Natori
  • Goddess
  • Just My Size
  • Playtex

Best Plus Size Shape Wear/Hosiery Brand

  • Avenue Body
  • Bali
  • Flexees
  • Just My Size
  • Spanx
  • We Love Colors

Best Plus Size Intimate Apparel Retailer

  • Bare Necessities (BarePlus)
  • Curvy Kate
  • Elomi
  • Hips and Curves
  • Just My Size
  • Cacique (Lane Bryant)


Best Independent Contemporary Designer

  • Monif C
  • Jibri
  • CarmaKoma
  • Igigi
  • Queen Grace
  • Jill Alexander

Best Plus Size Online Retailer (online only)

  • ASOS Curve
  • Bare Necessities
  • Dorothy Perkins
  • Eloquii
  • Navabi
  • Sonsi

Best International Plus Size Clothing Brand (outside of USA)

  • Evans
  • ASOS Curve
  • CarmaKoma
  • Simply Be
  • Dorothy Perkins
  • Anna Scholz

Best Plus Size Online Boutique (does not have a physical location)

  • Curvaceous Boutique
  • Eddy and Bri
  • Re/Dress NYC

Best Plus Size Boutique (with a physical location)

  • Boutique Larrieux
  • Curve Couture
  • Johntine’s
  • K Staton Boutique
  • Twelve24 Boutique (Write In!)
  • Vive Le Femme
  • Voluptuous Vixen

Best Plus Size Retail Chain (online and offline with physical stores)

  • Lane Bryant
  • Ashley Stewart
  • Avenue
  • Forever 21

Best Department Store

  • Bloomingdales
  • JC Penny
  • Macy’s
  • Nordstrom
  • Target
  • Wal-Mart

Best Plus Size Denim

  • DKNY Jeans
  • Lucky Jeans
  • Michael Michael Kors
  • Not Your Daughter Jeans
  • Silver Denim
  • Svoboda Denim

Best Plus Size Magazine

  • Beautiful Magazine
  • Plus Model Magazine
  • POSE Magazine
  • Slink Magazine
  • BBW Beauties Magazine

Best Newcomer Designer of 2012

  • Ashley Nell Tipton
  • Cult of Cali
  • Jill Alexander
  • Youtheary Khmer


The Curvy Fashionista Reader's Choice AwardsHow about that!  You have spoken with your Nominations, now it is time to VOTE! But before you do, I have the greatest thing to share with you!

In conjunction with celebrating those who you feel are the best, we are also celebrating over 20,000 fans on Facebook AND the arrival of the Fall Season!  What does this mean for you?

A  MAJOR Giveaway!

That’s right! After you cast your vote, you will land on the giveaway page!  As a major thank you, I have reached out to a few brands who have been nominated and some who are finalists to bring you a giveaway worth over…

Wait for it…

Wait for it…

A Fall Giveaway worth over $2000 in Clothing for one lucky reader!

Yes, you heard me!  Over $2000 to one lucky reader!  What type of prizes? Well, Queen Grace is giving away the Jocelyn Dress and a fab Clutch worth $200, Ashley Nell Tipton is fashioning a custom blouse for you, Simply Be is giving you $300 to go bananas with, Lane Bryant wants you to go bananas with a $500 giftcard, Jill Alexander is dishing up a jumpsuit worth $200, Full Beauty wants you to have fun with $300 in lingerie, Youtheary Khmer wants you to shop your heart out with $200, Cult of Cali invites you to $200 to dress your curves, Re/Dress NYC  wants you to have fun in vintage up to $75 and Igigi is wooing you with a $300 shopping spree!  You will be styling for the Fall Season!  To enter, all you need to do is cast your votes for your favorites!

What do you have to do to enter to win?

Cast Your Vote for your Favorites! It’s NOT a Reader’s Choice Awards without you telling US Your Choice!  After you cast your vote, the next page is the entry form!  Fill it out and you earn 10 points! If you are on Twitter, if you tweet it, you earn 2 more points!

Easy as that!

The winners of the Reader’s Choice Awards and the lucky Reader will be announced on the week of the 13th of August!

Are you excited?  Well, then VOTE NOW!

Click Here to Cast Your Vote!

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Written by Marie Denee

I am the Editor in Chic of The Curvy Fashionista. Often goofy. Forever emo. Always a Virgo. You can find me somewhere grooving to 90s R&B.

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