Summer 2012 Plus Size Trends: White Hot

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Man. Summer seems to have come quite early this year, giving us triple degrees of scorching weather before we made it through the end of May! But here we are in June, and with the heat and summer finally here, I thought it was only befitting that we tackle some of Summer’s hottest trends that will keep us fashionable and cool!

First trend up? WHITE!

Now, I know for some of you, white anything can be scary!  Before we tackle this trend, there are just a few myths about wearing white that we must address:

White Makes You Look Big:

This is only true if you get your outfit in sizes that do not fit your properly. Besides, we are already aware of our fabulous girth, so why try to hide it? Choose items and fabrics FIT your curves fabulously and drape well!

You can see EVERYTHING:

Ah, yes, if you choose an item that is unlined or of cheaper fabric, then yes.  But to counter this, thanks to the plus size designer gods, we have innovative fabrics that gives us the very coverage we need! Lining also does wonders for allowing the garment to hang in all the right places!

It gets dirty so fast:

This happens to be true if you are hyper aware to you wearing the color white!  If you treat white as any other hue on the color wheel, as a simple mind trick, you will be able to make it throughout the day without a blunder!  (Note: this requires extreme focus! LOL)

Summer 2012 Plus Size Trends

Dorothy Perkins White Glitter Dress ASOS CURVE Dress with Chiffon Midi Skirt and Zip Back

Simply Be White Linen Suit

Now that we have got some of those myths out of the way, you can shop confidently knowing that you too, Miss Curvy Fashionista can look just as fabulous as the next one! Make sure you follow me on Twitter (@mariedenee)  and Facebook (The Curvy Fashionista) and check out the Style Q & A about what to wear to an All White Party!

Are you a fan of rocking WHITE as a plus size woman?



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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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