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Hot button issues and news in the plus size fashion world

Bridal Show Blues

Bridal Show Blues

Today, I attended a Bridal Expo here in Chicago. I went with the intention of observing trends, and hopefully exploring options for the plus size bride. Instead (after being greeted very rudely when entering the expo), I spent most of…

No BS

No BS

Body shaming is something I’ve dealt with my entire life. From kids on the playground, to self-shaming, to grown-ass folks in bars speaking their minds. The thing is… we’re all built differently, we all deal with our own issues in…

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! That’s right! March 8th is a day to celebrate and recognize the impact women have made in the world! Today is a day to celebrate and reflect on the economic, political and social changes women have…

Fat Tuesday

Fat Tuesday

Happy Fat Tuesday! We hope you’re having a great day. Enjoy the beads, the colors, the king cake, and whatever else makes you do a happy dance.  Here are a few fashionable purple, green, and gold wardrobe options!  Beguiling Beauty…

Your Specs

Your Specs

If you’re anything like me, you are somewhat obsessed with glasses, and you wish you could have more than one pair (to match varying moods and outfits). Perhaps you’ve even wished you could design your very own pair of glasses….

Red Carpet Favs

Red Carpet Favs

My votes are in! I hope everyone enjoyed the Oscars this evening! Here are a few of my favorite threads from the evening (in no specific order): Lupita Nyongo (We all knew she would knock it out of the park)…

A Cut Above

A Cut Above

Perhaps you have already seen it, but in case you haven’t, please allow me to introduce you to the new line of threads for U.K. plus size retailer Evans. This line is called “The Cut,” and it is noted by…

Teaming Up

Teaming Up

Baublebar and Anthropologie have teamed up to bring you an exclusive “capsule collection” of stellar jewelry.  Here is a little peek at a few of their offerings:          Do you approve of this collaboration? I’m liking what I’m…

Full Figured Fashion Week

Full Figured Fashion Week

Could it be? Is it true? Were you aware that there is such a thing as Full Figure Fashion Week? Well now you are! It’s true! Full Figured Fashion Week is a real thing. And the best part? You could…

Reality Sells

Reality Sells

We live in a world where the idea of “perfection” sells. We are constantly bombarded with images of airbrushed supermodels. Well what if people started to use images of real everyday folk to sell their goods? Imagine buses driving by…