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A Night with L&T and LB

Last night I attended 2 events celebrating plus-size style during New York Fashion Week. First was Curvy Night Out, presented by CURVY Magazine and Lord & Taylor. The event was emceed by Patty Hughes, CURVY Magazine’s creative director, and Lord & Taylor’s personal shopper/stylist, Micah Feliciano. It was a pleasure to meet the magazine’s editor, Keke Simot… Continue reading A Night with L&T and LB

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Because I Love My Body (aka In Defense of Corissa)

One of the fashion bloggers I enjoy following is Corissa of Fat Girl Flow. I love her style and “I’m fat and don’t give a fuck what anyone says about it” attitude. Recently she posted a video where she stated “Do not look me in the eye, tell me you are on Weight Watchers and… Continue reading Because I Love My Body (aka In Defense of Corissa)

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Ashley Nell Tipton for JC Penney

When I was younger, there weren’t many stylish clothing choices for plus size women much less for women who wore extended sizes. If there had been, perhaps I wouldn’t have hidden behind oversized dresses and tops. Then again, I might have still hidden since that was more about my lack of self love and esteem… Continue reading Ashley Nell Tipton for JC Penney

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TheCURVYCon 2016

On Friday and Saturday I attended TheCURVYCon. Sponsored by JCPenney and hosted by Chastity Garner, of Garner Style, and CeCe Olisa, of Plus Size Princess, it’s an event for plus size women to embrace and celebrate our bodies, shop and discuss topics like fashion, body positivity, self-esteem, health and fitness. I’m still smiling from all the wonderful vibes… listening… Continue reading TheCURVYCon 2016