Today I attended “Feel the Love: An Exclusive Blogger Breakfast with Avenue” one of the events on the 4th day of Full-Figured Fashion Week. It was hosted by Erica and Scarlett, of Avenue‘s PR team, and Marcy Cruz, blogger at Plus Model Magazine and Fearlessly Just Me. I confess to a long-time love affair… Continue reading Feeling the Love with Avenue
Today I attended the kick-off event for Full-Figured Fashion Week 2016… Redefining Healthy: Celebrating Your Curves from The Inside Out at the Hey Gorgeous showroom on West 38th Street in NYC. Hosted by Darlene Lebron of Suits, Heels and Curves, the event was to celebrate and empower plus size women with physical activity and affirmation as… Continue reading Redefining Healthy 2016
Yesterday my youngest, Jason, graduated from Law School. Of course this proud mama couldn’t wear just any outfit. I needed something stylish that would keep me cool and comfortable in the 80+ degree, humid heat. I decided on the Valentina Racerback dress from SmartGlamour which was custom made to my measurements with white and navy… Continue reading OOTD – Proud Mama Edition
Happy Friday the 13th! Not letting superstition or impending rain dampen my spirits so I accessorized my outfit with a flowered necklace and matching earrings that I rediscovered in my jewelry box. Curves Are Trending T-shirt: Boutique+ from JCPenney Capri Jeggings: Faded Glory from Walmart Demin Vest: Avenue – mine is from last year but… Continue reading Triskaidekaphobic? Not me!
Horizontal stripes – check. Skinny jeans – check. Baring fat, jiggly arms – check. To hell with the fashion rules that say horizontal stripes look terrible on fat women or that short women should avoid skinny pants. To hell with those who say that we should hide our big arms, bellies, etc. The only fashion… Continue reading OOTD – Break the Rules
I love, love, love bargains. There’s a great sense of satisfaction when I find an irresistible item at an equally irresistible low price. That’s why I enjoy browsing garage sales, flea markets and thrift shops and why I was delighted to find groups on Facebook like Fat Too and Fat Too Grand where members sell… Continue reading …Another Person’s Treasure
I love bright paisley prints in the summer. My love affair started a few years ago with a couple of dresses from Old Navy. Whenever I wear them I feel as pretty and carefree as the pattern and, almost every time, someone compliments me on the dress. That’s why I couldn’t resist fullbeauty.com’s offer of… Continue reading Adventures in Wear Testing: Perfectly Pretty Paisley