Hi Beauties! It’s been a month since the debut of Ashley Nell Tipton’s collection for JC Penney’s Boutique + line. However, with a limited clothing budget, I had to wait on the combination of extra cash and a good sale. You know how it is, right? I love the jacket with chiffon I got from Tipton’s… Continue reading JCP & Ashley Nell Tipton’s Spring Collection
November is one of my favorite months. The days turn brisk and cold and it’s the start of the holidays. In a few days, I’ll celebrate my 54th birthday and still say that it’s never too late to overcome one’s fear of trying new things… Like getting my hair cut short… … and wearing 2-piece swimsuits I’m… Continue reading Another Year Older…
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
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
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!
A few days ago a woman named Mel Fraser noticed the mannequin pictured above while passing by a UK fashion store, Primark. She tweeted a photo of the mannequin with the following: “Dear Primark, is it really necessary that these new mannequins have protruding ribs? And before I get anyone saying I’m skinny bashing, I’m… Continue reading The “Too Thin” Mannequin