Quest for the Oscar Dress

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If you’re curvy and fabulous, you already know – fashion made to fit and flatter can be hard to find under the best of circumstances. It’s hard to find the right outfit for a job interview. It’s hard to find a super cute dress for a party or fashion show. It’s even harder to find […]

Sears Style — My Splurge vs. Steal Look

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When you think of Sears, what do you think of? I tend to think first of appliances, mattresses, and functional fashion like heavy winter coats and such. The point is, I don’t immediately think Sears = Fashion. But the department store is working hard to change that. Now there are all kinds of new lines […]

The Hottest Holiday Dresses of 2011

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Tis the season for cocktail parties and house parties, office parties and fabulous in-store fashion events — it’s the holiday season! Time to get all dressed up and hit the town for seasonal fun! Whatever do you wear to the festivities? I got your back! I wrote a post on the topic for StyleUnited.com, click […]

Sizzling Summertime Plus Size Swimsuits!

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Today it is cold and rainy and bleak in Chicago. Still, I fantasize about warmer weather and honey the latest swimsuit collection by Monif C makes me yearn for summer heat and sand between my toes. POW! Love the yellow “Monaco” ruched swimsuit. The color is HOT, the teeny cut-out is an adorable touch, and […]

Where I Got The Coolest Winter Coats

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While the fashion world is gearing up for spring and talking about the hot new trends in the season that isn’t even here yet…most of the USA is in a deep freeze. As I look out my own window this morning, it’s all white everything – the sidewalks are covered in snow and the sky […]

Plus Size Designer Collaborations at Target – Best Idea EVER!

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An idea has been marinating in my mind for the last few weeks. It was sparked when I went shopping in the suburbs of Illinois, and realized how many items of beautiful plus size designer clothing was for sale. TJ Maxx. Nordstrom Rack. Marshalls. All of these stores had heavy racks of Calvin Klein, Ralph […]

Afrobella Radio Interview – plus size fashion icons Gabi Gregg and Angel Laws

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This week’s show is a rerun, but it’s a GREAT episode that I didn’t get a chance to truly promote last week. And this week, I’ll be tuning in as well just to get the insight from two of the ladies who have inspired me to find my own fashion voice! On today’s Afrobella Radio […]