XCVI Plus Size Giveaway!

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Effortless and eclectic, bohemian and confident. That’s how clothing brand XCVI describes their aesthetic, and it explains why I love them. That’s my style too! I have been a fan of the brand for a while, so when I had the opportunity to try out their Silver Queen Tunic Top, I was BEYOND excited. I […]

Want Of The Week: Monif C’s Marilyn Dress

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Lemme tell you a crazy story. Do you believe in destiny? This feels more like dresstiny. Last year I was still living in Miami. We were planning a move to Chicago, and I had just quit my job. I was nervous about our future, but I had a dream that reassured me. It was in […]

Abby Z is My New Bestie

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I can’t even recall the first time I encountered the name of designer Abby Z — her name has become just about as well known as Donna Karan or Tracy Reese amongst plus size fashionistas. Abby Z’s gorgeous outfits regularly grace the red carpet on celebrities like Queen Latifah, Camryn Manheim, Mo’Nique, and Angie Stone. […]

Afrobella ♥ Dorothy Perkins

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I’ve expressed my admiration for UK plus size retailer Dorothy Perkins before — oh how I WISH that this store was stateside! Or at least that American plus size retailers would take a tip from DP and start offering cute on trend dresses and knitwear at reasonable prices. Like take this dress for example. If […]

NYFW Day 3 – Plus Size at Fashion Week?

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After my exciting evening at the tents and tour of the city via pedicab, I was exhausted. But I had to get my butt in gear for the next day. I had a trek out to Brooklyn in store! I ended Day 2 with a delicious Indian dinner in the Village with my best friend […]