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


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 […]

NYFW Outfit Of The Day – Cocktails and Couture!

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When my friends Lianne Farbes and Kristin Booker announced they’d be cohosting a party called Cocktails and Couture, I knew that I had to be there to support my amigas, and that I wanted to look special. You can’t show up to a beauty and fashion blogger soiree without turning it OUT! This was my […]

NYFW Outfit Of The Day – Fashion’s Night Out!


Fashion’s Night Out started out absolutely awesome. I began the evening at Macy’s Herald Square location, interviewing the incredible Rachel Roy! (I promise to share, but the video I took can probably best be described as extreme close up. Like imagine just a shot of Rachel’s lips moving, LOL). There were moments of extreme awesomeness, […]

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


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


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. […]