Exclusive Giveaway From The Queen Grace Collection- Ends Aug. 8, 2012

Exclusive Giveaway From The Queen Grace Collection- Ends Aug. 8, 2012
Daily Venus Diva

This month has partnered with The Queen Grace Collection for an Exclusive Giveaway this month. The Queen Grace Collection brand was launched in 2010 by stylist Marina Zelner. Marina created Queen Grace as a high-fashion company that designs exclusively for the contemporary full-figured woman.

To Enter:

The Winner:

One reader will receive both of the blouses pictured from The Queen Grace Collection. Check back daily and enter until Wednesday August 8, 2012 at 11:59 pm EST.

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  1. Christine Traylor

    August 1, 2012 at 2:54 pm

    Fashion empowers me….to express my mood, style, versatility, and individuality!!!

  2. Natasha Perry

    August 1, 2012 at 5:36 pm

    Fashion empowers me to become what ever I feel like with an outfit. Fashion gives me confidence!

  3. Lilleigh Ra' LaFleur D'lis

    August 1, 2012 at 5:39 pm

    Fashion EMPOWERS me …. allowing ME to introduce myself to YOU by expressing my inner self visually… “Fashion a STATEMENT without WORDS equates emPOWERment !!!” ~~ Lilleigh…. 1<3 my susta' fashionistas…

  4. Amanda Hartley

    August 1, 2012 at 5:42 pm

    Fashion helps me to express my sassy side!

  5. Jennifer Pegues

    August 1, 2012 at 5:49 pm

    Fashion empowers me to move beyond being timid and walk with confidence, with my head held high. It empowered me to walk out the affirmations I give myself in the mirror. Fashion also empowers me to dress for each occasion without compromising my style.

  6. Fashion Empowers me!!

    August 1, 2012 at 6:29 pm

    Fashion empowers me because it allowe me to express who I really am as a women, because even when I’m having a down day I can play dress up just like I did when I was little to put a smile on my face n make feel better

  7. Nikka Shae

    August 1, 2012 at 7:05 pm

    My fashion philosophy is simple: Put YOUR spin on it! Visualize for a moment the scene in Wonder Woman where a twirling Lynda Carter in her everyday wear, would magically change into her fabulous super suit right before our eyes; just in time to take on the world. Well, in today’s busy world women often times have to seamlessly transition from work to play while on-the-go. No matter what your style may be, you can add a “spin” to alter any look. Whether it’s by adding fabulous accessories, a pair of haute shoes, or a gorgeous handbag, you can go from day-wear to night-flair in the blink of an eye… just like Wonder Woman!

  8. dorian harbison

    August 1, 2012 at 7:13 pm

    Fashion empowers me.. to be who I am. When I put on my platform heels I become the real me. When I do my smokey eye I become me. When I put on a sexy pair of jeans I become me. Fashion truly allows me to express myself to people who do not know me. First impression is everything. Fashion is my expression.

  9. Christy Ratcliff

    August 1, 2012 at 7:22 pm

    I can feel like a women while being empowered to feel and look the part of a professional business woman. If you look good you feel good. Fashion is the accessory we love to show off.

  10. Winona

    August 1, 2012 at 11:55 pm

    Fashion empowers me in that I can express who I am inside on my outside… my quirky self, unashamed. :)

  11. Linda Morris-Jackson

    August 2, 2012 at 8:47 pm

    Fashion empowers me to show the world that I am a powerful strong woman. It shows in the clothing I choose and the stride I possess. I am sexy yet not too sexy! I am not afraid of color or patterns and I think I wear it well.

  12. Linda

    August 3, 2012 at 10:18 am

    Fashion empowers me by helping me to express my individual style =o)

  13. Carmen Marquez

    August 3, 2012 at 2:27 pm

    Fashion express me… I can express myself in many ways from chic day look to sexy night look and everything in between. I can become a different person with a change of a blouse or even a pair of shoes. Showing my inner spirit.

  14. Karen S

    August 4, 2012 at 4:16 pm

    Fashion empowers me to express who I am as person in a creative way. You can express a lot of what you are feeling by what you wear, just as well as you can make yourself feel something by wearing something in particular. I love being able to create a whole look that makes a statement to the worlld about who I am and what I am feeling that day.

  15. Erica Best

    August 6, 2012 at 1:02 am

    it help to feel as beautiful on the out as i do on the inside

  16. Aubria Cruise

    August 6, 2012 at 9:40 am

    Fashion empowers me by giving me confidence and freedom to express my own unique style.

  17. Deana Kneen

    August 6, 2012 at 9:54 am

    Fashion empowers me by allowing me to express my individuality and originality!

  18. Catherine Rodriguez

    August 6, 2012 at 10:44 am

    Fashion then – I grew up feeling left out of fashion, never seeing models that looked like me, not finding styles that were flattering for my shape. I felt my body was broken, was wrong, was distorted. How could it be right when the fashion industry ignored it, when stores neglected it, when society rejected it? So, I squeezed into clothes that didn’t make sense for me, was uncomfortable, and felt ugly.

    Fashion today – I have learned that my body is right in every way. My size and my clothes do not determine my self-worth. I am a fabulous woman, with or without clothes. The right fabrics, colors, and shapes will highlight me and my personality. My size is just a number and my clothes are an accent. My size 18-20 is not less valid nor is it less beautiful than a size 6-8. It simply is.

    Fashion now – I love the choices I have as a plus size woman. Although my options are limited, I enjoy shopping in stores that include fuller figures and that promote savvy styles for all sizes and shapes. Fashion for me now is about freedom. It is about being me completely on the outside as I see myself on the inside – sometimes conservative, sometimes rockin’, sometimes sexy, sometimes sporty. I no longer have to compromise on comfort to look as good as I feel. I can be my confident glorious self without shame. Fashion has set me free.

  19. Tracilynn

    August 6, 2012 at 11:00 am

    Fashion empowers me because it allows me to showcase everything I have on the inside and display it to the world. I’m fun, vibrant, smart and bold just like the clothing choices I wear.

  20. Heidi Cookson

    August 6, 2012 at 11:07 am

    Fashion empowers me to be whatever version of myself I feel like showing on any given day.

  21. Tammy Stafford

    August 6, 2012 at 11:38 am

    Fashion empowers me through lending inspiration to my life. It gives me expression and confidence to be who I am.

  22. ashley p

    August 6, 2012 at 12:49 pm

    when you are a plus size chick sometimes your style is everything. When yu feel like you look smoking you feel like you can take over the world vs feeling the like the worlds doormat when you dont.having great style empowers me by making me have the self confidence to reach my goals

  23. penny p

    August 6, 2012 at 1:29 pm

    fashion empowers me to express my feminine strength.

  24. Shanda K

    August 6, 2012 at 6:44 pm

    Fashion empowers me to Push myself when you wake up and feel good about yourself you feel like nothing can hold you back. It empowers me to try new things and smile more Fashion is helping me make me the person I want to be!

  25. Shanae

    August 6, 2012 at 8:03 pm

    Fashion empowers me to become a fierce woman from the outward appearance. But it also empowers that feeling that you might have within yourself to just say, I got this! Naw, baby I own this!!…..Now walk honey!!! lol

  26. Sherri

    August 7, 2012 at 3:24 pm

    Fashion empowers me because it is ME; completely, uniquely ME! I may have similar clothes as other women because we shop in the same stores but only I can wear the clothes the way I do. Vice versa… only you can only wear clothes the way you do. Body shape, colour combinations, accessories, mixing of patterns, footwear, purses, hair colour, your smile, your confidence; all combine to create a look that is completely different then any other person in the world. That is why fashion is so great!

  27. Marla

    August 7, 2012 at 4:14 pm

    There is nothing like stepping through a door and feeling like the most beautiful woman in the room. Fashion gives you that. It makes you confident in how you walk, how you talk, and how you conduct yourself. Whether at work, on the go, or going out with friends, feeling like you are well put together is what gives you your edge. When you look like a lady, you feel like a lady.
    I didn’t always feel comfortable in clothing, but one day realized it was a self fulfilling prophecy. I dressed to hide my body, which reinforced me to feel like I had a body to hide. I now know that I like to show my curves, and fashion gave me that!

  28. Daria

    August 7, 2012 at 6:00 pm

    Good question!
    So many times I feel insecure and full of “hide yourself” feeling. Then I decide to fight it. The simpliest way is to make myself feel sexy and comfortable. I do my hair and make up but I need more to feel right. When I come up to my wardrobe I know what will look good on me and selectively follows the trends. When I put on beautiful clothes and add heels to it I feel really strong. I could rock the world… Someone could say “they’re just clothes” but for me it’s the power.:)

  29. Amy Sanders

    August 7, 2012 at 6:04 pm

    Being the wife of a disabled Iraqi War Vet and the mother to an Autistic 3 year old daughter is INSANE! Fashion usually takes a back burner to every day life. I would love to work in a career vs. just a job but on such a limited income we just don’t have the money to get me a plus size wardrobe. I wouldn’t change my life for a million dollars, but it would make me feel like a queen to have a few choice pieces to dress up every now and then. Fashion can make anyone feel special!

  30. Erica Best

    August 7, 2012 at 10:15 pm

    it helps me be me on the outside

  31. Sarah Blake

    August 8, 2012 at 4:58 am

    I feel empowered by fashion because I am able to dress in a way that enhances my body and makes me look and feel comfortable. As a result, I feel much more confident, love myself and my body more, and feel even more inspired to do the things I love.

  32. Jada

    August 8, 2012 at 11:43 am

    Fashion Empowers me by allowing me to inspire other women to not run from their bodies, but embrace, embellish and appreciate them. I have had so many friends that follow societies guide for being ashamed of wearing trendy clothes because they are not made for fat women, but I refuse to follow those rules. I am plus, fit and fabulous.

  33. Erica Best

    August 8, 2012 at 7:27 pm

    fashion helps me to be beautiful on the inside as out.

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