Plus Size Fashion Takes Center Stage At The 2014 ‘Curves In Motion’ Showcase

Plus Size Fashion Takes Center Stage At The 2014 'Curves In Motion' Showcase

Plus Size Fashion Takes Center Stage At The 2014 'Curves In Motion' Showcase On Saturday, August 30, more than 150 guests attended the 2014 Curves In Motion Showcase during the Int’l Fuller Woman Expo & Empowerment Weekend in Detroit, MI. The event, founded by Cassandra Jones-McBryde featured several designers that specialize in plus size fashion. Curves In Motion Fashion … [Read more...]

Bill Murray Thinks Melissa McCarthy Would Make A Great Ghostbuster

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Bill Murray Thinks Melissa McCarthy Would Make A Great Ghostbuster Last month, we shared news that director Paul Feig (Bridesmaids & The Heat) would be directing the new Ghostbusters movie and since he has such a great working relationship with Melissa McCarthy, she was one of the actresses being mentioned to be in the reboot. You see, here’s the thing. If you’re a fan of … [Read more...]

Octavia Spencer Looks Lovely In Tadashi Shoji At The Toronto International Film Festival

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Octavia Spencer Looks Lovely In Tadashi Shoji At The Toronto International Film Festival Last week, Octavia Spencer wore a green lace-accented knee length Tadashi Shoji dress to the premiere of the film “Black and White” at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 6th in Toronto, Canada. By now, it’s safe to say that Tadashi Shoji is a favorite of Spencer’s. … [Read more...]

Retailer Modcloth Shares Findings From Their “Truth in Fashion” Report

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Our love for the fashion retailer Modcloth isn’t a secret. Not only do they offer unique styles from independent designers, they carry clothing available in various sizes. Recently Modcloth released its “Truth in Fashion” report, with their co-founder Susan Gregg Koger penning an open letter in response these findings. Read the #fashiontruth letter here. Back to the results. … [Read more...]

Plus Night Out 2014: The Fashion Show

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Well dressed and stylish plus size women took over New York City on September 6th for the 2014 Plus Night Out event. The creator of the event is Jovanna Reyes, a talented photographer, designer and wearer of many hats. Plus Night Out is the only plus-centric event during Fashion's Night Out (now on hiatus) and New York Fashion Week that connects companies, brands, bloggers … [Read more...]

Plus Size Fashion Pick: The ‘Empress’ Dress From ‘A Clothes Mind’

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Plus Size Fashion Pick: The ‘Empress’ Dress From 'A Clothes Mind' A Clothes Mind specializes in women’s fashions from size 2-26. Their sleek and sassy fashions are created to inspire, uplift and motivate the ‘DIVA’ in all of us. The ‘Empress’ dress from A Clothes Mind is a vision of beauty. This gorgeous maxi dress can be worn during the day or at night. It’s available in a … [Read more...]

Listen Now: Two Unreleased Tracks From Adele

Listen Now- Two Unreleased Tracks From Adele

Listen Now: Two Unreleased Tracks From Adele Last week Adele fans received what many assumed to be good news when two songs were released on the internet. The two new tracks are “You’ll Never See Me Again” and “Never Gonna Leave You,” both rumored to be on the singers upcoming (and very secretive) new album. Before I even had a chance to listen to the singles, the songs were … [Read more...]

Betty Jean Couture Brings Plus Size Fashion To New York Fashion Week

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Highlights from the Betty Jean Couture Fashion Show Kenneth Doswell, founder and designer for Betty Jean Couture is one of the many designer’s to show off their spring/summer 2015 collection during New York Fashion Week this week. Last month we spoke with Doswell, who was quick to share the importance of a plus size designer showing in New York on this particular weekend. For … [Read more...]

Top Five Stories Of The Month: Jazmine Sings, Boycott Target & Be PhActive

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Most Viewed Posts Of The Month During the month of August, DailyVenusDiva.com reported on news stories, shared fashion trends and tips and re-posted articles that resonated with our readers. Here are your five favorite posts for the month of August 2014: Get it Jazmine: Singer Jazmine Sullivan  performed a new single, “Stupid Girls” for a room full of men at the Clear-Vue … [Read more...]

Melissa McCarthy’s Film ‘Tammy’ Comes Out On DVD & Blu-Ray This Fall

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Let Melissa McCarthy Entertain You This Holiday Season If you were one of many moviegoers who enjoyed Melissa McCarthy’s film Tammy, then keep reading. Tammy, McCarthy’s comedy film directed by her husband Ben Falcone will be coming to DVD and Blu-Ray on November 11th. The film follows Tammy (played by McCarthy) who wants to escape her small town after losing her job, husband … [Read more...]

Rebel Wilson Takes A Break From Filming To Visit Students In East Africa

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When we originally shared this story, it was unclear as to why Rebel Wilson left the set of filming Grimsby to visit students in Africa.  But according to a very reputable source, the Australian actress visited Tanzania, East Africa to meet her sponsored student Winnie for the first time.   For years, Rebel Wilson has shared letters, gifts and photos with Winnie and her family … [Read more...]

Plus Size Fall Fashion: Four Plus Size Coats With Handbags That Match

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Match Your Plus Size Coats & Handbags This Fall Earlier this year Amber Riley’s character Mercedes appeared in the "Tested" episode of GLEE wearing this wine colored pea coat with this super cute handbag on her arm. Although this look was created for a television show, pairing your fall/winter coat with the perfect handbag is an important detail that's often … [Read more...]

International Plus Size Designer, Carmakoma To Show During N. Y. Fashion Week

International Plus Size Designer, Carmakoma To Show During N. Y. Fashion Week

For years, the Carmakoma design duo has made history in their country by showing collection after collection during Copenhagen Fashion Week. Now they’re making history by bringing their brand of trendy plus size fashion to New York Fashion Week. On Monday, September 8th, Carmakoma will head to NYC to showcase their SS15 collection as well as premiere their brand new jeans … [Read more...]

Plus Size Leather Jacket Looks Inspired By Queen Latifah

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We Love Queen Latifah's Style Choices! Queen Latifah wears leather with ease. The daytime host has gained a reputation for looking great on the set of The Queen Latifah Show. Since airing a year ago, Queen Latifah continues to inspire us with confident and fashionable looks. With fall less than a month away, we’ve decided to look at some of Queen Latifah’s leathered looks as … [Read more...]

Summer 2014 Recap: Our Favorite Curvy Celebrity Swimwear Looks Of The Summer

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Since labor day is the last official holiday of the summer, it’s pretty safe to say that summer is coming to an end. One of the biggest trends of the summer has been women showing off their curves in their swimsuits, that includes celebrities. Also Read:  10 Plus Size One-Piece Swimsuits For Summer Fun This summer curvy celebrities like Queen Latifah, Lauren Goodger, … [Read more...]

2014 September Cover Model: Danielle Van Grondelle

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Danielle Van Grondelle is a plus size model who grew up in Rotterdam, Netherland. Currently, Danielle is represented by MUSE NYC. As a model, Danielle has worked with several companies including Lane Bryant, Evans, Ulla Popken, Marina Rinaldi, and many more. Danielle is currently the face of Igigi's new Urban Jungle Collection; A runway-inspired collection of dresses and … [Read more...]

Plus Size Blogger Liz Black and Fame & Partners Create ‘The X Collection’ For Plus Size Women

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Super Fabulous Dresses For The Size 16-26 Woman Lately, many fashion brands have been collaborating with bloggers and/or celebrities on plus size fashion collections and if you ask me, I think it's really exciting.  The result of the latest brand/blogger collaboration is The X Collection from Fame & Partners and plus size fashion journalist Liz Black.  The goal of The X … [Read more...]

Three Plus Size Beauty Queens Are Crowned At The First Plus USA Competition

Three Plus Size Beauties Are Crowned Queen At The First Plus USA Competition

Plus USA Competition crowns its new Queens  Earlier this month beauty queens from various parts of the country gathered at the Neptune Theater in Seattle, WA for the First Plus USA Competition. After being judged in the categories of active wear, evening gown, interview and personal character, two women were crowned. The star-studded panel of judges chose Miss Oregon Plus … [Read more...]