Queen Latifah To Host The Hollywood Film Awards On CBS Next Month

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Queen Latifah To Host The Hollywood Film Awards On CBS Next Month Hip hop icon and talk show host Queen Latifah will host the Hollywood Film Awards live from the Hollywood Palladium Friday, Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. on CBS. Next month’s broadcast marks a milestone for the award show. It’s the first time that the Hollywood Film Awards will air on television and to celebrate such a … [Read more...]

Wal-Mart Manages To Offend Their Plus Size Shoppers With The Term “Fat Girl Costume”

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Wal-Mart Manages To Offend Their Plus Size Shoppers With The Term "Fat Girl Costume" Wal-Mart has really messed up this time. Just in time for Halloween, the world’s largest retailer has managed to offend many of their customer’s by labeling their size 12+ costumes as “Fat Girl Costumes.” Kristyn Washburn discovered the blatant disrespect and shared it on Twitter. On Oct. 21 … [Read more...]

One-Song Workout: Plus Size Princess, CeCe Shows Us How To Workout In Five Minutes Or Less

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One-Song Workout:  Plus Size Princess CeCe Shows Us How To Workout In Five Minutes Or Less If you're a diva on the go, carving out time to workout can be challenging.  As much as we know how important physical fitness is, between work, school, kids and the few minutes that we set aside to sleep, our fitness regime may suffer.  Leave to plus size blogger CeCe of Plus Size … [Read more...]

Plus Size Fashion Pick: Mindy Plus Size Top From ‘Igigi’

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Plus Size Fashion Pick: Mindy Plus Size Top From ‘Igigi’ The Mindy Top from Igigi in this beautiful dark floral print is season appropriate. This style is a long, lean tee that boasts dramatic ruching along both sides for a figure-flattering style. Add a great pair of slacks for a chic work ready look! IGIGI specializes in sexy and sophisticated plus size fashion with an … [Read more...]

Plus Size Supermodel Liris Crosse To Host “Perfection In Posing” Modeling Boot Camp

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Plus Size Supermodel Liris Crosse To Host "Perfection In Posing" Modeling Boot Camp If you want to be the best, you’ve got to learn from the best and that includes being the best model possible. Plus size supermodel Liris Crosse has decided to once again hold one of her very popular “Life Of A Working Model” Boot Camp classes. This time it’s all about Posing! “Perfection in … [Read more...]

Mistaken Identity: Danielle Brooks & Retta Are Not The Same Person

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Mistaken Identity:  Danielle Brooks & Retta Are Not The Same Person Celebrities get mistaken for each other quite frequently. Not only are their fans often confused, but media outlets drop the ball as well. Recently, Danielle Brooks (Orange Is The New Black) and Retta (Parks & Recreation) were mistaken for each other. While surfing the net, I stumbled upon Danielle’s … [Read more...]

The Film ‘Muffin Top’ Explores The Images Of Beauty Shown In The Media

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The Film 'Muffin Top' Explores The Images Of Beauty Shown In The Media Muffin Tops. We all have them. They’re defined as overhanging fat that spills over the waistline of pants or skirts, similar to that of a muffin. They don’t discriminate. Regardless of your size, shape or BMI, you may have a muffin top and that’s okay. The following movie explores this topic in a very … [Read more...]

Plus Size Fashion Pick: Adelle Dress in Noir Dot From ‘Igigi’

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Plus Size Fashion Pick: Adelle Dress in Noir Dot From ‘Igigi’ The Adelle dress from Igigi is the perfect mix of modern and vintage. Wear this dress season after season to any cocktail or holiday party. Make this look shine by adding metallic accessories and an embellished heel and you’re ready to go! IGIGI specializes in sexy and sophisticated plus size fashion with an … [Read more...]

‘The Voice’ Season 7: Danica Shirey and Toia Jones Compete For A Spot On Team Pharrell

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'The Voice' Season 7:  Danica  Shirey and Toia Jones Compete For A Spot On Team Pharrell Last night The Voice’s resident divas closed out the show with a performance of Beyonce’s hit song “Halo.” After an emotional rehearsal Danica Shirey and Toia Jones battled each other for a spot on Team Pharrell. Both ladies came to the stage prepared to win, but Pharrell could only pick … [Read more...]

Plus Industry Insider: Blog Editor & Lifestyle Journalist Marcy Cruz

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Plus Industry Insider:  Blog Editor & Lifestyle Journalist Marcy Cruz For our industry insider feature we introduce you to women and/or men who are creatively creating opportunities for others to shine through their individual work.  Many of the people featured are writers who share the accomplishments of others, the designers that create clothing for you to drape your … [Read more...]

Celebrated Fashion Designer and Icon Oscar de la Renta Dies At 82

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Celebrated Fashion Designer and Icon Oscar de la Renta Dies At 82 Oscar de la Renta was born in the Dominican Republic, and began his career working for Spanish couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga. The name Oscar de la Renta is synonymous with style, regality and class. Many of our beloved celebrities have not only worn his signature designs, but his red carpet gowns have helped … [Read more...]

Lalah Hathaway Reveals Plans To Record A LIVE Album, Here’s Your Chance To Support The Project

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 Lalah Hathaway Reveals Plans To Record A LIVE Album, Here's Your Chance To Support The Project Grammy Award winning artist Lalah Hathaway is working on a LIVE album and she’s letting you be a part of the action. For the launch of her upcoming album, Lalah has teamed up with Pledge Music, a website that allows fans to become part of the music making experience itself by … [Read more...]

Pop Up & Shop: Alissa Wilson Of StylishCurves.com Invites You To A One Day Shopping Event

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Pop Up & Shop:  Alissa Wilson Of StylishCurves.com Invites You To A One Day Shopping Event Our blogging gal pal Alissa Wilson of StylishCurves.com is hosting a one day only shopping event for all of you plus size divas. The “Stylish Curves Pop -Up Shop is being held on Saturday November 8, 2014 and will feature many of your favorite plus size retailers all under one … [Read more...]

‘American Idol’ Alum & Plus Size Model Joanne Borgella Dies At 32

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CORRECTION: In a statement released online, Joanne Borgella's family shared the date and time of death as Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 5:45 a.m. American Idol alum, plus size model and designer Joanne Borgella died Saturday morning from a rare case of Endometrial cancer according to several of her colleagues and close friends. After becoming the first winner of Mo'Nique's … [Read more...]

Plus Size Fashion Pick: Extra Wide Fit Red And Cream Rain Boots From Jileon

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Plus Size Fashion Pick: Extra Wide Fit Red And Cream Rain Boots From Jileon Talk about cute and functional at the same time. These Jileon Extra Wide fit red and cream spotted rain boots are perfect for keeping your feet dry while brightening your step. Pair them with your favorite coat and an umbrella and you’re ready for a dry fall day. Jileon’s specialty is wide calf … [Read more...]

4 Holiday Perfume Sets That You Should Treat Yourself To

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4 Holiday Perfume Sets That You Should Treat Yourself To One of my favorite things to receive during the holiday season is perfume. Not only is it affordable, but you can never have enough variety when it comes to scents. The holiday season may be months away, but why not treat yourself to one of the Holiday gift sets a little early. Michael Kors Fabulous Holiday Set … [Read more...]

We’re Convinced That Mary Lambert Is Having The BEST Week Ever!

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We're Convinced That Mary Lambert Is Having The BEST Week Ever! Between collaborating with other artists and sharing her Secrets with the world, Mary Lambert carved out just enough time to release her major label debut album this week. “After 9 months of pouring my entire being into this project, Heart on My Sleeve (released Oct. 14) is finally here for your ears & hearts … [Read more...]

Igigi’s Luxe Elegance Collection Features Old Hollywood Inspired Designs For Plus Size Women

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Igigi's Luxe Elegance Collection Features Old Hollywood Inspired Designs The new Luxe Elegance collection by Igigi is an ode to glamour in the way that it includes Old Hollywood inspired designs with a modern and sophisticated flair. In classic IGIGI tradition, silhouettes that accentuate and flatter curves laden with all-over lace treatments, peekaboo slits, and lavish … [Read more...]