Plus Size Fashion: 6 Fashionably Fresh International Plus Size Fashion Labels

Plus Size Fashion:   6 Fashionably Fresh International Plus Size Fashion Labels We try our best to stay a few steps ahead of the curve by introducing you to plus size brands and designers on a regular basis. While many of our readers call the United States their home, we have international readers and it’s because of those readers that we constantly surf the web to find plus … [Read more...]

Plus Fashion Designer Spotlight: An Interview With Lori Ruffin, Designer Of Sean Anthony Designs

Model Colleen Stovall (Empire Photography)

After the Sean Anthony Designs “It’s All About the City” Fashion Show, I had an opportunity to interview Lori Ruffin, plus fashion designer of Sean Anthony Designs. As the founder and CEO of the Sean Anthony Designs, Lori feels that "You don’t have to be a size 10 to stay in style." For this reason as well as others, she designs ready-to-wear clothing at a reasonable price … [Read more...]

Mary Lambert Launches Body Love Campaign To Encourage Self-Love


We like Mary Lambert.  We’ve liked her since we heard her perform alongside Macklemore and Ryan Lewis on the single “Same Love.”  We began to really like her after we featured her on our January 2014 cover and after hearing about her new Body Love campaign; our like for the “Body Love” singer has turned into love. Also Read:  2014 January Cover Feature: Singer Mary … [Read more...]

Octavia Spencer To Star In Mini-Series On OWN


Oscar winner Octavia Spencer is set to star in “Tulsa” on OWN. The two-night miniseries will tell the story of the largest race riot in U.S. history, where 300 people are believed to have been murdered. No one tells a human interest story like Ms. Winfrey, so I’m sure OWN will do the story of “Tulsa” justice. Also read:  Actress Octavia Spencer Lands Role In Fox’s Drama Series … [Read more...]

Rebel Wilson Graduates In “Pitch Perfect 2″ & Confirms Involvement In “Kung Fu Panda 3″


Lately actress Rebel Wilson has put on many hats. Earlier this year she was the voice of Hopper in several commercials for DirectTV, last year she was the mastermind behind her very own television show for ABC and this year she’s taking on multiple movie roles. Also Read:  Rebel Wilson’s Voice Stars In New DISH Network ‘Hopper’ Commercial In 2012s hit “Pitch Perfect,” … [Read more...]

Tamela Mann To Perform Her Hit Single On ‘The View’ For Sherri Shepherd’s Birthday


On Tuesday, April 22nd you can catch Grammy award nominated vocalist Tamela Mann performing on ABC’s The View. Tamela’s appearance on the daytime talk show is in celebration of co-host Sherri Shepherd’s birthday. Mrs. Mann recently shared her love for Sherri and her excitement about appearing on next week’s show. “Sherri is a dear friend, and I’m thrilled to be a part of … [Read more...]

Cleaning & Steaming With The Bissell Steam Mop From Best Buy

The many sides of the Bissell Steam Mop and Vacuum

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free Thanks to Bissell and Best Buy, I finally got a chance to steam my carpet and I'm happier than ever. Vacuuming is one thing, but steaming your carpet gives it a completely different look and feel. Between starting a new day job and … [Read more...]

Melissa McCarthy Is On Josh Gad’s Wish List To Star In ‘Frozen 2′


Melissa McCarthy is one talented woman. In the past she’s starred in films alongside Jason Bateman (Identity Thief) and Sandra Bullock (The Heat). This summer we’ll get to see her exchange lines with Susan Sarandon (Tammy), and if all goes well, we may see her starring with Josh Gad in the sequel to Frozen. VH1 spoke with Josh Gad on the red carpet at the FX Upfronts in NYC … [Read more...]

Shonda Rhimes To Appear On Jimmy Kimmel After ‘Scandal’ Season Finale


As much as we enjoy watching Scandal every Thursday night to see the Olivia-Fitz-Mellie love triangle unfold, we also stay on the edge of our seats to see what Shonda Rhimes, the creator of Scandal, has waiting for us. Following the season finale of Scandal, Shonda Rhimes will be on a special edition of Jimmy Kimmel Live, titled “Behind the Scandalabra,” airing Thursday … [Read more...]


Tom Joyner's Mistletoe Jam Comes to Detroit - December 10, 2005

There have been several rumors circulating surrounding Patti LaBelle and Aretha Franklin. The rumors started after the duo performed at the White House for the “Women of Soul” concert. Allegedly, Aretha Franklin snubbed Patti when she extended her hand to greet the “Respect” singer upon entering the stage. After the initial interaction, it was rumored that Patti LaBelle was … [Read more...]



I love spring. Between the chirping birds waking me up in the morning to the bright colors flirting with my hard earned cash, something about spring screams NEW and FRESH! New and fresh are two words that describe the recent collaboration between plus size brand Eloquii and one of our favorite bloggers, Marie Denee affectionately known as the Curvy Fashionista. The duo … [Read more...]

Amber Riley To Receive GirlPower Award For Being Her AWESOME Self!


Less than a month after releasing her beautiful single "Colorblind," Amber Riley's star continues to soar. On May 22, 2014, Amber will receive the GirlPower Children’s Inspiration Award at a ceremony in Beverly Hills. The goal of the ceremony is to honor women who are view as inspirations, and Amber definitely embodies that role. Also Read: Watch Amber Riley Perform New … [Read more...]

Plus Size Radio Host Chrissie Swan’s New Collection Throws Fashion Rules out Of the Window


Plus size celebrity and radio host Chrissie Swan shared the new Chrissie Swan Collection for Big W with the viewers of Channel Nine’s Mornings on Tuesday. Swan’s new winter collection for the retailer features a mix of shapes, prints and tailored lines for plus size shoppers. Chrissie Swan’s goal with this collection was to break fashion rules. 'There's no rules.’ … [Read more...]

Designer Jenny Packham Features Plus Size Models During Her Bridal Fashion Week Runway Show

Jenny Packham SP2015

Designer Jenny Packham received major kudos recently when she decided to open her runway show with plus size model Marquita Pring during Bridal Fashion Week. If opening with a plus size model wasn’t enough, Packham took things further and featured plus size models Ashley Graham and Camilla Hansen during the showing. According to Love My Dress this collection … [Read more...]

Plus Size Fashion: 10 Plus Size Maxi Dresses That Are Perfect For Spring


It’s been spring since last month, but it doesn’t seem like it. Until this weekend the temperatures haven’t been warm enough to go without tights or winter coats, and to be honest, we may not be in the clear yet. It may not be warm enough to wear mini skirts but it’s definitely warm enough to wear maxi dresses.  Until temperatures increase, you can add a jean jacket or a shrug … [Read more...]

Kelly Price Debuts New Feel Good Single “It’s My Time”


Regardless of what you think about Kelly Price after seeing her on R&B Divas: L.A., you can’t deny that she is one talented diva! After a dramatic season on the TV One show, Ms. Price is ready to get back to singing and to show us how serious she is, Kelly’s next project, "Sing Pray Love Vol. 1: Sing" is scheduled for a June 3, 2014 release date. In the following … [Read more...]

Adele Is The Most Listened To Artist By Employees While Working


Listening to music is the best way to get through an 8 hour work day and of all of the musicians in the world, Adele is the most listened to artist during work hours. Online music streaming website Spotify recently conducted a study and revealed that 61% of people listen to music in the workplace and 16% of those employees listen to Adele. For the report, Spotify … [Read more...]

Christina Hendricks Shares What Started The “Game of Thrones” Rumors


Typically, celebrity rumors come from unknown sources, but Christina Hendricks recently started her own rumor and put the same rumor to rest. Rumors that the "Mad Men" actress was heading to the HBO hit series “Game of Thrones” surfaced after she was asked if she wanted to star in any other shows. Although she had never seen the show, she replied, ‘Game of Thrones’ because she … [Read more...]