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...]

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...]

Jill Scott Shows Off Her Curves At The UNCF’s ‘An Evening Of Stars’ Event + Looks From The Past

Jill Scott is the type of woman that everyone loves. Men wouldn’t mind being “with” her and she’s the sister-friend that every woman wishes they had. So, I wasn’t surprised to see so many men and women going ga-ga over Jill’s curves earlier this week. Ms. Scott stepped out looking so very chic in a fitted black Haus of falenci’ago dress (thanks for the tip Stylish Curves) and … [Read more...]

Plus Size Fashion: 10 Plus Size Prom Dresses That I Would Wear If I Were A High School Senior

Chiffon Prom Dress, Blush Prom

When I think of high school, I instantly think of spirit days, mock elections and prom night. Remember trying to find that perfect dress to wear with your perfect pair of shoes as you and your perfect date walk in perfectly? Well, not really, but I tried. Honestly, the only things I remember about prom was my beautiful purple dress (thanks mom for making it!) and my day after … [Read more...]

Step into Spring as a Fresh Sophisticate in IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel

igigi the fresh - plus size dresses

Inspired by all the vivid colors, allure, and variety nature embodies, the new Fresh Sophisticate collection from IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel is a refreshing testament to female diversity, beauty and uniqueness.  Enchanting bright hues, soft pastels, paisley, floral, and pin-dot prints in feminine interpretations bloom in pieces that will captivate the bold and beautiful fashion … [Read more...]

Plus Size Fashion Designer Theary Sim Launches Brand Expansion Campaign On

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Fashion designer Theary Sim recently released her new 2014 Spring/Summer collection, The VIVA Collection. The VIVA Collection is described as an innovative, contemporary collection inspired by women’s ready to wear clothing. To coincide with the launch of her new collection, Theary Sim has launched a brand expansion campaign on The online campaign … [Read more...]

Beach Coverups From That Are Perfect For Pool Side Chic

Keyhole Drop Waist Dress

As you start putting in your vacation day bids for the summer, it’s time to start thinking about what you plan on wearing to the sandy beaches. As much as we love a great plus size swimsuit, nothing pulls your look together like a chic swimsuit cover up. When looking for plus size swimwear, activewear and lingerie, look no further than plus size brand Always For Me. Whether … [Read more...]

Plus Size Trend: 5 Spring Clutches That Will Brighten Up Your Wardrobe

L’amour Clutch, Just Fab

By:  Tamara Marlene & Stephanie Penn I love a great huge, brick carrying purse. Why not? They’re roomy so I can fit EVERYTHING in them. Confession: Because I carry a HUGE purse, I’m guilty of placing smaller items in plastic bags before putting them in my purse, and someone busted me last week. I think they were more embarrassed than I was, but I promised to do better. … [Read more...]

Plus Size Fashion: 6 Budget Friendly Plus Size Jackets That You Need This Spring

Miss Slick Trench Coat, Fashion To Figure

By:  Stephanie Penn & Tamara Marlene Since winter has finally gotten the hint that it’s now spring, it’s time to officially retire the peacoat, the puffer and any reminder of the polar vortex, and bring out those spring jackets. Spring jackets are great!  They’re a little less expensive than winter coats (so variety is now an option) and they’re available in some of the … [Read more...]

Melissa McCarthy Attends A CinemaCon Event Wearing ELOQUII


Melissa McCarthy is known for stepping out in plus size brands that we love. Just this week the Tammy actress attended the 2014 CinemaCon Event, “Warner Bros. Pictures ‘The Big Picture’ An Exclusive Presentation Highlighting the Summer of 2014 and Beyond.” She kept it cute and affordable wearing the ELOQUII Studio Abstract Print Fit and Flare Dress to the Caesars Palace in … [Read more...]

Plus Size Fashion: Isabel Toledo & Lane Bryant’s New Collection Is A Big Hit With Plus Size Women

Last week in NYC, bloggers and fashionistas attended the Isabel Toledo for Lane Bryant plus size runway show and from the looks of things, Lane Bryant has some stunning fashion in the works for their shoppers. The new collection captures Toledo’s signature artsy and tailored style. “I wanted to dress a more sophisticated woman, more grown up,” Isabel shared with … [Read more...]

Plus Size Brand Carmakoma Takes Plus Size Fashion In An Unconventional Direction

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During the Copenhagen fashion week the Danish groundbreaking fashion brand Carmakoma held an unconventional catwalk show in the middle of the Copenhagen central station. Carmakoma is a plus size brand that isn’t afraid at pushing the envelope. In fact, thinking outside of the box is what has made them a success thus far. Their recent ‘I Picture You - You Picture Me’ catwalk, … [Read more...]

Plus Size Fashion: Four Plus Size Designers That Gives Us A Reason To Shop This Spring

Rue 114 | Adinkra 2.0 Collection

As plus sized, well dressed fashionistas, it’s hard not to get excited when we come across a designer that’s new on the scene, or a designer releasing a new collection. When we do find something worth doing backflips over, it reminds us why we love plus size fashion. Just in time for spring, we’re getting reacquainted with 4 plus size designers with brand new collections on … [Read more...]

Plus Size Pick: The Varsity Jacket From CustomPLUS

CustomPLUS Varsity Jacket

I have a confession. I shop in stages. I’ve been through my shoe stage, my dress stage, my pants stage and now I’m entering my jacket stage. Since I’m on the search for comfortably cute jackets to keep my arms warm, this plus size varsity jacket from CustomPLUS caught my attention immediately. The Varsity “Letterman” Jacket comes in blue, black and pink. It’s made out of … [Read more...]

Word On The Street: Avenue & Lane Bryant Are Looking At Ashley Stewart’s Assets


Earlier this week we shared the disappointing news that plus size retailer Ashley Stewart filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. As a result of the bankruptcy, the retailer would be closing approximately 27 locations. While there’s nothing good about filing bankruptcy, Ashley Stewart’s financial setback may be the perfect set up for competitor Avenue. According to the New York Post, … [Read more...]