A Plus Size Guide To The Opera

The opera can be a little intimidating but underneath the grandeur, there’s relatable stories to the tune of enchanting music. Because opera is not a mainstream form of entertainment, it can be difficult to know what to expect. With some preparation, however, attending your first opera can be an enriching experience. From classical music lovers…

5 Plus Size Coats You Need Right Now From Simply Be

For fashion lovers, the best part about the colder months is the opportunity to buy new coats and jackets. They’re the staple of your wardrobe, one you’ll wear more than any other item. And since it’s the part of your outfit that everyone sees, you’ll really want it to express your personal style. Why did I choose Simple Be…

5 Ways to Wear Tropical Prints—Even if You’re Not on Vacation

Whether you’re sitting pretty by the pool, running errands, or taking advantage of casual Friday, dressing in tropical prints help you hold onto that carefree summer vibe. Believe it or not, palm print pants can actually be cute. They might be too much of a statement in some offices, but if you work for a more…

29Rooms: What You Should Know Before You Go

Refinery 29’s Brooklyn based 29Rooms took the show on the road and set up shop in Chicago for the very first time on my birthday, which made party planning a breeze this year. Held during Fashion Week, this pop up was created partly as an alternative to designers’ exclusive afterparties, and as a canny exercise…

Peach Party Presents…Earth: A Self-Care Sunday Event

What happens when you give a blogger an invitation to an earth-themed self-care Sunday event? Your girl shows up covered in as many banana leaves as possible, giving them earth REALNESS! I’m so lucky I stumbled upon this three-piece gem at Old Navy one day before the event, because it made me feel extremely motivated for…

10 Events You Can’t Miss In Chicago This May

Spring has sprung and Chicago is a beautiful place to be right now! From outdoor bars and restaurants to museums and theaters, there’s something to do around every corner in the Windy City. So we rounded up 10 events that’ll help you make the most of our beautiful city this month.   10. Chicago Beer…

How To Rock A Not So Basic Little Black Dress

If the little black dress is your go-to party outfit and you’ve run out of sneaky little ways to revamp it then it’s definitely time to try one with a bit more pizazz. For this style challenge I did a little online shopping at Boohoo and found this floral plus size smock dress and I couldn’t be happier…

Top 10 Looks of 2017

Hey girl, hey—pop, fizz, clink, cheers, HAPPY NEW YEAR! But before we move forward you know we have to take a step back. 2017 was my most colorful year yet, so today let’s look back at the top 10 looks for a little style inspiration. If you love leggings, and bold prints this roundup is for…

3 Years of Blogging + 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started

There is a misconception that you can start a blog, post content, and be successful. If only that were true. Unfortunately being a successful blogger takes a lot more than just writing a post every week and calling it a day. The most successful bloggers are out there promoting their posts and building a brand….