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…

5 Fierce Swimwear Lines Designed By Black Women

Hey Girl, Hey! Summer is only a few weeks away and if you’re lucky, that means a slew of pool party invites, vacations on the beach or maybe even lazy evenings in a jacuzzi while sipping on a mojito. Regardless of your summer plans, you probably want to look fly and fabulous while soaking up the sun….

What To Wear To The Derby + Chicago Fashion Show

One day each year, folks put on their fancy spring attire and head to the racetrack. Or, for a few minutes, some with otherwise no interest in equine affairs turn to their televisions. Mint juleps are poured, bets are placed, and all eyes are on Louisville, Kentucky, where for over a century 20 of the…

How To Attend A Cold Weather Cocktail Party Like A Pro

Even though there are a bunch of guides on party-dressing, not many of them tell you how to stay warm and cozy while rocking a glamorous outfit everyone will be envious of. If you’re up for attractive party clothes, you won’t freeze in, stick around for five amazing tips for attending a cold weather cocktail…

How To Make A Bold Fall Fashion Statement

Dialing it down simply isn’t an option this fall—at least not on my watch. Before you reach for yet another basic fall layering piece (been there, done that), why not usher in some drama with a bold statement necklace, a corduroy skater skirt, a classic color block satchel or a pair of the season’s highly coveted embroidered…

How To Flatter Your Pear Shaped Figure

We recently discussed how to determine your body type and today we’re going to talk more in depth about the pear shape. Before we begin, you must confirm that you do indeed have a pear shaped body. As a quick recap, you have a pear shaped body when: Your hips are wider than your shoulder Extra weight generally accumulates…

How To Flatter Your Apple Figure

Before we begin to talk about dressing for your body type, you must confirm that you do indeed have an apple shaped body. Here are some other characteristics of the apple-shaped body: A wide torso Broad shoulders An average to fuller bust Thinner arms and legs A flat bottom Hips that are narrower than your bust…

Curvy Shopping Solutions

It’s no secret that I love to shop, but it wasn’t always this way. During my senior year at University I packed on a few pounds, and the struggle to dress myself began. At the time, I wore a uniform to work so that enabled me avoid the issue, but all too soon I was faced…

5 Ways To Wear Flare Jeans

Hold on to your jeans ladies, even when they aren’t trendy anymore. You never know exactly when they’ll be back in style, but I promise you’ll regret it if you have to re-purchase them. Anybody guilty of that? Don’t be shy; my hand is raised, but hey I lived and learned! Source: Mimi G Style…

5 Ways:To Rock A Crop Top

Don’t stash your crop tops away just yet! Take a look around I’m sure you’ll find inspiration to remix and layer this chic wardrobe staple. Image Credit Left:Olivia Taylor & Image Credit Right:Peace Love Shea We had a long debate this summer and the verdict is in…Every one can pull off a crop top. So, what are…