5 Ways To Wear Faux Leather

Spring weather is a constant guessing game. Just when you think you’ve got it all figured out, the weather decides to take a turn and reminds you who’s boss. So while we’re eager to start wearing the hottest spring fashion trends, we can’t quite pack away our layers and long sleeves just yet.  Our favorite way…

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…

City Chic Floral Skirt

Today is the first official day of fall, but tell that to the weather. It’s still hot and humid here in Chicago, so I’ll be donning short skirts and sandals a little while longer. I decided to pair this floral skirt from City Chic with a striped crop top from Forever 21 Plus. You’ve probably…

Wonder Woman: Nicole

I’m all about finding a good deal. In fact, I refuse to pay full price for anything.  Why is why I was overjoyed when I found Nicole of Curves On A Budget.  She has been featured by Bustle, Fashion to Figure, and Good Housekeeping. If you’re a frugal fashionista or strive to be, she is going…

Crazy For Paisley

Happy Hump Day Friends, Spring has officially sprung and so has my wardrobe! One of the biggest trends this season is the paisley print, so I can assure there will be more to come. Boo Hoo Plus Dress $32 & Aldo Oxfords $33 Asos $29 skater dressAsos $48 midi dressMacy’s $29.99 paisley print capri-pant Asos Curve Open Neck Paisley Print $26.00Avenue $34.96 paisley…

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…

Suspenders & Stripes

Happy Friday Friends! Any exciting plans for the weekend? I will be burying my nose in a comic books while I get reacquainted with my reclining sofa.  I spent way more time than I’d like to admit in Targets accessory department trying not to buy every hat I saw. I fought off the urge and…

Plus Size Dresses and Jumpsuits

    Apparently, the brand Addition Elle has been around since the 60’s. Who knew? The maturity of the line is obvious in it’s figure flattering use of patterns and textures. Have you purchased any of their gorgeous pieces? Now that I’ve discovered it, I can’t wait to get my hands on one of their dresses, and…

Curvy Crop Top

I challenged myself this week to mix some of the hottest trends and this is what I came up with. What do you think?Longline sleeveless vests have been all the rage since spring, and we have Oprah to thank for the #rockthecroptop frenzy. I opted to add my own personal touch by throwing in one…

Word of The Week:Pride

Pride is defined as a feeling or deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one’s own achievements, the achievements of those with whom one is closely associated, or from qualities or possessions that are widely admired. It’s also known as a group of lions forming a social unit. (As a Leo I had to throw that last…

Oxblood Outerwear

In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different. -Coco Chanel This years halloween seems to have brought the winter solstice with it so today I chose to focus on outerwear. This look features an oxblood parka, acid wash denim, quilted messenger bag, and lace up heels. Happy Shopping! As always thank you for…