Stylish Plus Size Dresses and Separates

Brr… It’s Coat Season!

A plus size anorak coat from Addition-Elle has some great features for cooler weather.

Purple Anorak Plus Size Coat

I love the looks of this purple anorak coat from Addition-Elle. The color is awesome (with the deep … [Read More...]

My Latest Reviews

Review of Big Tights Company Cotton Tights

Micro or Cotton Tights

If you wear tights you probably have a personal favorite in regards to how sheer or opaque you like them. Personally, I tend to lean towards opaque more than sheer. In nursing school it was a requirement to wear sheer hose (or opaque white) and I guess I have had enough of that. Whether I am wearing a skirt or dress I tend to go opaque in the winter and pretty much bare in the summer. Laura from The Big Tights Company asked me to check out a pair of their thick cotton tights and their 180 … [Read More...]

My new #SelfieRing from Glam Screen.

Relax While Taking A Selfie

Like other bloggers, I belong to many social networks including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram all of which encourage users to share photos in their updates including "selfies" ("a self-portrait taken with a hand-held digital camera or camera phone" ~ Wiki). I don't take many selfies but when I do it usually involves some unnatural arm and hand placement to get the right distance, angle, lighting, and background. Usually there is some fumbling involved and if it weren't for the wrist band … [Read More...]

The Curvy Shopper

Plus size blogger from Curvatude, Jay Gipson.

The Curvy Shopper — Jaye Gipson-Trimble

Jaye Gipson-Trimble -- Curvatude Jaye is a plus size fashion blogger with style and "curvatude". As an entrepreneur, this size 18/20 curvy shopper has a unique view on life from Chicago, Illinois. … [Read More...]

What’s on Top

My favorite twin set of the moment is this polka dot one from Ulla Popken.

Polka Dot Twin Set

When I was younger... ok, not that long ago. I'm talking maybe ten years. I used to really be in to matching twin sets (especially if they were actually sold as a set). Mostly it was because it was like having three or more outfits in one: … [Read More...]

Plus Size Lingerie

Plus size shortlettes to protect the thighs from chub rub.

Plus Size Shortlettes Underwear

Another alternative to thigh rub is Under Summers. They offer pretty bicycle style short underwear in pretty fabrics with or without lace accents -- they call them shortlettes (they are not shapewear!) They are pretty reasonably priced too, under $35. There … [Read More...]

The plus size sexy chemise styles from Hips & Curves.

The Sexy Chemise

Sexy does not have to be over the top. It can be elegantly simple. While Hips & Curves has items with the main focus of exposing your derriere they also have items for those of us who are more reserved. Case in point, the sexy chemise which come in a … [Read More...]

Plus Size Dresses

My favorite plus size black holiday dresses from Igigi for plus size women.

The Black Holiday Dress

The holiday season is full of bright lights and lots of red, green, gold, and silver. But sometimes a woman just loves to wear a black dress. Black is mysterious, it's alluring, it's sexy and it still … [Read More...]

Bottoms Up!

My favorite colorful legging solids from Junonia.

Colorful Leggings

Want to add some bright colors to layer under a long denim shirt or skater dress? Or perhaps to brighten your yoga routine? JunoActive (formerly Junonia) has a nice selection of colors in their … [Read More...]

Plus Size Etsy

Featured squid jewelry from Noadi shop on Etsy.

Make a Squid Statement

Squid and cuttlefish are the new statement jewelry. Yes, I'm serious. Look how darn cute these handmade polymer pieces by Sheryl Westleigh of Noadi … [Read More...]

Nail Fun

I tried out L'Oreal's Butterfly Kisses. It is a lovely summer color.

Summery Butterfly Kisses

When I think of summery nails the first thing to pop into my mind is pale hues of blue, yellow, green, and of course pink. I came across this great … [Read More...]

Toe Tapping Fashion

A casual dressy gold sandal for summer.

Gold Sandals

I'm going through a gold sandal phase; meaning I really like them. Including these Dafny "spice gold" sandals by Naturalizer. The heel has a nice … [Read More...]

Let’s Take a Dip!

Bathing Suit Terminology

Finding the right bathing suit is vital to the wearer's well-being. An ill-fitting suit can easily cause discomfort and self-conscious feelings. When you go shopping, knowing what you're looking for and what the sales clerk is talking about would help a great deal; so here is some swimsuit terminology to get you started. Traditional One Piece - The good ole standby we are all familiar with. The … [Read More...]

Flip Through Some Pages

Book Review of body image book by Kaz Cooke called Real Gorgeous.

Real Gorgeous Book Review

Who is Kaz Cooke and why haven't I heard of her? Cooke is another creative artist from down under. The Australian writer, cartoonist, filmmaker and columnist has a slew of works to her name. She is … [Read More...]