Curvy Or Fat: Is America In Denial? (POLL)

Not many things grab my attention at 8am, but as I scrolled down my Facebook timeline the NY Mag headline, “Every Single Woman in America Is Now ‘Curvy’”, caught my eye immediately. It’s a topic that we discuss at our office frequently and it peeks out at social events in between the complimentary cocktails. And while my boyfriend would appreciate this headline, he…
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(NSFW) PLUS Model Magazine: October 2012 Plus Size Love Your Body Issue

Do you know how much courage it takes to stand in front of the mirror naked? For me, it’s a task. One that I rarely do. So just imagine the courage it takes for a model of size (paid or otherwise) filled with the insecurities and burdens of our plus size world. When I opened the link to the October…
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[event recap] #ShopAndSwap with NYC Fab Curvy Bloggers

First let me recognize the hoarder in me. I have tons of clothes! With tags or without tags, what’s most important is that I have either never worn them or the item(s) merely made one appearance at an event. The sad part — I am attached to my clothes. This event showed that I definitely need to add a SHOP…
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Say What? You haven’t found your NYE dress yet, let me help! [NYE Dress Guide]

Say it isn’t so.. you’ve got a date, a fabulous venue to make your appearance and NO dress. Well, you’re surely ahead of me because I’ve made no plans, and purchased no new threads for the New Years Eve festivities. But aren’t you lucky to have stumbled upon my NYE dress guide. I’ve been stalking a few dresses online and with priority…
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Finally, Amazon loves the big girl! — Real by MYHABIT

When Amazon’s MYHABIT, a membership-only shopping site offering up to 60% off on fashion items, first appeared on the net I admit I blogged about it but I was less than impressed. There was nothing for me to purchase. Except an occassional cute bag and MAYBE a size 11 shoe. The deals were great, but their selection didn’t appeal to…
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[photos] Missy Piggy models for InStyle

With the release of the holiday movie, The Muppets, it seems our favorite plump muppet is on a marketing tour. I’ve known for years how fab Miss Piggy is but the fashion world is finally catching on. Modeling in six designer created custom pieces just for her, including Prabal Gurung, Jason Wu, Brian Atwood, Suno, Opening Ceremony, and Giles & Brother, she’s looking quite the…
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Look Book: Swooning Over MonifC Plus Sizes Holiday 2011 Collection

I am totally swooning with excitement over the newest Holiday Collection by one of my fav plus size boutiques, Monif C. This collection totally embodies glitz, glamour, and just pure fabulousness. That’s us right?! Each piece is sexy without loosing sight that we’re still curvy and we shouldn’t be showing all our rolls to the world. I am a huge…
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Style YOUR Way into a $200 Gift Card from @SONSIWoman + Look what I styled!

Today I took a moment from my day of nothing and decided to play with SONSI’s new Style Your Way Outfitting Tool. It’s pretty cool if you’re a picky shopper like me. Like Polywore and other styling sites, you can create your own outfit online from Sonsi’s 380+ plus size brands, share it with your friends & or on your own…
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4 Looks, 1 Sequins Skirt

One of my favorite items in my closet is a sequins skirt from Forever21+. I really wish I could say I didn’t love Forever 21+, since they really give no advert love to the curvy community, but I do.  Because this sequins skirt is such a “stand out” garment I’ve only worn it twice. I thought I would show you…
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TopShop pulls advertisement featuring a “too skinny” model

  Boy oh boy it’s been a crazy week in Fashion. First Tom Ford says American’s are too fat but the Chinese are ok, Jennifer Lopez was scrutinized for her recent Emilio Pucci choice, and now TopShop is under fire for their recent summer sale advertisement.  
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