11, December 2013


Heading to Sydney last week for a bit of R & R, I was excited to combine business with pleasure and meet with the designer from luxury plus size label LALA BELLE, Charina Warne. What I love about LALA BELLE, and why I wanted to interview Charina, is that it is exclusive, high end fashion with a street edge, which I think is [ read more ... ]

Christina Hendricks

25, November 2013

Celebrity Curves – Meet Christina Hendricks

Everywhere Christina Hendricks turns, fans are enthralled by her curvy beauty. Regular viewers of the TV sitcom Mad Men are already familiar with this talented actress and her sense of fashion. But as women all over the globe, especially full-figured ones, learn more about Hendricks, they love that the actress’s full figure is a [ read more ... ]

Floral print belted dress

14, November 2013

Four Defying Looks in Curvy Girl Fashion They Told You Never to Wear

When it comes to curvy girl fashion, there’s no doubt you’ve probably heard the following rules again and again: No horizontal stripes. Forget the skinny jeans. Body conforming dresses are a big no-no. Step away from big prints! BORING!!!!!! Around the world, standard practice among fashion designers dictates that plus [ read more ... ]

06, October 2013

How to Choose Fashionable Plus Size Swimwear this Summer

Summer's definitely on the way in the Southern hemisphere, but the itty bitty bikinis that grace boutique racks this time of year really bring frustration to many curvy girls. With barely enough fabric to cover generous curves, regular-sized swimwear rarely meets the comfort and fashion needs of plus size women. Fortunately, the [ read more ... ]


11, September 2013

Celebrity Curves – Meet Plus Size Celebrity Melissa McCarthy

Okay. So maybe you don’t quite know Melissa McCarthy by name just yet. But when you see her picture, it’s more likely that you’ll remember her as the actress who stole the show in the movie Bridesmaids. Why? Because her character bit another character’s bottom! Followers of the situation comedy, Mike & Molly, [ read more ... ]

Bold stripes fashion trend 2013

01, August 2013

Embrace Graphic Prints and Bold Stripes for Spring and Summer 2013

The 2013 Spring Summer fashion trends are quickly finding their way into the wardrobes of curvy girls everywhere. There’s so much to love about designer fashion this season that we thought we would touch once again on two of the fashion favorites everyone is talking about: graphic prints and bold stripes. Photo Credit: [ read more ... ]

23, July 2013

How Plus Size Vintage Fashion Rocks the Past for Trendy Future

What you wear each day shows the world your own personal sense of style, and plus size vintage fashion may be a new way to express your inner fashionista. Retro and vintage fashion refers to clothing in the same styles as those worn in the 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s. The unique styling of these time periods provides flattering clothing [ read more ... ]

12, July 2013

Plus Size Model Kate Dillon Paves the Way for Curvy Models

Photo by Flickr Before the emergence of the plus size model, the modern fashion world equated the beauty of models by the lack of chest and derriere. It is in this traditional environment that young teens and twenty-something’s glide along the catwalk, their long wraithlike, boyish bodies clad in the latest designer styles. But a [ read more ... ]


07, July 2013

Sizing Up Fashion Mannequins – Students Make a Breakthrough for Curvy Women

Those who know a little about the world of plus sized fashion know it is a market that is often overlooked by mainstream designers, despite the significant number of women in the category. No doubt this is what inspired two apparel design students at Cornell University to recently embark on designing a plus sized women’s collection. [ read more ... ]

spring summer 2013 fashion trends

05, July 2013

Five Plus Size Designers Bring Fashion Forward for Curvy Women

The days of limited size and style choices in fashionable clothing trends are finally over, and plus size designers are now bringing their talent and haute couture to women of every shape and size. Of course, there’s no reason plus size beauties should settle for less than the best when it comes to their clothing. Modern designers [ read more ... ]

street curves, curvy fashion

30, June 2013

Street Curves – Meet Michelle

So, I was having lunch yesterday with my Mum and Grandmother, when in walked a gorgeous curvy girl.  She looked so good that I just had to ask her if she would pose for some pictures for me and be part of our "Street Curves" section.  Luckily, instead of looking at me like I was crazy, she said "Yes!".  It turned out Michelle was [ read more ... ]

LInda Idegwu, desinger of dearcurves and plus size model

24, June 2013

Linda Idegwu – Designer of Plus Size Fashion Label Dearcurves and Plus Size Model

As you know, we were privileged to be asked by Dearcurves to feature their gorgeous limited edition range, SISI-EKO, showcasing their stunning African print fabrics.  If you haven't already checked it out, have a look here. We also wanted to share our interview with the beautiful Linda Idegwu, designer of Dearcurves and plus size [ read more ... ]