Chearice Vaughn in Lane Bryant

Lane Bryant is known for celebrating the body of a Plus woman.  Their capsule collections with top tier designers like Isabel Toledo, Christian Siriano, Sophie Theallet, and now Prabal Gurung are unequivocal.  They have their finger on the pulse of a curvy woman’s needs and wants. Their new #ThisBody campaign  is a movement to reflect…

“Exclusively Inclusive” with BYRON LARS BEAUTY MARK at KiaStyle360NYFW

Byron Lars of Byron Lars Beauty Mark presented his collection during New York Fashion Week at Kia Style 360.  Mr. Lars goal for the season is to be “exclusively inclusive”. The runway was culturally diverse and body positive.  Byron Lars featured a variety of Curvy models on the runway and each dress just as fierce as the…

Curves Rock Slays Again…

Tykesha Reed and Chanell Jones, the sister duo producers of Curves Rock Fashion Weekend, continue to give life to the plus fashion industry.  The event, held in Baltimore, Md at the Marriott Hotel in Camden Yards, was packed with Curvy fashionistas from Cleveland, Detroit, New York, Philadelphia and the DMV area.  The audience made up…

A “TRU LUXE” Collection by TRU DIVA Designs for NYFW Plus Night Out 2015

TRU DIVA DESIGNS by Veronica Lipscomb graced the Plus Night Out runway 9/17/15 for the second time in two years. This year’s TRU DIVA collection included textured and luxe fabrics to compliment every curve.  My favorites were the naval inspired hi-low ivory jacket with gold button accents, worn by Jeannie Ferguson and the knit body-con…

rue21 Delivers Boho Chic at Plus Night Out 2015

rue21, the fashion forward retailer of rue+, offered the best in boho chic for fall 2015 on the Plus Night Out runway.  Fringe, floral print and jeans that fit your every curve, where showcased, including a few outfits for after hours.  Hosted by Shirley Velasquez, the Director of Content for Latina magazine and Chenese Lewis,…

PLUS NIGHT OUT 2014 RUNWAY-ASHLEY STEWART

Ashley Stewart delivered the top trends of the fall season at Plus Night Out 2014, the only exclusively plus fashion event during New York Fashion Week.  Tough girl cutouts, bold fur, patterns, color and just enough sparkle! Ashley Stewart entregó las principales tendencias de la temporada de otoño en el Plus Night Out 2014, el…

New Jersey Full Figured Fashion Week Delivers!

Music, fashion, great food and champagne were just a part of New Jersey Full Figured Fashion Week.  Body Positivity was felt throughout the weekend!  Paula Michelle of Nfinite Form and Wunderlich Inc. promised a great event and they delivered. I have to say, I almost forgot that I was there as media.  In every event,…

Fashion’s Night Out Plus Models

Congratulations to our first Fashion Night Out’s Models.  They range from first timers to seasoned professionals, from DC/VA/Md to Seattle, Washington.  We know they are going to tear up the runway! Sommer Green, Meilee McElroy, Lisa Rodriguez, Jese Gary, Nellonda Whitaker, Tracey Washington, Unissha McNeil, Nicole Zepeda, Lala Jones and Chearice Vaughn, who is also…

Basketball Wives Reunion & Evelyn’s Louboutins!

I’m not a fan of all the women on the Basketball Wives series on VH1, but I must admit I love their style!  The reunion show did not disappoint.  My favorite of the night was Evelyn Lozada.  She may have a potty mouth but the woman has a wardrobe to die for.  Her Herve Leger…

Who is Esperanza Spalding?

  Who had the nerve to win Best New Artist Grammy for 2011?  Esperanza Spalding…the poor thing has received such backlash for beating out Justin Timberlake.  Sorry, I meant Justin Beiber.  He’s a little talented fellow but Esperanza, a classically trained jazz vocalist and bassist, deserved to win.Click on the link to learn more about…

My Silver Treasure Chest

Hi Curvystas I receive many compliments on my silver jewelry so I thought I’d show some of my priceless collection.  Why priceless? These are the ones that make me feel complete. I wear these more than my wedding rings (he understands).  Most of these pieces were purchased at T.J.Maxx and on the streets of NY….