Ankara is often referred to generally as African print. More specifically, these bright, bold and graphic prints are West African. They are wax prints, sometimes called block prints, usually worn in celebration.Ankara has always been worn in the United States by people with near and far African roots but it is currently gaining more widespread popularity. The opening of ... Get the Style!
Plus Size Fashion
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Most people have heard of StitchFix by now but there are other clothing subscriptions out there for curvy women. We found 9 clothing subscriptions that include plus sizes. Some are true monthly subscriptions while others offer boxes on a one-time basis or an on-demand basis.Most of the clothing subscriptions work the same way. First, you take a quiz to identify your style, ... Get the Style!
Shopping from the comfort of home has never been easier. Online shopping is just one option. Sometimes you want the feel of paper between your fingers. I always look forward to the IKEA catalog and that's not the only one.There are a number of plus size clothing catalogs available. Catalogs are a wonderful alternative or complement to shopping online because they show ... Get the Style!
Plus size is no longer the exception to the rule. Size 14 is the most common size for women, falling at the high end or usual clothing lines and the small end of plus size lines. According to the Center for Disease Control, 69% of adults over 20 are overweight. Assuming about half of those people are women, more people are double digit sizes than are not.In addition to ... Get the Style!
If you cleaned out your closet after reading Marie Kondo's The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing but don't want to miss out on all the latest styles, we have a solution! Gwynnie Bee is a clothing rental subscription service for sized 10-32. Finally, all the plus size trends can be yours and your closet will stay organized ... Get the Style!
While it's worth spending money on investment pieces, sometimes you just want to have some fun with clothes. One of our new favorites for cheap plus size trendy clothing is boohoo. The UK-based brand has plenty of fashion forward items that aren't available in the US at totally reasonable prices. Check out a few of the items we're coveting.Mya Wrap Front ... Get the Style!
It's Fashion Week again but if you ask me, who cares? Even if I could afford the clothes (and had somewhere super fancy to wear them), the largest sizes are single digits.Fortunately, now there is Full Figured Fashion Week for all of us with curves, style, and a budget. The sixth annual event took place in New York in June of this year but just recently appeared ... Get the Style!
We already love ModCloth for the unique styles, vintage-inspired looks, affordable prices, and wide range of plus size options. Now there are even more reasons to love the company.ModCloth is the first company to sign the Heroes of Advertising Pledge created by the Brave Girls Alliance. That means they pledge "to do (their) best not to change the shape, size, ... Get the Style!
A rare event is happening in plus size fashion 2014. Trends and comfort are together at last. Sure leggings are comfortable but they're not appropriate for every situation. These soft tapered pants, however, are. You'll feel like you're in your pajamas but look fabulous. You can wear this stylish version of the harem pant everywhere, from the beach to work!This ... Get the Style!
There are more cute plus size clothes out there than ever before! One hot trend that will keep you cool this summer is a chiffon blouse. The lightweight fabric is soft and smooth as silk without the same care requirements.This is a versatile wardrobe piece that you'll get tons of wear out of. Tuck a blouse into a skirt or wear it over tights or skinny jeans. Even ... Get the Style!
In a recent photo shoot for Vogue UK, curvaceous model Kate Upton wore this layered outfit that's perfect for spring and summer 2014. The open cardigan over a camisole covers the range of weather possibilities and will keep you comfortable day and night. Acid wash jeans are making a comeback and are a cool texture to mix and match with patterns. Last but not least, ... Get the Style!
The worn-in look and soft feel of chambray is a major trend right now and the perfect look for spring! A denim shirt has a carefree warm weather feel to it and is just the right weight for unpredictable spring weather. Here are a few adorable plus size chambray shirts:Ralph Lauren Woman Chambray Pocket Shirt Land's End Tie-neck Chambray Tunic - Combining ... Get the Style!
Blazers are a must have for the work/business wardrobe but that's not all! The shape and structure of blazers are ultra flattering and therefore a staple for casual outfits too. There are conservative cuts and colors but plenty of trendy options too.We love the peplum in every form for exaggerating hourglass curves for pear shapes and adding them for apple shapes. Even ... Get the Style!
One of the hottest trends in women's clothing is bodycon, short for body conscious, dresses. These sexy dresses also come in plus sizes to highlight gorgeous ample curves. Check out these 5 smokin' hot and sexy plus size dresses and then we'll get to how to make sure these dresses are figure flattering.Body-Conscious Dress With Sequin Panels - Patterns and ... Get the Style!
There was a time that the answer to "where can I buy trendy plus size clothing?" was nowhere. The few brands available catered to older women with conservative and work-oriented styles. For the fashion forward teen or anyone how enjoys the latest fashions, here are a few trendy places you've heard of and a few new stores to shop!1. ASOSThis UK-based on-line only ... Get the Style!
The Hills brought us clothing lines from Lauren Conrad, Whitney Port, and Kristin Cavallari. Well the land that brought us reality TV in the first place is catching up. The Only Way is Essex, Britain's version of the Hills and the Jersey Shore has it's share of designers.One of the main characters Lucy Mecklenburgh has been accused of being too thin and designs ... Get the Style!
There are so many reasons to love on-line shopping - the bargains, no parking, no crowds, the comfort of trying on clothes in your own home. Even better, for curvy girls, there are so many more options for extended sizes. Finally, you can get all the labels you desire, figure flattering cuts specially designed for you, and of course great prices. Here are our favorite stores ... Get the Style!
One item that every woman needs to own is a pencil skirt. This is one piece that will get tons of wear - at work and play and it is even appropriate for formal events. The pencil skirt first appeared in Christian Dior designs in the late 1940s and has never gone out of style. The classic curve hugging cuts come in a variety of different shapes and lengths, making this ... Get the Style!
Until recently I thought that leggings were another trend that I would have to skip. It took me long enough to get comfortable with skinny jeans and now this! Then, one day I got some just to wear around the house - a nice thick pair with black and white tie-dye pattern. Of course, they are so comfortable that I eventually started wearing them out of the house and now ... Get the Style!
Don't wear horizontal stripes, stick to black, wear chunky heels...There are all sorts of outdated rules that don't apply to the modern woman with curves. The only fashion rule you should follow is to wear clothes that are comfortable and make you feel beautiful.Here are 10 different ways to help you find your sense of style at any size. Check out these plus size ... Get the Style!