SHOPPING SPOTLIGHT: TORRID ACTIVE WEAR

SHOPPING SPOTLIGHT: TORRID ACTIVE WEAR

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SHOPPING SPOTLIGHT: TORRID ACTIVE WEAR
[[ :: work hard slay hard top :: perforated stripe hi-lo tank ::  side stripe skinny joggers :: ]][[ ::  perforated stripe hi-lo tank :: perforated stripe workout hoodie :: colorblock workout leggings :: ]]I can’t believe I’m just finding out that Torrid launched some seriously awesome plus size active wear! While I don’t care […]
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Be a rule breaker

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Be a rule breaker
My bra is showing a little in these photos, and when I was shooting these pictures in the middle of New York I remember saying to my friends Lydia and Alex ‘ Is the bra too much?’ It was only showing a tiny bit but I thought maybe this is too risqué for an outfit […]
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How to wear bold prints- Printed suit

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How to wear bold prints- Printed suit
Bold prints have been everywhere for a while now. That makes me happy because to know me is to know how much I love beautiful prints and bright colors. I love mixing them, wear them with neutrals or full on like my outfit today. As far as I am concerned bold prints add a lot of personality […]
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{STYLE} Travel Essentials

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{STYLE} Travel Essentials
Wearing: Leggings by Lysse (another version available here), One A Plus Scoop Neck Tank, Bagatelle Denim Jacket, Adidas Sneakers, Miu Miu Sunglasses  As the unlikely boss of a baby start-up, I’ve spent much of the last couple of years traveling back and forth between coasts to make magic happen. I know, all that ~bicoastal living~ I’ve […]
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{STYLE} Black Tie, Optional

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{STYLE} Black Tie, Optional
This is a fact: ever since I first started writing at Marie Claire, back in 2011, I would get emails from people asking where to shop for a plus size gown or evening dress, and no matter where they were in the country – I knew there was likely a David’s Bridal near them. It […]
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Shopping Plus Size with Amazon Canada

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Shopping Plus Size with Amazon Canada
 Alright loves! It finally feels like Fall outside. I never knew I would be this excited for fall because I am a summer girl. Yes ! This African girl does enjoy cool weather just not to cool.   Anyways, one of my friends who is also a plus size women called me to find out where she could […]
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Shopping Plus Size with Amazon Canada

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Shopping Plus Size with Amazon Canada
 Alright loves! It finally feels like Fall outside. I never knew I would be this excited for fall because I am a summer girl. Yes ! This African girl does enjoy cool weather just not to cool.   Anyways, one of my friends who is also a plus size women called me to find out where she could […]
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BUNDLED AND COZY

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BUNDLED AND COZY
Hi babes! It’s definitely taking a turn for the colder in California–it’s in the 40’s! And rainy! What?! That’s insanely cold for Southern California. I am excited though, that I get to bust out my coats and cold weather gear!I’m currently gravitating toward coats in moody, rich colors, and this asymmetrical zip coat from Ellos […]
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3 Ways To Wear burgundy Pants To Work This Fall

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3 Ways To Wear burgundy Pants To Work This Fall
Cardigan/ Cami/ Pants  c/o Reitmans I have been blogging for years. For all those years I and others have fought tooth and nail for inclusivity and better fashion for plus size women. First, some brands listened and started to make plus-sized lines. We were happy until we found out that the lines would only be […]
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LUXURY DENIM

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LUXURY DENIM
Luxury denim might sound a little counter intuitive–after all, denim is one of the most down-to-earth, accessible fabrics! Every once in a while, though, a brand comes along that does denim so well, wearing it is an experience, not just an outfit. People ask me all the time what my favorite denim brands are, and […]
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SHOPPING SPOTLIGHT: CURVY SENSE REVIEW

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SHOPPING SPOTLIGHT: CURVY SENSE REVIEW
I’m always on the hunt for budget-friendly plus size clothing that’s trend-driven, so when Curvy Sense reached out about styling a few pieces and reviewing their products, I was more than happy to!Curvy Sense is an LA-based plus size clothing brand that focuses on trendy clothing at affordable prices. They design, fit, source, and manufacture […]
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SHOPPING SPOTLIGHT: PRABAL GURUNG x LANE BRYANT COLLECTION

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SHOPPING SPOTLIGHT: PRABAL GURUNG x LANE BRYANT COLLECTION
You guys, it’s glorious. I’m obsessed. Lane Bryant is collaborating with Prabal Gurung on a capsule collection and I want EVERYTHING. That cropped, striped jumpsuit. Those florals. The lace up skirts? I need them in my life! Click through to check out all of the lookbook images! I can’t wait for the launch on Feb […]
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Learning Made Easy with LeapFrog Academy

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Learning Made Easy with LeapFrog Academy
This summer was a busy one for our family, water park, zoo, museum, play dates, you name it, we’ve done it. We also traveled quite a bit and created plenty of memories that we will cherish for years to come. In the midst of all the fun, I had to find a way for the boys […]
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Stitch Fix Plus Size Launch!

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Stitch Fix Plus Size Launch!
This post is part of an ongoing collaboration with Stitch Fix. As always, all opinions are my own! Hiiiii guys! I have some super exciting news to share! After months of keeping this on the down low, I’m so psyched that I can finally share that Stitch Fix is expanding to plus sizes! To make […]
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A DAY IN LA WITH CATHERINE’S

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A DAY IN LA WITH CATHERINE’S
A few weeks ago, I got to play tourist in my own area with Catherine’s and my fellow blogger babes Rachel of Lovely in LA, and Runa of Glam by Runa! We all headed to LA, and got ready for the day at the gorgeous PaliHouse West Hollywood. Green juices, fresh fruit, avocado toast, some […]
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VACATION STYLE

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VACATION STYLE
This post was done in collaboration with Simply Be. All statements and opinions are my own! Hello my loves! I’m very much in the spring swing of things, and definitely have vacation on the brain! I haven’t stopped looking at flights, destinations, and staycation ideas–I definitely have the travel bug! What that translates for me […]
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POWER OVER PERIODS

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POWER OVER PERIODS
Sometimes, it can feel like Mother Nature is taking over your life. Your period rolls around and you just want to lay on the couch in your sweatpants, eating all the things and doing nothing for 5 days straight! In other instances, you’re in the mood to go about your daily life and have fun, […]
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4 perfect Fall Lipsticks For Dark Skin Women

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4 perfect Fall Lipsticks For Dark Skin Women
I must admit, I love creating these lipstick posts. It’s not because of my lipstick obsession, but because I always find one or two that I have not worn in a while. Today’s post is all about Fall lipstick options that are perfect for dark skin tones.  Whether it’s Fall or not, I tend to gravitate toward darker […]
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