Dressing to Disguise a Belly in Summer
Fashion Advice

Dressing to Disguise a Belly in Summer

I have a large stomach that can easily pass for being seven or more months pregnant if I let it hang out and do not camouflage. Wearing A-line garments is tricky because I inevitably get asked if I’m pregnant. My “uniform” is slacks, a fitted tee or shirt, and a…

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Chub Rub: How to Fight it and Heal it This Summer
Beauty

Chub Rub: How to Fight it and Heal it This Summer

Girl, I see your Google searches and I feel your pain… literally. The dreaded chub rub. Thighs rubbing together is bad enough, but add sweat and you can end up with a rash, welts, zits, and more. I’ve tried a ton of products on the market and more fail rather…

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What I Wore: Universal Standard Petite Avenir Dress
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What I Wore: Universal Standard Petite Avenir Dress

It’s good to have a few versatile dresses in your closet at the ready for all sorts of situations.  This dress from Universal Standard has been worn many times yet this is its debut on the blog.  I love that it’s a classic style with an edge thanks to a…

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Universal Standard Foundation Mystery Box Review
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Universal Standard Foundation Mystery Box Review

Have you heard about the Universal Standard Foundation Mystery Box? This weekend only, Universal Standard is offering this cool offer – starting at $50 you pick your choice of mystery box in your size. The box will include one piece from their Foundation line with two other pieces.  You don’t…

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Honing Your Personal Style As You Age
Fashion Advice

Honing Your Personal Style As You Age

Been following you for ages and I’m a big fan! I’m a 38-year-old stay at home mom. I live in Raleigh, NC – home of the country club set. Though I love this preppy look, since I am plus sized, I feel like this style is aging me. I guess…

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Nordstrom is Killing It in the Plus Size Department
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Nordstrom is Killing It in the Plus Size Department

I sometimes wonder about buyers for department stores; it’s like they think anyone over a size 12 wants to wear only dark and dreary colors and waterfall cardigans. However, Nordstrom seems to be stepping up their plus size game. Recently perusing their New Arrivals, I saw so many stylish, pretty,…

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A Real Life Holiday Capsule Wardrobe
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A Real Life Holiday Capsule Wardrobe

The holidays are right around the corner, is your closet ready? I’m of the mindset that quality trumps quantity and you can achieve great style with a small wardrobe. My calendar is already filling up with events and I’m looking to find a hardworking holiday capsule wardrobe that will mix…

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ELOQUII After Walmart: An Interview with Creative Director Jodi Arnold
Plus Size Fashion

ELOQUII After Walmart: An Interview with Creative Director Jodi Arnold

Earlier this month, news broke that plus-size fashion retailer ELOQUII was purchased by Walmart. This was a business move that confused and concerned many in the plus size community. How would this merger affect the future of ELOQUII? Would Walmart affect the business practices, employees, and clothing quality of ELOQUII?…

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