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  • Stylist Advice- Too Big Swing Dress Redo

    I’m trying something new by adding my styling tips to a photo provided by you, the reader. If you like this new dress redo feature, please tell be in the comments below.  Dear Sharon: Many of my friends and I have been having problems making our swing dresses fit or style them into an outfit. I…

    Published on May 28, 2014
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  • From Plus size to not, what to wear as you lose weight?

    Dear Sharon: I have undergone weight loss surgery and am about half way to my goal; just over 50 pounds gone so far. I have always been a plus size gal and I find that I have no idea where to start with clothes shopping in smaller sizes. I don’t know what looks good on me or…

    Published on April 24, 2013
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  • Stylist Advice- Plus Size Layering, Define A Focal Point

    Dear Sharon:  I am overweight. Sometimes I wear blouses open with turtlenecks underneath. Can you wear a scarf with the open blouse and turtleneck? (C.M. via Fashion Advice)   I’m not sure that I love the way you start out your question by announcing that you are overweight. Regardless of your size, we ALL need to make…

    Published on November 20, 2012
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  • It’s Black and White- Fashion for your size that’s age-appropriate too!

    Whether you’re a size 2, 12, or 22 there is no excuse not to look fabulous at any age! Knowing your body and what works isn’t always easy, however. Then, when the latest trends are thrown into the mix, the result can be confusing.  High fashion magazines aren’t always entirely helpful. They don’t translate into…

    Published on January 03, 2012
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  • Holy Cannoli, It Costs More to be a Plus-Sized Gal

    Study reports a financial whopper to be a big gal!It costs at least $4,879 more a year to be an obese woman than "regular-sized" and nearly twice what obese male counterparts have to pay, reports a study in The New York Post."It's much harder to be an obese woman that an obese man," said researcher…

    Published on September 22, 2010
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  • Mark Fast

    Mark Fast Fashion Show Photos London Fashion Week fall 2010. The designer uses models of all sizes on his catwalk, including plus size model proving his collection works on any body type.

    Published on August 26, 2010
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  • Figure Flattering Swimsuit Tips For A Curvy or Plus Size Body

    We all know how impossible it can be to find a figure flattering swimsuit– even skinny models have their share of fit issues. When you have ample curves, or more of an everyday woman figure, selecting the most becoming bathing suit that shows your body off in the best light can even be more of…

    Published on July 20, 2010
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  • Jeggings and the Curvy Gal

    Plus size fashion tips on how to wear skinny jeans, Hint: Fit and fabrication are the most important!At FocusOnStyle we believe that looking gorgeous is not about size but about attitude. Please welcome Marie Leggett, The Curvy Fashionista to share some of her plus size fashion tips about how to make the most of what…

    Published on March 22, 2010
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