Default- Home- hands clasped-

Tag Archives | plus size

  • Stylist Advice- Too Big Swing Dress Redo

    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 personally recently bought a lovely black swing dress but the size just doesn’t work. I’ve sent you a link to the dress to see its style…

    ... READ MORE
  • From Plus size to not, what to wear as you lose weight?

    What-To-Wear-Stylish-When-Losing-Weight (384x449)

    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 where to begin. I don’t want to spend a lot of money yet, but need a few things to see me through to the next stage. Any…

    ... READ MORE
  • Stylist Advice- Plus Size Layering, Define A Focal Point

    Screen Shot 2012-11-15 at 1.23.07 PM

    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 the most of what we’ve got which should come from a place of confidence and pride with our unique self. That said, what’s with ALL…

    ... READ MORE
  • It’s Black and White- Fashion for your size that’s age-appropriate too!

    Alice + Olivia Constance Striped Coat at Shopbop

    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 the battlefield of life. So many of my design clients often ask me to incorporate fashion into their style makeovers. And, I say stay on…

    ... READ MORE
  • 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 Christine Ferguson, a George Washington University professor." That $4,800 number is a very conservative number."The story continues to say that according to the study obese…

    ... READ MORE
  • Mark Fast

    Mark Fast Fall/Winter 2010 runway

    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.

    ... READ MORE
  • 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 a challenge.But it doesn’t have to be!Follow the Curvy Fashionista’s tips to look great in one or two-piece swimsuit styles. — S.H.The sun is out,…

    ... READ MORE
  • 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 you’ve got, no matter what size you wear.Marie’s skinny jeans tips are not only for the plus-sized fashionista, but for anyone with a curvy figure…

    ... READ MORE