April 30, 2009

April 29, 2009

Plus Size Sparkle Swim Dress

SparkleSwimDress.jpg If you've been invited to a poolside event, and you need a suit that's more 'social occassion' than 'lap swimming', then fear not... This plus size Sparkle Swim Dress iconcould be just the thing. This suit is a step up from your typical beachwear, without being too flashy. The silvertone flecks add just a touch of sparkle while the halter neckline and basic black keep it chic and sophisticated. Be sure to check out the tie detail at the back. Available in sizes 14 - 26 for $99.50 USD.
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April 26, 2009

Plus Size Flutter Sleeve Top by Staci Frati at Nordstrom.com


More than just a plain black top, this plus size Flutter Sleeve Top has a beautiful, feminine, deep scoop neckline and gossamer, flowing short sleeves. Available in sizes 1X - 3X for $78.00 USD. Also comes in a pink abstract print and a powder blue floral print.

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April 23, 2009

Plus Size Bold Floral Print Top at Lane Bryant


Yesterday, I went to Lane Bryant and bought one of these Bold Floral Tops. icon I am not generally in love with polyester, but this one is the cool, silky variety, not the hot, sticky variety. Anyway, the smocking on the sleeve and hem are really subtle and do not add a ton of ruffles and bulk. The neckline is not too low, and the waist area is not too clingy. An overall nice easy fit in a fun, bright fabric that is very 'in' this season. Available in sizes 14/16 - 26/28 for $44.50 USD.

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April 15, 2009

Plus Size Paloma Belted Dress by Igigi


Check out this Paloma Belted Dress iconby Igigi. The structured look of pleats and panels are softened by princess shaping and a dramatic neckline. Love it with the black strappy shoes, but it would also be great with colorful accessories that pop. Available in sizes 12 - 30, for $128.00 USD.

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April 12, 2009

Happy Easter from Plus Size This

If you're celebrating Easter today, have a great one!

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April 11, 2009

Product Review - Igigi Celine Dress


Here's another item that I recently got from Igigi.com, the Celine Dress icon. The rich purple fabric is wonderfully stretchy and swingy, making this a comfortable, wearable dress. It also has a chic retro vibe, especially the tie detail. The under bust seam creates a fitted bodice that contrasts nicely with the flared skirt. It's so nice to own an Igigi dress, because they're designed for plus size figures. The fit is so much better than scaled up versions of regular sizes. If you like it, you can get one right now on sale for $74 USD.

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April 10, 2009

Product Review - Igigi Nora Pencil Skirt


I recently got one of these gorgeous Nora Pencil Skirts icon from Igigi.com. Pencil skirts can be tricky for the plus size figure, but the princess seams on this skirt create a curve skimming silhouette, without pulling or gaps. The front slit is a nice detail that creates a bit of visual interest. As of now, this skirt is on sale for $52 USD and is available in sizes 14-30.

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April 8, 2009

Plus Size Career Wear - Sateen Jacket and Pants Outfit


Love this new plus size Sateen Jacket and Cropped Pants Outfit for the office. The ruffle trim tank top comes in brown and blue, so you can get totally different looks by playing off of the different colors. The jacket is available in 4 colors, and the pants in 3 colors. All available in sizes from 14-28 from Lane Bryant.

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April 7, 2009

Poolside Fashion for Plus Sizes

ItFiguresPlusSizeTankini.jpg This plus size swim top and skirted bottom ensemble is a great choice for the neighborhood pool or a backyard pool party. The halter, V-neck design is sexy without being too revealing for social settings. The high waisted skirt and brief provide ease of motion and a modest look. Available in sizes 14 - 24; $62 USD for the top, $50 USD for the skirt, at Bloomingdales.com
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April 6, 2009

Performance Swimwear in Plus Sizes

AthletaTriumphOnePieceSwim.jpg Looking for a performance swimsuit in a plus size? Check out this incredible Swoop Triumph One Piece by Athleta. It comes in a red paisley print as well, which is very cool. If you're a swimmer, this suit is designed to stay in place and reduce drag. Sizes 1X and 2X are available, for only $64.00 USD.
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April 5, 2009

Monthly Round-Up - March 2009

In March, I concentrated on the warmer weather ahead and showcased a lot of short sleeved tops and some spring dresses. I also took a field trip to a local plus size boutique, and to Belk and Nordstrom to scope out the trends.

General News

Plus Size Accessories

Plus Size Activewear

Plus Size Dresses and Skirts

Plus Size Dressy Casual

Plus Size Jackets

Plus Size Jeans

Plus Size Pants

Plus Size Party Dresses

Plus Size Short Sleeve Tops

Plus Size Summer Tops

Plus Size Sweaters

Wide Width Shoes

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April 2, 2009

Plus Size Square Neck Print Top at Macy's


This adorable plus size square neck print top by One World is available at Macys.com. The sublimation print is done with a new and more subtle twist. In sizes 1X - 3X; priced at $50.00 USD.

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