01 June 2011

Casual Favorites

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What I’m Wearin’…

Hey guys!  Here’s an outfit from a while back.  The pictures aren’t the best since I’m indoors but I hope ya like it!  I’m wearing my favorite dress.  It’s a Cobalt blue dress by Calvin Klein that I picked up at a Ross for $30 bucks!  It’s one of my favorite buys and it’s so comfy!  Plus, it has pockets and any dress with pockets totally steals my heart!

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This dress is cut deep in the front and with me having a large chest, it shows waaaaaayy too much cleavage!  So, I draped a square silk scarf that I scored from a local thrift shop across the neckline and got lots of compliments for this “pseudo-bibbed” front.  LOL

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(This photo shows the

colors a little better. 

Sorry about the huge flash!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Bargains:

Brown crop jacket from Cato's Fashions for $15,

Calvin Klein Cobalt Dress from Ross for $30,

Vintage Blue Rose Scarf from Cherry's Consignments for $0.50,

Heather Grey Leggings from Avenue for $10,

Green Bangles gifted from cousin,

Brown Woven loafers from thrifted from Goodwill for $5,

Black and Gold earrings from Belk’s for $8.

 

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What is your favorite wardrobe piece, or “ready steady”?

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What I’m Lovin’…

Speaking of favorites, here is a list of some of my favorite blogs that specialize in Curvy or Plus Size Fashion!  My top 10 are:

Full Figure Plus

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My Blogfather!  Glen Johnson’s blog is very informative and it gives a male’s perspective of the growing plus size community!  Plus, he’s very kind!

 

 

Young Fat Fabulous

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One of the first blogs, that I really got into.  Gabi Gregg was one of the first ladies that showed me that young, plus size gals can be trendy too!

 

 

Stylish Curves

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Gotta Love Alissa!  I check on Ms. Wilson’s awesome blog everyday, even from my phone.  Her fresh style gives me inspiration!

 

 

Curvy Fashionista

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Marie Denee’ is a pioneer in the word of blogging period!   She’s definitely one to look up to as far as business and style!

 

 

The Curvy Girl’s Guide to Style

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Chastity Garner’s incredible blog was actually the first one I had ever read.  I went to school with this gal although I never met her and whether she knows it or not, I remember her being fabulous even way back when at GSU!

 

 

Pockets and Bows

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Brittany’s cute blog is one that definitely inspires me!  I love the outfits that she puts together!  I feel like she, more than anyone else whose blog I follow, is closer to my own unique body type.  So, she’s definitely one that I’m watching!

 

 

Fat Shopaholic

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Tiffany’s quirky style is so innovative!  Her outfit posts always make me smile!

 

 

Fatshionable

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I love how Jay Miranda’s outfit posts always add a touch of drama and glam.  She’s so cuteypatootey and so is her blog!

 

 

Girl With Curves

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Alissa of Stylish Curves introduced me to this blog during her Stylish Curves of the Day segment.  I immediately fell in love with Tanesha Awasthi’s beautiful photography which showcases her gorgeous personal style.  Definitely worth following!

 

 

God’s Favorite Shoes

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A great blog by a fellow curvy girl!  Reiko’s sense of humor tickles me to death while I’m browsing her fabulous outfit posts!

 

 

These are only a few of the hundreds (yes, hundreds) of blogs I keep up with.  I’ve met so many friends during this blogging adventure and I’ll be introducing some of them to you guys soon!  So, stay posted!

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What I’m Hearin’…

Well, kiddies!  You’ve seen my favorite wardrobe piece and you’ve met my favorite blog authors.  So, it’s only fair that I leave you with my favorite song!  It’s an oldie but goodie!  I used to play this song on repeat every morning.  Something about that beat just makes me spring to life!  I even love the cheesiness of the video!  This week’s song in my head and in my heart is Luther Vandross’s “Never Too Much”!  Enjoy babydolls!

 

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Many smoochie boochies to you all and I love you guys!  Don’t forget to “like” me on Facebook and catch me on Twitter and Lookville!!!

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7 comments

  1. I love this post! I love that CK dress. It just so happens that I have the same one!! lol All of the blogs you listed also inspire me. Thanks for sharing and that you for your sweet comments! Kiah

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  2. I LOVE THAT OUTFIT!!! You are sooo fly. I am a new and happy follower. I'm about to go through ALL your posts! Thanks for being AMAZING. Check out my blog: http://mythriftedcloset.blogspot.com/
    It's all about being economical too :)

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  3. I haven't heard of a few of these blogs that you mention, so I'll definitely have to check them out.

    LOVE the color of the CK dress on you - gorgeous!

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  4. I love this post and you are so right I follow all those young ladies you mentioned who have really inspired me to dive head first into expressing myself in the fashion world!

    P.S. I love that blue dress on you, you're gorgeous!

    love your new follower,
    daisy

    http://imjustdaisy.blogspot.com

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  5. Awesome blog list- I'm checking them out now! :) Love those CK bargains!

    And thanks for the add, I'm following you now too! :) x

    http://waituntilthesunset.blogspot.com/

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  6. I am just seeing this. Thaaaaaaank You so much for the love.

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