Plus Size Fashion – Let’s Talk

Curves Take Command

There has been quite a bit of interest over the past couple of years in the plus-size community.  So much so that retailers and magazines (such as ModCloth & Plus Model Magazine) have started to pay attention and do some research. Alight.com has complied the results of the many surveys taken and created this very [...]

How to Choose the Perfect Dress for your Body Type

Spring is in the air, and soon summer dress season will be upon us.  Here are some tips for choosing the right style to flatter your figure: 1. TOP HEAVY/BUSTY: Firstly, before we even get to clothing: a well-fitting and supportive bra will be your best friend if you are on the busty side.  Clothes [...]

Earth Day & the Perils of Greenwashing in Fashion & Beauty

cotton

April is a happy month for those of us who are nature-lovers and proponents of all that is green and sustainable. We get to revel in our green choices, give ourselves a pat on the back, and then challenge ourselves to learn more and to do even better. With Earth Week (Apr 16th-22nd) and Earth [...]

Spring 2014 Fashion Trends – What You Need to Know

Iris Apfel quote

I have a bit of a confession to make- I have mixed feelings about the new set of “trends” forecast every season. Personally I much more appreciate the personal style approach: discover what you like that makes you feel good, and wear that- NOT what some magazine on the stands tells you is a “must-have”. [...]

5 Ways to Make 2014 the Year of Sustainable Style

Eco Chic

Many of us start a new year with resolutions- to eat more healthy, exercise, and other challenges to be a better, happier person. Another way to be happier and healthier is to make more earth-friendly choices. You can do it stylishly, too. Need a little inspiration? Before you add to your wardrobe, consider these 5 [...]