Hi my loves, remember this ultimate list of hashtags I created last year. Well it’s back and revised. This list contains all the ##### you should know if you’re plus size. I put together this list to help unify and connect full figured people through social media. We all use hashtags on several different sites for various reasons so I felt that a Plus Size Edition of this list was long overdue. This list features hashtags for fat girls, big and tall men, bopo warriors, curvy women, full figure bloggers, plus size models, curvy fitness babes and fatshionistas. If I left your #hashtag out drop a comment below so it can be added. Now let’s get into this epic list !
On a sunny Saturday I caught the train to Brooklyn to have lunch with Jewels of Big N Blunt. After grabbing some delicious pizza and a cold beverage we walked and talked catching up as we made our way to Plus Bklyn. Haven’t heard of Plus Bklyn ? It’s the premiere plus size boutique in Williamsburg, New York City. They’re the first specialty boutique of its kind to open up it’s door to full figured women in NYC.
Plus Bklyn stocks trendy dresses, jumpsuits and separates in a range of whimsical prints and stylish silhouettes. They carry sizes 14 – 24. Plus Bklyn also offers a variety fun costume jewelry and accessories. Everything is plus size over at Plus Bklyn, the dressing room is spacious and the walls are decorated with body positive art.
On the racks at Plus Bklyn you’ll find plus size brands you know and some you don’t; Junarose, Lilli London, Retrolicious, Hell Bunny and more. Accessories include sunnies, choker necklaces, kitsch clutches and earrings. Shop Plus Brooklyn at 455 Graham Ave Brooklyn, NY 11211 or online now at www.plusbklyn.com.
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This past weekend I attended the Make Up Show in Orlando. The Makeup Show brings together an incredible range of pro-driven brands, services, celebrity artists, educators and beauty insiders. The show featured over 50+ vendors and 2 days packed with informative demonstrations from experienced beauty professionals. While I was there I had to stop these ladies to find out about their #FatshionFoward looks ! Not only were these ladies serving face but also serving style. I love to see plus size women pushing the fashion boundaries. We can wear what we want and these babes sure did and owned it. Check out how these beauty babe’s do fatshion.
First up the fabulous MUA Casey wearing a sleek black Lane Bryant jumpsuit. Her voluminous lashes and curls gave me life. I loved the sheer bishop sleeves on the jumpsuit and how she paired the look with metallic pointed toe flats from Torrid. When asked what inspired her look she said she wanted to look high fashion without compromising comfort. Tre Chic Casey <3.
I am here for this athleisurewear look. From her shell top classic sneakers to the netted T-Shirt dress to the frosted cat eye frames. This look was giving off all kinds of nostalgic vibes. Her hair cut and color, tattoos and ombre lip also gave the look an edginess.
Next up is Mitcheba who is showing us a casual way to rock the utilitarian trend for spring. Going for cute and comfortable with a tan button up from Charlotte Russe, black leggings and single strap sandals. This look is far from basic when you have a crown of braids, glittery gold lips and your brows can cut shade from a mile away. She is two for two with the gold glitter lips which is another Spring trend. Check out www.glamorouschickscosmetics.com if you want your lipstick to be poppin’.
Getting some serious boho vibes from this babes look. Layered look consisted of a sheer kimono with fringe hem over a wine colored shift dress. Dress featured peek-a-boo cut out and a neck tie. She competed look with lace up heels and shimmery lip gloss.
Who says curvy ladies can’t slay in horizontal strips. JLY proves em from in this knit lace up shift dress. She paired the dress with black leggings and sparkly black D’orsay sandals. Accessorized with beaded stretch bracelets, statement watch, and black Michael Kors tote bag.
I fell in love with the way this babe mixed monochrome prints. From her striped tote bag and head band to her check board printed leggings. I think her look is a fun was to break up the head to toe black look most professionals where on the job.This babes vibrant hair color initially caught my eye but when she turned around her distressed leggings and bold lipstick choice made me approach her. Another chic way to wear black from head to toe without compromising style or aesthetic. Her gold jewelry, lace up combat boots and lush lashes completed the look. Can you say fine wine? This babe was slaying in her fitted knit midi dress. She layered the dress with a flyaway cardigan and a pair of high top chucks. Add some wayfarer sun glass to block out the haters and complete the look.
Achieve an effortless leisurewear look like this Miami HMUA when you pair your favorite kicks with a chambray button up dress. Chambray is a great fabric for spring because of its soft blue color and light weight yarn weave. Every look is more fun when your hair is purple *hair flip*. Add baseball cap or hoop earrings to complete the look. Dress: Target // Shoes: JC Penney
Jessica’s colorful dreads and sequins top from Forever21 initially caught my eye. But as I approached her I noticed so many other little fashion forward details in her look. For instance she layered Ashley Stewart tights under black shorts from Citi Trends that feature several woven patterns, her leopard eye glass frames and her bright pink backpack. Keeping it cute and comfy she completed her look with a canvas sneakers. When asked how her look came together she said that working in the beauty industry has inspired her to mix glamour and edge without compromising comfort.
The only thing cooler then Samantha’s blue hair was her caged kiss print top. Her top is obviously inspired by the occasion. Love Samantha’s style ? Her outfit is available at Torrid. She accessorized the look with gold hoops, a spike stretch bracelet, watch and sandals.
Two short weeks ago I was at the Tennessee Theater watching Cinderella on Broadway. I flew out to TN to visit my best friend. We met in a theater class and our friendshio grew from there. We planned to attend this show as a fun double date. The whole experience was amazing from the theater to the costume changes to set designs and scene changes. The theater itself was beautiful with its red velvet seating, gold trims and accents. The ceiling and windows painted all completed this very luxe experience.
To be honest upon packing for the trip I put together a few different looks but wasn’t really sold on what to wear. *Queue dressing room montage*. After ten minutes of playing dress up with my bestie I landed on this look. Tennessee was COLD and it was raining everyday but I was determined to wear my pink faux fur coat. Pink coat added a layer of sophistication, glam and not to mention warmth to this look. I layered coat over black georgette midi dress by Torrid. Sleeveless dress featured white hearts printed on it and a knit lining making it very comfortable. Dress had a light and airy hem, with a feminine and flirty silhouette.
I completed the outfit with black faux leather riding boots simply because of the weather. But I think the dress is versatile and could pair nicely with flats or wedges also. I added a black infinity scarf for additional warmth and a simple crossbody by Betsey Johnson. I love crossbody bags because they provided handfree accessorizing. The entire show was amazing, and they have a great line up for next year. If your in Tennessee I definetly recommend checking out a show. Or find out what is playing at a local theater in your community. It is so important to support the arts and keep theater alive. What can I say once a thespian always a thespian.
Outfit of the Day #59: Derek Heart x Nine West
Hey babes I’m wearing a jumpsuit today. Yes I know me the girl who thought she would never find a jumpsuit that fit as good as the one at FTF. This knit strapless jumpsuit is soooooo comfortable though. It has a drawstring in the waist making it casual and chic. Plus it has pockets, You know I live for pockets on a garment. Jumpsuit is one of my latest thrift finds, suit is made by Derek Heart. I paired blue jumpsuit with my leopard cardigan for a fall forward look.
I read in last month In-Style that leopard print coats will be making a comeback alongside the bomber jacket and the trench coat as fall’s most trendy outerwear. Leopard print cardigan by Nine West “Woman”. Cardigan has a reversible collar, a straight hem and 3 big black button along center front as closure. This cardigan is so warm and luxe, perfect for the F/W season. I slayed a few trends but conquered two style fears this week. I call them style fears because they are things I use to be afraid to try and wear. I’m wearing a strapless garment and heels which are both huge in my book but tiny in someone else’s.
I accessorized this look with this season’s hottest trend the black choker necklace. I tried this trend for the Celebrity Style look, remember that? I think Kendall Jenner really set this trend in motion. I also wore my first pair of heels for you babes you saw it here first, I found these patent leather wedges by Michael Kors and couldn’t resist. I told myself it’s now or never as far as heels go because I never really wear them so it is a scary challenge but I DID IT 🙂 I wanted to give the look an edge, so I added a dark lippie. Vampy lips are in but you can go full punk with a black lipstick.