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5 Things I Love About Myself

Happy Hump Day all! Last night while scrolling through Facebook, my friend Shondrika posted this Huffington Post article  23 Things Every Woman Should Stop Doing on her page.  Usually when people post articles I tend to scroll past them but this...
by grownandcurvywoman on Sep 18, 2013

Transitions Pt 1: The Sleeveless Dress

Happy Monday all! Whenever I buy clothes I think primarily about sustainability.  If I can’t wear an item for at least two seasons, I’m probably not going to get it. Having an interchangeable wardrobe is essential because you’re g...
by grownandcurvywoman on Sep 16, 2013

Casual Friday: Moto, Moto!

TGIF all! As you have probably seen in the latest fashion magazines, leather motorcycle jackets are on trend for Fall.   It’s  funny how old standbys suddenly become a trend.  I mean when has leather NOT been appropriate for Fall and W...
by grownandcurvywoman on Sep 13, 2013

Cabiria Making History at NYFW

Happy Thursday all! Last week I had the honor of attending the FIRST ever plus size collection to officially show at New York Fashion Week.   Cabiria is the creation of Eden Miller who wanted to provide plus size women with well made fashionable cl...
by grownandcurvywoman on Sep 12, 2013

Weekend Edition: My Life on Instagram

Happy Monday all! I hope everyone had a great weekend! I’m still adjusting to life without my laptop. I never considered myself to be someone who is dependent on a computer but this situation has proven me wrong!  While my laptop is being r...
by grownandcurvywoman on Sep 10, 2013

Weekend Edition: My Life on Instagram

Happy Monday all! I hope everyone had a great weekend! I’m still adjusting to life without my laptop.  I never thought of myself as dependent on my computer, but this situation has completely wrong!  I’ve decided not to let my computer...
by grownandcurvywoman on Sep 9, 2013

Weekend Edition: Summer Rewind

Happy Labor Day all! I hope everyone is enjoying the three day holiday weekend so far.  I’ve been spending this holiday enjoying not doing one darn thing! To me, lazy weekends are the best! Now that Summer is pretty much over (even the tempera...
by grownandcurvywoman on Sep 2, 2013

Casual Friday: Until We Meet Again

TGIF all! I can’t believe the end of the Summer is already here (well unofficially)!  It just  seems like yesterday we were celebrating its arrival.  And while Fall is one of my favorite seasons, it ushers in cooler temps and shorter da...
by grownandcurvywoman on Aug 30, 2013

Weekend Edition: MJ Forever

Happy Monday all!  I hope everyone had a great weekend! On Saturday night I went to a Michael Jackson-Prince dance party.  As you can see from the pics I was clearly Team MJ all the way! I was in middle school when “Thriller” was releas...
by grownandcurvywoman on Aug 26, 2013

Casual Friday: Now and Later

TGIF all! Since Fall is less than a month away (YAY!),  Ive been  starting to think of  the transitional pieces in my closet.  For me a button up shirt is one of the best transitional pieces I own.  They can be worn alone with the sleeves ro...
by grownandcurvywoman on Aug 24, 2013

Reality Bites

Happy Hump Day all! Whoever created the saying “you need a vacation from the vacation” wasn’t lying! Im still daydreaming about exotic drinks, warm sun and sandy beaches. We get so caught up with our jobs, responsibilities and famil...
by grownandcurvywoman on Aug 21, 2013

Weekend Edition: Vacation Mode Pt. 2

Happy Monday all! I hope everyone had a great weekend.  I spent my weekend doing housework, laundry and errands…I know SO exciting! LOL I made sure amidst all the fun I was having that I documented some of  my outfits during my vacation.  Si...
by grownandcurvywoman on Aug 19, 2013

Accessories, Accessories, Accessories!

Happy Hump Day all! Hope you had a great weekend! Im still recuperating from my vacay and will tell you all about it on Friday! Until then, today’s guest post is from the wonderful Parker of Everyday Runway 365! I hope you enjoy her post!  Hel...
by grownandcurvywoman on Aug 14, 2013

Casual Friday/Big Deal

TGIF all! One of my readers Jagoda suggested I do a post on shopping for deals.  Honestly I really don’t have any strategy or plan when it comes to shopping. I only buy clothing that is on sale with (or without) a coupon. Signing up for text a...
by grownandcurvywoman on Aug 2, 2013

Weekend Edition: Which Way To Go

Happy Monday all! How was your weekend? Mine was pretty relaxed. On Saturday night I  had a date with a  nice man  who was respectful and made me smile.   Sunday afternoon I hung out with my girlfriends who I haven’t seen in a while due...
by grownandcurvywoman on Jul 29, 2013

Casual Friday/Im a Repeat Offender Pt. 2

TGIF all! The saying “if aint broke don’t try to fix it” is my motto when it comes to clothes. If I like something and it looks good on me I’m gonna keep wearing it. From time to time I like to shake things up but I always r...
by grownandcurvywoman on Jul 26, 2013

Im a Repeat Offender!

Happy Hump Day all! I was reading my blogger buddy Parker’s post Repeat Offender on her blog Everyday Runway and it got me thinking “I’m a repeat offender!” Currently I have my black & white striped shirt from Ann Taylor...
by grownandcurvywoman on Jul 24, 2013

All Mixed Up

Happy Hump Day all! I’ve been PMSing the last couple of days so I’ve been making myself feel better by continuing to get dressed  up for work. Dressing up  is the last thing I wanna do because I feel frumpy and unattractive duri...
by grownandcurvywoman on Jul 17, 2013

Getting Accustomed

Happy Hump Day all! It’s no secret that I’m a sucker for a pretty dress so when I saw this on eShakti’s website I had to have it.  This is my second custom made dress from eShakti.  While my first custom dress fit  fine,  when...
by grownandcurvywoman on Jul 10, 2013

Weekend Edition/Too Hot!

Happy Monday all! To say it was hot this past weekend would be an understatement.  Since I’ve inherited my mother’s dislike for the heat I attempted to stay in the house under the central air but that got boring real quick!  So when...
by grownandcurvywoman on Jul 8, 2013


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