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Casual Friday/I Wish Pt. 2

TGIF all!  I hope everyone had a great Fourth of July yesterday! You know the saying “be careful for what you wish for, you just might get it!”? Well my wish to wear shorts to work came true today! Yay! Since my courtroom is closed for t...
by grownandcurvywoman on Jul 5, 2013

Weekend Edition/Small Hurdles

Happy Monday all! As you ladies (and some gents!) know I love wearing prints but when it comes to printed pants I pause.   I tend to be self-conscious about my ample hips and printed pants would definitely highlight them.  I bought a pair of  pri...
by grownandcurvywoman on Jul 1, 2013

Casual Friday/Full Figure Fashion Week Pt. 3

TGIF all! I wasn’t able to go to the Independent & Retail designers showcases  this year (which are THE most important events of FFFWeek) because they conflicted with the Blogging While Brown conference I attended (I was one busy gal la...
by grownandcurvywoman on Jun 28, 2013

Weekend Edition: Boogie Nights

Happy Monday all! After a quiet weekend, my girlfriends and I decided to head out Sunday night. It’s been awhile since we’ve gone out dancing. Back in the day, we would club hop until the wee hours of the morning and get into all kinds of...
by grownandcurvywoman on Jun 17, 2013

Casual Friday/I Wish

TGIF all! Now that Summer is here my job has decided to relax the dress code for casual Friday.   Unfortunately for me,  Im stationed in a courtroom, so I can’t take advantage of the Summer dress code (BOO!).  BUT if I could participate...
by grownandcurvywoman on Jun 14, 2013

Color Blocked

What I'm Wearing: Skirt Zara | Tank Zara | Shoes Dolce VitaI love color blocking. It's such a fun way to play with lots of colors without going too overboard. And with this outfit, I discovered a love for red and also a love for Zara.
by Wear Me Out New York on Jun 13, 2013

Something’s Gotta Give

by grownandcurvywoman on Jun 12, 2013

Weekend Edition: Savvy Summer with London Times!

Happy Monday all! Philadelphia comes alive in the Summer with block parties, street festivals and outdoor concerts. On Sunday afternoon my friend Tawanda and I went to the annual Odunde Festival celebrating African culture.  It was a bright sunny da...
by grownandcurvywoman on Jun 10, 2013

Casual Friday/Back in the Saddle

TGIF all! I finally returned to work  this week after jury duty and I have to say I was glad to be back!  I’m pretty autonomous at my job so I missed being able to work at my own pace. Luckily there wasn’t a huge pile of work waiting ...
by grownandcurvywoman on Jun 7, 2013

Ode to the Dress

Happy Hump Day all! To say that I love dresses is a serious understatement.   I love how they cling to my body and accentuate my curves. There was a time where I associated dresses only with special occasions such as weddings. Back then if you a...
by grownandcurvywoman on Jun 5, 2013

Casual Friday/If It Fits….

TGIF all! On Tuesday I was selected for jury duty which instantly threw me into a funky mood.  Eventually  I had to suck it up and perform my civil duty  (Grrr!).  The upside to serving  is that I can sleep an  extra hour and wear  casual clot...
by grownandcurvywoman on May 31, 2013

Weekend Edition: Girls Weekend

Happy Memorial Day all! Memorial Day weekend here in the States is  the unofficial start of Summer.  While that might be true, the weather on Saturday was more like late March! After days of stifling humidity and 80+ degree heat,  a cold front swe...
by grownandcurvywoman on May 27, 2013

Casual Friday/200th Post!

TGIF all! Today is my 200th post and I want to give a huge shout out  to all my fabulous readers and followers for making this possible.   I am extremely grateful and humbled by  your continuous support of my blog.     I promise to  always...
by grownandcurvywoman on May 24, 2013

Weekend Edition: Wash Out

Happy Monday all! I had a lot of  plans for this past weekend but the rain squashed  many of them.  Fortunately I was able to attend the Rittenhouse Spring Festival on Saturday  before the rain began with the ladies of Mahogany Philly (a MeetUp...
by grownandcurvywoman on May 20, 2013

Weekend Edition: Lane Bryant Style Off

Happy Monday all! I hope everyone had a great weekend and fabulous Mother’s Day! I spent my Mother’s Day celebrating my late  mother Betty Niles.  My mom passed away when I was 27  after years of struggling with chronic illness.  In t...
by grownandcurvywoman on May 13, 2013

Casual Friday/Easy DIY

TGIF everyone! I absolutely love this maxi dress as a skirt.   Since I first wore  this dress as a skirt a year ago (here)  it has become one of my favorite Summer pieces. I will probably never wear the dress because the top doesn’t ...
by grownandcurvywoman on May 10, 2013

Watch Out Wednesday

If you are shopping for Mother's Day or Graduation....time is not on your side. In fact you need to getshopping now. Here is my edit of watches that are worth your time and money!La Mer Collections Square Case Wrap Watch.It's...
by Shop This on May 8, 2013

Weekend Edition: Striped Out

Happy Monday all! On Saturday, Tamera and I went to the Philadelphia Natural Hair show and a baby shower/BBQ later in the afternoon. Since both functions were casual affairs  I was able to wear my new striped Target maxi dress.  I initially...
by grownandcurvywoman on May 6, 2013

Five Style Tips on Wearing Color Blocked Shoes

So you’ve been saving money to buy a new pair of shoes this spring. With all the gorgeous shoe collection sitting on top of boutique shelves, I know you’re having a hard time thinking which one to buy that can give the best value for your money.
by Miss Sassy Girl on May 5, 2013

Casual Friday/Quick Change

TGIF all! Im going to  a Cinco de Mayo soiree (partay!) after work with a bunch of girlfriends  so I  needed an outfit that could go from day to night.  I find that dresses are easy to transform  so I wore my favorite  hi-lo dress from...
by grownandcurvywoman on May 3, 2013


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