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Ultimate Spring 2013 Runway Trend Resource Guide: It’s time to review, revive, repeat + wear!

Off the catwalks and on to your inspiration, here’s the Spring 2013 Runway Trend Resource Guide to spruce up your style. Fashion Week (you know that “week” is has really become over a month and globally then some) is designed for...
by FocusOnStyle.com on May 2, 2013

Ultimate Spring 2013 Runway Resource Guide: It’s time to review, revive, repeat + wear!

Off the catwalks and on to your inspiration, here’s the Spring 2013 Runway Resource Guide to spruce up your style. Fashion Week (you know that “week” is has really become over a month and globally then some) is designed for the t...
by FocusOnStyle.com on May 2, 2013

Weekend Edition: One More Time

Happy Monday everybody!  Lately I’ve been feeling  that the blog was becoming one note with all of my work outfits  so I decided  include  more of my casual  outfits  because I do have a life outside of work (I swear I do! lol). On S...
by grownandcurvywoman on Apr 29, 2013

Casual Friday/Mixing It Up With Madison Plus

TGIF everyone! As many of you ladies know, the majority of plus size clothing is online.  It’s a shame that we can’t walk into our local  shopping center/ mall and buy clothes.  I can personally attest to how frustrating and  time...
by grownandcurvywoman on Apr 26, 2013

Summer Dresses for Under $40

Happy Hump Day all! I can’t believe Summer is right around the corner! With warmer temps it can be challenging to keep cool while looking fab, so I scoured the internet for affordable and stylish dresses for work and play.  These dresses wil...
by grownandcurvywoman on Apr 24, 2013

Super Easy Geometric Nail Art Design Tutorial

Here is a cute and simple geometric nail art design. Great for beginners and for those girls with short nails! Follow this tutorial step by step to achieve this look! Have fun and be creative! By making this design your own! Try out a different co...
by Love4NailArt on Apr 17, 2013

Crop It Out

Happy Hump Day all! Reason number 500 to love Spring: cropped pants!   Their versatility is the reason why I love them so.   Whether you pair them with a blazer for work or a tank top for running errands, you can’t go wrong.  Cropped pa...
by grownandcurvywoman on Apr 17, 2013

Mission Accomplished

Happy Monday all! It seems like I’ve been searching for a structured white blazer forever.  I have  almost every color blzaer  except for  white.  Most plus size white blazers I found were either  off white or ivory colored with 3/4...
by grownandcurvywoman on Apr 15, 2013

Spring Trends IV: Emerald Green

by grownandcurvywoman on Mar 29, 2013

Lady in Waiting

Happy Hump Day! I promise today will be the LAST day I complain about the awful weather we’ve been having . I desperately want Spring to begin but Winter keeps hanging around like a jilted ex!    Unfortunately my complaining isn’t...
by grownandcurvywoman on Mar 27, 2013

Spring Trends Part III: Leather

TGIF everyone! For week three of the Spring Trend challenge we are tackling leather. Yeah, I know what you’re thinking, “Leather for Spring?!” but since  Winter is still hanging on, wearing it doesn’t seem so crazy.  I...
by grownandcurvywoman on Mar 22, 2013

Finally!

Happy Hump Day all! Spring is here! Woo hoo! I’m so looking forward to ditching the down coat and wearing bright colors! .  Even though the weather here in Philadelphia is FAR from Spring-like, I still wanted to wear something colorful to...
by grownandcurvywoman on Mar 20, 2013

Spring Transitions

Happy Hump Day all! This time of year is always tricky for me with DST and the transition of Winter into Spring. Lemme tell ya, DST has been kicking my butt! The time change has thrown off my sleep schedule so much I’ve been dragging myself ou...
by grownandcurvywoman on Mar 13, 2013

Spring Trends for Under $45: The Work Edition

Happy Monday everyone! Since everyone liked my previous Spring Trends post I decided to do another one focusing on workwear. I realize when I do these posts I neglect to include shoes, so this time I added styles that are under $45. These pieces are...
by grownandcurvywoman on Mar 11, 2013

Casual Friday/Feel Good Day

TGIF everyone! There once was a time I believed that plus size women should never wear printed clothing. I thought wearing prints would draw too much attention to my body which would then “invite” negative comments or reactions. So instea...
by grownandcurvywoman on Mar 8, 2013

Busy Bee

Happy Monday all! Usually my weekends are slow but this past weekend I was quite the busy bee! On Friday Shonna (my BFF) asked me to judge a talent show for her students and I accepted.  There’s nothing like being around a bunch of 18-20 year...
by grownandcurvywoman on Feb 25, 2013

Oh Sophie!

Happy Thursday all! As you ladies know I love dresses so when IGGI debuted their Cinema Retro collection I was very excited.  While viewing the collection, the Sophie Colorblock Dress in black instantly caught my eye.  The mix of black, tan and ora...
by grownandcurvywoman on Feb 7, 2013

Sip Swap & Shop

Hey everyone! Last Saturday I attended the Philadelphia Style Bloggers’s (which I am a member of) Sip Swap and Shop at the Wardrobe Boutique.  The event was also PSB  first birthday party for our group! PSB’s president, Karima of Skinny...
by grownandcurvywoman on Feb 5, 2013

Casual Friday/Getting Past the Hard Part

TGIF all! Yesterday was  a really rough day for me.  I was angry with myself because I gained weight over the past year.   Needless to say I was very disappointed  with this and proceeded to  beat myself  up all day long.  I felt like a...
by grownandcurvywoman on Feb 1, 2013

MLK, Obama & Stripes

Happy Monday all! I’m filled with pride today that President Obama was sworn in for a second term (yay!) and remembering the courage of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. The gains of the Civil Rights Movement allowed me to obtain a higher educat...
by grownandcurvywoman on Jan 21, 2013


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