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Casual Friday/The Olivia Pope Edition

TGIF all! Its been a long time since I’ve been excited about a television show.  “Scandal” (Thursdays, 10pm on ABC) instantly sucked me into the world of Olivia Pope  (played by the wonderful Kerry Washington) and her “gladi...
by grownandcurvywoman on Jan 18, 2013

Crystal's Closet: Stripe it up!

Hey everyone! Time flies so fast, another week is almost coming to an end. I still have so many things need to accomplished. People said that "Stressed" is "Desserts" spelling backward. Unfortunately, this Dessert SUCKS and I hate it. But no...
by iheartCrystalPhuong on Jan 17, 2013

Crystal's Closet: Turquoise highlight.

 Hi everyone, The reason for me to come up with the turquoise highlight for today outfit is from...my new color-blocking wedges. I know right, fashion inspiration is now in everywhere. If you follow my previous outfit of the day, you probably al...
by iheartCrystalPhuong on Jan 15, 2013

Casual Friday/Latest Inspiration

TGIF everybody! I’m always inspired by the fabulous plus size bloggers I follow.  Their blogs encourage me to pair items I would never thought to wear together.  My outfit today  is   inspired  by Tanesha of  Girl With Curves  post Lay...
by grownandcurvywoman on Jan 11, 2013

Happy Blogoversary to Me!

Happy Monday all! Yesterday was my blog’s first anniversary! YAY!!!! This time last year I nervously clicked  the “publish” button and viola! Grown and Curvy Woman was born.  This little blog has made a BIG impact on my life.  B...
by grownandcurvywoman on Jan 7, 2013

Casual Friday/Leftover Sparkle Pt. 1

TGIF everyone! Now that the holidays are over, I’m faced with the dilemma of what  to do with my sequin clothes.   I don’t want to pack my sparkly stuff away just yet so I decided to incorporate them into my everyday wardrobe. ...
by grownandcurvywoman on Jan 4, 2013

The Best of 2012

Happy Monday all! Initially I wasn’t going to do a “best of” post but I decided to do one anyway.  I picked these outfits because they were so fun to wear! The outfits are special to me because they show me embracing my body.  No...
by grownandcurvywoman on Jan 2, 2013

Casual Friday/Fighting Old Man Winter

TGIF all! Without realizing it, I’m wearing the  winterized version of this outfit I wore back in August.  Winter is my least favorite season so I can get a little gloomy while impatiently waiting for the Spring to come.  This year I plan to...
by grownandcurvywoman on Dec 28, 2012

Ooops I Did it Again!

Happy Hump Day all! I had planned this elaborate blog post with pictures of myself and my family celebrating Christmas BUT while I brought my camera , I left my memory card back home! Arggh!  Don’t you hate it when stuff like that happens?!! M...
by grownandcurvywoman on Dec 26, 2012

Color Blocking in the Bedroom: Ideas & Inspiration

From the runway to the hallway, colorblocking is making a splash in a big way. It’s stylish, modern and fashion-forward. It’s also a super fun way to play with colors. You can try out some classic color combinations or spruce things up wi...
by Home decoration on Dec 18, 2012

What Shall I Wear?

Happy Monday all! If  you are like me, you probably have a few more holiday parties to attend this week.  What to wear to these soirees can definitely drop to the bottom of your “To Do” list as you finish up last minute gift shopping an...
by grownandcurvywoman on Dec 17, 2012

Date Night

Happy Monday all! My post today is not a work outfit! Shocking right?! (LOL!)  This is what I wore on my date Saturday night.  I really liked what I wore so I asked my date to take my picture (thanks Kobe!). One of my early New Year resolutions is...
by grownandcurvywoman on Dec 10, 2012

Summer Hold Over Pt. 2

Happy Hump Day all! In keeping with my promise to re-purpose some of my Summer clothes, I decided to wear this yellow skirt from Eloquii today. During the Summer I got a lot of wear out of this skirt primarily because I love yellow. Lately I’ve...
by grownandcurvywoman on Dec 5, 2012

INSPIRATIONAL:BONANG MATHEBA

From the moment she kicked started the entertainment scene,i new there was something special about her.She hails from my hometown,Mafikeng,South Africa.She is an executive producer in her own entertainment house,owns a clothing line called baby star...
by Aquahlekkergarla on Nov 29, 2012

Another Design With Options!

Wow, it is definitely the holiday season. How do I know? Because I've been sick for probably the last 6 weeks. None of it is life-threatening, thankfully, it's just frustrating and annoying. So many plans, and so little actual ability to accomplish a...

Block Party

I’ve always admitted that I’m not the adventurous kind of fashion blogger. I always stick to clothes I am comfortable in—after all it’s my number one priority. Sometimes, however, when I feel more bold, I do a toned down version o...
by Metamorphosis on Nov 25, 2012

Casual Friday/No Fuss

TGIF or thank God its BLACK FRIDAY! Tee hee! Just wanted to post a quick picture of what I wore on Thanksgiving day.  Thanksgiving dinner at my  sister’s house is  very laid back/come as you are, so I decided to  ditch the outfit I had...
by grownandcurvywoman on Nov 23, 2012

My Style Inspiration: Stylish Curves

Happy Hump Day all! Hope everyone is getting ready for Thanksgiving tomorrow!  I’m headed to NYC  later today to spend the holiday with my family.   We always have a great time together so I’m really  looking forward to hanging out w...
by grownandcurvywoman on Nov 21, 2012

Everyday Glam

Happy Monday all! Now that  the holiday season is pretty much here, all kinds of  glamorous party wear is being offered.  But did you know that  it’s not just for cocktail and formal parties? You can add some  glam to your work outfit wi...
by grownandcurvywoman on Nov 19, 2012

Casual Friday/Remember the Tights!

TGIF everybody! The last time that I could remember wearing  colored tights is when   I was 10 years old.  My family had gone to the Poconos with members of our church congregation for a weekend getaway.   Dinner that Saturday night was at...
by grownandcurvywoman on Nov 16, 2012


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