2017 FFFWeek Day 1 & 2

It’s that time of year again – Full Figured Fashion Week! Considering how much fun last year was I simply had to make the effort and attend this year as well. So just like last year I’m sharing this experience with all of you as  I will be recapping the events of the week here on the blog as well as sharing my outfits for each day. Here’s to FFFWeek 2017!

Day 1 –  Rooftop Summer Fun

This year the festivities kicked off with a Curvy Music, Film and Art Festival.  With live music on the roof,  a screening of the PLUS! documentary by Sandra Chum and Kalisha Whitman and a showcase of curvy art, it was an afternoon well spent celebrating all things curvy and chic.

First thing I saw when I got up to the loft — The Curvy Zodiac! ( Art by Fashion Illustrator, Jonquel Norwood)

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End of Summer 2015 Dress Shopping List

Summer isn’t over yet, but with all the pre-fall pieces already being released by many retailers, the prices of many summer pieces have already begun to drop significantly. Now is definitely the time  to stock up on some of the summer styles we may have passed on earlier this season.  My favorite summer staple is the summer dress because of the fact that it is a complete simple, and comfortable look. The best part is that many of these can easily transition into fall with the simple addition of some layers and boots, not only to keep you warm, but to change the look and make the style your own. With that in mind, here are my top picks for (affordable) end of summer dress shopping. (Note: Everything here is currently listed for less than $40, not counting shipping in handling.) Continue reading