Blue Jegging Baby


Saturday, August 30, 2014

I wouldn't call myself a tee shirt and jeans kinda girl.  I mean, I like denim but I feel way more comfortable in a skirt or a dress.  But when I do find a pair that I love I'm kind of obsessed and wear them all the time.  Case in point, these amazing jeggings from Deb - they surprisingly fit over my hump and waist with no problem!  Plus you can get them for 50% off this Labor Day Weekend!  

The fit of these jeggings are just about perfect but I suggest sizing up since Deb has junior plus sizes.  (I'm wearing a 24.)  I'm 5'4 and usually have to take my jeans to the tailor to shorten them so they hit my ankle but I don't think I will with these.  Pair your jeggings with a fun printed top and pumps for a casual chic look that can take you from day party cocktails to date night with ease. 

Peplum Top ::: ASOS Curve (old)
Rings // Bangle // Sunnies // Jeggings ::: Deb c/o
Bracelets // Purse ::: Charming Charlie (old)
Pumps ::: Victoria's Secret
Stay Lovely


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Labor of Love


Friday, August 29, 2014

With Labor Day Weekend upon us it means two things: 1. Summer is (un)officially over and fall fashion is on sale!  Don't be overwhelmed with the plethora of Labor Day deals that will be bombarding your inbox.  I've compiled a list of awesome plus size shopping as well as my favorite fall pieces that will be on sale this weekend!  So take a load off -- I've done all the hard work for you!  It's no biggie -- it's a labor of love for fashion!  Happy shopping!

  • Lane Bryant: Buy one item and get one free with the code HURRAHLB.  Expires 9/1/14.
  • Eshakti: Get 30% off!  No code needed, the price will be adjusted in checkout!  Shop new fall arrivals here.
  • Elloquii: A whopping 40% off your purchase plus get free shipping with orders over $100 with the code FRIEND! 
  • ASOS: Get 75% off sale items plus an additional 10% off with the code HAVE10.
  • Old Navy: They have some of the cutest plus size basics and there sale is not one to miss.  Get 50% off select items.  No code necessary.  The price will be adjusted in checkout!
  • Forever21: Buy one clearance item and get the second fore free!  Use the coupon BOGOFREE.
  • Dress Barn: Get 25% off regular priced items with the code LD914 and get 25% off clearance items - no code needed.  Free shipping with orders over $75.  Expires 9/1/14.
  • Macy's: SUPER SATURDAY SALE.  Take an extra 20% off with the code SUPER plus free shipping when you spend $75.  Take an additional 25% off clearance items too (prices are reflects discount).
  • Nordstrom: Take 40% off clearance items now till September 7th!  Prices reflect the discount. No code necessary. 

A few of my favorite things for Fall...
Dress 1 // Dress 2 // Dress 3

Pink Duster // Lime Green Blazer // Red Cropped Moto // JS Wool Coat // Hot Pink Blazer // Longlined Vest 

Steve Madden Cognac Boots // Suede Zipper Detail Boot // Wide Calf Riding Boot // New Look Quilted Ballet Flats
Red Faux Suede Booties  // Calf Hair Flats in Leopard Print // LB Ankle Boot
Distressed Denim // Jumpsuit // Kady Pant in Leopard // Slim Ankle Pant //  Slim Ankle Jean in Black

Enjoy your 3 day weekend!  

Stay Lovely


Big & Bold


Sunday, August 24, 2014

A bold color pairing may appear to be too much to wear all at once -- too overwhelming some say ... but I can't help to love this bright pink and orange combo. With a dash of leopard print via my pumps it created a neutral base that supports the bright look.  Color and confidence go hand in hand when wearing two strong bright hues.  You can take this runway trend and do it your way to make it practical and real world wearable.   

Top ::: Ashley Stewart c/o
Skirt ::: ASOS Size 14 (sold out but similar here)
Pumps ::: Victoria's Secret
Purse ::: Street Vendor

You can't go through summer without trying this trend so why don't you give a few of these color pairings a go while we still have a few more weeks till fall.   (Honestly, I would probably wear these colors well into winter but that's just me.)   I still want to recreate a few of these looks myself -- they look so fun yet refined -- like an adult sophisticated Punky Brewster.  Go big and go bold, ladies!

Image Credit ::: via Google
Image Credit ::: via Google

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Wet Seal Summer


Happy Sunday!

If you've been following WetSeal on Instagram you know that this summer they've been celebrating the grand openings of WetSeal+ throughout the US with over 25 locations!  It's always exciting as a plus sized woman to have another brick and mortar store created with our hips and curves in mind.  Have you tried them out yet?  The jeans fit amazingly although I probably won't be able to shoot a look in them since it's been so terribly hot here with daily heat advisories and what not -- so I tend to be going pants free.  This WetSeal+ maxi is perfect - bright and bold and very practical.  I'm wearing a 3x.  Remember that WetSeal+ are junior plus sizes so they run a little small so definitely size up.  

This is my "Why are we shooting outside when it's 110ยบ?" face.

Floral Headband // Maxi Dress // Earrings ::: Wet Seal c/o
Rings // Purse // Sandals ::: Deb c/o
Bracelet ::: Forever 21 (old)
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Flawless High School Days


Monday, August 18, 2014

Hey Everyone!  

Happy Monday & Happy First Day of School for the kiddos in Jacksonville!

I wanted to dedicate this post to all the big girls starting school soon.  

I remember back to school time being a time of excitement and nervousness but definitely some disappointment because of the lack of cute clothes options I would have when shopping for fall looks.  I usually compensated with having the best school supplies including the entire Lisa Frank Dolphin Collection.  But I digress ... Since I've started blogging I've received a lot of emails from young readers about back to school looks.  This got me thinking back to my high school self and what I wore.  I graduated from high school a decade ago -- eeek! and even with the limited options of stylish clothes back then I still was able to look trendy, comfortable and fab during my high school days ( a lot of it has to do with how you carry yourself, no matter what you're wearing.)   Today we have a lot more fun plus size options that will help you feel fashionable, flawless but most of all confident while you get your education on.  

I styled this back to school look from Deb -- who have a great junior plus size range sizes 14-24.  Right now they are having amazing deals for their School Your Style Sale so definitely check them out if you're in need of some back to school threads. 

Varsity Jacket // Flawless Tee // Plaid Skater // Moto Boots // Earrings // Purse ::: DEB c/o
Tights ::: Torrid (old)
Large Link Bracelet ::: Charming Charlie

Have a Great School Year & Stay Lovely

Haley (& Thamarr) Loves Yours UK


Friday, August 15, 2014

This summer the UK fashion brand Yours Clothing teamed up with the gorgeous model Haley Hasslehoff to create the Haley Loves YOURS UK collection that makes my curvy lady heart pitter patter.  It's filled with tons of feminine pieces from florals to fringe that are perfect for summer and totally transitional into fall.  So needless to say I love the collection and was too happy to review these lovely dresses that are right up my catwalk.  Right now for new customers only you will receive 10 GBP off 20 with the promo code: BLOGGER22!And also for a limited time get an extra 20% off their sale items!  So get to shopping and fall in love with YOURS UK!

Floral Chiffon Skater // Hot Pink Paneled Skater

Nude Patent & Snakeskin Purse ::: Yours UK c/o
Nude Pumps ::: Victoria's Secret (similar color on sale here)
Pearl Bracelet ::: Shop Lately c/o
Kitty Ears Headband // Rings ::: Deb c/o (sold out)

Large Chain Bracelet // Purse ::: Charming Charlie (both old)
Hot Pink Cap Toe Pumps ::: Shoe Mint (old)
*Shopping Tip: Remember when shopping that the clothing is in UK sizes not US.  I'm wearing a size 24 UK in both dresses.  I would have sized down to a 22 in the hot pink dress because it's so stretchy.

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Sporty Chic


Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Hoodies are the epitome of comfy loungewear and a tuxedo pant can instantly create chicness and sophistication.  By combining the two in all black, it worked in creating a sporty chic outfit that works well to transition me from blog meetings to dinner and drinks.  This ensemble was styled entirely from Deb's plus size line.  I love their pre-fall looks and can't wait to experiment with more styles.  Shop Deb's exclusive online School Your Style Sale and get this look for up to 50% off!

Hoodie // Tuxedo Pants // Striped Tote //  Earrings
  Rings // Bangles // "V" Bangle ::: Deb c/o
Sandals ::: Forever 21 (old similar here)
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