Plus Size Clothing Scoop

Cuvy Swimwear Sale

Thursday, January 31, 2008

SwimsuitsForAll have just announced a brand new and exciting sale on plus size Aerin Rose and missy Sessa products.

For one week only:
  • Get 50% off plus size Aerin Rose items. Use coupon code: aerin50
  • Get 40% off missy Sessa swimwear. User coupon code: sessa40

If you are looking for curvy swimwear, be sure to check this out. Offer ends 6th February, 2008.


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Looking Back at 2007: Favorite New Stores

2007 was an eventful year for the plus size fashion industry, especially online. Last year was marked, amongst other things by appearances of full figured women on leading fashion catwalks... does the name Velvet d’Amour ring any bell?

The year which has just passed also meant much more fashion choice becoming available to plus size women, all over the world. In fact many new plus size clothing lines emerged, as well as online plus size stores, which continue to enrich the plus size fashion industry and most of all, add much more choice to curvy women.

In this post I’d like to take a quick look back at my favorite new stores, which either emerged or I got to know about, in 2007.

SWAK Designs: A true gem of an online store, which I am sure end up in the ‘Favorites’ list of those who visit it most of the time! SWAK Designs offers great apparel, which is curve hugging and curve flattering, for most occasions, and at very affordable prices. Whether you are looking for something casual to wear throughout the day, or something to wear at work, or even perhaps something sexy and sultry to wear on a night out or a hot first date, you will surely find it at SWAK Designs. Their collection online is a truly vast one, so I recommend that you do take your time to browse around all the items available at this online store. You don’t want to end up missing something now do you?!

Fashion Overdose: I must say, from the very first time I visited Fashion Overdose, it was added to my favorites list. However the plus size fashion you will find here might not be everyone’s cup of tea, and might even be a little bit too much to handle for some gals out there. But for those curvy ladies who embrace their ‘wild side’, and have a passion for punk, visiting Fashion Overdose is a must. The items found here are one of a kind, colorful, daring and will definitely get you noticed. This is the store I go to whenever I want something completely different, and I am feeling particularly daring and adventurous. My only qualm with this store is the online store and overall user experience with the website. It can definitely be improved with a little tweaks here and there, and even with broadband some items tale ages to load. But do not let that discourage you from exploring Fashion Overdose!

Mimi’s Curvy Corner: This is another little gem which I have discovered only recently. First of, I have had the chance to correspond with Mimi on a few occasions, and she is one sweet person who is completely dedicated to providing stylish plus size fashions, with a satisfying customer experience. That already puts my mind at rest, that this online store is managed by a plus size woman herself, whose aim is to provide full figured women with great fashion. At Mimi’s you will find both casual and evening wear, at great prices. Have a look for yourself! I very much hope more and more items are added to Mimi’s stores throughout 2008.

So there you have it, 2007’s best new stores, according to yours truly. The stores above have made giant leaps of success since I have started following them, and I am sure many more good things are yet to come. So let’s hope we hear more good stuff and see more curvalicious fashions from all of them in 2008.


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Free Shipping at Torrid

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Free shipping at TorridA pretty unique offer, which has only just been announced, is now live at Torrid.

Shop at Torrid during the weekend and receive free shipping on orders of $50 or over! This offer has been launched just on time, as Torrid have actually just added a bunch of fab new items to their collection. So you can shop around, and grab new items to add to your wardrobe, whilst saving on shipping costs. Sounds goo to me!

All you have to do is user coupon code NEWATTORRID at checkout, and you're all set. This offer expired on 2nd February, 2008 so do visit Torrid today!


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Silhouette Savings - 1 Day Left

Earlier in January, Silhouettes rolled out some New Year's special offers which are about to expire as the first month of the year draws to a close. The offers below will run until tomorrow January 31st, so you only have one day left to take advantage of these offers!
  • 20% Off your order of $100 of more. Use code AFF8PC2.
  • 20% Off your order of 4 or more Items. Use code AFF8PC1.
  • Sale of a variety of items: Save up to 70%. Use code AFF8PC3.


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Spring Savings at Jessica London

Sunday, January 27, 2008

The people at Jessica London are already feeling all fresh and Spring-y! So much so that they are currently letting their customer enjoy 30% off their favorite item, when buying two or more items. Use coupon code JLW4345 at checkout to take advantage of this offer, which expires tomorrow, Monday 28th January.


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Kiyonna Extends Sale

Last weekend we announced that Kiyonna was holding a super weekend sale where you could save 20% on your order. Well you will be glad to get to know that Kiyonna has extended that sale through tomorrow Monday, 28th January. Simply visit Kiyonna, shop for your favorite item and use coupon code MLK upon checkout for your discount to be extended. What is even better is that this offer is good even on sale items. So hurry and save at Kiyonna until this sale lasts.


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Plus Size Tube Tops

Thursday, January 24, 2008

This week saw a brand new store be welcomed to the ever growing plus size clothing directory at The store I have added this week is a different one, in the sense that it is focused exclusively on providing plus size women with one particular item: tube tops.

Yes ladies, if you though you could now wear tube tops simply because you are curvy, think again. With, you can now get your hands on a tube top, in your size. TubeTops specialize in curvy tube tops, up to a size 3X. What struck me most about this online store is the fact that they can cater to your every needs. Should you require custom tube top to be made, they are there to help. Perhaps you would like to use a specific design, in a particular fabric; whatever it is you need, will listed up and cater to your needs.

Give them a quick visit today, and also have a look at their store listing on


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How About These for Resolutions

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

We are already into the 4th week of the New Year. Time truly flies by these days. But moreover, during the past four weeks I am sure you have heard the word 'resolution' over and over and over again! Well, although I am not a very big fan of resolutions, mainly because I never managed to keep any of those I made, today I want to share with you one resolution which you might actually stick with.

Baby Doll with Scalloped Embroidery So for a change, instead of pairing up the old 'resolution' with the dreaded 'diet' word, let's forget all that and start the New Year off with more sexy resolutions that will promise a sizzling 2008.

Let him have you for dessert one night! Dish up yourself in a pretty scalloped embroidery baby doll. But... don't forget the whipped cream!

A New Year calls for a new attitude! If you're usually demure, strut your stuff in a pair of thigh-high black patent lace-up boots. This is what Nancy Sinatra had in mind when she said, "These boots are made for walking." If you're already into patent, you might want to add a softer touch to your repertoire, like a lacy teddy (open bust if you please!).

So what do you say? Do these resolutions sound more like the kind of thing you would like keeping?


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Web Only Sale at Jessica London

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

The low prices at Jessica London, have just gotten even lower with the launch of their recent web only sale. Prices are now as low as $3.99!

Hurry and take a look at the items which are on sale right away, as quantities are limited. These special savings end on 31st January, 2008. (If they don't sell out first!)


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Last Day: 50% Off Clearance at Torrid

Monday, January 21, 2008

Just wanted to remind everybody that today is the last day you can take advantage of Torrid's 50% off clearance sale!

A sale which has been running all weekend, sees all the items within Torrid's clearance section be discounted by a further 50%. This is one excellent sale, that you should definitely not miss. So if you haven't shopped around yet, do not linger as today is the last day of the sale.


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$10 Off Swimwear at

Sunday, January 20, 2008 is one of those quality plus size stores, which make me think, but why don't they use even curvier women for showcasing the products on ther sites? Although the women could be curvier, the quality of the items provides are top notch.

This month they have launced a few promotions, all of which are valid through Sunday, 3rd February, and which can save you a few dollars! Here's the nitty gritty:

Plus Size Swimwear Sale: All Swimwear at $10 off
All swimwear on sale! Save $10 on swimsuits and $5 on swim separates! Lots of flattering new swimwear styles! Treat yourself to a new plus size swimsuit during our sale!

Bali Sale
All Bali on Sale! Buy any 1 Bali Bra, shapers or panty style, get 2nd Bali style (equal or lesser value) for 50% off! Stock up now while all Bali bras, panties and shapers are on sale!

Web-Only Super Savers!
Hurry! Get extra-low prices - online only - at Remember, sizes and colors are limited, so don't miss out. These Super Saver prices are valid through Sunday, 3rd February.

Jacquard Jacket & Pant Set
Jacquard Jacket and Pant Set
Regular price: $64.99. Now only $19.99!

Just My Size Paisley Tiered Skirt
Just My Size Paisley Tiered Skirt
Regular price: $29.99. Now only $9.99!


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Save 20% at Kiyonna

Saturday, January 19, 2008

With all the politics going on in the new, Kiyonna wanted to let use know where they stand on all the issues, by rolling out a special promotion this weekend. Now there is something I would give my vote to ;-)

This weekend only, you can save 20% off your purchase at Kiyonna. Simply use coupon code MLK now through Monday, 21st January.

Also remember that you qualify for free ground shipping when you spend $100 or more. No coupon code needed! (Applies to domestic orders only.)


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Black Cat Plus Launch Authentic Woman Model Search

Black Cat Plus has just launched its new on-line contemporary clothing boutique for plus size women wearing sizes 12 - 24, and also announces its Search for the Authentic Woman Model Search Contest.

Black Cat PlusPresident and owner, Jodell Raymond, is an international trainer and speaker on women’s leadership and workplace gender issues and is excited about her new site which caters to women who want to wear contemporary and stylish clothing.

Raymond is a plus size woman who spent considerable time and effort trying to find clothes that had a modern look. Out of that frustration came the inspiration to open an on-line contemporary clothing boutique so that other plus size women did not have to work so hard to find clothes that reflected current styles. Raymond’s primary objective is to find clothing that one would not see in a large department store, allowing her to provide a more distinct offering which reflects the lifestyles of her customers.

She says, “I was always disappointed at the lack of choices for the plus size professional woman. In every city where I had speaking engagements I was always on a mission to find plus size clothing stores where I could shop. Plus size women have the money to spend and we do not want to be banished to wearing baggy clothes in monochromatic tones forever. From work to play, the desire to wear trendy clothes in updated, contemporary styles does not need to stop at a size 10. The average woman wears between a size 12 and 14. We want to wear the same styles as our smaller size counterparts and we want clothing that fits, makes us look and feel terrific, and is appropriate to our lifestyle.”

As part of that mission, Raymond has designed her own line of plus size clothing to offer to customers beginning with its Spring ’08 Collection. “Visit us at our website to view our own exclusive collection of contemporary and stylish plus size fashions,” she says.

To celebrate the plus size woman and her lifestyle choices, Black Cat Plus’ Search for the Authentic Woman Model Search Contest’s was conceived. The objective of the Model Search Contest is to demonstrate that confidence comes in all shapes and sizes and from that confidence comes the power to change perceptions. Raymond has plans to use the site as a forum for dialogue and discussion of issues relevant to all women. She says, “I hope that this site delivers positive messages and allows others to look at vivacious, positive, real women whoii enjoy life.”

Models must be 21 years of age, a size 12, and must answer two questions as part of their entry submission:
  1. What is the best lesson I have ever learned? and
  2. How do I live an authentic life?
Entry deadline is March 15, 2008. See for details.

Black Cat Plus offer contemporary and stylish selections from popular on-line retailers such as Kiyonna and Svoboda as well as Canadian Designer Linda Lundstrom, Loco Lindo, Berek, Kaktus, Pure & Co., and Black Cat Plus Private Label. Black Cat Plus also has a store-front showroom/boutique located in Rochester, NY at sister boutique, SoLia Boutique.

Contact: Jodell Raymond 585-413-1320.

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Nikki Blonsky is Queen Sized

Friday, January 18, 2008

Last weekend on Saturday, the anticipated new Nikki Blonsky movie, 'Queen Sized' premiered!

Queen Sized

I must say, last year's mega hit 'Hairspray' is a very tough act to follow, however I am sure in this new movie Nikki will shine. The new movie features Nikki portraying the role of Maggie Baker, a plus-size high-school senior who has always pitied herself for not being skinny, pretty or wealthy. When her name turns up on the list of nominees for the homecoming court as a prank, she's mortified.

It is interesting to note that this movie was actually inspired by true events: the true story of a suburban Detroit teen who in 2004 spurred a national dialogue about a type of teen bullying: students voting less popular peers onto homecoming courts for the purpose of mocking them.
Although I am eager to watch this new movie, I haven't had a chance to as yet, so if any of your have seen it, do leave some comments about it on this post. What was your opinion on the movie? Will this be another hit for Nikki?

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Who Is Nina Blakemore?

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Nina Blakemore is a professional plus size model, hailing from Wolverhampton, England, who is proud of her curves.

Nina Blakemore

I was lucky enough today to discover this plus size model whilst reading an article on her on the Wearing a size 16/18 (UK), Nina's professional experience reminds me of the experiences Crystal Renn had with modeling.

Like Crystal, Nina did not start her modeling career as a plus size, indeed she was a size 10 when she started off! But this was unnatural for her, in fact the article show that Nina found it very hard to keep her weight down to a size 10. This made her realize she had to be true to herself, and who she really was, and quickly plumed back up to her natural size 16.

All curved up, Nina has this far been very successful in her plus size modeling career. In fact she has modeled for Simple Be, Jusy Mu Size, Matalan, Evans, John Lewis, and many more names. She has also appeared on several TV programmed including 'How To Look Good Naked' and GMTV.

Find out more about Nina Blakemore at her official website.


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50% Off Clearance at Torrid

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

TorridStarting today, Torrid's infamous 50% off clearance sale is back! Yes, Torrid have prepared an excellent sale for us once again, by chopping 50% off the already reduced clearance prices.

This sale will be running online until this Monday, 21st January. I am sure many items will be snatched up pretty quickly, so if you want to shop around the sale items, do it today to make sure you find the item you want in your size. Visit the sale today!


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Diva In Me Conference 2008

The following is a press release issued by Just Dazzlind Productions.

Just Dazzlind Productions’ goal for business is to uplift, enhance, motivate, and celebrate the full figured woman. Many women have expressed their desires to not only join this industry, but most want to know the basics in etiquette to help them better themselves for whatever goals they are trying to achieve. Thus The Diva In Me Conference was born. First starting with social activates and now blossoming into a complete Educational and Success tool for our market of women and teenaged young ladies.  

The Diva In Me Conference is the first ever of its’ kind, as it features the needs of Plus Size Women and Teens only.  There are many Conferences out there but none that only focus on these topics and in this arena.  Just Dazzlind Productions is pleased to say that the public has fully embraced our vision and has opened its’ doors for more information.

As a part of our commitment to Supporting Divas in their communities, we are honoring Cincinnati’s own Raye Kimberlin, Simone Party, and Faith Daniels, of Radio One, as Outstanding Achievers for 2008.

In support of the Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation, we are hosting a Conference for Plus Size Women and Teens entitled “THE DIVA IN ME”.  This will take place February 15 & 16, 2008 at the Sheraton Hotel here in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Friday February 15, 2008 will kick off the event with “Divas giving Back” a fundraiser for the Witness Project and the Breast Cancer Foundation. Tickets can be purchased online at

We are looking for all Women and Teens that maybe interested in joining us for this Spectacular Event.  We are accepting registration for ages 16 and up.  The Cost is $80.00 advance registration by December 15, 2007 or for those wishing to attend the Fashion Show only Saturday February 16, 2008 the event price is $20.00. This event will consist of workshops geared toward Fashion, Financial, Spiritual, and Self Enhancement.

We are also promoting a model call for the Runway Competition!!  If you meet these requirements we are looking for you:
  • Full Figured Sizes 14-22.
  • Height- 5’6 minimum.
  • Ages-18 and up.
Please check the website for more information in submitting photos!

It is very important to the growth of our commitment, to each community, that we have partners such as Sharon Gordon (Urban Trendsetters News Magazine & Media) on board to help us with the success of our mission.

This event is sponsored by Just Dazzlind Productions, Radio One Broadcasting, Ashley Stewart Stores, Urban Trendsetters News Magazine & Media, Trend2Trend Magazine, Divas Unlimited Inc., Warm Spirit, A &D Marketing Concepts, Jericho Broadcasting Systems, Voluptuous Magazine, Dayton Weekly News and a host of others.

For more information, please contact: Dawn Martin @ 937-837-3555 or email us at . 
Website: or


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Why Plus Size Women Should Not Wear Black

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Woman Wearing Black

Fashion for plus sized women has come a long way since the dark ages. More companies are meeting the demand for sizes over 12, but are you stifling your own fashion sense by donning black material day after day because you want it to slim you down?

Instead of being grateful for the sudden expansion of plus sized clothing choices, you might be limiting yourself to black because you know it hides the bumps and curves more than other colors do.

Even thinner women often get stuck in black color schemes because they, too, want to look as slender as possible, but all black all the time can be boring! Yes, black does have the slimming effect, but there are other ways you can find the same effect in more colorful clothing options.

Plus sized manufacturers are designing clothes that fit better to accentuate the areas you feel are your best qualities, whether it your legs, décolletage, or your arms. The fit of the clothes, not the color, can help you remain fashionable without having to hide behind fabrics.

Print fabrics can hide problem areas, such as the stomach. And you can find well-fitting clothes for plus sizes in all types of clothing lines, including casual and evening wear, sporting clothes, and even swimsuits!

Check out the different online plus sized stores or catalogs and you’ll find a very diverse selection of clothes to suit your needs. You can find clothes for teens, pregnant women and businesswomen.

Adding accessories, such as scarves and jewelry can also help brighten an outfit and possibly hide any area you may not feel comfortable about. Does that mean you should throw away all of those black clothes you have ready on standby for when you’re feeling uncomfortable about your body?

You certainly don’t have to, but you should add other clothes to your closet that come in all sorts of styles and colors. The next time you go to your closet to pick out an outfit, the only problem you’ll have is in deciding which one of the beautiful outfits you want to wear to bring out the color of your eyes or showcase your long legs.

Don’t get sucked in by the black trend that leaves you feeling despair if someone gives you a bright yellow sweater for Christmas or a salesperson advises you to try on the exotic leopard print skirt they just got in.


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Curvy Spring Savings at Lane Bryant

Lane Bryant2008 has rolled in, and Lane Bryant has rolled out 4 brand new coupon codes for full figured ladies to use whilst shopping online at to save those bucks! The new offers and codes now replace the previous ones I had announced in the past months, which now have expired. Below are the new ones which replace them, and which should be used.

Here is the nitty gritty you need to know:
  • Save 15% on any order. Enter promotion code 000153645 at checkout.
  • Save 25% on any order of $75 or more. Enter promotion code 000253666 at checkout.
  • Save $25 on $75. Enter promotion code 025003659 at checkout.
    • Take $75 off your purchase of $225 or more, or
    • Take $50 off your purchase of $150 or more, or
    • Take $25 off your purchase of $75 or more.
  • Free shipping on any order of $75 or more. Enter promotion code 006953690 at checkout.
All the offers above are valid through 11:59 P.M. PT on 10th April, 2008.


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Winter Clearance Sale at Monif C

Monday, January 14, 2008

If like me you have visited in the past, and drooled at the dresses, but then sulked due to the hefty prices, you will be very happy to get to know that Monif C is currently holding a massive winter clearance sale.

Some items in fact have been reduced by up to 80%! So if you have had you eye on something at Monif C in the past, go check it out today and checked whether it is now in your price range.

The extremely versatile "Marylin" Convertible Dress is now only $75, from a previous $195!

Other items which caught my attention were the “Selma” Armhole Mini Dress (pictured here), which from $175 is now available at $85 , and the “Belina” Silk Print Tea Dress now at only $96 from a previous $265.

Check out all the sale items today at


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Over 100 Spring Arrivals at Jessica London

Spring Apparel at Jessica LondonIt just might be my imagination, but are you already noticing the days already getting longer? Christmas has only just passed, but Spring is truly around the corner!

Jessica London are truly aware of that, in fact Spring to them has just arrived, with the addition of over 100 new Spring season plus size fashion items. Have a look at these new arrivals at Jessica London to get a glimpse of what Spring will look like this year.

Until Tuesday, 15th January you can also save whilst shopping at Jessica London. Get 20% off your favorite item just by using promotion code JLW4387 upon checkout.


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Plus Size Swimwear in Winter?

St. Lucia Front Bandeau Swim Mini - Sizes 16W-26WAlthough the long days of winter are upon us - many of us like to wonder into more warm and sunny thoughts of Summer days and cruising holidays. A lot of us at this time of the year in fact, turn on their PC to look for plus size swimwear and cruise wear for any upcoming warm weather escapes. Even is you might be planning to heard on a mountain retreat, you are sure to need a swimsuit for relaxing in the hot tub.

Swimwear and warm weather clothing, especially the plus size kind, are nonexistent in brick and mortar stores at this time of the year. However you can still find the swim wear and cover ups that you are dreaming of, where else but online of course!

AlwaysForMe in fact have just received a tremendous shipment of plus size women's swimwear and cover ups in every color and style combination under the sun. They have created a beautiful new selection of plus size tankinis, skirtinis, swimdress and swimmini's.

In addition, they are repeating their show stopping Goddess style this season in a delicious chocolate brown color and have added the St. Lucia print to their skirted bandeau style.

So take some time to look at AlwaysForMe's new collections and update your swimwear collection!


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Curvy Celebrities... Embracing Their Curves

Friday, January 11, 2008

Rebecca FieldToday I came across a very interesting article on which got me thinking. The article itself gives us a closer look into Rebecca Field, the plus size actress who plays the curvy barmaid Janet in the series 'October Road'. More importantly, it gives us a closer look at what issues she holds close to her heart.

Interestingly enough, this article shows some similarities between Rebecca, and the role she plays in 'October Road'. Rebecca in fact has had some real life experience at bar tending, and has also recently took on the responsibility of spokesperson for a non-profit group (Multi-service Eating Disorders Association or MEDA), an issue which is made evident by her role in 'October Road'. Rebecca stresses that:

"In real life beauty comes in all shapes and sizes and the same should be true on television. It's so important to accept and appreciate our bodies and work to keep them healthy.  It's not about size or a number on the scale.  Slowly, but surely, we can change the way women are viewed, on and off screen."

It is great to see a rising star such as Rebecca keeping true to her principles, deciding to inspire and help other plus size women and men, through her work with MEDA.

Often times we see talented plus size ladies suddenly decide to lose weight and change their appearance once they hit the limelight. Names like Sophie Dahl and Star Jones come to mind when I think about this issue. Although I definitely advocate self acceptance whether you are curvy or thin, it is disappointing to see women who previously seemed to be comfortable in their curves, no longer embracing them. I feel sorry when I see people like Sophie who rise up to stardom with a full figure, and also become an icon and role to plus size women (not to mention teenagers), only to suddenly  'succumb' to it all and lose weight. What a disappointment to all those plus size women who looked up on them; they would now probably be thinking, but why did they feel they had to lose the weight? Anyway, although I guess no one owes anyone anything really, this is something which truly makes me wonder and think.

Ok rant over... going back to Rebecca, it is very refreshing to see a talented plus size actress like her holds a great spot in 'October Road' and advocate self love and self acceptance. Way to  go Rebecca.


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New Year, New Plus Size Savings at Silhouettes

Thursday, January 10, 2008

With the new year now with us, a lot of our favorite stores have been rolling out January sales, and Silhouettes has joined in by offering plus size women three excellent ways to save all throughout the month of January. Here are the details on the latest savings made available to us by Silhouettes.
  • 20% Off your order of $100 of more. Use code AFF8PC2.
  • 20% Off your order of 4 or more Items. Use code AFF8PC1.
  • Sale of a variety of items: Save up to 70%. Use code AFF8PC3.
All above offers are running through end of January, 2008.


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Plus Size Fashion Shopping in Ireland

Wednesday, January 09, 2008

It is not the first time I encounter an article in the press, where the differences between the a plus size shoppers' experience in the US, and in Europe, are identified and highlighted. Often time, both women and men, say that it is by far easier to shop for plus size clothing in the US rather than in Europe.

I must say that although the situation in Europe is improving, I tend to agree to this opinion. An article I ran across today by Andrea Byrne on also concurs. Andrea's article introduced us to Aimee Casey, originally from Washington, now living in Ireland. Aimee states that she encountered difficulties shopping for full figured fashion when in Ireland, which in the end motivated her to endeavour into opening her own plus size clothing store, in order to widen women's choices in Ireland, and Europe.

"I really encourage women to show off their decolletage. You shouldn't clutter it up, keep it bare. A lot of women insist on wearing small, delicate jewelery around their neck. The problem with that is there's a lot of flesh there and small jewelery will only make it look bigger. It's all about proportion. You should really look at your body in the mirror and spend time figuring out what works," says Aimee.

Aimee's store, called Style Plus, besides being located at Celbridge, Co Kildare in Ireland, is also available online at It stocks sizes 16 up to 30, and carried styles for anyone aged 20 to 50!

It is great to see women taking their frustration at the plus size shopping situation in certain areas, and turning it round into something positive and of benefit to other plus size women in their area. Kudos Aimee! I wish you the best of luck with Style Plus.


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New Year Sale at Fashion Overdose

It's good to see plus size clothing stores still feeling all festive, even after the festive season is more of less over now. Actually yes it is officially over, we took down all Christmas decorations from the office yesterday!

Anyway, Fashion Overdose is still feeling very festive and is celebrating the start of a brand New Year by holding a fantastic sale. If you shop at Fashion Overdose from today, through Sunday 13th January, you can save 30% on any one item you purchase simply by entering coupon code ONEITEM.

Please note this is a one time use coupon code and cannot be combined with any other offer.


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Take 30% Off at Jessica London

A quick post to let you know about some savings to be made within the next 2 days at Jessica London:
  • 10% off your 1st item
  • 20% off your 2nd item
  • 30% off your 3rd item
Simply use coupon code JLW4732 upon checkout for the discount to be applied! This offer expires end of January 10th.

Also, do not forget the end of season clearance sale currently going on at Jessica London. Savings up to 80% can be made, and prices start at just $4.99.


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Torrid Clearance Section Renovated

Tuesday, January 08, 2008

It is out with the old and in with the new this year for Torrid, as they renovate their clearance section! I was very pleased to just find out that Torrid have added over 500 new items to their infamous clearance section. So there are many brand new great deals to make on plus size fashion items you will love.

I have just found out this news a few minutes ago, so I haven't yet had the chance to thoroughly shop around Torrid's clearance section... something which I shortly will be doing, once I send off this post to you curvy ladies. But I did have a quick peek at some of the new additions, and ladies there are some excellent and fashionable items there! Three items which instantly caught my attention, and are now on my wishlist are the following:
  1. Gold silver and white knit flame stitch dress, now at $59.98.
  2. Black and red stripe jewel charm chiffon top, now at $27.98.
  3. Black velvet swing jacket, now at $42.98.
Most of the items I looked into have many sizes available right now. But I am certain this situation will soon change, once the newly added items start getting bought up, so if you have your eye on something, do not procrastinate, as I am sure these sizes are available in limited quantities. So check out Torrid's clearance section today.


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Curvy Spring New Arrivals at Old Navy

Spring Plus Size Fashions at Old NavyOld Navy's spring must have looks are now in! Even in the plus size department. With styles like ruffle tops, wide-leg trousers, and preppy sweaters you will look great in these fresh new spring season arrivals. All these new trendy looks are available in sizes 16 to 30.

Also, don't forget that when shopping at Old Navy online, you can enjoy $5 shipping on all purchases.


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Lane Bryant Sales: 4 Days Left

Monday, January 07, 2008

Lane Bryant SalesJust wanted to shoot in a quick reminder that the current Lane Bryant promotional codes, will soon be expiring! The last day these can be used in fact, is this coming Thursday, January 10th. So hurry if you still want to make some savings.

Here's a reminder of all the good stuff:
  • 20% off any order - Enter promotion code 000209168 at checkout.
  • 25% off orders of $75 or more - Enter promotion code 000259156 at checkout.
  • Save $25 on orders of $75 - Enter promotion code 050009183 at checkout.
  • Save $50 on orders of $150 - Enter promotion code 050009183 at checkout.
  • Save $75 on orders of $225 - Enter promotion code 050009183 at checkout.
  • Free shipping on any order of $75 or more - Enter promotion code 006959142 at checkout.
  • 20% off outerwear - Enter promotion code 000209175 at checkout.
  • 20% off Right Fit Jeans - Enter promotion code 000209250 at checkout.


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End of Year Sale at Jessica London

Sunday, January 06, 2008

Jessica London is currently holding an end of year blowout sale. Their lowest prices of the season has just been rolled out, starting at just $4.99!

If you're interested in getting to know what's on sale, run to Jessica London now, and hurry as quantities are limited, as you would expect at this time of the year. Visit Jessica London's end of year sale.


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Happy New Year!

Friday, January 04, 2008

I've been missing from the blog for a number of days now. I needed to take some time off to spend with family, friends and catch up on the million and one things which needed to be done at home. Not everything is yet settled, but the blog will be back in full action early next week!

In the meantime I wanted to wish you all the very best for the New Year, and most of all good health! Thank you all for taking the time out of your busy days to read the scoop. It is truly appreciated.


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