Free shipping at Sydney's Closet

If what you’re looking for includes some elegeant dress or a cocktail dress, made for that special occassion, then Sydney’s Closet is a store you definitely need to check out! Whether you need something for a romantic dinner, to take a along on your cruise, for a weddding or a party, the selection of dresses Sydney’s Closet carry is unbeatable… they carry plus size dresses from all leading plus size fashion designer so you are definitely spoilt for choice.

Plus you can get FREE shipping now through July 31st! Just use coupon code STAR06 at checkout. Visit Sydney’s Closet for more details and to see what exactly they have in store!

Miss F.A.T. 2006 this Saturday!

Oxygen and Mo’Nique are back for a second helping of last year’s boundary-busting hit, Mo’Nique’s F.A.T. Chance! Television’s first full-figured reality beauty competition celebrates women with something extra, and we think that’s pretty big news.

Ladies, make sure to tune in to Mo’Nique’s F.A.T. Chance this Saturday, July 15th at 8pm/7C to see who will be crowned the new Miss Fabulous And Thick.

You will also get the chance to get a closer look at the contestants and get a peek at the celebrity judges who have the difficult job of choosing just one of them to be the next Miss F.A.T. Which one will it be? Visit the Oxygen website for more info!

My favorite sale is back!

Torrid - The Alternative For Sizes 12 - 26And I’m sure this sale is enjoyed by many other full figured ladies out there! It’s back ladies… now through Sunday, 16th July, Torrid are taking off 50% of all clearance items. The prices shown on the website already reflect the markdown, so Torrid have made it easier for us to figure out how much we’re saving. I’m off to shop a little… are you?

Lane Bryant expands its reach in South Carolina

If you’re a curvy lady living around the Columbia, SC area you will be please to learn that your fashion options will soon widen! In fact, Lane Bryant is set to open in the Garners Ferry Road shopping center this July 26th.

The Shoppes at Woodhill has scored its first women’s specialty clothing store.

Lane Bryant will open in the Garners Ferry Road shopping center July 26 and will employ about 12 people.

The retailer specializes in professional, leisure and lingerie wear for full-figured women, sizes 14 to 28.

It’s excellent to see plus size retailers expand and widen their reach, easier access to the top plus size fashion is longed for by all full figured women! Read more at TheState.com.

Lawsuit alleging plus-size bias

According to the Chicago Tribune…

RSC & Associates, which is redeveloping a building in a key retail district in the village’s downtown, filed suit late last month in Cook County Circuit Court against the west suburb.

The developer said it had a signed lease to move retailer Lane Bryant into the building at 1116 Lake St., but Oak Park officials would not allow the retailer to move in, telling RSC that the store is not of the “kind and quality” the town seeks.

If the above allegations are true it’s absolutely horrific that such bias and discrimination exits. Read the full article for more information.

Win $50 from IGIGI with Pasazz.net

Haven’t you heard the news yet? Haven’t you subscribed yet? Well then let me remind you that our brand new plus size fashion related newsletter, Loving My Curves, is due to be launched at the end of the month. Besides, anyone who subscribes by the end of the month will be entered in a lucky draw; the winner will receive a $50 gift voucher from IGIGI! Then what are you waiting for? Subscribe to Loving My Curves today.

Plus size models to be featured on C4

If you’re a plus size lady living in the UK, or if you’re just a fashionista living in the UK, and have access to C4 (channel) make sure to watch out for a new show which will be in search for ‘big’ models:

Buxom beauties with attitude are fast overtaking stick thin celebrities as the role models of Ulster’s young women, with Derry-born stunner Charlotte Coyle at the forefront.

The plus-size model is starring in a pioneering documentary for Channel 4, due to be aired next month, which sees her audition more than 300 women to be the UK’s next plus-size supermodel.

Statuesque Charlotte is almost 6ft tall and wears size 18.

Her fresh look has propelled her into the enviable position of being one of the world’s most sought after plus-size models.

For more information please visit the Belfast Telegraph online.

10 hottest summer trends of 2006 – by IGIGI

Brought to us exclusively by IGIGI, the following are the hottest trends that reign in the plus size clothing scene this summer.

1. Nude Illusion – The designers from New York, Milan and Paris agreed that this frail and delicate look will become one of the most coveted styles to won this summer. Sheer and barely there black chiffon reveals nude colored lining.

2. Au Naturelle – Blush, taupe, and beige top all the color charts this Spring/Summer.

3. Black & White – This crips combination is forever classis, yet always modern and chich. From flowers to plaid, the look is graphical and strong.

4. Flamenco Fever – Red, making a very strong come back intro a fashion arena, creates a very powerful statement, especially when combined with black.

5. Immaculate White – From delicate laces, to craft embroideries, pure white dress is a hottest one item to own this summer. Found almost in every collection, this look is both refreshing and innocent.
6. In The Navy – Easy silhouettes inspired by the seaside atmospeher in dark navy blue with accents in white.
7. Global Fusion – Exoticism and folklore take a whismical twist, telescoping the mixed global culture. From Mexico to Ukraine, Africa to Sweden, designers are bringing multicultural influences into he everyday life.

8. La Bella Epoque – The nostalgia of the forgotten and antique evokes a feeling of romance and innocence in our modern lives. The colors are blush pastels, showcasing the design elements that are borrowed from the history pages.

9. Precious metals - This strong trend has been seen on quite a few fashion runways and may remain strong through next Fall/Winter.

10. Singing The Blues – Ranging from pale to deep the shades of blue are both sincere and wholesome.

All above trends can be found at IGIGI.

SwimsuitsForAll.com is July's store of the month

The heat is finally on! Well at least, it’s really sizzling over here on my side of the world. Some sexy and stylish swimsuits definitely come in handy in July, and a great place to grab your hands on some great stylish swimsuits is SwimsuitsForAll.com. We’ve chosen this store as July’s Store of the Month, read exactly which over here.

Summer lovin' with Kiyonna

Revel in warm wather favorites and savings this summer, with Kiyonna! Take $15 off any order of $75 or more. Just use coupon code “sparkler” when checking out at Kiyonna. This offer is good through July 31st, 2006.

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