Kiyonna’s Spring Collection: Behind The Scenes

Kiyonna has recently introduced new items to their online inventory, which are part of their Spring collection. Yesterday in fact I posted about one particular dress in this collection which caught my eye, the Zoe Love Dress.  Well today I wanted to share with you a video I came across online, which features some behind the scenes footage from Kiyonna’s Early Spring Photo Shoo.

This photo shoot features the gorgeous plus size Top Model Ashley Graham, a face which I am sure you are familiar with if you’ve visited Kiyonna before. Watch Ashley work her magic in the video below, wearing new arrivals for Kiyonna such as my favorite the Zoe Love Dress, Lexi Ruched Sweater and Starlet Twill Pencil Skirt. In addition, you can also get a glimpse of never before seen new styles which are coming soon!

Here are links to most of the clothing featured in the video:

  1. Lily Surplice Dress
  2. Sophia Lace Dress
  3. Retro Glam Dress
  4. Zoe Love Dress
  5. Stefani Ruffle Top
  6. Starlet Twill Pencil Skirt
  7. Lexi Ruched Sweater

Buy More, Save More with Torrid

Today Torrid has launch these time limited offers, which let you save up to $60 on your order! Here are the details:

  • Get $20 OFF when spending $100 or more. Use coupon code SPRING20.
  • Get $40 OFF when spending $150 or more. Use promo code SPRING40.
  • Get $60 OFF when spending $225 or more. Use coupon SPRING60.

These offers are running now, until 21st February, 2010.

Catherines Revamps Online Store

Catherines has yesterday launched a revamped version of their online store. This is more than a simple makeover though, they have improved the entire shopping experience now combining Catherines, Lane Bryant and Fashion Bug under one virtual roof!

What do you think of this new shopping experience?

Don’t Be Afraid, Show Off Your Shoulders

I’ve just been browsing around Kiyonna’s latest additions and I am very impressed with the new stylish and daring designs they have introduced.

I am particularly in love with the Zoe Love Dress which has such an original neckline. It’s chic, feminine, elegant and yet very sexy as it shows off the right amount of skin. The site says it’s available in black as well as a lavender mosaic print, but I don’t think the latter is yet available.

The dress retails at $118 and comes up to size 5X (30 – 32).

Love it!

What to Wear for Yoga Class

Yoga is a popular exercise for many of its followers because it is a fusion of the physical, the mental and the spiritual. This ancient practice originated in the Far East and its core philosophy is balance and harmony between the breath, physical movement and the inner chakras. To assist in achieving this goal, it is important for yoga practitioners to choose the right clothing for their yoga class.

Keep things loose
You will need to be able to move freely and not have movement restricted. Jeans, dress shirts or tight clothing are not suitable for yoga class. Instead, opt for track pants or tee shirts – loose items of clothing that will allow you to apply the correct breathing techniques. Yoga shorts, sweat clothes or yoga pants are also good choices.

Wick sweat away
Performance sportswear that have special sweat wicking properties are also helpful in yoga. You will break a sweat in yoga as some poses or movements can be quite challenging, so clothing that will keep you comfortable during your practice is advisable. Cotton tops are also sensible choices – however if they get damp you might need to keep a hooded sweater or a jacket nearby to keep you warm during meditation or “shivasana”.

Comfort matters
Each yoga practice is a wholly personal experience, so you should not feel like you have to wear what everyone else is wearing. Be comfortable in your own clothes; there is no competition in yoga and there should definitely be none when it comes to clothing either! You will need to be focused during yoga and you won’t be able to do so if you’re worrying about whether or not the shorts you’re wearing are unflattering.

Cut away distractions
Clothing should be minimal and not be distracting to yourself or your classmates. Shawls with jingly metal discs, bright neon colours and loud clashing prints may affect the atmosphere of your yoga class. Aim for tranquillity when you choose the colour of clothing you want to wear to yoga class. Ensure that you remove clashing bracelets or dangly earrings and other jewellery.

Keeping warm
Some yoga practitioners wear socks during their yoga class – this can sometimes work against you as socks may slip against your yoga mat. Instead, bring along a pair of socks to pull on so you can keep warm during meditation, but take them off during your actual practice. You might find downward dog a lot easier without them!

Buy One Tunic, Get a Second For Only 99 Cents

Roamans has launched a very tempting offer: Buy one tunic, and get a second one for only 99 cents!

Here’s how to get your 99¢ tunic:
» Place two or more tunics from this special category in your shopping bag.
» Type the promo code RDTUNICBOGO into the promotion code box in your shopping bag, then click apply.
» The lower priced tunic will be 99¢.

This offer ends midnight EST on Sunday, 21st February, 2010.

New Spring Additions at Swimsuits For All

New Spring arrivals are now in stock at Swimsuits For All! All the newly added swimwear collection for Spring is currently available from 25% to 40% off. Quantities are limited, so check them out now for the best selection.

Pictured above is one of my favorites among the new arrivals, the Beach Belle Coral Plus Size Sweetheart Twist Front Swimdress. Quite a long name for a swimsuit isn’t it? Anyhow, this one is discounted to $47.20 from an original price of $68.00. Though it’s currently only available in size 18W and 20W.

Fun New Arrivals at Figuresque

Figuresque have just added a number of fun new plus size tops and dresses to their inventory that will make you feel like a diva. They have fun, new colors, trendy embellishments, and sexy styles.

A particular piece which caught my attention is this Denim Top, a trendy top that features an on or off-the-shoulder design and mock button down front design. It’s available up to size 4X.

When shopping at Figuresque make sure you use coupon code 15OFF to get 15% off your entire order! This offer is running for a limited time only.

Monif C’s Swimwear Collection for 2010

Last week I introduced you to the new swimwear collection from Monif C. Today I’m sharing with you a video where Monif herself goes through her swimsuit collection, pointing out some features included within her styles, and explaining also that yes, these are real swimsuits which you can wear in real water! Also check out an actual Monif C client wearing the ‘St Tropez’ fringe swimsuit in fuchsia.

IGIGI Unveils the Eos Goddess Maxi Dress

IGIGI has just unveiled a gorgeous addition to their dresses collection: the Eos Goddess Maxi Dress.

Forming part of IGIGI’s Limited Collection this stunning gown will definitely help you make a lasting impression, wherever you choose to wear it.

This fully lines dress features a stretch bodice with a very flattering sweetheart neckline and an empire waist-line. The straps are nice and bra friendly and the tie-around belt ensures a perfect fit.

The gown retails at $168 and is currently available up to size 32.

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