What To Wear This Holiday Season

Thanksgiving is around the corner and I know my curvy girls are going to need some great outfits to wear. Since Thanksgiving is also family time, we all know what that means. There is always that one relative you have not seen in a long time making you aware of how much weight you gained since the last time they saw you. As if you needed them to remind you. Nevertheless, it still does not deter you away from moms sweet potato pie or another helping of macaroni and cheese.

When this time comes around I always wear neutral colors with a  bright shoe or coat. I try to pick comfortable pieces so that way buttons are not popping after my 2nd helping of mac and cheese. I also choose pieces that are not over the top or too simple because you do want to wow your family members (especially the ones you have not seen in awhile) but, you also don’t want them talking about how you were all dressed up for no reason.

If you are looking for a little inspiration, check out my choices below
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Missy Curves

GUESS at ShopStyle

An empire waist top that floats over your stomach is a great option to hide that bulge that develops after you have eaten. Go for an empire waist top that has embellishment at the waist or a belt  because it will help to create a waist while a low neck and draped sleeves gives off a suttle sexy goddess like look. Pairing a flowy top with skinny jeans will make your legs look miles long which will give you a slimmer look. A bright coat will have all eyes on you as soon as you walk in the door.

Plus Size Curves

Apple Bottoms at ShopStyle

I love to wear dresses on Thanksgiving, especially with leggings. I am free to move around and be relaxed without feeling confined. Which is why this jean dress is such a good choice. It’s freeing and flowing. A great pair of bold earrings and a wide belt will spice up a simple dress. Matching your belt to your shoes is a nice way to pull your look together.

These options will have your family giving you compliments all day instead of giving you tips on how to keep your weight down.

>Rock & Roll Glamour

>This season fashion is about rock & roll and glamour. Sequins are everywhere, black is everywhere. If you are a night owl these trends are what you are looking for. A metallic top, sequin leggings, or lace bustier are both sexy and edgy.

Go on and try these looks and all the boys will be coming to your yard for a little milkshake :).

For a night out with the girls
Top & Pants: Forever21, sizesXL-2X, Necklace, Torrid.com
For a date night with the guy you’ve been eyeing
All pieces from Torrid

For bar and club hopping
Top: Faith21, Sizes, XL-2X, leggings & ring: Torrid, sizes 0-4

Rock & Roll Glamour

This season fashion is about rock & roll and glamour. Sequins are everywhere, black is everywhere. If you are a night owl these trends are what you are looking for. A metallic top, sequin leggings, or lace bustier are both sexy and edgy.

Go on and try these looks and all the boys will be coming to your yard for a little milkshake :).

For a night out with the girls
Top & Pants: Forever21, sizesXL-2X, Necklace, Torrid.com
For a date night with the guy you’ve been eyeing
All pieces from Torrid

For bar and club hopping
Top: Faith21, Sizes, XL-2X, leggings & ring: Torrid, sizes 0-4

>What do you wear to work?

>This weekend I plan to go shopping for some new work clothes. I have been working hard on keeping my clothing purchases to a minimum by curbing my spending appetite. I have been diving into magazines and doing countless hours of window shopping to prepare for this weekend.

I believe office wear has done a complete turnaround.Women are no longer wearing stuffy matchy matchy suits or plain old collared shirts and pleated trousers. Instead they are wearing ruffles, prints, bold colors, sexy heels, shimmer, and fitted dresses. Women are becoming inspired by runway fashion and creating outfits for work that reflect their personalities as well as their love for fashion and the corporate world is finally taking notice.

When people ask me what is my style, I always tell them professional chic. Anyone who kows me or went to highschool with me could tell you the same thing. I was the 10th grader rocking blouses and blazers with my jeans and Nine West heels while the other girls were wearing t-shirts and the newest kicks. Fastforward to now, and I still have the same style. Updated of course. I have always believed that there is power in work clothes and they should show a bit of your personality.

If you are in a style rut for work check out some of my choices for shaking things up at the office.

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I think ruffle detailing is a great way to spice up your office look, which is why I chose a ruffle top and skirt. Don’t be afraid to mix up colors like pink and yellow. A great trench coat always completes the look.

Topshop at ShopStyle

Long gone are the days of  plain solid color buttoned up cardigans. Try an animal print cardigan with a side ruffle embellished skirt or try an embellished cropped cardigan with a bold colored pencil skirt and keep the shoes simple with neutral colors.

CNC Costume National at ShopStyle

I know some of you may think I am crazy but, I love sequins for daytime. Paired with a classic blazer, you can pull this look off at the office.

Steve Madden at ShopStyle

A standout pair of heels or flats are always a great way to show personality at work. Of course you want to be comfortable for the office, so, I think it’s important to wear an appropriate heel height that you can handle. If you have a pair of shoes that have a trendy or artistic design, wear them with trouser pants. They will look cute peeking out from your pants. They can also be a conversation starter. Think about how many times you coplimented someone at work on their shoes and you both chatted the day away.

Forever 21 at ShopStyle

If you are afraid to wear bright colors and sequins to work then opt for bold accessories like large bracelets, watches, patterned tights, colorful scarves.  Show your boss that you mean business.

Tell me what is your work style?

What do you wear to work?

This weekend I plan to go shopping for some new work clothes. I have been working hard on keeping my clothing purchases to a minimum by curbing my spending appetite. I have been diving into magazines and doing countless hours of window shopping to prepare for this weekend.

I believe office wear has done a complete turnaround.Women are no longer wearing stuffy matchy matchy suits or plain old collared shirts and pleated trousers. Instead they are wearing ruffles, prints, bold colors, sexy heels, shimmer, and fitted dresses. Women are becoming inspired by runway fashion and creating outfits for work that reflect their personalities as well as their love for fashion and the corporate world is finally taking notice.

When people ask me what is my style, I always tell them professional chic. Anyone who kows me or went to highschool with me could tell you the same thing. I was the 10th grader rocking blouses and blazers with my jeans and Nine West heels while the other girls were wearing t-shirts and the newest kicks. Fastforward to now, and I still have the same style. Updated of course. I have always believed that there is power in work clothes and they should show a bit of your personality.

If you are in a style rut for work check out some of my choices for shaking things up at the office.

I think ruffle detailing is a great way to spice up your office look, which is why I chose a ruffle top and skirt. Don’t be afraid to mix up colors like pink and yellow. A great trench coat always completes the look.

Topshop at ShopStyle

Long gone are the days of  plain solid color buttoned up cardigans. Try an animal print cardigan with a side ruffle embellished skirt or try an embellished cropped cardigan with a bold colored pencil skirt and keep the shoes simple with neutral colors.

CNC Costume National at ShopStyle

I know some of you may think I am crazy but, I love sequins for daytime. Paired with a classic blazer, you can pull this look off at the office.

Steve Madden at ShopStyle

A standout pair of heels or flats are always a great way to show personality at work. Of course you want to be comfortable for the office, so, I think it’s important to wear an appropriate heel height that you can handle. If you have a pair of shoes that have a trendy or artistic design, wear them with trouser pants. They will look cute peeking out from your pants. They can also be a conversation starter. Think about how many times you coplimented someone at work on their shoes and you both chatted the day away.

Forever 21 at ShopStyle

If you are afraid to wear bright colors and sequins to work then opt for bold accessories like large bracelets, watches, patterned tights, colorful scarves.  Show your boss that you mean business.

Tell me what is your work style?

>Get The Look

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Fantasia

Curvy girl Fantasia was spotted at the 2009 Soul Train Awards looking fabulous in a simple ruched long sleeve black dress. The southern beauty is never afraid to let her curves show. This season,  fashion is fearless with body conscious clothing. Women are no longer hiding their curves. Whether you’re a size 2 or 24 make sure you take advantage of the tailored cuts and fitted looks this Fall season. Don’t be afraid to stand out. Get Fantasia’s look:

Plus Size Curves

A fitted dress like these require two things, Spanx and good posture. You always want to make sure you are held in properly and great posture shows confidence and makes you look and feel in charge.

Dresses: Dororthy Perkins, sizes 6-20, Evans.co.uk, sizes 14-30

Missy Curves

Dresses: Ann Taylor, sizes 00-18, Dorothy Perkins, sizes 6-20
Fantasia is wearing the Louis Vuitton Cancan heels, which retail for about $1,230. You can achieve the same look with these options above. Ankle straps are a great option.
Louis Vuitton Cancan heels
Earrings
Sexy sleek multi strand drop earrings will complete the look. Forever21 $4.80

Get The Look

Fantasia

Curvy girl Fantasia was spotted at the 2009 Soul Train Awards looking fabulous in a simple ruched long sleeve black dress. The southern beauty is never afraid to let her curves show. This season,  fashion is fearless with body conscious clothing. Women are no longer hiding their curves. Whether you’re a size 2 or 24 make sure you take advantage of the tailored cuts and fitted looks this Fall season. Don’t be afraid to stand out. Get Fantasia’s look:

Plus Size Curves

A fitted dress like these require two things, Spanx and good posture. You always want to make sure you are held in properly and great posture shows confidence and makes you look and feel in charge.

Dresses: Dororthy Perkins, sizes 6-20, Evans.co.uk, sizes 14-30

Missy Curves

Dresses: Ann Taylor, sizes 00-18, Dorothy Perkins, sizes 6-20
Fantasia is wearing the Louis Vuitton Cancan heels, which retail for about $1,230. You can achieve the same look with these options above. Ankle straps are a great option.
Louis Vuitton Cancan heels
Earrings
Sexy sleek multi strand drop earrings will complete the look. Forever21 $4.80