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Shoe of the Week- The Classic Black Pump

Black Pumps

Just like the little black dress, the classic black pump or a cute pair of black heels have a classic appeal to them. You can wear them with everything and wear them just about anywhere. Few shoes will get you as much mileage as the classic black pump. While looking on ASOS, I saw a slew of black pumps that instantly caught my eye. Some are available in half and wide sizes. All of the ones that I picked are under $100, but the ones below are just a sliver of what you will find on the website. Photo from ASOS.
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Aww ASOS Curve’s Fall Collection Is FIYAH!!!!!

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ASOS Curve‘s fall collection is fiyah!!! They just released the images yesterday, but I couldn’t blog about it because I had a patternmaking class last night. I was so antsy, I wanted to show these pictures last night because the collection is full of grunge meets preppy pieces that I love. I can’t wait for this collection to come out. There is a tan coat that I will need if we have another winter like last winter.


The plaid pieces speak to me because if you know me, plaid is mah thang! I mean I just sewed up a plaid half scale dress in garment construction last quarter. I am also intrigued by the midi skirts. I just starting buying midi skirts. I used to think they looked weird on my, but now after wearing one and looking super cute I am all in. I might need to buy these ASOS ones as well. The collection should be on ASOS.com soon.

Shoe of the Week- ASOS Summer Sale Now At Up To 70% Off

ASOS Summer Sale

The ASOS Summer Sale is Now at up to 70% off! That is a whole lot of wow! The shoes are cute and vary from winter to summer season shoes. The prices are great too! The only thing is that now that the sale has been going on for some time, a lot of the sizes are gone. Run…don’t walk to the ASOS Summer Sale!

Plus Size Fashion: ASOS Salon For Curve

ASOS Salon for Curve

ASOS SALON for Curve is now on the site and it is gorgeous. They basically designed a vintage inspired, heavy embellished special occasion line that is perfect for summer weddings and other parties. I love the pastel colors and vintage feel. These are the types of things that I would look for a t a vintage bazaar. You can find all of the collection here.

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Plus Size Fashion: ASOS Curve Haul Review

I love ASOS CURVE!!! Thanks for the coupon code you guys. I bought this ASOS CURVE Exclusive Smock Dress In Spot Check that I had been wanting to make. Now I don’t have to. It may still be on sale when you see this video, but the original price is $84.69. I love how it has a check plaid and polka dot print on it but it doesn’t look busy. The dress also has an asymmetrical hem that swooshes when you walk. CUTE!
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**The ASOS CURVE Exclusive Smock Dress In Spot Check is on sale right now for $42.34!!!**

ASOS Curve Haul Review

Plus Size Fashion- Plus Size Spring Dress Haul

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Check out this Plus Size Spring Dress Haul that I shot a few seeks ago. I love these dresses from Target and ASOS Curve. I told you all that I am trying to do more clothing videos. OKAY! OKAY! Anyway. I love these dresses. I can’t wait to wear then out and about. I almost wore one of the Target dresses this weekend. The deets are below. I might put the outfit pics on my Instagram @thefatandskinny.
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I’m Loving The ASOS Curve SS 2014 Lookbook

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I am really loving the ASOS Curve SS 2014 Lookbook! It is super duper cute and fresh. I love the patterns and the prints. The trends are things that I have been seeing in straight sizes for a while that I wish would come to plus sizes. I want to buy the denim dress under the leather biker jacket, the grey mac coat, and one of the printed dresses. This lookbook is giving me life right now because outside my window in a crazy ass blizzard. I cannot wait for the weather to get to a point when I can wear something from this lookbook. Click on the pics below to get the full essence of the collection. Photos from ASOS.

Currently Craving – What to Wear to Thanksgiving Dinner

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s only right that we provide all of our curvy readers with a What to Wear to a Thanksgiving Dinner post.

First things first, when picking an outfit to wear for thanksgiving, whether it be to a thanksgiving dinner with family, or a thanksgiving party, it’s best if you incorporate some of the following colors.

1.   Shades of Purple

- Dark plum, maroon or burgundy shades

- Reminiscent of apple cider and cranberry sauce

-  Brighten and liven up dark shades of grey and taupe with a plum scarf or burgundy cardigan.

Complete this look with a pair of black skinny jeans or black matte leggings for the “no restrictions*” feel and lace up ankle boots.

*No restrictions means you can eat as much as you want without your pants getting too tight or your belt pressing into your skin.*

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Figure 2 – Lane Bryant - Plus Size Faux Wrap Sweater Dress - $84.95

Figure 2 – Lane Bryant – Plus Size Faux Wrap Sweater Dress – $84.95

 

2. Shades of Red

- Rich color and very earthy

- Similar to the fall leaves on the trees

- Thanksgiving reds have  golden or bronze undertones, enhancing the complexity of the shade.

- You can pair with browns and accents of [mustard] yellow.

Complete this look with a pair of leggings, if you choose, or wear it plain.

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Figure 3 - Tall Eden pine green jegging - $28.00 at Dorothy Perkins

Figure 3 – Tall Eden pine green jegging – $28.00 at Dorothy Perkins

3. Shades of Green

- Green is a perfect color to make you stand out
– Wear with warm or yellowing shades of green, such as olive green, which is the perfect accent to the earthy tones. For example, an olive green dress with earthy brown and                                [mustard] yellow.

Complete this look with the tall berry zip back jumper with a pair of black boots.

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4. Shades of Orange

-Reminiscent of pumpkins, sweet potatoes and persimmons

- If you dress in orange, keep shades bold but more on the pastoral side, such as a burnt orange.  

-Taupe or other shades of brown with accents of orange can make an outfit pop!

Complete this look with this Metallic Cable Knit Cardigan from Nordstrom!

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5. Shades of Brown

- Core colors of the fall

- Any shade of brown will work

- Light beige shades of brown would work.

- More neutral earth tones of browns are also   excellent options

- Be sure to keep your outfit exciting by incorporating bright colors such as green, yellow, red or orange! 

Complete this look with a pair of dark wash stretch jeggings and a nice pair of boots.

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To Die For- Three Plus Size Sweaters To Buy This Fall

plus size sweaters

This week I found three plus size sweaters to buy this fall. Now is the time to buy so you can be prepared for the first little chill. Each one of these sweaters features a fall trend – ombre, animal print, minimalistic color-blocking! My favorite has to be the ASOS CURVE Ombre Open Knit Sweater for $67.50. I am also partial to the Women’s Plus Color Block Tunic Sweaters from Old Navy for $43.94. Those sweaters come in two colors. The one above is the neutral sweater and the other one is red.

The Animal Heart Sweater from Lane Bryant is regularly $59.95 and super cute to boot. I can imagine myself wearing that sweater with my new flare skirt. I’m telling you to buy these three plus size sweaters now because this weekend will be full of Labor Day sales! Lane Bryant even has a code (LDAY40LB) for 40% off the Animal Heart Sweater above. Old Navy has 30% off with code SPREE. I will be sure to update this space with the code from ASOS when I find it out. They do have a sale on their sale items right now that is up to 70%, so jump on that. Photos from the store mentioned above.

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To Die For- ASOS Curve Jewelry Coming In August

ASOS Curve Jewelry

There are a lot of cool collections and designer drops this fall like Carmakoma to ASOS.  Now ASOS Curve Jewelry, coming in August, is another one. You may have noticed ASOS Curve little pieces of jewelry here and there, but not a larger selection will be available this fall. I can’t wait to check out the ID necklaces, bracelets and rings they have for sale. The prices are pretty good too. The range will be priced from $10-$51. Check back on the ASOS site for details on the jewelry launch. Photo from ASOS.

Don’t forget to enter in the $140 J. Crew gift card giveaway!

To Die For-ASOS CURVE Rainbow Maxi Dress With Necklace Trim

Asos Curve Dress

Have you seen this ASOS Curve plus size dress? I am in love with this dress. It is gorgeous and stopped me in my tracks! The ASOS CURVE Rainbow Maxi Dress With Necklace Trim is flouncy and fun and very summery. They say it looks like a rainbow, but to me it looks like a beautiful sunset. You don’t need much jewelry for this dress because the collar doubles as a gold necklace. The dress is to die for and is on sale for $110.31, but is totally worth the price. Get yours from ASOS today!

To Die For-ASOS CURVE Embroidered Cold Shoulder Denim Dress

ASOS Curve Denim Dress

ASOS Curve continues to slay with the hottest plus size fashions even though my wallet is on a spending freeze. SMH! Check out the ASOS CURVE Embroidered Cold Shoulder Denim Dress with cutouts! The dress is $67.88 and cute as a button with some revealing shoulder action! How could you not just die for this dress?! Also be sure to check out some of ASOS’ new bikinis. They are calling my closed wallet as well! There won’t be a Bad Bish post tomorrow since I will be preparing myself for a natural hair show this weekend, so have a great and pleasant weekend!

Cute Plus Size Winter Coats

plus size coats

1. Eileen Fisher High-Collar Down Coat-Saks Fifth Avenue $378.00 2.Plus Size Pleated Double Breasted Coat-Avenue $148.00 3.Textured Coat with Back Detail-ASOS Curve $175.90 4.Women’s Plus Long Wool-Blend Coat-Old Navy $59.00

Finding a plus size winter coat that fits is one thing. Finding a cute plus size winter coat is another. Luckily plus size brands have been stepping up their coat game something fierce. I found a few cute coats from the brands above, but they weren’t they only cute plus size winter coats that I found. The amount of plus size winter coats out there is amazing. Photos from Avenue, Old Navy, ASOS, and Saks Fifth Avenue.

Affordable Super Chunky Necklaces

ASOS, Topshop, and Forever 21 have some really affordable options for the chunky necklace trend. Editors and bloggers have been seen pairing these types of necklaces with collared button down shirts and even not so basic tees. I am not a big jewelry wearer, but when I do wear jewelry these are the types of necklaces I wear. I really love wearing them with my dresses because they can act as a statement piece. Click above for more info.

The Not So Basic Tee

I love basic tees, but there is really something special about a t-shirt that has a cut-out, is cropped, hangs off the side, or dips in the back that speaks to me. Those are the not so basic tees, and every girl should have one! You can wear them just about anywhere with just about anything. Try them with jeans and leggings, short or long skirts, and underneath blazers and vests. These tees from ASOS are perfect! Click on them for more information.

Bright Blazers For Spring

Bright Blazers

  1. ASOS CURVE Exclusive Bow Jacket In Rainbow Textured Fabric $116.38 $93.11 2. ASOS Paisley Squares Blazer $89.50 3. ASOS Mexicana Blazer 4. Horn Button Jacket $29.80

I love bright blazers. They are the best thing to go from dreary winter to bright spring. Bright blazers look great on every skin tone, and they work best with every shape. I mean have you ever seen someone in a bright blazer that looked a complete hot mess? I haven’t. Try the trend yourself with some of the options above. Photos from Forever 21+ and ASOS.

Guest Post: Spring Trends on a Budget

Spring’s Trends on a Budget

Ahhh, spring is near. The sun is a little brighter, the grass is a little greener, and the scent of fresh blooms is in the air. It’s officially time to transition your closet from heavy winter garb to light spring frocks. But if you’re like me, you want to pinch your pennies this spring, because maybe you’re saving for a fabulous spring break trip, or you have tons of weddings to go to (like me). I’m going to share three of my favorite trends for spring — and show you how to get the looks for less!

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