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Searching For A Plus Size Bralette…I Found Them At Torrid!

plus size bralette

plus size bralette
Searching for a plus size bralette…Well I found them at Torrid. Actually there are a ton of stores out there selling them since fashion hopped on the plus size bralette trend. Women everywhere are wearing them now. I was afraid to wear them because I, like many plus size women, are full-chested. The thought of me wearing a bralette without support was low key frightening, but I did it and now I’m back to tell you what I bought.

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Halloween Costumes For Everyone

Plus Size Halloween Costumes
Halloween costumes are fun, sexy, cute, and for everyone.  There are so many option and websites. Making this blog post made my head spin. If you are straight sized or plus sized , you will probably be able to find something you like. The possibilities are endless. I was able to find cute costumes from Halloween Express, Hips & Curves, Target, and Torrid. Be sure to check out Simon Doonan’s, Barney’s creative director, Halloween Costume collection for Target. I am not really the sexy costume type so I tend to wear safer costumes. I am thinking about being a sailor, but I’m not so sure. What are you going to be? Also check out Viva La Qbee’s Halloween makeup tips.
Halloween Costumes

Lovin’ (Faux) Leather

Leather has been around forever and every season the ultra-fabric reinvents itself with trendy fashion pieces. I’m a huge fan of leather, I adore it. It’s cute, comfortable, sexy and damn vicious. Everyone looks good in leather. The only pitfall I and many others have with leather is it derivation from animals. Since many animal rights advocates oppose leather, fashion designers and labels have been using faux leather to create the same looks as high-priced genuine leather. Don’t be ashamed to wear faux leather. It’s wallet-friendly, it’s ethical and it’s just as hot and sexy as genuine leather.

Z. Cavaricci Couture – Black Drape-Front Faux Leather Jacket $70.00

Sparkle and Fade Faux Leather Jacket $69.99


Natalie Portman

-Ariel Twenty Two Couture

Black Friday Steals and Deals

*Please know that I will be updating this list as offers and sales come in.*

Torrid
Torrid, the fashion destination for plus-size women, is giving you the opportunity to GET IT OR REGRET IT! with amazing deals in-stores and online this Friday.

Make it in the store or to Torrid.com before noon on Friday and receive $25 off every $75 you spend!

Other hot deals include:

  • 50% OFF SWEATERS!
  • 50% OFF BOOTS AND BOOTIES!
  • 25% OFF OUTERWEAR!
  • $10 OFF DESIGNER DENIM!
  • *select styles

Urban Outfitters
Free Shipping with code FREEBIRD now until November 30th, 2009 on standard orders over $75.

Benefit
Get FREE US shipping with any $25 Benefit Cosmetics order. Enter SHIP2009 at checkout. Offer valid 11.27.09–11.30.09. Not valid with other offers. Excludes sale items & sharpeners. Offer valid one time per customer.

Get FREE international shipping with any $100 Benefit Cosmetics order. Enter CYBRINTL at checkout. Offer valid 11.27.09–11.30.09. Not valid with other offers. Excludes sale items & sharpeners. Offer valid one time per customer.

Get in the holiday spirit with Benefit Cosmetics! Shop our holiday store.

Spotlight Deals at Benefit Cosmetics

Evans UK
20% off of everything today until Monday!

Alight.com
All sweaters are $9.99 and up!
All outerwear $19.99 and up!
Over 200 dresses on sale $14.99 and up!

Alloy

  • NEW! 20% Off Entire Purchase. Valid through 12.03.09.
  • Free Shipping on Orders Over $25 with code SHIP25A. Valid through 12.17.09.
  • ALL Sweaters Up to 25% Off! Valid through 12.03.09.
  • $20 Off Orders of $75 or More with code 20ALL75. Valid through 12.17.09.
  • Alloy tees & tanks in 7 styles and 8 colors starting at $9.90 each when you buy 3 or more. Shop now!

New York and Company
50% off everything online at nyandcompany.com starting now and in stores on Friday.

Barney’s New York
Fall Sale starts today with up to 40% off!

Gap.com
Exclusively online only!
50% off all men’s and women’s sweaters and all kid’s and baby cozy fleece styles

Gilt, Gilt Fuse, Hautelook, and Ruelala
They are all having crazy good sales this week, but you have to click the links on the top left hand column to get an invite. Join now to get muchos savings!

Silhouettes.com
Get ready for the most anticipated shopping day of the year! Cyber Monday is right around the corner and Silhouettes, the go-to store for classic and trend-driven plus-size apparel at an affordable price, is planning some really special deals!

Here’s how: visit Silhouettes.com from November 29th to November 30th, and receive 25% off all purchases with code: SILOCY

Bare Necessities
Buy 2 Bras get 1 Free* see site for details
25% off sleep and loungewear
25% off all Jockey styles
Take an extra 20% off clearance

Intermix
Additional 25% off in store or online at intermixonline.com now until Sunday. Use code HOME25 online.

Macy’s
Free shipping with $99 purchase or more when you use the code THANKS.

Ulta
Use code 33069 to get free shipping on orders of over $25 or more.
Free Pureology Essential Repair Split End with any $25 or more purchase.
Use code 26403 to get $3.50 off any purchase of $10 or more. Ends 12-4-09
*Only one coupon code can be used at a time.*
2 Day Doorbusters for FRIDAY and SATURDAY:

  • Ulta Smoothies only $6.99
  • Revlon Styling Tools only $9.99
  • Ulta Blockbuster only $16.99
  • Holiday Color Kits $4.99
  • bareMinerals Bright Ideas only $10.00

Steve Madden
Get 30% percent off and free shipping when you use code THANKSGIVING30 for a limited time only.

Low End/High End


Check out these low end/high end alternatives from the Torrid website. I found them while trying to surf their rush hour $19.99 bootie sale last week. I also had a recent convo on twitter with Garner Style about knockoffs. I sit on the fence when it comes to knockoffs. I also truly believe in the trickle down/ trickle up theory of fashion. That means that fashion either comes from the Haute Couture and moves down into the masses or moves from the street upward.I also realize that people want to look good and have the latest threads but may not be able to afford or fit in them, so they get the knockoff version.


The thing I don’t like is a blatant copy. Change the buckle, make it in a different color, respect the designer’s hard work, and don’t make these goods in sweatshops where the money goes to drugs or terrorism. I once read a report where the boss of a factory broke the legs of the children who worked there and then tied their legs together so they couldn’t move. Why would you want to support something like this? So think twice before you buy a fake bag out of Auntie Kiki’s car at the gas station.


That being said, I believe that these Dollhouse shoes are apart of the trickle down theory. I hope so, because they are really cute and I want a pair.

Photos from Barneys, Torrid, and Saks .

Torrid is Calling Out to Curvaceous Beauties!

Torrid is Calling Out to Curvaceous Beauties!

You don’t want to miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity! You could be the star of a LA fashion show or even be the next face of Torrid.com! Torrid, the plus-sized clothing store is having their House of Dreams Model Search, a nation-wide hunt for a diva to rep their brand!

Your time is running out! Applications must be postmarked by August 7th to qualify! So if you are at least 16 years old and size 12-26 go to Torrid.com to print out your application and send it in!

Torrid HQ
Attn: Model Search 2009
18305 E. San Jose Ave.
Industry, CA 19748

For more information and to print an application go to Torrid.com today!

Where Did You Get That Outfit From?

While I was looking on some websites last night I came across a super cute outfit idea.

From Torrid.comwe have:

  • Light-Grey Scoop Neck Cami for $16
  • Black Snap Front 3/4 Sleeve Twill Jacket $54
  • Torrid Faded Wash Cuffed Skinny-Leg Denim Jean $52.00

From Old Navywe have:

  • Women’s Enamel Hoops $7.50
  • Women’s Metal Bangles $9.50
  • Women’s Chain Link Leather Hobo $39.99


From Saks Fifth Avenuewe have:

  • Christian Louboutin Paten Leather Pump in Pink $695.00