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Colorful Confidence from Poppy & Bloom

Poppy & Bloom Petal to the Metal Dress

You know when you wear an outfit that you're unsure about, but you get lots of compliments? This is one of those, and now that I see it photographed, I totally get it. Petal to the Metal Dress c/o Poppy & Bloom - wearing a 22/24 Alesya Bag in Hot Spot - on mega sale right now (I own it in 3 colors) Cole Haan demi wedges, old. Similar I first wore this dress during Full Figured Fashion Week after co-founder Lindsey gave it to me Continue Reading

Favorite Outfit + $100 Giveaway to SWAK

SWAK Designs Outfit on Authentically Emmie

Earlier this summer when I saw that there were some wide leg printed pants making their way back into the mainstream, I got really excited. My mom used to wear these sorts of pants in the early 90s and I remember them with fondness. I had a bit of trepidation in wearing them because of the print, but I knew I had to try them. Printed Classic Jersey Pants c/o SWAK Designs, wearing 3X Caitlin Cowl Neck Tank c/o SWAK Designs, wearing Continue Reading

FFFWeek: ELOQUII Party Recap + Current Faves

ELOQUII Creative Director Jodi showing off some of the items

Miss my previous FFFWeek recaps? Here's part 1, and part 2. Friday afternoon at Full Figured Fashion Week brought the ELOQUII and Redbook shopping event, held at The London Hotel. I think I need to stay there next time I'm in NYC because it was gorgeous. This was the view from the party. It was a beautiful day. I had changed out of my jumpsuit (verbally citing "jumpsuit regret" to those who had seen me earlier in the day) and into Continue Reading

Full Figured Fashion Week, Part 2 Recap

NYC Sailing

Now that FitBloggin' is over and I've been home enough to breathe, I'm glad to bring you the 2nd recap from FFFWeek! It's been a couple of weeks since I wrote my part 1 recap from Full Figured Fashion Week, so check it out if you missed it! Thursday started off with True Model Management's "Welcome to the Great Debate: The Future of the Plus Industry" Panel, which I was looking forward to. Panelists included Plus Model Magazine's Madeline Continue Reading

My Favorite Kiyonna Pieces On Sale!

Kiyonna Gigi Lace Dress

I don't talk too often about sales, but one of my favorite retailers, Kiyonna, is having a massive sale right now, with select separates for $30 and dresses for $60 - many over 50% off from normal prices. Not only are they having just a mega sale, the pieces in the sale are some of my absolute favorites from them. These aren't the items no one wants - they're the ones EVERYONE wants! Gigi Lace Dress, Originally $128 - Now $60 Twirling in Continue Reading