We love fab plus size fashionistas, but we hate plus size swimsuits. Most are hideous (tropical floral printed lycra MUST die). Most are overpriced ($125 for something you will literally wear twice a year? NOT).
Of the many things forced upon women as we get older, is this belief that once you reach a certain again, you must start wearing swimsuits that look like waterproof muumuus or the worst creation since the “slanket”, the swimdress. I find this to be absurd. No one’s stopping the legions of old dudes wearing […]
Tell us if this scenario sounds familiar – summer comes, and whether you like it or not, you head to your favorite department store to pick out a new swimsuit. You find a few you like and head to the fitting room. Fast forward thirty minutes. You’ve returned each and every one back to the […]
As spurts of warm weather tantalize us with promises of summer fun in the sun, right about now is when we start daydreaming of Caribbean vacations, strawberry daiquiri’s (or shall we say several daiquiri’s?) on the beach, and checking out the hot eye candy on the beach. Conspicuously absent from our little jaunts to la-la […]
What’s more terrifying than trying on swimsuits surrounded by mirrors in fluorescent lights? Paying a small fortune for a piece of body-baring Spandex. But don’t worry, we got your back (seriously, we do) and have put together this list of the best budget-friendly swimsuit brands that help you look good and save a few bucks. […]
If your undergarments are stretched, stained, damaged or otherwise abused, throw them in the garbage . . . Now. There is nothing more valuable to your appearance than wearing proper undergarments. Undergarments have the power to completely alter an outfit. I mean, what’s the sense of wearing a fabulous Nicole Miller dress you got for $35 […]
There is absolutely no reason why plus size sistas can’t be fabulous at the beach. It’s taken decades for swimwear designers to catch on to the fact that, hey, full-figured women like to swim, sunbathe, and worship the sun just like their thinner counterparts. Whether you’re pear shaped, apple shaped, big bosomed, sporting a lot […]
There’s something soothing about the sound of a wind chime. What can drive us crazy, though, are 1) people who decorate their entire yard with so many chimes that we need earplugs in the slightest breeze and 2) chimes that are too cutesy. After all, we want subtle sounds that create a feeling of zen, without looking like […]