Monday, April 20, 2015

Plus Size Universe: Tropical Prints

Unless you're living under a rock, you've heard about the Lilly Pulitzer Collaboration with Target.  It came and went on April 19th, shoppers literally went cray cray. The website crashed, the racks were left empty and now its all on eBay for ridiculous prices.  I made my way to Target Sunday morning to see if I could score something from the collection. I got there about 45 mins after the store opened, although I did find a few things on the racks, it wasn't what I was looking for.  I was unsuccessful online trying to get something from the plus size collection.  A pretty white and green satin dress - sold out, the chic blue and white strapless jumpsuit - sold out, and bright floral maxi - sold out!   All of the plus size items, which were only available online are sold out and rumors are will not be restocked. Bummer!  I was excited about the Lilly Pulitzer being the first Target Collab to include plus size, but I guess it wasn't meant to be. Even some of the cute accessories I had my eye are gone.  Oh well better luck next time.  Since I am not one to give up too easily, I found some great alternatives to Lilly for Target.  The tropical and bright color prints Lilly Pulitzer is known for can be found at other retailers and are just as cute if not cuter.   

So today's Plus Size Universe I will show you alternatives to Lilly Pulitzer for Target plus size collection. Here are some items I found online if you are like me and missed out on the Lilly Pulitzer collection from Target.

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From top row (left - right) 

Bottom row (left - right)

Were you one of the lucky ones to get your hands on some Lilly Pulitzer for Target?  
If not, what do you think of my Plus Size Universe alternatives?


Hope you enjoy my Plus Size Universe feature. Want me to find a plus size version of an outfit for you? Email me and I can help you find your Plus Size Universe. Leave me your comments with your thoughts on this outfit. Also follow me on Instagram for more of my style finds.


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Friday, April 17, 2015

Can A Shoe Transform Your Outfit and Your Life?

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with ANDREA and Latina Bloggers Connect. 
All thoughts and opinions expressed our my own.

A couple weeks ago I blogged about a new opportunity, how you can be your own boss with a home based business. Remember Andrea? Well now the seasons have changed and we are well into spring, with summer just around the corner. Now's a great time to start your own business.  I think selling shoes is a great and fun way to make some money, even if it just to buy more shoes for yourself.   If you are like me then shoes play a major role in your wardrobe.  A shoe can completely transform an outfit and being your own boss can transform your life! Keep reading to find out how with Andrea

Monday, April 13, 2015

Plus Size Universe: Denim Jumpsuit

Today's Plus Size Universe look is from Gwen Stefani. Gwen is one of my favorite pop stars and style icons, she has an edgy look, but still looks feminine and not too over the top.  She always looks like the that cool girl. Maybe it's just me, but don't we all want to steal Gwen's cool girl look!  Denim is always a hot trend and this year its the denim jumpsuit.  I love this look on Gwen, she looks comfortable and like a bad ass chica all at the same time.  I am not sure if I could pull off wearing a denim jumpsuit, but I am sure many other curvy girls can.  Here is my version of Gwen's denim jumpsuit look for the Plus Size Universe.
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Plus Size Universe Look: Denim Jumpsuit - $99, Utility Jacket - $32 - Mesh Booties - $18

Gwen was spotted in Los Angeles last month wearing this denim jumpsuit from G-Star Raw ($270), a cool camo parka jacket from Whistles ($115) and a pair of mesh high heel booties from her own shoe collection GX ($109).  Her total look is about $500, which is not to expensive when you consider some celebs wear outfit that cost thousands of dollars.  Gwen's outfit is a modest price, yet still out of budget and size for most of us.  I found an alternative with this denim jumpsuit from Asos Curve for only $99. Couldn't find a camo jacket to really do Gwen's look justice, so instead I found a cool olive green utility jacket from Forever 21+ for only $32.  Then to finish off the look, I found some mesh heel booties from Ami Club Wear for only $18 (with coupon code steal50), which I like much better than Gwen's booties to be honest. My Plus Size Universe look is only about $150.  What do you think of this look?  Would you rock a denim jumpsuit?

Hope you enjoy my Plus Size Universe feature. Want me to find a plus size version of an outfit for you? Email me and I can help you find your Plus Size Universe. Leave me your comments with your thoughts on this outfit. Also follow me on Instagram for more of my style finds.


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