Playful & Chic in LA

Los Angeles-based Kristine Thompson started her blog TrendyCurvy as a tribute to “all full-figured fashionistas with impeccable style and taste”. Kristine’s style is beautifully polished, on trend and Modern Classic.

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Wardrobe Items That Lift My Spirits

As a fan of organized emotional shopping, I deliberately choose to buy a new wardrobe item because it lifts my spirits. I also …

Link Love: The Big Earring

With the Maximalism trend in full swing this year, big earrings are certainly making a comeback too. From Sade to Samantha Jones, The …

A Signature Style

A signature style is a set of sartorial preferences that are recognizably “your look” and consistently represented in your …

Wardrobe Essentials for 2017

Wardrobe essentials are indispensable staples without which your wardrobe would not function. They are not wardrobe basics, …

Link Love: 3 Thought-Provoking Style Stories

The Guardian investigates whether wearing “fun” clothes can help lift your mood in depressing times. I was moved while …

Style Goals for 2017

Your style goals can serve as a helpful frame of reference as you review your closet, shop for new items, create outfits, and …

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Fashion News Roundup: February 2017

Stitch Fix launches plus sizes, a sustainable collection at Mango, the most popular beauty products on Amazon, and more fashion news …

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Closing the Neckline Gap

I like wearing classic, crisp stripes in Spring and Summer, so Boden’s Tresco Stripe Pullover was instantly attractive. …

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Link Love: Embracing Ourselves the Way We Are

Embrace, a documentary by body image activist Taryn Brumfitt, explores the global issue of body loathing and the alarming rates of body …

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Layering Chunky Socks Under Boots

I’ve seen lots of people across a range of body types layer long, chunky socks under their casual knee-high and mid-calf boots …

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The Advantages of V-Necks

Ten years ago V-necks on tops, dresses and knitwear were widely available. As fashion trends moved to higher necklines, they …

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Link Love: Suggestions for Footwear Challenges

Racked suggests four brands that provide tall boots for athletic calves. They also rounded up eight footwear brands that make shoes for …

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Travelling and Missing My Wardrobe

I just got back from a trip to the Netherlands, for which I packed a practical and colourful Winter travel capsule. It was …

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