The Jade Gown

Looking for a gown you can really sparkle in? Igigi has the amazing Thalia gown. It doesn’t have any glitter or sequins but still manages to sparkle. I love the black lace overlay on jade lining. It also has a sweetheart neckline and piping that accentuates the waist for an elegant look. So pretty. And…

Maxi Fall Dresses
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Maxi Fall Dresses

It has been getting cooler here at night (7C) but is still pretty warm during the day. It is going to be something like 29C tomorrow — that’s just wrong. The maple tree out front is already changing color but the weather has another idea although I am not sure what. I have been waiting…

Marcy Guevara Talks Maxis

Marcy Guevara from the web show Marcy’s Minute is now appearing on Lane Bryant Fashion TV. In this video she talks about their maxi dresses; specifically prints, fit options, and accessorizing. Of all of the plus size maxi dresses I looked at in Lane Bryant’s online store this one on model Ashley Graham (I realize…

Do You Know Joan?

Joan is revisiting SwakDesigns and she is coming back in three colors perfect for anyone with spring fever. This plus size maxi dress with kimono style sleeves has an adjustable belt in back and comes in sizes 1x to 6x for an affordable $69.90. The three colors are black, pink berry and my absolute favorite,…

Awaken to Igigi

IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel’s Spring Awakening Collection are full of the inspirations of love and romance. You can expect to find vivid prints, girly accents, lace, and asymmetric draping. The beautiful model you see adorned with these luscious fabrics is Kailee O’Sullivan. Two of my favorite dresses from the collection are: The Plus Size Philis…

Stripe It Up and Down

Stripe It Up and Down

Whether you are a fan or not, stripes are here with a vengeance this year. Expect to find them everywhere in all shapes and sizes, directions and colors. I love stripes (almost as much as I love dots) but I seem to be most attracted to the classic look of black and white stripes. Monif…

Voyage Exotique

Igigi by Yuliya Raquel’s latest release is the Voyage Exotique. The designs were inspired by places like Japan, Africa, The Tropics, and Ibiza. Here is a video of plus model Grisel Paula showing off some of the new pieces: My favorite pieces are two maxi dresses perfect for summer parties and vacations: The Adeola Dress…

Sumer Girl Maxi Dress

What is a “sumer” girl? No, it is not a typo — I admit I thought someone forgot the “m” but according to Eliza Parker a sumer girl is… “a California girl (with gorgeous blond hair to prove it!). She describes her style as effortless glam with a splash of beach chic”. Personally, I think…