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Nina Monique is the CEO & Founder of Nina Monique Voluptuous Boutique (NMVB), a stylish & vibrant plus size clothing line. NMVB was created for the voluptuous woman who is rebellious, sexy & professional. Originally slated for a career in Journalism,...
  I launched Dressing Room 8 because I wanted to create a space dedicated to helping curvy women feel empowered through fashion.  As someone who was bullied extensively growing up for my weight, my skin color, my height, my hair, and...
  Looking effortless and fabulous actually takes work - especially for curvy girls like us.  I know I have long struggled with these 5 "curvy girl fashion woes" below - check out my solutions on how to tackle them! Woe #...
  Boston Curvy Fashion Week (BCFW) included incredible fashion shows, inspirational talks, and meaningful networking! Sandra Augustin is the founder of BCFW and the reason why Boston will never be the same after July 26th. It was such a pleasure to meet her and...
A lot of people find fashion intimidating because they may think that there is a "right" look and a "wrong" look.  I find fashion fascinating because there are unlimited looks that I can create.  At the end of the...
I met the fabulous Ally Gursky, the blogger behind Candied Curves, at Full Figured Fashion Week: Celebrate My Size Plus Model Magazine Expo this summer. She is a performer and body positive blogger hailing from Orlando, Florida. She likes long walks on...
If you've taken a few minutes to browse my blog, you'll notice fairly quickly that I'm pretty big on the idea that fashion can be a tool of empowerment for all women. Actually, I believe in it so much that...
Truth be told, this is my first Full Figured Fashion Week.  I was half expecting to be ignored and lost in a crowd of fabulousness.  This did not happen.  Instead, minutes after I walked into the building for the...
Fashion is a very personal and unique opportunity that you have to show the world who you are - and it's an opportunity that can last for a second, a minute, and beyond!  I like to think of it as a...
I am constantly inspired by fashionistas we see on the street everyday and want to pay it forward by giving YOU a chance to have your fashion voice heard! If you have a unique style or fashion tips you're dying to share, CLICK...