Did you know that you can improve your self-confidence simply by taking pride in how you look?
Well it's true. Simply giving a little care about how you look actually changes (for the better) how you feel about yourself overall. Probably not too surprisingly when you really sit down and think about, right?
Now you've probably had a time or two when you looked in the mirror and were disappointed in the reflection you saw looking back at you. Hello trying on swimsuits under the glare the awful artificial lights that most clothing stores seem to have!
Many women inadvertently wear the wrong size bra. Heck many of the surveys show only about 20% of women are wearing the correct size. But besides figuring out the elusive right bra size, here are 3 common mistakes and what to do instead.
At least in my humble opinion. Personally, I think people often confuse personal style with trends. Trends change often, with lifecycles as short as one runway season. However, style passes the test of time.
Style of course is very personal, a reflection of yourself. Do you know your personal style?
The one thing that most people don't know about curvy women's bodies is that they mostly come in 2 shapes. Now don't get me wrong women's bodies come in countless beautiful shapes and sizes. Although there are endless variations of measurements, shapes and weight distributions, for the most part there are a handful of basic shapes for ladies. The power of boiling down your shape into the most basic building block is that you will be able to easily remember what works for you when you're facing shopping temptation.
In the last several months I’ve learned that I’ve taken a lot of the “womanly arts” for granted. I survived 37 weeks of so called morning sickness to find out that an adequate supply of breastmilk is harder than it sounds. Let my personal failures (and later some success) in pumping breastmilk entertain and encourage you not to give up.
Working with a tailor is an excellent way to get a great fit. Many women have never worked with a tailor or only occasionally for an event like a wedding and have no idea what sewing professional really does behind the scene. Here are some of the things your sewing profeessional wishes you knew before hiring them.
I did the heavy lifting of compiling 45 awesome plus size clothing retailers just my curvy ladies! Featuring the categories of intimates/shapewear/swimwear, everyday clothing, workwear, Sorority colors, special occasion/events & UK stores.
I've pulled together 3 great resources to get you started on your quest for shapewear for your plus size/curvy body. Check out who made my list include a couture sewist, a curvy style powerhouse and a body positive fashion designer.