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Windy City Blogger | Chicago’s Plus Size Authority

    Chicagoans are far from shy when it comes to bragging about themselves.  We don’t even know how to even hashtag humble brag.  Chicago has produced some of the best of the best.  I’m not the type that just throws out names but a few modern day change makers do come to mind.  Oprah, Kanye, Jennifer Hudson, Chance The Rapper, Michelle Obama and her husband, … Continue reading Windy City Blogger | Chicago’s Plus Size Authority

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SPEND OR SAVE : Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Matte Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner

“Eyes are everything to me.  I have no problem with the rest of the face.  I just think eyes are so expressive.  You can say a lot with your eyes.  The eyes stimulate the other person’s imagination.” _ Mac Jacobs   I’m not an MUA nor have I ever claimed to be one.  Now that you know I’m just a regular degular shmegular girl who … Continue reading SPEND OR SAVE : Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Matte Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner

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I LOVE A DRESS WITH POCKETS

    There is something special about a dress with pockets.   I love them.  They make me feel like I’m on top of the world.  Pockets can take a dress from yes to yassssss!  I have a few dresses with pockets.  In the past one might say my obsession with pockets have left my wallets somewhat flat.  However, Gwynnie Bee help with all that.  Gwynnie Beee … Continue reading I LOVE A DRESS WITH POCKETS

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5 WAYS TO PAMPER YOURSELF ON VALENTINE’S DAY

  We all know that Valentine’s day is a day for lovers.  However, this Valentine’s day I going to practice self love.  I’d like to focus on us and pampering ourselves.  I’m always looking for easy ways to get back to me that won’t break the bank.  Here are 5 ways I came up with to pamper yourself on Valentine’s day.     Set aside … Continue reading 5 WAYS TO PAMPER YOURSELF ON VALENTINE’S DAY

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HOW I WORE A DRESS AS A TOP

    Being a black female blogger from Chicago my influence reaches many demographic.  The blog thefatgirloffashion has been bubbling under the surface for years.  As a Generation X kids I’m a products of shifting social norms.  With my mom having to work to support 3 children I was left to make many choices for myself and my younger siblings.  You can say they were the first group to … Continue reading HOW I WORE A DRESS AS A TOP

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On My Worst Behavior

  I was randomly listening music and Drake’s Worst Behavior came on.  First off this song came out in 2013.  Seems like just yesterday.  Man things get old fast.  I must have played it like 30 times.  I listen to what he was really saying.  It started feeling like it could be my 2017 theme song.     Flex, I’m just flexin’ Never loved us, … Continue reading On My Worst Behavior

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7 Plus Size Bloggers say “I’m A Carefree Fat Girl”

    Last week I spoke about what it takes to be a carefree fat girl. I got so much support from my readers.  Of course my Chicago people reached out however, I had some many other ladies comment on Instagram, twitter and Facebook saying how they wish they could live a more carefree life.  In the age of social media bullying it can be … Continue reading 7 Plus Size Bloggers say “I’m A Carefree Fat Girl”

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You Can Wear What You Want When You’re Poppin’

“You do what you want when you got it, yeah You do what you want when you poppin’ You do what you want when you got it.” Future       I walk into a room like Miranda Priestly.  Demanding respect and killing the weak.  OK let me stop.  I like to describe my personal style as whimsically sexy.  I love the mix of playfulness … Continue reading You Can Wear What You Want When You’re Poppin’

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I Represent Confidence

    Liz Black asked Gabi Gregg; Style blogger and swimwear designer,  “How can someone who is struggling with self-confidence break out of that and embrace themselves as they are?”  Gabi responded “It’s important to know that the road to self-confidence doesn’t happen overnight; it’s a journey. My advice would be to follow people who have a similar body type to your own on social media, … Continue reading I Represent Confidence

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5 Signs That You’re A Carefree Fat Girl

    1) You’re a carefree fat girl if you’ve ever been minding your on business and someone had something to say about what you were wearing.  And you responded with “If it comes in my size I’m going to wear it! 2) If you own a fatkini and live for the Summertime.  Then all signs point to you being a carefree fat girl. 3) … Continue reading 5 Signs That You’re A Carefree Fat Girl