Plus Size Round Up: The Top 6

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i’ve decided, after a long hiatus, to bring back the round up this week with a top 6 list. let me know what you think!

1. full figured fashion week – top indie designers @ the curvy fashionista

2. trends – neon @ madison plus coco perez tv

3. swimsuits just for the plus size bod – dramatis personae swimsuits on the xoxonettaP shop

4. outfits of the day – gabi fresh in pastels pocket rocket fashion in lace florals stylish curves in a floral dress gabi fresh in a look inspired by marc by marc jacobs with sneakers

5. dear curves @ stylish curves shop at xoxonettaP

6. memorial day sales @ the curvy fashionista city chic sale @ lips hips & fatshion tips

Sequins for Cheer

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i need a little bit of cheering up. it’s been a rough week at the netta household. but i’ll be darned if i didn’t keep it cute and creative! do you ever have a dress that you just … it’s just not working for you? well, i’ve had this sequin “dress” from forever21 in my closet for awhile. when i first bought it, i thought it was a skirt (it is SO short when worn as a “dress”). but someone kindly informed me when i was talking about it one day that it is indeed supposed to be … a dress. maybe if you wanna show your hoo ha.

anyway. i decided to wear it as a skirt, but it just wasn’t wearing the way i wanted it to. so i threw on my trusty obi belt. every woman, no matter her size, should have this belt in their closet. i wear it over, and over, and over again. no lie. and this is coming from a girl who owns about 35 belts (ok probably more like 45 if i’m being rull honest here).

i decided she looked better as a paper bag waist skirt. what do you think?

and i don’t know why i felt so self-conscious in this outfit. i look HELLA CUTE. probably because people just don’t expect to see you on the train at 8am in full on sequins. whatever. any day is good for sequins, particularly if you’re anticipating a rough one (day, not set of sequins).

[blouse: worthington at jc penney, skirt: forever21+ dress repurposed as skirt, belt: obi belt from carmakoma, necklace: probably from jc penney, shoes: aldo]

xoxo nettaP


I Heard You Loud and Clear


what’s up pumpkins? ok, so after getting a ton of feedback on my post about perhaps leaving this whole fashion thing behind, i’ve decided to keep at it, but, perhaps, change things a bit. you will be seeing more personal posts from me that talk about what i’m going through, most likely. i tend to be a private person when it comes to feelings, but maybe it’s time i change that. apparently a lot of people relate to me (HEY Y’ALL!), so i feel that i need to give the people what they want.

the round up may not happen weekly anymore, it may happen bi-weekly, it may not happen at all. i’m still sitting with that decision, but i will do my best to keep bringing you videos when i get the time and energy!

with all that said, y’all wanna see what i’m wearing today?


a little instagramed image. ok, so, my skirt is last season asos curve, my shoes are from old navy (and are giving me hella blisters. i’ve been banned from wearing heels for awhile due to the knee surgery, so i’m breaking in flats. i didn’t realize they ALSO give you blisters! ahh! my top is a sheer number that is from forever21+. frizzy hair, courtesy of the nyc weather and the gym, necklace is from aldo, so is my ring and my bracelet.

xoxo nettaP


OOTD: Red Dress


so, i wore this red dress during full figured fashion week, and then i totally forgot to share it with y’all! sometimes i like to dress down a dress by throwing a flannel over it. that’s the hipster in me.

button down is by pure energy for target.

dress is from forever21+ (clothing swap POWAH!)

necklace is from ann taylor.

shoes are by nine west.

mess is care of full figured fashion week and packing to move. c’est la vie! (look ma! i’m in franch!)

who needs a little black dress when they’ve got a little red one? right?

xoxo nettaP


OOTD: Ikat Print


hello ladies! it’s been awhile since i’ve given you an outfit of the day. here’s an outfit i threw together in the midst of packing to move to the new apartment. this photo was taken in my new neighborhood – isn’t ist lovely? the neighborhood, i mean.

my green army vest is from DKNY for lane bryant.

my ikat print tank is from forever21+.

my jeans are by pure energy for target.

the cross necklace is from forever21.

the shoes are from forever21.

are you rocking any new prints this summer?

xoxo nettaP