Category Archive: Culture & Arts

“The Color Purple Musical Is Now On a Nationwide Tour”

I missed my opportunity to see the raved about stage play “The Color Purple” on Broadway and now it’s on a nationwide road tour.  I’m so glad one of the stops will be… Continue reading

The “Superwoman” Fashion Debut from Sk Wilbur (Review)

While in New York this week I had a chance to preview the new plus-size collection from designer Wilbur Pack, Jr. entitled “The Superwoman”. Upon arrival I surprised all my industry associates because… Continue reading

Sk Wilbur’s NY Fashion Week Curvy Debut!

Next Tuesday, September 14th, famed designer Sk Wilbur (Wilbur Pack, Jr.) is set to debut his new collection entitled “The Superwoman” for the more curvier customer base. Wilbur Pack, Jr. marked his 1998… Continue reading

Vogue Editor, André Leon Talley’s Interview from the “CBS Early Show” this morning

This week kicks off the “Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week” and I couldn’t be more excited. This year even more cities have joined in on the fun. “Fashion’s Night Out” kicks off… Continue reading

OOTD: “A Night at the Museum in SimplyBe & Ashley Stewart”

Alright, I’m gonna go ahead an admit something up front. I planned a night out tonight all to do a OOTD post. Don’t laugh, but you would have too if you had gotten… Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Lineup Revealed!

The buzz over Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week’s new home at Lincoln Center has many chicsters feeling like the first day of school is approaching.  Over 90 designers will participate in Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in… Continue reading

“Girl Scouts Enlist Plus-Size Models to Promote Better Body Image”

                                                                                                                                           For nearly 100 years, the Girl Scouts organization has been helping build girls of courage, confidence, character and community-mindedness. Now they want the girls to feel good about their bodies, too. In… Continue reading

“The Curvy Girl’s Guide to Style” by Chastity Garner

Ok, I think I have found my new pocket guide to being a curvy gal. I recently had the wonderful opportunity of meeting one of my longtime “curvy idols”  Chastity Garner. She is… Continue reading

The 2010 Tony Awards

Fashion Re-Cap: Partial list of winners for the 2010 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards, announced Sunday. BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY: Scarlett Johansson, “A View From the Bridge.” BEST… Continue reading

“A Day at the Museum”

  I’ve been saying for awhile that I wanted to visit the newly renovated Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and today I finally kept my promise to myself. I never knew that a museum could be… Continue reading