Re-Blog: – Melissa McCarthy + Elle Magazine

Image by Tiffany Dean
Image by Tiffany Dean

Curvy contributor and “guru” Timothy Snell featured a post on about Swaggerette Melissa McCarthy and her new cover for Elle Magazine. Check it out:


Have A Curvy Halloween – 5 Great Costumes Under $50

Believe it or not it’s not too late to pull it together and look hot, scary or down right freaky for Halloween. If you’re going to a house party, a big club or even a boulevard festival I’ve got you covered. is an online market with costumes that are creative and fun that won’t cost a fortune and you can get it in time to get your party on.

Here are five of my favorite picks, but there are pages and pages of options from 1X to 4X:

Robin Hood – $48.99

Red Vixen Pirate – $44.99

Eskimo – $48.99

Snow White – $38.99

Retro Flight Attendant – $48.99

Curvy Style – How To Rock Swimsuit Curvy

It’s time to pull out the bathing suits again. This season promise yourself you’ll enjoy the Spring/Summer season and celebrate your curves! It doesn’t really matter what your body type, swimsuit season isn’t easy for anyone. Bright fluorescent lighting, unforgiving mirrors and way too much pressure put upon our bodies and our psyche. As a curvy girl it can be even more daunting to find not only swimwear that fits but that flatters. It helps a lot to see other curvy ladies rockin’ their curves in beautiful, chic swimwear. You don’t have to be a size zero to be smokin’ hot on the sand.

Swim wear collections from Monif C, Torrid, Old Navy and Sorella Swim are chic and stylish that flatter your curves. Now you have every reason to look good, feel good and chill out under the sun.

Curvy Swaggerette – Queen Latifah, The More Magazine Shoot

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Okay, anyone that knows me, knows Queen Latifah is one of my idols. Years ago I saw a fashion spread with her and it made me so proud to be a curvy girl. Since then she’s graced hundreds of covers, has a successful contract with Covergirl, is an Oscar nominated actress and continues to blow up as a brand and role model.

Here is a behind-the-scenes look at a fashion shoot for More magazine. She looks amazing, confident and having a great time being fierce.