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Bold & Beautiful: Find the perfect plus-size head-to-toe looks online.
Finding clothes that accentuate the body is essential for any woman who’s looking to curate a confident wardrobe. Yet with so many options both online and in stores, the task can be daunting for even the savviest of shoppers.
On the hunt for figure-flattering solutions, The Thread enlisted four shapely fashion influencers to share how they learned to cultivate a unique personal style by embracing their curves. Meet our guest-bloggers for the week!
Denise Caldwell: A stylist and fashion commentator with a curvy point of view.
A New York-based fashion insider, Denise Caldwell has 8 years of experience working alongside many of the world’s top stylists at Harper’s Bazaar−Brana Wolf, Melanie Ward and Mary Alice Stephenson. A wardrobe expert herself, Denise has outfitted the likes of Leighton Meester, Michelle Monaghan and Tyra Banks. When she’s not playing dress-up, Denise serves as contributing fashion editor for the menswear site MindTheChap.com. She is also a fashion authority on all things curvy and has appeared on FOX News and Good Day Live, offering on-camera style advice for women of all types of shapes and sizes.
Tune In: On Tuesday, Denise gives the scoop on how she keeps it chic while maintaining an on-the-go New York lifestyle.
Allison Teng: A serial shopaholic and the blogger behind Curvy Girl Chic.
A self-professed shopaholic and plus-size style expert, Allison Teng is always finding new ways to fit more clothes in to her closet. Based in the O.C., she gravitates toward fashions that fuse a city edge with a Cali-chic vibe. She is the creator of the plus-size fashion focused blog Curvy Girl Chic and is also a Lucky magazine contributor. Allison’s fabulous point of view on all things curvy has garnered her features in glossies such as Seventeen, People and Glamour GRE.
Tune In: On Wednesday, we head to Germany with Allison, who shows us how she looks fab while traveling on holiday.
Meg van Huygen: This Seattle native is on a journey to look retro and rad.
A proofreader for Nordstrom.com, Meg van Huygen has enjoyed a multifarious career, majoring in classical piano performance at Cornish College of the Arts before stepping into journalism, tech and fashion worlds. She got her sartorial start in the grunge era, vintage-picking at the consignment stores in Seattle’s University District, and has amassed a collection of over 150 cocktail dresses from myriad periods. Her niche fashion focus is on the murky, underrepresented Venn intersection of tall and plus size.
Tune In: On Thursday, Meg will reveal how she incorporates vintage accessories into her modern wardrobe to create a freshly individual fashion statement at work and on the weekends.
Marie Denee: This L.A. style expert is the creative force behind the plus-size blog The Curvy Fashionista.
Keeping it curvy since 2008, Marie Denee is the mastermind behind The Curvy Fashionista, a fashion and lifestyle blog catering to full-figured, confident and chic women. Since launching her blog, Marie has been determined to show the fashion world and fellow plus-size women that they too can don the latest and greatest trends and styles. Marie was voted top 20 bloggers of 2012 by Black Enterprise magazine, writes for The Curvy Blog for Vogue Italia and curates her favorite plus-size fashion finds for Nordstrom.com.
Tune In: On Friday, go behind the scenes of a Nordstrom shoot and fashion presentation with our resident curvy style guru.
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