The Curvy Girl's Guide To Summer

Look cool, collected and hawt, while others are melting in the sun.
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Curvy Girls Guide To Summer

Look cool, collected and hawt, while others are melting in the sun.

- Stella Ellis

Amber Riley

The important thing is that we accept ourselves. When we accept ourselves, the rest of the world will too. Or they won’t – but that will be their problem. Throughout my entire life, I have been a full figured woman. I will never be a size 0, 4, or even a 10, but that does not stop me from looking my best, like Amber Riley from Glee. As the weather heats up, I grab the opportunity to wear sexy clothing, break out my great summer accessories, and flaunt my full hourglass-and-a-half figure in yet another season.

Size SexyAs a make-up artist, full-figured runway model in Paris fashion week, world traveler, and author of the new book, Size Sexy: How to Look Good, Feel Good, and Be Happy—at Any Size, I have gathered some great tips for women of all sizes.This summer let’s continue debunking myths about full-figured, Size Sexy women, and all head out to the pool with our girlfriends, to the beach with a cute date and to work despite the scorching heat. Read on for my tips for a fabulous you and a spectacular summer.

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All Summer Long
Here are some easy items to look your best and feel even more glamorous every day.

Sunglasses - The most fabulous accessory is a gorgeous pair of sunglasses that will glamorize your most casual look. I’ll definitely be wearing an overstated designer pair by Yves Saint Laurent, Dior, or Dolce & Gabbana. Make sure you get a pair that matches the shape of your face.

sunglasses

Dior My Lady oversized sunglasses with crystal details ($345, Bloomingdales.com)

Lipstick – For me, it’s always red. But whatever your color is, my rule is always wear lipstick -no matter what, when or where. It brings color to your face and makes you look finished but not overdone. This summer try a lip gloss in coral pink, rose or true beige.

lipstick

 Clinique high impact lip color in Red-Y To Wear, SPF 15 ($14, nordstrom.com)

Read Michelle Obama Wore The Same Dress Twice 

Play with your hair - When it’s humid outside and the last thing you want to do is blow dry your hair, pull it up in a sexy ponytail or bun. No baseball caps allowed! If your hair is short, wear a saucy beret or a glamorous hat.

elastics

Juicy Couture thin elastic ties with charms ($25, nordstrom.com)


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0 thoughts on “The Curvy Girl's Guide To Summer

  1. uptowngirl says:

    I’m loving these dresses…I can never have too many!

  2. kitty says:

    Life is short! Love and embrace yourselves, ladies!!

  3. CityLady212 says:

    I don’t understand how lipstick is and sunglasses are in this article. Curvy girls won’t look thinner by wearing some shades.

  4. weetziebat says:

    I like the jewelry, though. Some of the dresses are kinda clingy.

  5. nycblonde says:

    @CityLady212- it’s all about attitude!

  6. cremebrulee67 says:

    CityLady212 — I do not think she is trying to teach you to dress to look thinner, but to dress to accentuate your positive attributes. Accessorizing is an important part of dressing whether your are skinny or plus size. However, some plus size women tend to feel self-conscious so they do not want to draw attention to themselves by boldly accessorizing — she is trying to teach them that it is okay and it looks great adn don’t be afraid.

  7. blondeelicious says:

    @CityLady212 – it’s called Curvy Girls’ Guide to Summer, not how curvy girls can look thinner! :P

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