The Spring Print Maxi Dress Trend Edition!

Posted by on March 20, 2014

The Print Maxi Dress Trend

Maxi dresses are versatile and effortless. With warmer weather heading your way, we have an assortment of print options to choose from this spring. From the abstract and cool geometrics to the fun and flirty rainbows, the possibilities are wide open for every style. Here are our top five picks that fit the trends!

Read more

Tags: ,

comments
share   Share

SPRING PLUS-SIZE DRESS TREND: Black & White!

Posted by on March 5, 2014

One of the easiest trends to wear right off the runway this Spring is the easy mix of Black and White.

While it is simple to find separates already sitting in your closet, we’d like to suggest a refresh: Our Deora Plus-Size Dress!

IGIGI.com Deora Plus-Size Dress

Deora Plus-Size Dress

Read more

Tags: , ,

comments
share   Share

The Top Five Plus-Size Dresses Every Fashionista Should Own to “WOW”!

Posted by on March 3, 2014

I live and breathe dresses. When you consider the fact that about 90% of my wardrobe is made up of dresses, and that I only have:

  1. one pair of jeans (because I think you should have at least one pair to qualify as a fashionista these days, and God forbid I don’t pass the bar as one!)
  2. one pair of black pants, and
  3. one pair of leggings (which I mostly use as pajamas)

I think I can comfortably state the above as a fact!

I am always hunting for the perfect plus-size dress for all my planned occasions, whether that event be tomorrow or a few years in the future. One never knows what kind of party life will throw at her, right? When I almost got married, I had three wedding dresses sitting in the closet. (OK, I admit, I may have gotten a tad too much carried away on that one.)

Read more

Tags: ,

comments
share   Share

Stupid Plus-Size Fashion Rules: We Can Wear Stripes and Whatever Else We Want

Posted by on February 14, 2014

There are a lot of people out there in the world who have very strong opinions about what other people should wear and how other people should feel. Some people call them “fashion experts” and some people call them by what is sometimes a more appropriate title, “jerks.” When you’re plus-size, the number of fashion rules that are imposed on you go up ten-fold. Plus-size women are often giving the same offensive restrictions that people above age 30 are often given when dressing. Even the “adorkable” Zooey Deschanel gave an interview in Lucky magazine where she essentially shamed women above age 30 who wear short shorts: “Daisy Dukes are not for people over 30,” said Deschanel in her interview. “I’m just going to go out on a limb and say that right now.”

In honor of all of those so-called experts who like to take the fun out of fashion and impose stupid rules on people who dress the way they like, I aggregated some of the fashion trends that plus-size women are told they should stay away from, but can rock every day, anyway. Here’s our list of the stupidest plus-size fashion rules.

1. Crop Tops

crop top

I will not let your stupid fashion rules censor my wardrobe.

I really, really love crop tops. I have more than I know what to do with. I also weirdly think that they may be one of the most flattering clothing items you can put in your closet. If you want to wear a crop top, try pairing it with a high-waisted skirt or pants. Your midriff is cute, I promise.

Read more

Tags: , , ,

comments
share   Share

Mastering The Colorblocking Trend For Plus-Size Figures With IGIGI’s Evey Dress

Posted by on January 1, 2014

Colorblocking is one of those trends that really is cyclical. It first became popular in the 1960s when fashion icons like Twiggy started playing with strategically placed color palettes in their ensembles. And before Twiggy, there were, of course, artists Mondrian and Rothko in the early 1900s. Most people are familiar with Mondrian’s abstract color fields. Designers started bringing back colorblocking in a major way on the Spring 2011 runways and for the last three years colorblocking has been everywhere.

There’s a lot of theorizing about the most flattering or successful ways to colorblock, but the most important thing is to have fun with it. Personally, I like it when garments do the work for me and include colorblocking as part of the design. So when I saw the IGIGI Evey Plus-Size Colorblock Dress in Black/Royal, I was drawn to the effortlessly chic look of the navy and black colorblocked design.

The 3/4 length sleeves and pockets make this dress comfortable, versatile, and practical.

The 3/4 length sleeves and pockets make this dress comfortable, versatile, and practical.

Read more

Tags: , , ,

comments
share   Share