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Curvy Fashionista of the Week- Jill Scott

Posted By Lisa Brown-Hall on Mar 24, 2010 at 4:54PM

I absolutely LOVE Jill Scott, she has always represented well for the Curvy Girls, and with a new movie ( Why Did I Get Married Too) and a CD release in June, this curvy fashionista has always been one to watch!


Special Screening Of "Why Did I Get Married Too?"

Dresses for Spring

Posted By Lisa Brown-Hall on Mar 17, 2010 at 11:48AM

The Ghetto Fashionista LOVES dresses, and spring is the perfect time to add some flirty color, and feminity to your wardrobe.   Here are some of my favorites!

Tall gathered cowl dress

$98.00 at Banana Republic


Trina Turk 'Etiquette' Dress

$248.00 by Trina Turk at Nordstrom


Anna Sui Printed satin-jersey dress

$330.00 by Anna Sui at Net-A-Porter


camilla and marc Charity Pleated Dress

$470.00$329.00 by Camilla And Marc at Revolve Clothing


Halston Heritage Draped Silk Dress

$395.00 by Halston at Bloomingdale's


PII Gathered jersey tank dress

$160.00$56.00 at theOutnet

Prom Beautiful from Start to Finish- GIVEAWAY!

Posted By Lisa Brown-Hall on Mar 17, 2010 at 10:52AM

please visit http://theghettofashionista.blogspot.com/2010/03/prom-beautiful-from-start-to-finish.html for a chance to win a range of Clean and Clear Products


CLEAN & CLEAR® Skincare knows that you not only want clear skin, but also a beautiful finish; a flawless complexion that shows off skin’s natural beauty.  The new CLEAN & CLEAR® Finishes line is a gentle, oil-free line of cleansers and a pore perfecting moisturizer that is infused with skin-perfecting minerals to give your face the perfect finish, bringing out skin’s natural beauty.


In Celebration of the New Finishes line

CLEAN & CLEAR® Skincare wants to help you get

Prom Beautiful from Start to Finish! 


Got the itch to stitch? 
CLEAN & CLEAR® Skincare, the teen skincare expert, and Gen Art, leading arts and entertainment organization dedicated to showcasing emerging talent, are challenging aspiring designers who think they have what it takes to create the ultimate Prom dress to upload an image on http://discover.genart.org/ showcasing their vision. 

The winning designer will not only receive $5,000 but his or her winning design will be  “unveiled” to the media at a high profile press event in New York City.  This is your chance to step into the spotlight and get in front of the people and cameras that can make you and your designs famous.

You be the Judge!

All visit http://discover.genart.org/ will have the opportunity to weigh-in on your favorite entries and become “best friends” with the designers.   A panel of judges, which will include members from Gen Art, CLEAN & CLEAR® Skincare and Seventeen magazine, will review the top user picks and choose a winner based on originality, style, relevance and overall creation. 


Enter for your chance to win!

As part of a national sweepstakes courtesy of Seventeen magazine on lucky teen will win the designer Prom dress and have it custom made just for her.  Then, she’ll be able to show off her new dress at an exclusive Prom party thrown just for her, which will take place in her hometown with 50 of her “best friends.”

For more information and to enter the sweepstakes visit:


Good Luck!! 

Curvy Fashionista of the Week America Ferrera

Posted By Lisa Brown-Hall on Mar 11, 2010 at 9:23AM

Premiere Of "Our Family Wedding" - Arrivals

Although there is decidedly less of America these days, the svelte fashionista still maintains her curves- here she is at the premier of her movie Our Family Wedding, which opens in theaters on Friday, March 12th

 PS. how much do we love the fact that she's rocking bamboo earrings, at least two pair?


82nd Oscar Awards- Curvy Girls do the Red Carpet

Posted By Lisa Brown-Hall on Mar 8, 2010 at 6:27AM

For the first time I can remember, the world was watching as curvy girls made their way onto the Oscars red carpet.  Blue seemed to be the color of choice for many curvy fashionistas as everyone from Oprah to Gabby Sidibe rocked this hue.


  Mo'nique took home the award for best supporting actress and she looked amazing in a curve-hugging Tadashi gown.  

82nd Annual Academy Awards - Press Room


Sheri Sheppard rocked the red carpet and did an amazing job with interviewing celebs during the pre-show


Gabby wearing Marchesa



2010 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter - Arrivals


The Curvy Fashionista of the evening hands down was Queen Latifah who was simply breathtaking in Bagdley Mischka

82nd Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

Curvy Fashionista of the Week- Laila Ali

Posted By Lisa Brown-Hall on Mar 2, 2010 at 9:57PM

Laila Ali is one of my absolute favorite fashionistas- curvy, or otherwise.  She exudes strength, beauty and style!!


3rd Annual Art Of Elysium "Heaven" Gala Event - Arrivals

Vogue Curvy!

Posted By Lisa Brown-Hall on Feb 24, 2010 at 3:04PM


Vogue Italia has once again outpaced its American counterpart by leaps and bounds by celebrating all things “curvy”. Italian Vogue recently launched a micro-site Vogue Curvy which honors the  woman who has curves!



This is an exciting step in the right direction for all of us curvy fashionistas!


photo courtesy of Vogue Curvy

Valentines day look 3- Romantic Evening at Home

Posted By Lisa Brown-Hall on Feb 12, 2010 at 6:10AM

Planning for a quiet evening at home for the upcoming Valentine’s Day? Why not opt for a comfortable curve-hugging sweater dress? Ditch your usual sweat suit and Uggs and I promise, dinner will be brief, and you will be heading straight to dessert!

Valentines Day Look 2- Concert

Posted By Lisa Brown-Hall on Feb 12, 2010 at 5:45AM

So you and your girls are taking each other on a date- going to check out a concert on Love Day- why not be comfortably chic in a look that will take you from the concert crowds to dinner, or dancing, or whatever the evening has in store!

Valentines Day Look 1- Dinner

Posted By Lisa Brown-Hall on Feb 12, 2010 at 5:09AM

Spending a romantic evening at a fabulous restaurant with your "Boo"? Consider a red dress, which is NOT a cliché for Valentine’s Day. Feeling particularly bold? Add red lipstick as the perfect exclamation point to your romantic ensemble!

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