SHOP YOUR CHRISTMAS DRESS WITH THE BEST BLACK FRIDAY DEALS!

Black Friday is here and you still don’t have your christmas outfit yet? It looks like we will have a very shiny christmas this year. So many retailers offer dresses with gold or silver. Many of them also use sequins or a material that looks like golden dust. But there are also normal dresses and even the classic black dresses. Nethertheless, this year we want to highlight the shiny dresses.

Luckily, if you are from the US you can order your dress with the #BlackFriday special deals. The companies here in Europa also follow the Black Friday Shopping Tradition and also offer special deals today. But luckily, people don’t storm into the stores like you are used to see it in the US. Well, the only time they storm here into a store is when H&M offers a special collection by Balmain Paris. Let’s get back to your traditions. Here is our round-up of our favorite collections for your christmas holidays.

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Links for the USA:

ASHLEY STEWARD

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Ashley Steward even made a gold theme wih the slogan: “gold is the new black.” Therefore they use all kind of golden dresses and looks. But I also love the combination of a shiny leather jacket with the tutu skirt.

SHOP THE LOOKS HERE.

ELOQUII

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Eloquii really made the gown of the season. The grey shiny dress was already worn by Rebel Wilson at the #AMAs as we reported before. But the other dresses are also nice. SHOP THE LOOK HERE.

ASOS

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Don’t you just love to order from Asos? I really order a lot and my parents always say it is way to much.  But I still love their looks. And they also offer their sale for black friday. SHOP THE LOOK HERE.

IGIGI

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Igigi presents their classic dress styles. They don’t have any shiny dresses in their sale, but still if you like a classic dress they are your best option. SHOP THE LOOK HERE.

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Links für EUROPE & GERMANY:

Vor 5 Jahren wusste ich noch gar nicht was Black Friday ist. Heute ist mir bekannt, dass dieser Black Friday immer einen Tag nach dem Erntedankfest stattfindet. Die Leute stürmen in die Läden wie die Verrückten. Und für mich ist dies absolute keine Option zum shoppen. Da bestell ich doch lieber online. Anbei findet ihr unsere Vorschläge für euer Weihnachtskleid. Dieses Jahr sind goldene oder silberne Kleider angesagt. Oder Kleider mit gold-schimmer. Hier sind unsere Vorschläge.

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Weiß mit Pailetten, Gold, Silber und viel mehr Kleiderstile mit Pailetten. Dieses Jahr folgt Asos eindeutig mal wieder dem richtigen Trend. Sie haben noch viel mehr Angebote an Kleider die euch gefallen könnten, daher lohnt sich ein Blick auf die Webseite. BESTELLT EUER LIEBLINGSSTÜCK HIER.

LADY PLUS FASHION

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Das goldene Kleid und das blaue Kleid mit dem goldschimmer sind hier meine Favoriten. Sie würden perfekt für die Feiertage passen. Ihr könnt aber auch den schwarzen Klassiker bestellen und vor allem mein ewiges Lieblingskleid das Ambrosia Kleid von Igigi. Lady Plus Fashion is die perfekte Adresse für mich wenn ich Kleider von Igigi oder Kyonna bestellen will. BESTELLT EUER LIEBLINGSSTÜCK HIER.

ULLA POPKEN / STUDIO UNTOLD

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Kommen wir nun zu Studio Untold. Die jungen Designer dieser Marke machen wirklich tolle Bekleidungsstücke. Studio Untold gehärt zu Ulla Popken. Und die Blogger Kollektion von Studio Untold ist immer einen Kauf wert. Greif zu solang der Vorrat noch reicht, denn der Rote Mantel und der schwarze Rock sind sehr gefragt. Die Bilder sind von den Plus Size Fashion Days in Hamburg. Seht mehr Bilder dazu hier.

BESTELLT EUER LIEBLINGSSTÜCK HIER.

NAVABI

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Klassischer Stil und qualitativ hochwertige Produkte. Dafür steht Navabi. Das blau-grüne Pailletten Kleid passt perfekt zu jeder Frau deren Oberkörper größer ist als der untere Bereich. Es kaschiert und ihr strahlt dennoch in dem Kleid. Die zwei anderen Kleider passen auch wieder perfekt zum Wintertrend. BESTELLT EUER LIEBLINGSSTÜCK HIER.

ZALANDO

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Ich dachte immer ich könnte nie bei Eloquii bestellen. Und dann fand ich heraus das Zalando die Marke in ihrem Angebot aufgenommen hat. Ich war total begeistert. Aber es gibt nicht alle Kleider wie in den USA. Zudem muss ich sagen, dass die Preise in meinen Augen echt zu teuer sind. Das ist nicht das erste Mal das es mir auffiel, aber die Preise für Waren aus den USA sind entweder genauso teuer wie hier oder es wird sogar mehr verlangt. In meinen Augen kann man nicht alles mit dem Argument der Einfuhrzöllen erklären. Ich finde das ist wirklich eine Unverschähmtheit was hier passiert. NUN WENN IHR DIE OUTFITS DENNOCH GUT FINDET, BESTELLT EUER LIEBLINGSSTÜCK HIER.

Zum Abschluss noch ein richtig goldiges Lied aus den 80ern.

Good luck for your shopping deals! / Viel Erfolg beim Shopping!

Lyz Lupo

American Music Awards 2015 – Style Review

I woke up this morning and the first thing I saw was a video of Jennifer Lopez from her performance at the American Music Awards. I realized that I forgot that the #AMA showcased tonight. But thanks to the news I can now review the style and performances from the American Music Awards.

I want to start with the WORST DRESSED list:

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Jack Sparrow would say: “Oh no, the sea monster is back!” Z Lala’s outfit looks like she was going to a Halloween party. For me it’s just crazy and my worst dressed outfit. But she is always dressed like this at every event – just look at this link.

Kendall & Kylie Jenner

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What were they thinking? I guess nothing! The outfits don’t look good at all. The cut outs and the combination of leather with other materials don’t look harmonious at all.

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I am #ProKardashian, but this is a #NoGo. This is also the first time that Kylie is better dressed than Kendall. Kendall Jenner is usually the only one in this family who is chic and elegant dressed. But here the heels don’t match with the dress and the fake fur doesn’t match with the dress either. This is a complete missmatch!

Selena Gomez

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The next one with a missmatched outfit is Selena Gomez. Her show outfit was great, but this is the wrong dress according to me. Nevermind the red sequin material on this dress, but why did Givenchy combine it with an inner tube? Again there is no harmony in this dress.

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The dailymail named Gwen Stefanie as one of the worst dressed ladies from the #AMAs, because you can see her underwear in this dress. Oh really? Like that is a bad thing nowadays still? So you say it looks terrible on her, but when Kim Kardashian wear the same you praise her for her fashion style?

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I don’t agree with the dailymail and I think that if Kim, Beyonce or JLo can wear see through outfits, then Gwen can too!

Now let’s go to the BEST DRESSED list:

Rebel Wilson

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I can’t even express my joy of seeing Rebel Wilson wearing a silver dress. No black, no dark grey, but SILVER! She is such an shiny, confident and curvy star. She proves with this outfit that plus size women can wear everything they want. And the lollypop clutch fits perfect to the dress and her silver heels. This is a dress from Eloquii. Get it here. Everything on this outfit matches. 2 thumps up, Rebel!

Jennifer Lopez

WOW! Jennifer Lopez was the host of the show, made the best performance and wore the best dresses. The only reason why she didn’t made it to my number one, was Rebel’s courage to wear a silver dress. Anyone who is also plus size, knows that we mostly stick to black dresses for big events. Plus JLo dominated already the whole night. I think I would rather make her my 1,5 place on the best dressed list. Here are her outfits:

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Dear, Kendall and Selena. THIS IS HOW TO WEAR A CUT OUT DRESS. And no mix of materials together that don’t match.

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Not her best choices, but still not bad. I like the cape jumpsuit in the middle the most. More info about the designer follows below.

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This looks like a mermaid dress to me. It seem simple, but this is a handmade dress and it’s stunning.

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Audrey says “HELLO“!

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Princess style is always a good choice.

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This is my second favorite outfit of her. I just don’t like how the pants look when she walks. It would have been better if this was a dress.

And the best dress worn by Jennifer Lopez is:

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If you wonder why Jennifer has such a huge smile on her face, then let me tell you it is not because she is the host of the show. It is not because she knows all the tabloids will write about her. It is because she knows they will write about how amazing she looks in this dress. It is a dress from the designer Zuhair Murad.

‘Designer Zuhair Murad grew up in Baalbek, Lebanon. Since his childhood, he always dreamt of evading to a world of fantasy. He started sketching dresses at the age of ten, quoted as saying “I don’t recall a day in my life without a pen in my hand!”. ‘

Zuhair is known for making amazing see through designer dresses for women and he is one of my favorite designers also. If you ever want to buy a dress that is worth saving, then you need to get his gowns one day.

Watch here the latest fashion show of Zuhair Murad:

Gigi Hadid

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Unlike Kendall, Gigi Hadid knows how to look great for the #amas even if she is wearing just a white dress. You can see again some cut outs, but no mixing ov differents materials. Simple and elegant.

Meghan Trainor

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Meghan Trainor choosed a simple and elegant outfit for her arrival. And a beautiful tight-fitting dress for her performance later. Especially her kiss with Charlie Puth at the end of her song was making the audience cheer loudly. It was one of the special moment of the American Music Awards.

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Another special moment was the tribute for the victims of the terrorists attacks in Paris 10 days ago by Jared Leto and by Celine Dion singing an Edith Piaf song: http://perezhilton.com/tv/?from=navbar_perezhilton#.VlLu9OJ0dyk.

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I also liked the performance of Justin Bieber. Yes, of Justin Bieber. I never thought I might start to like him, but I do since his collaboration with Dilpo and Skrillex for “Where are Ü now?”. Watch the full performance here: http://perezhilton.com/tv/?from=navbar_perezhilton#.VlLu9OJ0dyk. I want to point out his song “Sorry” here, because the pictures above from this performance are just amazing. Made me also want to do a rain shooting.

But the best perfomance came from Jennifer Lopez at the beginning of the show:

My last words on the show is that it was a great show, that I am happy to see that you can be famous and still plus size like Rebel Wilson and most of all that we don’t give up like Jared Leto said.

Picture Sources: dailymail and getty images.

Cheers from Lyz Lupo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WE WANT MORE PLUS SIZE BRANDS TO REPRESENT BIGGER SIZES!

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I am thrilled to see how the most wanted plus size brand of the US featured a size 28 model for their newest lookbook. The plus size brand Eloquii started to feature bigger models for their lookbooks. This time they show plus model and blogger Emmicia Bracey. Though it’s not the first time they featured bigger sizes, it is for me the first time I saw it. And I loved it!

Shop the look: http://www.eloquii.com/
Second Model/Blogger: Reah Norman

If you ask me plus size brands should present more plus size women who are above size 16 also. I don’t want to exclude the smaller plus sizes, I just want to include the queen size women.
Why is this still so difficult to do?
Eloquii found them by asking bloggers to do this. Is this such a bad thing?
Honestly, bloggers are called the new fashion superstars for a good reason. Bloggers like me and many others we know how to pose. We try new poses with every look and we grow through our blogs. Bloggers are not only already proffessional enough to work with, but we represent also the real consumer. Mainly because we also consume like all the others. 😉 But yes, I like the idea of fashion brands using bigger sizes for their lookbook.

Eloquii is not the only brand who already did this. See below pictures of Tess Holliday who became a model for Monif C and pictures of German bloggers who presented their own designs for the brand Studio Untold.

Monif C is without any doubt also very trendy and everyone wants their looks, even we in Germany. Monif C and Eloquii proved both to be a hit for the consumers, because of their tredy styles.

Shop the look: http://monifc.com/
Models: Tess Holliday, Jada Sezer & Kris Yeo

Studio Untold is a new German plus size brand which is also very trendy. Studio Untold asked several German bloggers to design outfits for them and the result are 5 great looks. Some of the bloggers like Theodora Flipper, Conquore · The Fatshion Café and Lisa Mosch are even some of my favorite bloggers from Germany. I can already predict that they will become Germany’s answer for Eloquii and I am very excited about it.

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Shop the look: http://www.studio-untold.com/

Dear owners of plus size brands, please don’t be afraid to present bigger sizes in your lookbook. Your consumers will not hate or criticize you so much for this. They will rather think: “WOW, I am so happy to see a woman in my size wearing the dress I always liked from this brand.” And then the consumer will think that the model still looks great even with her big tummy. And that is so much more important in gaining trust! This was just an example, but as a consumer I know how other women feel.

Style & Curve stands for plus size diversity, therefore we want to feature different sizes in the upcoming magazine issue. I hope many more brands will also change their way of thinking and start to understand that fashion is for all sizes, all ages, all nationalities, all religions… – ALL WOMEN LOVE FASHION!

Cheers from Lyz Lupo :*

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Ich war hellauf begeistert davon zu sehen das eines der angesagtesten Plus Size Marken der USA ein Model der Größe 60 (US Größe 28) für ihr neuestes Lookbook gewählt hat. Und sie sieht toll aus! Die Marke Eloquii hat schon zuvor ein größeres Model präsentiert, aber ich habe jetzt erst etwas davon mitbekommen. Ich muss wohl nicht extra darauf hinweisen, dass sowas in Deutschland unmöglich erscheint….Aber ich liebe es!

Wenn ihr mich fragt, dann sollten sich mehr Marken trauen Frauen zeigen die grö0er als sind. Ich will damit nicht die kleineren Größen ausschließen, sondern nur eher motivieren die richtig Großen Größen in die Mode einzuführen. Warum ist das heute immernoch so schwierig?
Eloquii hat es doch auch geschafft, indem sie Blogger gefragt haben. Ist das denn so eine schlechte Sache?

Ganz ehrlich, Blogger werden nicht umsonst als die neuen Mode Superstars benannt. Blooger wie ich und viele andere wissen wie wir uns präsentieren müssen. Wir probieren immer neuere Looks und Posen und wachsen durch unseren Blog. Blogger sind nicht nur proffessionell genug, sondern wir repräsentieren die Kunden. Hauptsächlich, weil wir ja auch Kunden sind. Und ja, ich mag die Idee das Plus Size Marken auch Größere Models zeigen.

Aber Eloquii ist nicht die einzige Marke die das erkannt hat. Siehe weiter unten Bilder von Tess Holliday welches ein Model für Monif C wurde und Bilder von Deutschen Blogger mit ihren selbst designten Stücken für die Marke Studio Untold.

Monif C ist ohne Zweifel auch eine sehr angesagte Marke und jeder will die Stücke haben, sogar wir hier in Deutschland. Monif C und Eloquii haben bereits bewiesen das sie ein Hit bei den Kunden sind, da sie so sehr gefragt sind.

Studio Untold ist eine neue Deutsche Plus Size Marke, aber genauso gefragt. Studio Untold fragte verschiedene Deutsche Blogger ob sie für sie designen wollen und das Ergebnis sind 5 richtig tolle Looks. Sie haben Blogger gewählt wie Theodora Flipper, Elisabeth von Conquore · The Fatshion Café und Lisa Mosch, welche ich auch selber gerne verfolge und mag. Ich kann der Marke jetzt schon voraussagen das es die Deutsche Antwort auf Eloquii wird.

Meine lieben Geschäftsführer der vielen Plus Size Marken, bitte habt keine Angst ein Model mit einer Übergröße zu wählen für euer Lookbook. Eure Kunden werden euch nicht zu sehr dafür angreifen. Sie werden eher denken: “WOW, Ich bin so froh eine Frau in meiner Größe zu sehen die mein Lieblingskleid dieser Marke trägt.” Und die Kunden werden auch eher denken das sie immernoch toll aussieht auch mit einem großen Bauch. Das ist in meinen Augen sehr wichtig um das Vertrauen der Kunden zu gewinnen. Das war natürlich nur ein Beispiel, aber da ich auch Konsument bin kann ich es eher verstehen was eine Frau so fühlt.

Style & Curve steht für eine Größenvielfalt, daher werden wir in unserem anstehenden Magazin verschiedene Größen präsentieren. Und ich hoffe das mehr Marke ihre Meinung ändern werden und Anfangen zu verstehen das Mode für alle Größen, für alle Alterklassen, für alle Nationen, für alle Religionen…. – ALLE FRAUEN LIEBEN MODE!!!!

Liebe Grüße Lyz Lupo :*