Monthly Archives: February 2012

Insomniac Sale Picks: Swimsuits for Curvy Women

*In this late-night feature – which will run Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of each week – I’ll gather up three fun items that are currently on sale online and share them with you! I would LOVE suggestions: Stylish wide-width pumps? Classic v-necked sweaters? Chandelier earrings? Petite dress slacks? What would you like to see featured?*

Carmen requested a few picks for swimsuits for curvy women, so here we go:

Athleta Solid Siren Bra Cup Bikini Swim Top – was $54, now $24.99

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Dressed for: Cat Shunning

Already Pretty outfit featuring burgundy sweater, pink tulle full skirt, burgundy tights, Tsubo Acrea, rhinestone bracelet

Burgundy sweater, thrifted – similar color
Tulle skirt, thrifted – similar items
Tights, Target (no longer available) – similar (deep burgundy color)
Pumps – Tsubo Acrea courtesy Tsubo
Bracelet, vintage – similar stones
Earrings, gift – similar

We had some lunatic weather here in MN overnight, so this is a weekend outfit. Husband Mike and I did a quasi-fancy dinner out, so I got quasi-fancied up.

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Body Image Warrior Week – Mara Glatzel

This post comes from Mara Glatzel of Medicinal Marzipan. This amazing woman has been a champion of body image issues for years, and her inspiring posts just get better the longer she fights. Read on for Mara’s contribution to Body Image Warrior Week:

It’s like – my body is over there, spilling over into the room around it, and my head is over here, chatting with you and looking pretty. We’re two totally different pieces. Can’t you see? But, I love my body, can’t you tell?

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