ZAÄN Asymmetric Tunic

The ZAÄN Asymmetric Tunic was available at the brand’s pop-up shop at the National Women’s Show in Montreal, last March. Though I was already familiar with the brand – Sophie Paquette (ZAÄN designer in chief!) and I were both involved in the 2016 Montreal + Fashion Week… READ MORE…

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10 Versatile Clothes You Should Pack

Versatile clothes are the key to packing light and strategic. Here are a few tips to help you pack light – and pack wise – for your next adventure… READ MORE…

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An Update on Plus-Size Clothing Representation…

Following my recent post about brands selling plus-size clothing without actually SHOWING the clothes, I did get some “answers”. Or maybe I should call that “replies” because in all cases, not much is actually answered. Or maybe I should call that “replies” because in all cases, not much is actually answered. READ MORE…

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Tsù Tunic by Sportive Plus

I’ve always had a preference for “princess cut” (also known as “empire waist” or “A cut”) tunics since I feel it’s the kind of cut that fits my silhouette the best. Sportive Plus’ princess cut has rarely failed me, from the Tsù tunic to the Xenon sweater (which also works well as a tunic by the way). READ MORE…

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These Companies Who Can’t Picture YOU in Their Clothes…

Many retailers have decided to get on board and offer plus-size items in their collection. Great news. What is not so great, is that we get shown the same regular sized model with the regular sized clothing on. READ MORE…

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Problems of Plus-Size Travelers

It can be challenging to travel, whatever your size. But plus-size travelers have struggle of their own… And there’s nothing like a little humor to discuss annoying stuff and bring awareness to our issues! READ MORE…

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Rocky Ridge III Skirt by Columbia

I discovered by accident the Rocky Ridge III skirt as I was shopping in an off-price department store. Lucky accident though, because this is one of Columbia Sportswear most interesting piece I have ever gotten! (Sadly, this item seems to be unavailable for the moment, but let’s hope Columbia remembers their plus-size lady clients and bring that model back!) READ MORE…

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Ashlynn Chiffon Poncho by SWAK Designs

We hardly ever associate summer heat and ponchos, which are traditionally thick and warm (to be confirmed next September in Peru, haha!). But since last spring, it seems that the light version of this garment is one of the biggest trends for 2016 ! With a more relaxed cut than a traditional button shirt, yet more stylish than the polo or t-shirt, the poncho adds a little Bohemian touch to most outfits, without making it too sporty, but allowing full comfort and ease of movement. The Ashlynn Chiffon Poncho is SWAK Designs’ answer to this year’s trend. READ MORE…

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Summer Chiffon Tank by SWAK Designs

Summer is definitely on in Montreal and so is festival season! With the (often) scorching heat and through-the-roof humidity – which, in some places we travel, happens all through the year – I thought this was a great occasion to tell you about SWAK Designs’ Summer Chiffon Tank ! READ MORE…

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