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The Size Inclusive Revolution- A new definition of woman

Why Size Inclusivity is the Natural Evolution of Fashion

Remember the name Liroy Choufan. Choufan wrote an Op-ed for Business of Fashion.com (link Here to original article). His article is about why he believes the Plus Size fashion revolution will fail and he likens fashion to religion, exclusionary by design and based on faith rather than fact. He goes on to lecture the reader that it’s not exclusionary brands or designers we should blame but ourselves for “the devil” of exclusion is really us.
Choufan actually believes that fashion requires something being “in” or “out” what bull shit. Do we look at someone twice when they dress in hyper color pants and splatter overalls? Sure but it’s because the outfit is bold, we don’t label that person as “out”, what an antiquated idea. Fashion is and always has been an expression of self ; not a club to which someone belongs. If your idea of fashion is that there are those who are “worthy” of it and those wh…

Bonus Blog! Suns Out Guns Out!- Sleeveless Plus Size tops on Sale for Summer! Don't miss out on savings!

I know a lot of people love Fall, I love fall and all the fall fashion but we're NOT there yet people! 

Do not be afraid to bare arms this summer, free yourself from the tyrrany of long sleeves. Yes my arms may be more ample that most people's but that doesn't mean you should overheat yourself!

There's a tripple digit heat wave in Portland, Oregon right now and it's time for a gun show! This post is dedicated to all things sleeveless. Suns Out, Guns Out end of story! 

Here's 10 sleeveless options that are cute, affordable and #instaworthy

1-4 are available on Macys.com (don't forget to sign up for Ebates! It gives you real cash back just for shopping and helps support us!)



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This ruffle top from Macys.com is perfect for a sunny day at the office or date night. I love the assymetrical cut. This pairs perfectly with a pair of capri pants or a white skirt. Channel your inner fashionista by pairing it with delicate jewelry or even better some gold temporary tattoo…

Weddings, Graduations, and Weight loss OH MY! Why CGITW has been on vacation for 4 YEARS!!! We baaaack!

So our last post was 6/18/2014. We just disappeared.... into the ether. For FOUR years!!

The truth is I never knew how many people we reached, how important this space was for so many. I thought it was just a vanity project. I was so wrong, an amazing number of your reached out over the years and I can't thank you enough for your encouragement and support. It's why I'm re-launching officially on August 1st, 2018. We'll be posting blogs every Wed. and Sunday!


 This blog began as me trying to find my voice in both fashion and romance. You came along with me on my journey to finding lasting love (I DID!, YAY!) and you were with me through the creepy dudes and the wardrobe changes.

 Life happened, Mr. Big and I moved to Oregon and we've been here for 7 years (OMG I'm getting older). We got engaged, we got married. I went back to school and earned my Bachelors degree. It was hard to work full time, go to school, plan a wedding and write. In other words I chickened o…