Jun 27

The 29-year-old American model is front and center on a swimsuitsforall’s new ad entitled ‘Beach Body. Not Sorry’, aimed to inspire women to be more confident in their own bodies.   In a completely unretouched images and video she talks about how curvy women should just have confidence and be who they are!

Great video! Wonderful images!

Jun 21

A big “THANK YOU” to movie and television star, Melissa McCarthy has a clothing line in the works!  The line is for women of all sizes!

She is launching her own namesake line Melissa McCarthy Seven7 which features an 80-piece line designed by McCarthy herself, for women ranging from sizes 4 to 28!

She said,  ”People don’t stop at a size 12. It’s an odd thing that you can’t go shopping with your friends because your store is upstairs hidden by the tire section. We’ll put you gals over there because we don’t want to see you and you probably don’t want to be seen.”  Melissa is everywhere and we love to see what she is doing! Here she is on the cover of the June issue of More Magazine!

Her line will be available on QVC and her web site Melissa McCarthy.com.  We can’t wait!


Check out this week’s Fashion Flash from Prime Beauty Blog.

Jun 11

Lane Bryant announced this week that Project Runway Designer Christian Siriano will be creating a limited-edition line exclusively for the specialty sized retailer.  The collection will be in stores Spring 2016, and will be sold under the Christian Siriano for Lane Bryant label. He launched his first collection in 2008 and In 2013 he was inducted as a member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA).  He has designed for such celebrities as Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lopez and Lady Gaga.

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Christian Siriano said about his collaboration with Lane Bryant, “In my opinion, fashion should never be defined by size. Regardless if it’s for red carpet or a day at the office, every woman should feel stylish and comfortable in their clothes.  I’m excited about this partnership with Lane Bryant because it allows me the opportunity to showcase my designs on the everyday woman and allow them the opportunity to feel as beautiful and fashionable as possible.

No stranger to designing for plus size, Siriano recently designed a gown for blogger Nicolette Mason.  Nicolette’s gown was beautiful with tulle in a pale shade of blush, sequins and jewels in a floral pattern.  Quite a fairy tale wedding gown, indeed!

We look forward to seeing what Christian comes up with for 2016!

Check out this week’s Fashion Flash from Chic at Any Age.

Jun 7


We are excited to present the Fashion Flash for Summer.  We know you will love all of the information that they have to share!


Chic at Any Age talks about the alkemistry of jewellery. Why are we attracted to certain gemstones as opposed to others. Learn more.

Barbara Hannah Grufferman, author of THE BEST OF EVERYTHING AFTER 50 and AARP YouTube Channel Host, wants every woman to know that great skin can be yours! All you need are the right tools: sunscreen, moisturizer and THIS MAGIC POTION!

Have you tried beauty oils yet? Cindy over at Prime Beauty found two budget friendly beauty oils with powerful skincare ingredients and they come in a convenient rollerball!

What do Nicole Kidman, Brad Pitt and Kate Middeleton  have in common?  They all have to deal with eczema and  Deb of No-Nonsense  Beauty Blog will explore   the causes and care of this  all too common skin problem.

Traveling at all this summer?  Terry Leary and Nancy Bergman did enough of it in their first lives that they decided to buy the hotel and settle down in Nicaragua.  Now that’s some second life!

Inka of glamourgrannytravels felt like a princess on board a traditional dhow, gliding along Muscat’s stunning shoeline in Oman.

Midlife blogger Pamela Lutrell interviews a FASHION LEGEND about reinvention and designers who like our age group!

Do you know your best colors for summer? Jackie Silver from AgingBackwards.com explains that it doesn’t matter if you’re a “summer” or a “winter” – here’s the real way to find your true colors.

Clicking Joints: Should I worry? What are those clicking, popping and crackling sounds in my joints? Mirabai Holland Certified Exercise Physiologist and Health Coach gives you the answer.

Melanie and Michelle from Society Wellness are inviting all of us to join them in their 3rd annual cardio challenge. The dates are June 13th – 25th. If you are in need of some friendly and supportive motivation to step up your cardio workout, this is it!

Over at Black Cat Plus, Summer is coming for sure with events, weddings and more.  Check out our Simply Silk items for weddings and occasion wear!