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Lady in Red

Plus size fashion blogger Authentically Emmie in a London Times dress from Gwynnie Bee

I don't know why I don't wear red more often - I love it so much! This dress came in a recent Gwynnie Bee shipment (see all my GB outfits here), and I'm a little bit obsessed. The color, fit & flare silhouette (my favorite), and eyelet fabric that almost looks laser-cut from far away. Only thing I didn't like was a nude belt that came with it, so I swapped it out for a red patent belt that I already had. London Times Belted Fit & Continue Reading

Hats and Horses


Last week I had a last-minute invite to attend the Kentucky Oaks. For those not from these parts, the Oaks is the equivalent of the Kentucky Derby for the fillies (lady horses). It's held the day before the Derby, and is part of the festivities. The race is nicknamed "Lilies for the Fillies" as the winner is draped with a blanket of Lilies (versus roses during Derby). In keeping with my desire to "stop scrolling and start doing," I jumped at Continue Reading

Stop Scrolling, Start Doing

Stop scrolling, start doing.

I spend a lot of time scrolling. I scroll through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and more. Sometimes I'm looking to see what my friends are doing, but a lot of time is spent just mindlessly scrolling. Working in social media, scrolling is a part of my daily life for each client. But personally? I need to stop scrolling and start doing. (Or at least reduce the scrolling.) Don't get me wrong: many of my good friends I know through blogging or Continue Reading

Awesomely Abstract

Emmie in the ELOQUII Abstract Print Asymmetrical Dress

You know when you have an outfit that just makes you feel powerful? I wanted to STRUT in this dress as soon as I got it. Didn't matter if I wore it with red flats or blue booties - it just makes me feel good. I ended up adding a lot of accessories to this outfit - more than usual - because WHY NOT?! You'll notice a few of the accessories are all borrowed - either from my Rent the Runway Unlimited subscription (accessories of all sorts, 3 items at Continue Reading

Friday Five… on a Saturday


It's been a while since I did a Friday 5! And you know what? I totally forgot to get Friday 5 up in time ACTUALLY on Friday, so this is really the Saturday 5. Meh, same difference. Here are 5 random things I wanted to share: Sleep With Me Podcast: I've talked a lot about my sleep issues. One of my trainers, Lucy, told me about this podcast, and it's AMAZING. It's basically this guy rambling on and on with random stories. My mind races at Continue Reading