The best thing about the end of a season is the opportunity for total wardrobe rejuvenation. Just as you’re getting bored of your summer outfits and accessories, it’s time to head out and stock up on some fall fashion and capitalize on this year’s fabulous autumn trends, which include: The Trench Vest It’s a trench coat minus the sleeves. Drape it over a t-shirt and jeans or a fitted dress to give your look an extra flair. The Bold Handbag Don’t hold back. Big, bright, colorful … [Read more...] about Fashion Trends to Look Out for this Fall
Everywhere you go, you see them. Women on the beach – in sleeves. Women riding bikes – in sleeves. Women relaxing in the sun – in sleeves. This summer, more and more women are finding that fashion forward at the beach or the pool means wearing stylish sun protective garments that cover their shoulders and arms. Luckily, there are more and more fashionable ways to protect ourselves from the sun’s rays when wearing long sleeve swimsuits no matter the sport. … [Read more...] about Summer’s Latest Trend: Swimsuits with Sleeves!
I would dare to say that there is a quiet social revolution taking place on the internet across the US and CA and world over, one in which women are saying that they are tired of unrealistic expectations about their bodies. They are protesting being constantly bombarded with over-sexualized messages to bare all. Recently, modest fashion bloggers have played a huge role in bringing modest fashion to the fore. In many ways this is true: social media nowadays allows for all types of voices to be … [Read more...] about Modest and Plus Size Fashion Bloggers Transforming the Social Media Game
Can you smell the sunscreen? Summer is just around the corner, beckoning in 90 long leisurely days of hopping between the beach and the pool, and possibly even enjoying a couple of water parks. It sounds glorious, doesn’t it? But that’s only until you remember that most of the Sunshine Season’s activities necessitate water-friendly attire, which means you can no longer push off that dreaded swimsuit-shopping trip you've been so skillfully evading. If you’re anything like me, you will … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk Swimsuit Anxiety
We had the opportunity to sit down and chat with one of our newest models, Caralyn Mirand on the topics of being a plus size model, body image, and the current direction of the plus size industry. HydroChic: What does it mean to you to be a plus size model? Caralyn Mirand: I know there are many people who struggle with the term "plus size." When I tell people that I am a model, I get one of two responses. They look me up and down, wondering how I could be a model. I have to follow that with … [Read more...] about Meet Our New Model: Caralyn!