Thursday, December 2, 2010

Holiday Party: Special Occasion

Holiday Party: Special Occasion
Holiday Party: Special Occasion by lisalovesculture featuring a slip skirt

For those times when you really have to dress up, you can never go wrong with rich jewel tones. Play with textures and fabrications for the perfect combination.

Monday, November 22, 2010


Wishlist by lisalovesculture featuring a kate spade handbag

Everyone has a holiday wishlist, even if they keep it inside their head. Here's mine. Some of these (MBT boots, Kate Spade bag) are more wishful thinking than others. But this is a wishlist, after all, not a practical list!!!

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Lisa Loves Colours!

I have always hated tights. Itchy, ill-fitting, crotch-at-your-knees tights.

But I recently discovered the wonderful world of plus-sized tights. Not 'queen size' (ugh) or a generic 'plus', but properly sized tights.

Probably the best place on the internet for solid colour tights is We Love Colors. With over 50 colours, you'd be hard pressed not to find the colour you need.

I recently picked up the splash metallic tights as well as some solid colour ones. Note: try to store your splash metallic tights separately! I have silver sparkles on all my tights now.

I love these tights. They're so unique looking. They fit a little more snugly than the solid colour nylon-lycra tights, so keep that in mind.

These are the hunter green tights. Look at how opaque they are, even when using flash on my camera!

For my fellow Canadians: We Love Colors is offering free shipping to Canada until November 10th! Enter WELOVECANADA at the checkout.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Easy Halloween Costume: Lady Gaga

Easy Halloween Costume: Lady Gaga
Easy Halloween Costume: Lady Gaga by lisalovesculture featuring fishnet stockings

When I saw Lady Gaga in concert, she wore a 'base' costume consisting of bra, panties, fishnets and high heeled booties.

This is a great costume base - you can add accessories or layers depending on what you have and it will still be Gaga-esque. I'm showing this with a one piece body but for those of you that are more daring (and live in warmer climates!), you can definitely try the bra and panties.

Suggestions: fishnet shirt, big sunglasses, pop cans in hair, temporary tattoos, bold make-up.

Easy Halloween Costume: Active

Easy Halloween Costume: Active
Easy Halloween Costume: Active by lisalovesculture featuring layering tees

It's 2 weeks to Halloween and I'm sure some of you are scrambling for costumes.

Here's an easy one. The sadly departed TV series Dollhouse featured 'actives'; blank dolls who were programmed with personalities and identities for the highest bidder.

During their down time, the actives wore simple, plain yoga-type clothing in calm colours. The key to this costume is your manner. Act slightly puzzled at complicated questions. Revert to a childlike innocence.

Key phrases: "Did I fall asleep?"
"I always try to do my best"

Friday, October 8, 2010

Elvis dress

A quick outfit post from last week when I went to get my hair done.

I added my new snakeskin corset belt to my striped dress (my boss said I reminded her of Jailhouse Rock in this dress). I was pleased with the results! Rust coloured tights finish the whole thing off and add a nice autumn pop.

Dress and corset belt: Torrid
Tights: We Love Colors

Here is my new hair, in case you were interested. I love the way it curls!

Friday, October 1, 2010

Exciting Giveaway!

Monique of Curves and Chaos is giving away some awesome swag in anticipation of Full Figured Fashion Week(end) in Los Angeles.

Swag includes goodies from Torrid, Size Appeal, Cosabella and more! And it's open to Canadians too (yay!)

For full details, rules and how to enter, click here!

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Autumn Knits

Autumn Knits
Autumn Knits by lisalovesculture featuring asos tops

Autumn is my favourite season: falling leaves, crisp weather, McIntosh apples, pumpkins, Thanksgiving, I love it all! What I love more than anything is curling up in a cozy knit sweater. Here are some of my picks. I'm disappointed in the lack of oranges and cranberries on offer, but it's early days yet. Perhaps they'll pop up later!

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Vampire Pam

Vampire Pam
Vampire Pam by lisalovesculture featuring plus size skirts

Pam is my favourite character on True Blood and here's a set to capture her signature style. In the books, Pam is described as a 'twinsets and pearls' sort of woman, so here are a few picks for those who want to emulate Pam's style. Mostly pastels and neutrals, very 50s housewife and keep the silhouettes as tailored as possible.

Beth Ditto for Evans Wishlist

Beth Ditto for Evans Wishlist
Beth Ditto for Evans Wishlist by lisalovesculture on

These are my top four picks that I wasn't able to buy. I hope they're still in stock in my size when I can get them!