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[5 Mar 2014 | 10 Comments | ]

We are very fortunate to have once again partnered with IGIGI to bring you a glimpse at real women modeling IGIGI plus size fashions. Our attendees were given the opportunity to pick out a garment to review (in exchange for the garment). They are encouraged to give their honest feedback and highlight both the positives and “I wish this were different” elements, as well as show you full body photos of them in their IGIGI dress or separate. Are you jealous of our fabulous Weetacon models? IGIGI is giving you a …

IGIGI, Shopping, Weetacon 2014 »

[3 Feb 2014 | 4 Comments | ]

It’s time once again for the Weetacon Igigi fix.  This year I’m going back to dressier picks rather than office wear.  I don’t know why but maybe I’m going to have an active social life this summer.
First choice is IGIGI’s Regina Dress in Ruby Argentan Lace.  I am crazy for red dresses and bought some hot red heels at a summer clearance sale last fall that have been whispering to me all winter.  This gorgeous red dress will be just the thing with those shoes and some matching nail polish.  Let’s …

IGIGI, Shopping, Weetacon 2013 »

[9 Apr 2013 | 26 Comments | ]

Disclosure: I received the Julianna dress for free in exchange for an honest review of the garment.
Although I have worn plus-sized clothes for most of my life, I have never been plus-sized on top. Big girls do not always have big boobs, which makes bra shopping difficult for me and causes me to be cautious when ordering dresses online. Most plus-sized dresses are designed for women with a lot on top, so I’m never sure how the top part of a dress is going to drape on my chest (or …

Locals, Shopping, Weetacon 9 »

[18 Oct 2012 | 4 Comments | ]

Nothing is more grueling than a travel day, so be kind to yourself and start your Weetacon weekend right with an appointment at Tranquility Spa Sanctuary, just across the river from the host hotel. We’ve arranged for a menu of spa appointments at reduced prices — facials and massages, pedicures and manicures (yes, even the new shellac-type polish!) in a beautiful vintage Victorian house that used to be the home of one of Green Bay’s mayors in the early 20th century.

This private Weetacon spa party will happen Thursday, February 28th …

Shopping, Weetacon VIII »

[7 May 2012 | 27 Comments | ]

I had so much fun modeling the Tropical Beauty dress, that when Wendy Bix suggested I could write another review for my IGIGI Francesca dress in black for another giveaway, I said “Sure!”.

I bought this dress almost three years ago and it’s one of the very few dresses that IGIGI keeps in stock and is still available for sale. I can see why, because this is the kind of dress that is exactly what you’d want in a little black dress: very comfortable fabric, stretchy and completely impossible to wrinkle. You could …

Shopping, Weetacon VIII »

[26 Apr 2012 | 42 Comments | ]

I’ve never been much for fashion. Even as a small child I disliked dressing up. I learned that dresses meant scratchy lace digging into my neck and stiff slips scratching everywhere else. Not only were they uncomfortable, you just couldn’t climb a tree in one. I quickly established, to my mother’s chagrin, that I wasn’t having anything to do with girly frills.I’ve managed since then in pants, tee shirts and maybe a sweatshirt over the top. If I want to get fancy I wear my red polo shirt with the dinosaur embroidered on the front.

Then …

Shopping, Weetacon VIII »

[16 Apr 2012 | 36 Comments | ]

This year is my first time reviewing an Igigi dress. I was extremely excited after seeing the dresses last year, and because I never seem to find dresses very flattering on my shape. Igigi sent me the Lynette Sweater Dress in Navy/Grey and I couldn’t be happier.
This dress is the perfect winter dress! My very first observation was that the fabric is pretty heavy, (it is a sweater dress after all) which keeps me warm yet I didn’t get too overheated wearing it at dinner after the Igigi fashion show. Warmth is definitely a plus at …

Shopping, Weetacon VIII »

[12 Apr 2012 | 38 Comments | ]

I am proud to say that I now have four Igigi dresses hanging in my closet, all timeless, all as fashionably fresh as the day I received them. My latest addition, thanks to Yuliya Raquel and Wendy Weetabix is the O’Hara dress in purple. The thing that amazes me about the Igigi dresses is the fact that they can be squished into the tiniest of bags,  left there for days then pulled out and looks as wrinkle-free as if they had just returned from the dry cleaner. They are absolutely the thing to pack …

Shopping, Weetacon VIII »

[11 Apr 2012 | 36 Comments | ]

This year Igigi sent me the Vika Dress to review. I really love the fabric; its a silk scarf feel and flows just as well as their other dresses do… that’s one of the things that I love about their dresses, they twirl so nicely. (Also the colors are perfect for me; score!)
This is another empire style waist, which I never in my life have been able to wear…except for the other 4 Igigi empire waist dresses I have – see where I’m going with this? I’m always impressed by …

Shopping, Weetacon VIII »

[10 Apr 2012 | 41 Comments | ]

I first fell in love with the Tropical Beauty dress when I saw it online at the Igigi web site.  I really wanted that one!  The colors are so lovely, it really lives up to it name “Tropical Beauty”. I felt it would be perfect for our vacation to Hawaii. We go out for supper on Valentines Day on Maui at Ruth Chris and Igigi’s Tropical Beauty gown would be awesome for that special occasion.
When the dress came, it fit like a glove, but was a tad too long.  My …