Made me Pretty is a plus size style and beauty blog

    Cold Shoulder

    February 21, 2017
    Eloquii, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Zara

    It was way too cold to be frolicking around in this off the shoulder jumpsuit, but since my photographer and I were shooting inside I knew my chances of freezing my shoulders off were slim. Eloquii makes some of the best jumpsuits; the length is almost always right (that’s hard to…

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  • GS Love, bodycon, fine print

    Fine Print

    When my homegirl Ivory was visiting at the end of last year, she pulled this gorgeous dress out of her suitcase that I just had to have. For some reason she wouldn’t part with…

    February 13, 2017
  • Elvi, silk, velvet, after midnight

    After Midnight

    There are some colors that I covet, midnight blue being one of them. I don’t have anything in this color, particularly because it’s not an every day color like grays or neutrals are. It’s…

    February 6, 2017
  • ASOS, H&M, stir it up, plus blogger
    affordable casual crop tops

    Stir it up

    If you owned Madonna’s Like a Virgin tape (yes, tape), then you’ll remember stirrup pants. I LIVED in these during my adolescent years; not only were they totally in, but also readily available to…

    January 30, 2017
  • Eloquii, H&M, the message, plus blogger
    affordable casual crop tops

    The Message

    Since moving back to the East Coast, I’ve had to replenish my closet with items to keep me warm. I saw these Eloquii moto leggings on the site and the reviews were glowing. They…

    January 23, 2017
  • Elvi, Forever21, H&M, Attention to detail
    casual denim

    Attention to detail

    Guys, it’s WAY too cold to be shooting outside these days— but the show must go on! Or the blog, in this case. The National Gallery of Art has some amazing modern art, clean…

    January 17, 2017
  • Daya by Zendaya, ASOS, all the trimmings

    All the Trimmings

    Happy New Year darlings! To say that I was over 2016 is an understatement— I knew last year was going to be a big jerk about a week after it started! But it’s over and…

    January 3, 2017
  • Daya by Zendaya, Ekineyo, bodycon, bombshell


    Guys, you know I’m officially obsessed with Zendaya’s new line right? Like, OBSESSED. The day the collection debuted, I added all the things in my cart. But responsible Dionna convinced budget ignorant Dionna to…

    December 20, 2016
  • Eloquii, 5x5 challenge, Style & Substance, plus size blogger
    style challenge

    Eloquii 5×5 Challenge!

    Guys! I am SO HYPED to finally tell you about a project I’ve been working on with one of my absolute favorite brands Eloquii! You  may have seen the little teaser I dropped Thursday,…

    December 17, 2016
  • JD Williams

    Keeping warm with JD Williams!

    Guys, winter is here! You know I’m not a fan, but sadly I can’t fly south to Florida until it goes away. I’ve reluctantly accepted my fate and officially retired all my favorite items…

    December 14, 2016
  • ASOS, Simply Be, Gap, Olivia Palermo
    celebrity style

    Stylenapped: Olivia Palermo

    It’s time for another edition of Stylenapped! Olivia Palermo rose to the top of the list quickly when someone suggested copping her style last month. Olivia’s street style is ALWAYS on point. If you…

    December 12, 2016