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Can’t relate to the waifs walking down the runway? Then look no further, because local Bay Area blog Girl With Curves packs a serious punch when it comes to fashion inspiration for your bangin’–and very real—body! The site is helmed by curvy and gorgeous San Jose resident Tanesha Awasthi, who’s on a mean streak as of late after beating out stiff competition and being recruited by Tumblr to attend New York Fashion Week earlier this month. And something tells us she’s got a few more big-deal projects out of her sheer and chic sleeve in the very near future. To see what this fashionable local lady was feeling for fall, we asked her to pull together four go-to autumn looks, and dish out some curvy-girl style advice to go right alongside it. Dig in!
Photographed by Caro Ramirez
The Lower East Side may be best known to you as the home of rowdy, rollicking nightlife, but that adventure extends to the food scene as well. Restaurants here tend to be as tiny and crowded as bars, but see it as an excuse to meet new people and try new things before you even hit the party scene. You might know iconic read
In the glamorous world of home-decorating — which brims with sumptuous linens and porcelain dishware, artisan furniture and color-rich accents — bathrooms often get the short end of the stick. Why spend on things like soap dispensers and bath mats when there are so many other (far more alluring) curiosities to covet?