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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
There are so many reasons we love October. The leaves start turning, the temperatures cool (but aren't yet frigid), and it's acceptable to count pumpkin spice as part of our daily vegetable intake. And, on the last day of the month, we get to put on disguises and gallivant about town. It's a time to let our imaginations read
Sometimes wedding plans change — one moment there's a plan to have a shindig in the state, and the next, there's a Positano, Italy wedding in the works. We wouldn’t expect anything less from these two, though. Shelli and Chris are self-declared traveling fools, and we love them for that. If not for them, and the read