#pullingoffacroptop (plus TONS of crops for you to shop)

Despite all the speculation that crop tops had no staying power; that they were a flash in the pan one-season trend, they are just as popular this year as they were last summer.  And if the Fall/Winter 2015 shows are any indication, they are not going away anytime soon.  I for one love the trend, and herald this as great news. Unfortunately, some seem to only agree if the wearer is very thin.  

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OOTD: Jean Jacket and Joggers

One of the many things I love about Carmakoma is that they are not afraid to experiment.  Their minimal black pieces are always amazing, but then they will throw in an unexpected use of color, fabric, or print to mix things up.  These navy floral brocade track pants (!!!) immediately intrigued me, if for nothing other than the fact that I had never seen anything like them before.  I had no idea how I was going to style them, but I knew I had to have them. [Deal Alert: They are on MAJOR sale right now!]

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New Plus Label: Harper & Liv

It seems like not that long ago, there were only a handful of plus size brands available, all with the same boring, dowdy styles. There has been much improvement in the past few years, but there are still holes to fill before plus has the same range and breadth of styles available in straight sizes. New plus size label Harper + Liv saw one of those holes, and set out to fill it with well-made, on trend pieces aimed at the stylish millennial shopper.

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