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The Most Buzzworthy Curvy Fashions at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards


by Monica Michel

With my popcorn popped and my Instagram and Twitter feeds at my fingertips, I was ready to watch this year’s highly anticipated 56th Annual Grammy Awards. While others were rooting for their favorite pop stars to win in various categories, my eyes were glued to the screen to see which celebrity would blow viewers away with their red carpet looks. Several curvy artists made breathtaking appearances, while others left us wondering what happened in the dressing room. Here’s a shortlist of the most buzzworthy plus size looks.


Erica Campbell in peach lace at the 2014 Grammy Awards

Photo courtesy of letgoodressyou.com

Erica Campbell of gospel duo Mary Mary wore a peach lace assemble chosen by her sister/stylist GooGoo. After reposting this photo on my personal Instagram profile to get an opinion of what my followers thought, the consensus was simple: Nice color, too much fabric.


Queen Latifah in a wide-neck long black dress at the 2014 Grammy Awards

Photo courtesy of examiner.com

The Queen, Queen Latifah that is, looked nothing short of regal in this sparkling off-the-shoulder black gown. I loved everything about this look, from the classy bob cut to the simple but sultry makeup worn.


Singer/songwriter Mary Lambert in a strapless black dress with floral embroidery on the front at the 2014 Grammy Awards

Photo courtesy of plusmodelmag.com

Singer and songwriter Mary Lambert, who is featured on Macklemore’s hit song “Same Love,” walked away with a Grammy that night and looked fabulous on the red carpet. With intricate floral detail on the front of the dress and absence of jewelry, her chic pinup look was complete and gorgeous.


Tasha Cobbs in a long deep blue satin dress at the 2014 Grammy Awards

Photo courtesy of Tasha Cobbs

Gospel singer Tasha Cobbs posted this picture of her elegant dress on her Instagram page, and I gladly “double tapped” my approval and admiration for the gown that just so happens to be in my favorite color 🙂

That’s our Grammy Awards curvy fashion recap. What did you think of these looks? Leave me a comment below.



About the Author:
Monica MichelMonica is an Orlando-based Wardrobe Stylist and creator of BelGumbo, a plus size fashion blog showcasing her personal style and creative take on all things curvy and chic. She has traveled to New York City to attend Full Figured Fashion Week 2013, Downtown Orlando Fashion Week 2013 in Orlando, FL, and networks with local photographers, models and stylists in fashionable venues to bring her readers the latest news in curvy fashion via her blog and Instagram page (@Mo_pumpsNgloss). On her downtime from blogging and styling, she’s an avid moviegoer and Kindle bookworm.



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