Archive events Archives | Style Plus Curves - A Plus Size Fashion Blog
Add This Chicago Event To Your Calendar This Spring

Add This Chicago Event To Your Calendar This Spring

Girl, I know you’ve already bought some spring dresses and you’re probably already looking for a great Chicago event to show them off! Well, I want to make sure you know about one Chicago event in particular — the Leading Ladies Luncheon on April 29th at Chez Chicago Event Space. Style Plus Curves and an amazing group of Chicago bloggers have joined forces with Julie Hightower from A Better Day With Julie to raise money for a Mother’s Day Makeover Event in May.Β Come see us at this Pre-Derby Day Tea & Luncheon on April 29 and help us raise funds for a great cause! Buy your tickets here >>

Chicago Event: Anti-Valentine’s Day Party at AceBounce

Chicago Event: Anti-Valentine’s Day Party at AceBounce

Hey Chicago! If you’re down with love this Valentine’s Day, get down with us at AceBounce this Saturday, February 11 for an Anti-Valentine’s Party! OK, ok full disclosure…I love love! And I’ve got a guy that I’m crazy about…but who doesn’t want to spend a night out with your girlfriends, complete with cocktails and ping pong!?? Get your tickets ASAP, and use CODE BUMBLE_CHI to SAVE 10% on the early bird price! That’ll get you 2 hours of premium open bar and passed appetizers, and unlimited ping-pong!

[See and Be Seen] What To Do This Weekend In Chicago: October 16-18

Are you looking for some fun things to do in Chicago this weekend, October 16-18? I’m always running from one event or activity to another — and I thought I’d share some of my adventures with you! So if you want to know where to go in Chicago to see and be seen, then this new series is for you! If you see me there, be sure to say hello!!

1. Epic Comedy Fest in Edison Park

If you like stand up comedy and have a car, you might want to head to the north side and stop in at the Wip Theater tonight and tomorrow night to catch the lineup in the 7th annual Epic Comedy Fest. This is a low cost activity (only $27 and BYOB!) and you are sure to get some great laughs. It’s a perfect idea for a date night, especially when your bf has reached his/her limit with dance or fashion-related events! 
I went to one of the shows on Wednesday night and was thoroughly entertained by the line up of Luke Swanson, Natalie Jose, Aaron Sutherland, Pat Mcgann, and Ronnie Ray. It was so good, that I’m planning to go back on Saturday! Check it out and get your tickets here.  

2. Joffrey Balley: Sylvia

I’m a long time supporter of the Joffrey Ballet. The current production is Sylvia, and I absolutely cannot wait to see it tonight!

“Sylvia presents a young woman at the crossroads of adolescence and womanhood, struggling to find balance between strength and vulnerability and discovering love only through the awakening of her own sensuality. Sylvia is filled with themes of ambition, obsession, unrequited love and lost opportunities.”

With that description, how could you possibly say no? It runs until Oct. 25, so there’s still time to convince your girlfriends or bf to go with you! Find out more and purchase your tickets here.

3. A Night in Sleepy Hollow — Bourbonnais Township Park District

I’m a total sucker for fall-related activities and you can basically lure me to any event that features a corn maze and a campfire! This is kid friendly event–with tons of games and activities including a pumpkin patch and hay rides during the day. Then, after 8pm, things get a little spooky!

You can buy $12 tickets to see a LIVE REENACTMENT of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow! Seriously, I’m told there’s a real guy on a horse who rides through the park…I’m SO THERE! There’s only 2 more shows this year–tonight and tomorrow night. So, get yourself out to Perry Farms for this cool annual tradition. Find out more and buy your tickets here.

4. Apple Picking at County Line Orchard

Again, I’m obsessed with corn mazes and apple picking is a quintessential fall activity! On Sunday, I’m headed out to County Line Orchard to pick a bushel of apples and get lost in the maze. It’s a kid- friendly, wholesome option for when you’re sick of nights out (or in) in the city. Get some sunshine, play outside and eat some apples plucked straight from the source. And did I mention the apple cider donuts??? Check out their times and picking options here.

Have an idea for See and Be Seen in Chicago? Email me your event/idea at

Now, let’s get out there and explore!!

Amber from Style Plus Curves

30-Something Plus Size Fashion Blogger Living In Chicago

Get style tips, outfit inspiration and product reviews from Style Plus Curves!

Follow @stylepluscurves
  • Today is the day! The #NordstromSale is officially open! πŸŽ‰πŸ›πŸŽπŸ’‹ I always stock up on my favorite beauty products during this time! Get these @clarisonic and @mariobadescu deals while they're hot! #liketkit @nordstrom #LTKbeauty #LTKsalealert #LTKunder100 #LTKunder50  Shop your screenshot of this pic with the app
  • Have you ever been on a dinner cruise on the πŸ›³πŸ›₯β›΄βš“οΈ #odysseychicago? It's one of my top 10 things to do in #chicago with out of town guests! Read about my recent #dinnercruise with my family with @ecchicago  in my recent blog post πŸ‘†LINK IN BIOπŸ‘†#visitchicago #travelblogger #travel #stylepluscurves #styleblogger #chicagoblogger #chicagostyle
  • One of my all-time favorite dresses is back in stock @citychiconline! Who doesn't love a colorful succulent fit-and-flare party dress!? See 5 of my favorite #citychic summer dresses now on the blog! {LINK IN BIO} #stylepluscurves #thatsdarling #summerstyle #plussizefashion #styleblogger #liketkit #LTKcurves #LTKfamily #LTKstyletip  Screenshot or 'like' this pic to shop the product details from the app, available now from the App Store!
  • Today on #stylepluscurves, I'm sharing 5 of my favorite summer dresses from #citychic! {LINK IN BIO} This colorful chiffon maxi dress is perfect for those hot summer nights! #liketkit #LTKcurves #LTKstyletip  Shop your screenshot of this pic with the app
  • That time I found a @dolcegabbana top that actually fit me and celebrated by wearing ALL the colors! πŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ’‹β€οΈ ***Well, actually it was a tunic top that ended up being a bodycon croptop on me! 😭😭😭 #dgsiciliancarretto #dgsicilia #dolcegabbana #stylepluscurves #plussizefashion #styleblogger #stylehasnosize #goldenconfidence #thatsdarling #summerstyle #red #style #fashionblogger #plussizemodel
  • Red, white and blue...a swimsuit tribute to America. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Happy 4th of July! #july4th #4thofjuly #happybirthdayamerica #summerstyle #swimsuit #plussizeblogger #plussizeswimwear #stylepluscurves