Author: CeCe Olisa

I Surprised my Mom with This

I was born and raised in California, but I live 3,000 miles away in New York City.I’m close to my family and speak to them almost every day, but I still miss being around them.One of my goals is to be able to visit my family more than once or twice a year. I want to be around more for special occasions and to just hang out with the people I love the most.I haven’t flown home for Mother’s Day in YEARS, but this weekend I’m making it happen.

Plus Size Summer Outfit: White Denim Skirt

I know my confidence is growing when this happens:Warm weather comes… and I put away my sweaters.For many years, I wore hoodies and sweaters all year round in an effort to hide my body. If you happened to see a girl walking around in the blazing heat on the 4th of July, wearing a maxi dress and a long sleeve cardigan… that was me. My bad.But each summer, the more my self confidence grew, the easier it became to get dressed. I learned to show my arms, my legs and eventually wear a bikini at the beach!

5 Plus Size Lingerie Items to Boost Your Confidence

Each morning, I wake up and tell myself one thing: “Don’t Wait on Your Weight to Live the Life You Want.” This transcends into every aspect of my life. From working out, to dating, and even down to the lingerie I wear. All bodies deserve the right to feel celebrated, so I made time to show my body a little TLC by wearing Elomi Lingerie…

Storytime: My Dream of Dancing with Ellen DeGeneres

When the Ellen DeGeneres talk show launched in 2003, I was OBSESSED. I remember sitting at lunch with my best friend and her mom and saying casually, “I really want to dance with Ellen one day…” My best friend’s mom sat her fork down calmly, took a deep breath, looked at me with puzzled but loving eyes and said “You want to dance with Ellen, like… a slow dance?”

6 Ways to Be Healthy Without Stepping Foot in a Gym

January is the month when we plan out our resolutions for the next 12 months. Right? For most people, this means going to the gym. But it’s not the only way to get healthy in 2019. There are so many ways to adopt a healthier lifestyle, that will have longer lasting effects on your life. Here are 5 Ways to be Healthy Without Stepping Foot in a Gym…

I Tried SoulCycle, Here’s What Happened: Plus Size Review

If you’ve been following me for a while, you know that my journey with spinning has been a long process of trial and error, and learning what works best for me.

That’s my polite way of saying… I’ve always hated spinning because it hurts my… um… “lil CeCe”.


I received such an overwhelming response to my Plus Size Capsule Wardrobe for Fall, that I had to come back with one for Winter. You can use these items to create endless outfits, perfect for winter! This Winter, I decided to take some of my favorite pieces from Lane Bryant and create as many outfits as possible. Watch my WinterPlus Size Capsule Wardrobe, then click the arrows below for details on how I mixed and matched these looks.