Transfer Starts Today!!!

We are beginning our move over to DelectablyChic!  Look for our Smartbride post over at the DelectablyChic! site later this afternoon!! C

Plus Size Designer Clothing Survey Results

Two weeks ago, Prospere Magazine asked readers what they felt about the fact that department stores like Saks Fifth Avenue are selling designer labels in plus sizes.  The results were not surprising at all.  Over 28% (28.6% to be exact) thought it was a great idea.  After all, everyone who could afford them should be […]

Can it BE more Addictive? The New Blackberry Torch and Operating System

  Crackberry addicts beware, a new Blackberry is about to launch.  The Blackberry Torch, Research in Motion’s latest device, is its first sliding keyboard device.  In addition, it comes with a brand smacking new operating system, which will also be competable with existing devices like the Bold (both 9650 and 9700) as well as the […]

Plus-Size Designer Clothes: Yes or No?

Non-standard sized women often want to look attractive and wear designer clothes as well.  Thus, [poll id=”135″]

DelectablyChic! Set to Launch in September

Above is the DelectablyChic! logo!  We are expected to start posting on the other site September (September 1, to be exact).   You can take a sneak peak at the site by clicking the URL above.  On the site, you’d also find a link to our new Facebook page.  As for Twitter, we plan on converting our current @prosperemag ID to one for […]

Vintage Clothing from the Past: Hong Kong 1950s-Early 60s

Mad Men‘s fourth season debuted yesterday, but have you ever wondered what clothing from other countries looked like around the same period? Below are clips from various fashion shows in Hong Kong back in the 1950s and early 1960s. Notice how many pieces look like they were inspired by Asian clothing. Also, observe what the […]

Going Nude? Wow, SERIOUSLY?

Last week, we asked you what you wore to keep cool in this hot weather.  We were extremely surprised that 40% of you said you like to go nude.  I didn’t think we Prospere gals had the guts to do this!  At the same time, another 40% of you liked to wear flowy dresses.  10% […]

Are Men Fitter Than Women?

Davelle Morrison The Canadian Health Measures Survey conducted by Statistics Canada released its findings in January 2010. It confirmed what most fitness professionals already know. As a nation, we are not getting any fitter. And for women, their fitness results are worse than men. The Canadian Health Measures Survey found that “maximal aerobic power (VO2 […]

Big and Small: Both Have Problems

A couple of weeks ago, Prospere Magazine asked readers whether they thought larger women or smaller women had more trouble finding properly fitting bras.  The results were not that suprising- 50% of you felt that anyone who isn’t between a 32A and 38DD would have lots of trouble, since they are not “standard sizes.  25% felt […]

From Smartbride Boutique: Tiered Wedding Gowns

This week it’s all about tiered wedding dresses. Smart brides know that there’s no shortage of options when it comes to the look you want for your big day, but if you love layers, texture and tiers, you’ll definitely want to check out our top picks. Whether you’re looking for layers with an architectural, romantic […]