Born Marie Denee, she runs a blog dedicated to empowering plus-sized women to be confident and fashionable. She has been featured in Lucky Magazine, Glamour Magazine, Marie Claire Italia, The Wall Street Journal, and more. She is also a freelance writer and her work has been seen in Styleblazer, US Today, the Huffington Post, and more.
She has an MBA in Marketing. She worked for over 12 years in retail, until deciding to create The Curvy Fashionista to inspire and provide her fashion advice to plus-sized women in 2008.
She was one of the panelists for Dove's Speak Beautiful campaign in 2016.
She posted a throwback picture on Instagram with her mom for Mother's Day in May 2016.
She dedicated a post on Instagram remembering the musical icon Prince in April 2016.