TOPIC: All Body Positive Posts

Best Books For Living & Loving Life As A Plus Size Woman

I will always remember the first time I read a book whose heroine didn’t describe herself as having a small or average frame. I was a chubby teenager at the time that I devoured this book as fast as my dyslexia would allow. The book: The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things. I had been drawn to it simply because the title made me laugh. It had a silver metallic cover with hot CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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Torrid Launches #TheseCurves Lingerie Campaign Similar To Lane Bryant

Hey curvy girls all over the world, In an effort to highlight women of all shapes and sizes, Torrid has launched a new body positive campaign. Torrid These Curves Campaign is the new campaign slogan for their intimates collection. Plus size women of all different body types are featured in the campaign. Torrid’s new intimates collection is all about providing stylish options for plus size women. According to the SVP of Design at Torrid, “Launching this CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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Cancer Fighter Amanda Ramirez Has A Powerful Body Positive Message

Hey curvy girls all over the world, While checking my social media, I came across this amazing and empowering article about cancer fighter Amanda Ramirez on Latina. Initially, her beautiful face is what prompted me to read the article, then I read she was fighting cancer at the young age of 22. Amanda’s story is captivating because she is not allowing her diagnosis of Stage 3 Hodgkin’s lymphoma to stop her from living her life. Not CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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Ashley Graham Gets Her Own Plus Size Barbie Doll Made With Thick Thighs

Hey curvy girls all over the world, Ashley Graham is still out here knocking down walls for plus size women. In case you forgot, let me run it down for you. Ashley became the first plus model to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated, The first plus model to grace the cover of Maxim, Cosmopolitan, and even Forbes. Just a few weeks ago, she was named Glamours woman of the year. Not only is she CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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Lane Bryant Features Gabourey Sidibe, Ashley Graham, & More In New Body Positive Campaign

Hey curvy girls all over the world, Lane Bryant has always been at the forefront of the body positive movement. Every spring and fall season Lane Bryant launches a new body positive campaign. Last Fall, their plus is equal campaign took over Times Square. Women in black tees with the plus is equal slogan on it, marched up 42nd street.  This year, they’re back with a new body positive campaign called #ThisBody. The campaign features CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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JCPenney Debuts New Body Positive Campaign, #HEREIAM

Hey curvy girls all over the world, With so much hate going on on in the world right now, we need a little inspiration. Retailer JCPenney just debut their new body positive campaign called Here I Am. Body Positive influencers Gabi Fresh, Ashley Nell Tipton, Jes Baker,Valerie Sagun,  and Mary Lambert are part of the campaign. In a real and touching video, JCPenney Here I Am campaign captures the women sharing their self journey. Each of CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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8 Inspiring Body Positive Quotes To Boost Your Confidence

Hey curvy girls all over the world,  In the world of social media, body shamers are merciless. They ridicule, dissect, and spew hate to any and everyone who they feel looks too fat. No ordinary person or even celebrity is exempt from the body shamers gang. You’ve seen them tear down celebs like Selena Gomez when she posted a pic of her in a bikini with a more voluptuous figure. You’ve seen them bash plus CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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Look Magazine Teams Up With Simply Be For Their Body Positive Issue

Hey curvy girls all over the world, It seems like this whole body positive movement gets stronger each month. Magazines have definitely changed their tune and are featuring a variety of shapes and sizes. Remember Glamour magazines special issue with Lane Bryant? Well, for their May issue, UK based Look Magazine has decided to feature 3 body positive cover models and celebrate their bodies. The May covers feature model Iskra Lawrence, Ali Tate, and Sinead. CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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6 Simple And Easy Body Positive Tips On Self-Pampering

Self Pampering Loving every single part of yourself can be difficult sometimes, especially in a world that strives to put plus-sized people down because of their size.  The body positive movement is meant to inspire everyone to love their bodies no matter what size, shape, color, or imperfections come with them.  That doesn’t mean you’ll wake up one morning and suddenly love your body.  More often than not, accepting your body for what it is CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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4 Body Positive Tips On How To Travel Comfortably When You’re Plus Size

It’s that time of year again when the flowers start blooming and the sun peaks out from between the clouds—it’s Spring! That means that with the warmer weather, everyone is going on vacation.  Taking a break from the daily grind can be fun, but traveling when you’re plus size comes with different perspectives on your body. Sometimes people can be rude and mean just because of your size. Yes, it’s totally ridiculous and shameful. No one CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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Ebony Magazine Talks Plus Size Body Image With Their March 2016 Cover

Hey curvy girls all over the world, Ebony magazine is the latest magazine outlet to join the great weight debate. For their Ebony Magazine March 2016 cover, they featured Orange Is the New Black star Danielle Brooks, Blogger Gabi Fresh, Grammy nominated singerJazmin Sullivan,and Grammy winner Chrisette Michele on the cover of their March 2016 issue, titled “The Body Brigade.” The issues touches on some controversial topics like body shaming, health, and size acceptance. Ebony CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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Swimsuits For All Ad Campaign Features Diversity With Models Ashley Graham, Philomena Kwao, And Nicola Griffin

Hey curvy girls all over the world, Right now, we are living in times where consumers are demanding a change. That change is for retailers to start creating ad campaigns with diversity. Yesterday, Swimsuits For All debut their latest swim sexy campaign and it is one of their most diverse plus size swimwear campaigns ever. The new Swim Sexy campaign features Ashley Graham, Philomena Kwao, and Nicola Griffin. Three models who not only have diverse CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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