TOPIC: All Editorial Posts

Although Plus-Size Models Walked In New York Fashion Week, Real Plus Size Women Still Can’t Fit The Clothes

Hey curvy girls all over the world, During New York fashion week I was ecstatic to see so many plus-size models walk the runways. To see Candice Huffine, Marquita Pring, Precious Lee, and of course the gorgeous Ashley Graham was amazing. Each year more designers try to be more size inclusive and its a beautiful thing. It’s nice to see designers step out of the norm and actually help to create the changes we need CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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Why Is The Hourglass Figure The Only Celebrated Body Type In Plus Size Fashion?

The fashion industry is notoriously exclusive. From the runway to the racks that fill our shopping centers, plus size people have been abandoned by the fashion industry. Models who glide down the runways of fashion week are tall, thin, long legged, and usually white. Regardless of the brand or the designer, the lineup of these beautiful models can often times be interchangeable. And, I get it. Artists are allowed to have their creative perspective and CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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Zenni Optical Celebrates Women Leaders: The Women Who Inspire Me (Plus A Giveaway)

Hey curvy girls all over the world, Anyone who knows me, knows that I am all about female empowerment. I know it sounds a little cliche but as women, we all need to support each other. As Beyonce said in her HBO documentary, Life Is But A Dream, “It’s difficult being a woman. It’s so much pressure, and we need that support sometimes and we need that escape sometimes.” “We’re all going through our problems, but CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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4 Things I Dislike About The Body Positive Movement

Hey curvy girls all over the world, I know some of y’all came here to see if I was throwing shade at people because of the title. If you came here for the shade, unfortunately you won’t find it. What you will read is my true an honest opinions about the whole body positive movement. What the term body positive means to me and my personal ideas on how we can further advance the movement. CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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My Black Is Beautiful And Not Unconventional

Hey curvy girls all over the world, On this blog, I often talk about body acceptance but today I am sharing my journey to self love as a dark skinned woman. Ever since I was a teenager I’ve always been told you’re pretty to be dark skinned. At the time, I couldn’t place my finger on why I never thought that was a compliment. As I got older, I realized that being told I was 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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