IS IT POSSIBLE TO LOVE AND ACCEPT YOUR BODY?

Loving and acceptingt your body is tough but not impossible.  I takes time but you can get it. When I was a teenager I had a conflictive relationship with my body. .. And fatness, obessity or however you can to call the weight excess had nothing to do. I did not like the scars in my…

LOOKING SLIMMER WITHOUT A DIET

Apart from starting a diet to lose weight there are some ways to dress slimmer that work for everybody no matter their size or body shape. We have to consider: SILHOUETTE The most flattering silhouettes are A- line skirts and fit and flare dresses. Both create the illusion of an hourglass figure as they cinch…

¿IDENTIFICAS TU SILUETA?

No importa la temporada, el presupuesto que tengas o las tendencias que se lleven para admitir que la base del estilo personal es el autoconocimiento y , como primer paso, el reconocer la forma de nuestro cuerpo y saber cuál es nuestro tipo. Debemos ser honestas para así poder utilizar las prendas que mejor nos…

STATEMENT ACCESSORIES

Summer days are long and hot, so we have to dress to combat heat. Effortless style is a need so we do not overthink what we wear but we also want to look cute and beautiful. For those hot summer days we can take advantage of the accessories power, that is to say, use creative…

HOW TO LOOK EXPENSIVE (II)

How to Look Expensive ON A BUDGET is one of my customers´ requests. I wrote a post on staying chic on a dime, so this one is the second one of the story. Things to consider when looking expensive without breaking the bank are: Neutral colors For a put together look use a neutral colors….

REVIVIFYING YOUR CLASSIC DRESSES

Loose and flowy dresses as well as bodycons sometimes look boring, or perhaps they look too long and you need to wear them so you want a quick solution to use them instead of having them hung in your closet. Here you have a basic trick : add a belt and change the silhouette. This…

How to be Attractive and Fat

The other day at school we held a conference on eating disorders and suddenly all eyes were on me.  I was asked by the lecturers how I felt about being overweighed – a euphemism for not calling me fat although I am fat. I told them I felt fine, I accept myself even though for…

ULTRA VIOLET

When I reviewed the Pantone Color trends for Spring – Summer 2018 I told you that the color of the year was Ultra Violet. I defined it  as a complex purple tone which offers a combination of magic charm and originality. A colorful definition for 2018.                    Now…

BEING PLUS SIZE IN A SLENDER WORLD: SHOPPING ISSUES

As a plus size woman I have had problems when shopping  and for ages, even still now, it has been a big challenge to find decent clothes for plus size girls. We have fewer options, designers offer ultra baggy designs or ultra tight silhouettes at high prices.  At  some stores the plus size section is…