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…

¿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…

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….

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…

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…

THE CHALLENGE OF BEING PLUS SIZE…

Sometimes people conclude that being a plus size person and living in a “standard” word is a challenge. Well It could be considered in one sense. There was a lack of plus size actors and models in the fashion and cinema industries when I was young. I always was the fatty of my class but…

FITTED OR TIGHT?

Personal style depends among others on personal tastes, culture and self -esteem. Then when approaching to this topic we must consider that different options are OK even though we do not like them. Nowadays, in the plus size community there are many exaggerations as some plus size women wear whatever they feel like without considering…

WHAT IS BODY POSITIVITY?

  The Body Positivity movement has expanded recently as social media platforms such as Instagram did. This movement is all about how to reconsider personal image in a world which promotes a standardized beauty and healthy and slim bodies. Respect for all types of bodies and different body images are welcomed and encouraged by this…