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…

WHAT TYPE OF BODY IS YOURS?

I do believe that everyone can be stylish no matter their size or shape. To be stylish you must know your body, its type and then analyze what you can wear or what does not complement your figure.  As an image consultant I have lots of questions on how to flatter your curves or how…

¿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….

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…