WHAT BODY POSITIVITY DOES NOT TELL YOU ABOUT…

Body positivity has been with us for over a decade showcasing big bodies with lumps and bumps and has tried to make them acceptable. However, it has failed to stop the wrong relationship some people have with their bodies. It promotes the idea of accepting yourself as you are, but it skips the fact that…

BODY POSITIVITY: PROS AND CONS

Recent researches by the Royal Society for Public Health in UK report that Instagram and Snapchat have contributed to undermine women´s self -steem. The huge display  of beautiful bodies laying in the sun or swimming in paradisiac waters is directly proportional to the photoshop effects used in transforming real bodies into perfect bodies. In the…

STAYING CHIC ON A DIME

To stay chic you needn´t to buy clothes every day, it is wiser to work with the pieces you have in your closet and invest your money in versatile quality basics. On the other hand, wearing the right shade of lipstick, having your clothes tailored and other things like these will make you appear effortless…

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…

LATE WINTER

Spring is just around the corner and we are willing to premiere the spring trends, but the weather is cold and wet, so it sounds difficult to do it. Then I like to refresh my look with bright colors. So, this is what we have in this post. A short light hot pink coat with…

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…

SKIRT SEASON

Plus size women tend to avoid skirts as they seem not to be flattering, However, that is not always true as there are lots of shapes and styles that complement our bodies. The key questions to be answered are how do we wear skirts with different outfits? What lengths and shapes are the most flattering…