Horizontal stripes – check. Skinny jeans – check. Baring fat, jiggly arms – check. To hell with the fashion rules that say horizontal stripes look terrible on fat women or that short women should avoid skinny pants. To hell with those who say that we should hide our big arms, bellies, etc. The only fashion… Continue reading OOTD – Break the Rules
Today, in front of the New York Public Library between the lions, Patience and Fortitude, 3 fat ladies stripped down to their birthday suits and had their bodies painted by artist Andy Golub. It was to celebrate the 8th anniversary of the Adipositivity Project, created by Substantia Jones. If you’ve never seen The Adipositivity Project,… Continue reading Cellulite, Bellies and Boobs, Pt 2… Or a Great Thing Happened at Lunchtime Today
Some plus size clothing designers and merchants haven’t caught on yet. We fat ladies want to see clothes modeled on bodies like ours. I want to see how a dress will look on my short apple frame or whether a swim suit has enough to cover my saggy big boobs and belly. When Lane Bryant… Continue reading Cellulite, Bellies and Boobs… Oh Yes!!!
Happy Summer!!!! If you’re like me, you enjoy spending a good portion of it in and around cool, clear pools. Until I find a to-die-for size 28 bikini that will properly hold up my G-cup girls, I’m perfectly comfortable in a 2-piece with Tankini Top with Side Tie and Swimskirt by Swim 365® or a… Continue reading Summertime!!
I love, love, love bargains. There’s a great sense of satisfaction when I find an irresistible item at an equally irresistible low price. That’s why I enjoy browsing garage sales, flea markets and thrift shops and why I was delighted to find groups on Facebook like Fat Too and Fat Too Grand where members sell… Continue reading …Another Person’s Treasure
I love bright paisley prints in the summer. My love affair started a few years ago with a couple of dresses from Old Navy. Whenever I wear them I feel as pretty and carefree as the pattern and, almost every time, someone compliments me on the dress. That’s why I couldn’t resist fullbeauty.com’s offer of… Continue reading Adventures in Wear Testing: Perfectly Pretty Paisley
Recently Madame Noire Magazine asked the question WHY IS MELISSA MCCARTHY THE FACE OF BODY POSITIVITY AND NOT GABOUREY SIDIBE? It’s a fair question and I’m going to hazard my own guess. Melissa’s good fatty to Gabourey’s unapologetic fatty makes for better Hollywood stories. Society and the media love fat people as long as they’re… Continue reading Why Isn’t Gabourey Sidibe the Face of Body Positivity?
It’s the first week of June and feels more like April in New Jersey with cool, cloudy, rainy weather. But soon it’ll be HAZY, HOT and HUMID. Time for sundresses, tank tops and sleeveless shirts. Yay!!!! Despite all the articles on how to tone flabby arms, I’m going to expose mine like I have for… Continue reading Present Arms!