I love the look and feel of Avenue’s VIP Knits and this Mixed Animal Hi Lo Dress from the collection is no exception. The colors are perfect for fall yet the fabric is lightweight and comfortable enough for warmer temperatures. As the days get cooler, I’ll pair it with a shrug or cardigan but today… Continue reading OOTD: Avenue VIP
It is amazing how many people think my fat body is their business. It seems that no matter what I do, someone has an opinion and it usually starts with “should you…?” As in: “Should you let your hair get long like that? Older women keep their hair short. Oh, you should lighten it too.”… Continue reading “Should you…?”
I enjoy browsing through catalogs and websites but nothing beats walking into a store and seeing racks and displays of outfits to try on. Sadly, we big ladies are having to settle with less brick and mortar shops. In the last few years, retailers like Fashion Bug and Dots have gone out of business and… Continue reading Love at First Sight
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!
It’s a few days from the official start of summer but the temperatures are already in the low to mid 90’s with humidity to boot. Boys and girls, it’s HOT and that’s not going to change anytime soon. Between the heat beating down from the sun, the heat coming up from the subways and the… Continue reading The Right to Bare My Arms