November is one of my favorite months. The days turn brisk and cold and it’s the start of the holidays. In a few days, I’ll celebrate my 54th birthday and still say that it’s never too late to overcome one’s fear of trying new things… Like getting my hair cut short… … and wearing 2-piece swimsuits I’m… Continue reading Another Year Older…
Calling my NYC area female readers, sizes 12 and up… how would you like to help make a difference in how clothes are sized for plus-sized women? Body Labs, a company which “collects, digitizes and organizes all of the data and information related to human body shape, pose and motion… upon and around which goods… Continue reading On a Body Like Mine (pt 2)
Actress Melissa McCarthy has been in the news lately with her clothing line, Melissa McCarthy Seven7, which debuted August 13th on the Home Shopping Network (HSN) Channel and promised to be “for every woman of every size and shape”. Other designers have come out with similar promises before and fallen short and I’ve written about a… Continue reading McCarthy’s Contradiction
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!!!
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
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Kelly Osbourne and one of her designs, from the Stories by Kelly Osbourne Facebook page I was excited to find out that Kelly Osbourne is launching a clothing line in sizes 0-24–some of the pieces (like the metallic rose sweatshirt pictured above) are really cute. But I was…