I’m sure you are all aware by now of my series of illustrations of Plus Size Bloggers (if you haven’t please do go take a look). I’ve been meaning to add to it for a little while, and I’ve especially been looking to add some of the excellent male bloggers who are out there. So when… Read More Plus Size Male Bloggers
It’s funny what will push you out of your comfort zone, and I recently found myself prompted into buying a dress that was a little out of my zone. I was browsing Lindy Bop – just for a change – when I spotted this cream clover print tea dress. I’m not normally one to wear… Read More Lindy Bop and remembering mum
Yours clothing have now announced the winners of the #BeTheBlogger competition. Head on over there to congratulate the winners! Glow Pink Stah What Laura Loves No Shrinking Violet Ginger Girl Says Kat Henry I thought I’d do a quick post about it, because – while I am a little disappointed to have not been one… Read More #BeTheBlogger
I just want to start by thanking everyone who liked, retweeted and shared my various statuses and tweets on the Yours clothing #BeTheBlogger competition. It has meant a lot to me to be able to get this far. So here’s my blog post for the final stage of the competition. I hope you enjoy it.… Read More Yours stores, representation and a positive start to 2017
This is a subject that comes up a lot within the body positive plus size community, a hell of a lot. And it’s always controversial. Weight loss.
You’ve probably seen it before, when a plus size woman wears something revealing like a bikini, they are told they are “brave” or “daring”. On the surface this seems like a sensible statement, there’s so much stigma attached to being plus size and wearing any clothes, let alone revealing ones. We are taught to be… Read More Bikini Bravery
Last month I drew six of my favourite plus size outfits from January, so now it’s time for some of my favourites from March. As with the January favourites, there is also a Pinterest board, because there were just too many wonderful outfits to just pick six.
I’ve written before about how important the term “plus size” is, and why dropping it isn’t actually helpful. In fact I last wrote about it March 2015, it was one of the first posts I wrote on a plus size activism theme, and it was specifically about the #DropThePlus campaign by Ajay Rochester and plus… Read More “Curvy sexylicious” vs Plus Size
Being body positive and being feminist sometimes collide in my head, one of the issues which comes up often is to do with nude bodies. From a feminist point of view, women’s nude bodies are (more often than not) used in the media specifically to appeal to the male gaze, they are often objectifying and… Read More Plus Size Nudity
I told you I’d be drawing more plus size bloggers, and so here is the new series. Every month I will be illustrating six of my favourite plus size outfits as worn by plus size bloggers, models and others. Originally that was all, but as this month has proved, there are so many excellent outfits… Read More Favourite Plus Size Outfits: Jan 2016