In only a few days time I will be at Style XL, and I am so excited! If you haven’t heard of it, it’s a plus size fashion event being held in Birmingham. It sounds like it’s going to be incredible, with so many wonderful brands and people.
Can I? Yes. I can. In case you’ve missed it, Oprah Magazine ran an advice column where a reader asked if she could “pull off a crop top”, and the response was an unequivocal no unless the reader had a flat stomach. As you can imagine, this caused an outcry.
I was incredibly lucky the other week to win a competition by Chloe Pierre to go, as her guest, to the Evans #stylehasnosize launch party. I’d entered thinking I stood no chance, so had to read the email from her three times before I believed it!
After seeing this fantastic video by A Curvy Cupcake, Debz decided to set a few of us a challenge to make ourselves our own Plus Size Promises. First, watch the video though! She’s an absolute star!
The beautiful Debs has come up with a new plan for #WeAreTheThey, today a group of bloggers will be breaking some so-called rules for plus size women. We are wearing the kinds of things that normally the fashion industry considers forbidden territory for us larger women. Because why should slimmer women have all the fun?
Now there’s a combination! So today is my birthday, I turn 31, which I have to say feels whole lot less stressful than turning 30. I have come to terms with my 20’s being over finally. Today has been an interesting day,daughter ill, plans cancelled, and then to top the morning off I got abuse when… Read More Birthday, OOTD and #PlusSizeDebate
One of the most commonly used comebacks to fat hatred is to point out how healthy the plus size target is. It’ll get pointed out that they go to the gym, or race, or do some other active hobby. Their diet will be healthy, loads of salads and cooked from scratch stuff. Which is a… Read More The Healthy Fattie
Second go at an OOTD post, this is one of my favourite items of clothing to wear. It was one I took a bit of a chance on a while ago, and have worn it a lot since then.
I got a lovely surprise this morning from Hayley of Curves & Curls when she nominated me for a Liebster Award. I’d never heard of them before, it turns out they are awarded by bloggers to other bloggers who are just starting out, or have a smaller following.