Boys are taught from a young age that fashion and makeup are a girls domain, that it is taboo for them to want to experiment and be playful with their appearance. I think it is so important for them to see men who will push boundaries and demonstrate that it’s absolutely fine for boys to… Read More Men can experiment with makeup and fashion – David Bowie portrait
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
She was an ugly duckling at school, teased for being bigger than the others. She wasn’t huge, but kids are cruel. She wanted to model but agencies told her she was too fat, pressured her to lose weight, but one day she had a revelation – she was beautiful! It didn’t matter what anyone else… Read More All bodies are beautiful
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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