Fashion

Activist and somatic therapist Rachel Otis (@somewhere_under_the_rainbow)

10 Plus-Size Babes Who Use Fashion To Make Social Change

Fashion is often described as fickle and soulless by critics. While they are not wrong, they aren’t right, either. Fashion can make social change. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   09.22.17   |   SHARE
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Perhaps the biggest problem with plus-size nominees not finding clothes is getting the fashion industry to overcome its fatphobia.

Naked On The Red Carpet: Plus-Size Nominees Can't Find Clothes

You would think that designers would want their clothes to be seen on a woman who represents billions in buying dollars, but it turns out they would Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   09.19.17   |   SHARE
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Who Are Plus-Size Women Dressing For? The Answer Definitely Isn't Men.

In honor of Fashion Week, Vogue's September Issue, and all the fun the comes with fall fashion, we'll be talking about plus-size fashion — Read...
While "body positivity" and "plus-size" seem to be buzzwords nowadays, there is still a shocking lack of well-tailored, cool, fashionable clothing options for women like myself.

What Plus-Size Fashion Looks Like For My Queer, Fat Body

As a self-identified queer plus-sized woman, issues of taking up space and 'fitting into' clothes from a limited wardrobe are things I contend with Read...
Anni Irish    |   09.18.17   |   SHARE
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The fashion industry told me that I was not deserving of a childhood at a very young age.

How Access To Plus-Size Fashion Changed (And Saved) My Life

When we don't allow fat girls access to age-appropriate clothing, we're sending one terrible, chilling message: You're too big to deserve a childhood. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   09.18.17   |   SHARE
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10 Instagrammers show us minimal and androgynous looks for plus-size bodies. (Image: @marquimode)

10 Minimal And Androgynous Looks For Plus-Size Bodies

Minimalist and androgynous fashions are chic, easy to wear… and often really inaccessible to plus-size bodies. It’s not that the clothing is not Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   09.15.17   |   SHARE
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@readytostare rocks this badass tee made by Feminine Funk

These 11 Plus-Size Babes Rock Their Politics With These Graphic Looks

These plus-size babes are wearing their pride across their chests for the world to see. From Black pride to fat love to feminist statements, these Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   09.8.17   |   SHARE
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Her closet is excessively huge, and her dog seems kind of judgy. If she likes this dress, then I cannot.

Rent The Runway Made Me A Well-Dressed (But Still Very Terrible) Person

If you’re like me, and I sincerely hope you are not, instead of feeling pleased for these women and their success in finding the perfect outfit, you Read...
Sarah Zimmerman    |   09.7.17   |   SHARE
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