Laurel Dickman

Bio

Laurel Dickman is an intersectional feminist writer living in the East Bay. Originally from St. Petersburg, Florida she spent her childhood split between North Carolina and Florida, eventually running away at 21 to be a boho princess in Neverland, also known as Portland, Oregon. Laurel writes about fat bodies, plus-size fashion, self-care, music, and beauty. Aside from writing, Laurel also occasionally models, works as a personal stylist, and styles body-positive photo shoots alongside creative partner Suma Jane Dark. She lives with her Maine Coon by the name of Dorian Gray and her fiancee David on the side of what feels like Mount Olympus and has found herself currently obsessed with tea, waffle cookies, her loudly ticking biological clock and planning a wedding on a shoestring budget.  Follow Laurel on Facebook.

Laurel Dickman Articles

These ten fashionistas show off their sexy looks from Date Night to Late Night.

10 Plus-Size Bloggers Show Us Their Date Night To Late Night Looks

From sexy black lace to red, the color most often associated with passion, these ten fashionistas show off their sexy looks from Date Night to Late Night.

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Natalie Hage by Rosey Beeme

Transition Your Plus-Size Wardrobe From Summer To Fall 

Layering adds intrigue to an outfit, but it’s also incredibly important when you’re trying to maximize your closet and transition your plus-size wardrobe.

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Photo: Natalie Johnson via ShamelessCreature.com

7 Plus-Size Asian Bloggers Talk About Representation

Plus-size Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, particularly women, rarely see themselves in media. Let's highlight plus-size Asian bloggers!

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All photos courtesy of the #FatAndFree campaign.

An Interview With Saucyé West Of The #FatAndFree Campaign

There’s a new hashtag campaign for this Spring/Summer season, and it encourages its participants to do just what it says: simply live #FatAndFree.

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Photo by Suma Jane Dark, edits by Laurel Dickman.

8 Plus-Size Trends You Need This Fall

Fall fashion is a gift. Every year, warm fabrics begin to hit the shelves and the boots come out. Check out the eight plus-size trends you need this fall.

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A gorgeous holiday makeup look (Instagram: @trendtye)

13 Makeup Looks For This Holiday Season

Feel like playing up what you’ve got or transforming into something totally different? Check out these makeup mavens for a bit of inspiration.

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Laurel Dickman is one of Rav's newest writers, and we couldn't be more excited to have her work featured here!

#RavsWriters: Laurel Dickman - Playlist Expert, Plus-Size Fashion Enthusiast

Welcome to #RavsWriters, an opportunity for you to get to know some of the outstanding human beings who fervently type to make Ravishly the aw

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Image by Nitish Meena (Seattle) via Unsplash

Protest Is Patriotic! An Independence Day Celebration Of Good-Ol' American Resistance

Regardless of what the word around us may want you to believe, protest and resistance are two of the most patriotic things that a person can do. To desire better for yourself, your loved ones, your neighbors, and your country is a good thing

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THIS COULD BE YOU: clear skin, easy smile, GOOP-recommended ergonomic office chair that you forgo in favor of meditating on top of your tiny, clean desk. Probably an apple cider vinegar shot waiting for you in the kitchen.

How To Adult Without Being Slowly Suffocated By Your Responsibilities: A Handy Guide

Learning to break down huge obstacles is an act of self-care that is sometimes easier said than done. Occasionally, you have to call in the help of others to help you step back and see the big picture, break it down, and allocate time and ideas to each task or activity.

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Image via @laureldickmanwrites on Instagram

Fabulous Plus-Size Fashions For Every Holiday Vibe

It’s time to eat, drink, and share what we are most thankful for this Thanksgiving. Whether your dinners are cozy gatherings or formal affairs, the holidays are a great time to show off your favorite looks and play with festive color schemes.

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