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

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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Check out these 20 fantastic plus-size bridesmaid looks! (Photo by Stacey Landino)

20 Plus-Size Bridesmaid Looks To Rock Down The Aisle

As you fight through dress after dress, remember this: You will rock it. You will look fabulous. Check out these 20 fantastic plus-size bridesmaid looks!

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(Photo by Suma Jane Dark. Front row, L-R: Jessica Rihal, Manon Marchetti Edwards, Hayley Herms, and Megan Kimberling. Rear: Jules Wood, Laurel Dickman, and Astra Varnado.)

Unsculpted: A Photo Series From Photographer Suma Jane Dark 

Today, we interview photographer Suma Jane Dark, known best for their body-positive work shown through a feminist lens.

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Tess Holliday On Plus-Size Modelling & Raising Feminist Sons

We got to speak with Tess Holliday about parenting, feminism, body-positivity, & self-care. And about her book, The Not So Subtle Art of Being A Fat Girl

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Models are wearing Alice Alexander. Photos by Adam Barnard Photography.

10 Eco (And Plus-Size!) Friendly Designers To Make Earth Day Everyday

Earth Day may be more relevant than ever before. One way to make a change is to shop indie, eco-friendly designers with ethical labor practices.

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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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#SelfCareSunday: Solace In Solo Trips

One of the most liberating things a woman or femme can do is reclaim their independence by taking a solo trip. It may not sound like much, but it reinforces one’s confidence in their navigational abilities, being able to take care of their own needs without the help of anyone else, and the ability to entertain and be generally self-sufficient.

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#FatshionFriday: The Off-The-Shoulder Look

There are tons of retro looks that resurface over the years, but one of my favorite silhouettes of all time is the off-the-shoulder look.

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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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Jessica Hinkle by Marcy Guevera-Prete

Rock 90s/00s Trends In Your Plus-Size Summer Wardrobe

The secret to making these looks work and not look like you’re trying to be Cool Mom is to not try too hard. You can rock your plus-size summer wardrobe!

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