The Fat Girl’s Workout Guide: Part II – Activewear

The Fat Girl’s Workout Guide: Part II – Activewear

My favorite part of working out is picking out a cute outfit. Sometimes just knowing I have something new to wear gives me motivation to hit the gym. What’s truly amazing is how many activewear brands are catering to plus sizes now. Nike and AdoreMe recently launched plus size active. However, not all plus size […]

The Fat Girl’s Workout Guide: Part I

The Fat Girl’s Workout Guide: Part I

Ringing in the New Year with the goal to lose weight or workout more? That’s awesome! Making that same resolution each year with no results? Feels disappointing. As someone that’s been there more times than I care to admit, I want to give you some tips. I still have moments where I fall off the […]

We Gave You Representation, What More Do You Want?

We Gave You Representation, What More Do You Want?

Black hair and makeup in the fashion industry is largely avoided. This morning, I did my usual social media rounds and noticed a Black model in a J. Crew ad whose hair wasn’t done. This isn’t the first time this has happened. Victoria’s Secret let their website model be photographed with a similar hair situation. […]

A Plea to End Colorist Narratives: A Response

A Plea to End Colorist Narratives: A Response

Yesterday, I read a piece on CurlyNikki.com titled ‘A Plea To End The Black Barbie Doll Look’. I noticed absurd fallacies throughout the article. The whole piece suggests dark skinned Black women choose to wear weaves for approval from the White mainstream, or worse, self hate. While it is unfortunate someone who has never lived […]

Here Comes The {Fat} Bride: Dress Shopping

Here Comes The {Fat} Bride: Dress Shopping

As a plus size woman, it can be difficult to find the perfect wedding gown. Especially in straight size boutiques where they only have ONE curve size option. Fortunately, the DMV area has quite a few shops that cater specifically to curvy women! Last weekend, I said “YES!” to the dress. Here are the boutiques I visited and my […]

Know Your Worth: Gaining Confidence and Eliminating Fear

Know Your Worth: Gaining Confidence and Eliminating Fear

“Know your worth” is a saying we hear all too often. It’s common sense in theory but how frequently do we put that into action? As plus size women, it can be hard to see our worth in personal relationships when society is constantly saying we aren’t worthy. I’ve always known my worth in personal […]

Fashion Week Favorites: Spring/Summer 2018

Fashion Week Favorites: Spring/Summer 2018

Images courtesy of Instagram   New York Fashion Week just ended and this was one of the best I’ve seen in years. To be honest, I’d gotten bored with NYFW. Usually the same shizz, just a different season. I was definitely impressed with the amount of diversity this time around. It was truly exciting to […]

Fenty Beauty’s Success and What It Means for POC

Fenty Beauty’s Success and What It Means for POC

Photo courtesy of Fenty Beauty and Sephora The Fenty Beauty launch was a success. A huge congratulations is in order for Rihanna. Her launch of Fenty Beauty last Friday nearly broke the internet. The launch included lip gloss, contour sticks, brushes and highlighters. However, the star of the show is the foundation. She launched FORTY […]

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