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A Story of Sex by a Plus Sized Woman

SHS / September 20, 2018

“Fat girls are only good to F*ck.” Cautionary advice given to me by my uncle when I was 12 years old. “You had better lose weight. Nobody marries fat girls.” This ingrained three terrible falsehoods into my under-developed belief system: 1. The only time a woman has value is if a man wants to marry her or finds her visually/…

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Lunch With Tamara and Sher Malas

SHS / September 17, 2018

I met my new neighbors, plus sized fashion designers Tamara and Sher Malas at this place in the East Village called D.B.A. that says yes to dogs and no to children. “No Bud, no Miller, no Stella, no Blue Moon, no Corona, no B*llsh%t* Amazing. Tamara and I bonded in what I know will one day become an iconic moment…

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NYFW has gotten Fat. And I love it.

SHS / September 12, 2018

Fat and fashion are two words that traditionally did not get along very well together. God forbid a model had a fat friend that she invited to a runway show or after party at one of New York’s fancy night clubs; promoters would scoff and roll their eyes, “Who brought the fat girl?” But all of that is rapidly changing.…

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Maree Pour Toi- The Plus Sized Fashion Brand That Gets It

SHS / September 11, 2018

There were a lot of fashion firsts for me in terms of the looks I wore this weekend to the CURVYcon thanks to Maree Pour Toi. I was hesitant when Melanie the stylist started pulling button down blouses and strapless rompers for  me to try on because, well, plain talk, bad manners I have big boobs. Shockingly, her selections expanded…

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11 Honoré and SLiNK Magazine Trunk Show- NYFW 2018

SLiNK Magazine, 11 Honore, Plus Sized Model Sarah Hamel-Smith The Curvy Trini NYC
SHS / September 10, 2018

  I had the honour of attending the 11 Honoré  and SLiNK Magazine Trunk Show on Thursday September 07. It was my first time attending a private shopping event of this kind. My friend and I arrived at the venue late, soaking wet. It started storming right before we made our way over. It was held at a stunning private…

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