anthropologie, fat, plus size fashion, Uncategorized

PLUS SIZE PTSD- The Reason Why Plus Sized Women Are Not Shopping at Their Full Potential

SHS / September 14, 2019

At the close of New York Fashion Week something is very obvious. While fashion has become “more inclusive” at the highest level with a few plus sized bloggers sprinkled in the mix at the cool fashion shows and one or two perfectly proportioned size 18 models slaying the catwalk, it is still not ok to be fat. A recent Glamour…

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Homeless in New York City

SHS / July 17, 2019

In the morning I was moving into a lovely 800 sq. ft two bedroom apartment in Queens, by the afternoon I was homeless, sobbing on a friends couch surrounded by all my belongings. This is New York. I woke up in the morning excited, packed and ready to go. Rent, broker and deposit paid. Lease signed. Couch ordered. Friends coming…

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Best Affordable Swimsuits for Plus Size Bodies- ZAFUL

SHS / June 19, 2019

Swimsuit season can trigger panic even in the most generally relaxed and confident woman. Being semi-naked in front of others can be intimidating.  I grew up in the Caribbean, so water based activities abounded. Based on the subtle disapproving looks from adults whenever I put on a bathing suit, overhearing my parents complain to others about how fat I was and listening…

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