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Host Your Own Virtual Happy Hour

Happy hours are a little different these days with shelter in place and restaurants being closed. I know I personally have really enjoyed Zoom and Google Hangouts calls with my family and friends to [...]

 

Fashion with HeART

In a world where Fast Fashion rules and plus size woman are ignored, we’re here to make a change. We believe you and the world deserve better. Fast Fashion refers to [...]

 

The 5 Benefits of Being Optimistic

During the normal course of life, we all know there will be difficult days, stressful periods and times where we feel overwhelmed. Amid a global pandemic, the risk of these emotions can become even greater. Although it’s not easy to see the silver linings, having a positive attitude and practicing optimism can help push us through hard times. [...]

 

The Joy of Staying In

Over the past few weeks, the U.S. has been shutting down socially as more confirmed cases of the coronavirus are reported...Think of this time at home as an unplanned Staycation! We’ve created a list of 15 things to start you on your journey to the most satisfying staycation! [...]

 

Celebrating the Influence of Women

The influence of women is evident throughout the chronicles of civilization, from the poetry of the ancient Greeks (Sappho), to the military prowess of France in the late Middle Ages (Joan of Arc), to medical [...]

 

How I Conquered My Fear of Jumpsuits & Trying New Styles

“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try”. I know this may sound ridiculous but I used to have such anxiety about wearing jumpsuits. I hated showing my lumpy thighs without coverage and they just never fit me well [...]

 

Freedom From Flattering

When I think about the items in my wardrobe that feel the most me, it’s a mix of mesh tops and flowy dresses. One is tight and the other is loose. Neither one fits society’s idea of what is considered [...]

 

I Don't Feel Fat - I Am Fat

When I wake up everyday and look in the mirror, I am fat. When I have a bad body day, I am fat. When I have a great day, I am still fat. Fat is a descriptor of my body. It’s not a temporary [...]

 

DROPTHEPLUS

I was scrolling through Twitter one sunny morning. I always start my day like this as I like to catch up with everything what’s happening in the plus size fashion and beauty worlds. Normally I see tweets about new and exciting [...]

 

Plus-size Fashion Vlogger Loey Lane Takes Down Critics of Fat Girls

Loey caught a lot of flack, on more than one occasion, for wearing a bikini in her YouTube videos and Instagram photos. Thankfully, she didn’t let that stop her from wearing what she wanted [...]

 

I'll Never Be Your Curvy Wife

On July 30, Robbie Tripp published a now-viral photo in tribute to his wife, Sarah. The media was quick to proclaim Robbie a hero. Why? Because Robbie’s wife is “curvy”. Yes, those quotes are intentional and yes [...]

 

The Power of a Little Red Dress

“I want to be different. If everyone is wearing black, I want to be wearing red.”  Even as a young child, I loved the color red. It was something about the color red that made me smile wider and put [...]

 

The Spring Cleaning Challenge: Getting Rid of All Kinds of Clutter

Although the chill of winter is still upon us, spring is just around the corner. That means that it’s time to start contemplating the annual ritual of [...]

 

Went Zip Lining as a Fat Girl

When my boyfriend first told me back in August that he had booked us a Western Caribbean cruise for spring break, my first thought after shock, awe and [...]

Rejection: A Love Story

A long, long time ago, in a far off land…..a land of firsts and lasts- lived a girl in her twenties. This girl desired to be loved. So much so that she justified a one sided relationship for [...] 

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