An Interview With… Bruce Sturgell, Founder of Chubstr

If you are in any way affiliated with the body positive or male fashion communities, then you will likely have come across Bruce Sturgell, founder of plus-size male fashion line, Chubstr. Not only is Bruce paving the way for a newly body confident generation of plus-size men, but he is breaking through image stereotypes set … Continue reading An Interview With… Bruce Sturgell, Founder of Chubstr

The Problem with Fat Acceptance VS. Body Positivity…

There's something strange happening in the body positive community, something that I'm not wholeheartedly behind. I am seeing women who were once all-inclusive, disregarding minority bodies by declaring themselves exclusively fat positive. I am seeing hateful words being exchanged by those previously inhabiting positive spaces only. I am seeing a community breaking apart but those … Continue reading The Problem with Fat Acceptance VS. Body Positivity…

11 Plus-Size Pin-Ups You Need to Follow on Instagram…

  The pin-up girl has become a sassy, cutesy and feminist icon in recent years - and the plus-size community has embraced the idea of the pin-up girl with open arms. Here are 11 plus-size pin-ups that you need to follow on Instagram! 1. This babe who I am absolutely bananas about https://www.instagram.com/p/BQ693nVDJnb/?taken-by=pureivorydotca 2. This … Continue reading 11 Plus-Size Pin-Ups You Need to Follow on Instagram…

Dear Curvy Kate, you’re doing it right…

Last year, I wrote an article for The Independent discussing why the plus-size community shouldn't be let down by its own brands. My comments were a reaction to Evans' 'body positive' clothing campaign #StyleHasNoSize. Disappointingly, Evans seemed to take a severely lacklustre approach to diversity and completely missed a golden opportunity to make a prominent and … Continue reading Dear Curvy Kate, you’re doing it right…