Where are the plus-size happy endings?

The logistics of movie making are beyond me, but as a film lover there is a startling fact apparent that I can't not blog about for much longer. I am well versed in the genre of rom-coms and romantic dramas, some of my favourite films even fall into these categories, but I've come to notice … Continue reading Where are the plus-size happy endings?

Things you should never say to your fat girlfriend…

If you’re dating a fat girl, you’re probably more than well acquainted with the negative body issues that crop up every now and again. But if you find that you’re constantly putting your foot in your mouth where your lovely lady is concerned, here are my top five things that you should never, ever say … Continue reading Things you should never say to your fat girlfriend…

NO RULES, NO PROBLEM Over the past few weeks FATshion Faux Pas has covered a whole variety of supposed clothing “don’ts” for fat women. With the help of the wonderfully beautiful ladies who submitted photos to me, we have been able to subvert fashion ideals and show that fat female aesthetic is evolving and changing. This … Continue reading

The plus-size community shouldn’t be let down by its own brands…

This is an article that I penned for The Independent, you can see the original here. As a plus-sized woman I feel let down, underrepresented and seriously pissed off. A lot of negativity for a weekend I know, but I ensure you - it’s justified. A real ripple of excitement went through the plus-size and … Continue reading The plus-size community shouldn’t be let down by its own brands…

CURVY COMFORT The end of summer is nigh and the nights are drawing in - you know what that means for the fashion world, don't you? We women turn to oversize jumpers, jogging bottoms, dressing gowns, no bras and big slippers for comfort - but what about fat women? We are told to avoid baggy, … Continue reading

FAT AND FOXY For week seven I thought I'd take us to seventh heaven (you lucky people!) Fat women are told every day that we are not sexy and that sexiness is reserved for those who fit into societies ideal when wearing a slinky nightie or goddess approved day-wear. Where society is concerned, fatness is … Continue reading