3 Things People Assume About Plus-Size Women…

You might be forgiven for thinking that plus-size women have low self-esteem, given the amount of crap that we've had to put up with for most of our lives, but you'd be wrong. This tweet hits the nail on the head: it is so tiring that the go-to reaction when someone meets a plus-size woman, is … Continue reading 3 Things People Assume About Plus-Size Women…

7 Reasons Why Burlesque Rocks the BoPo World…

If you're not too familiar with the art of burlesque, you might be forgiven for thinking that it only extends the arm of acceptance as far as one single body type. In fact, the only mainstream reference to burlesque has been Christina Aguilera and Cher's rendition of the art of the tease in 'Burlesque'.  But, as … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why Burlesque Rocks the BoPo World…

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…