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…

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

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

GIVE YOUR FIGURE A HUG We are so often told that people don’t want to be subjected to our lumps, bumps, muffin tops and big bums. So much so, that we are shamed into wearing baggy clothes, restricted to jeans and an oversized t-shirt or a dress with no shape. But as a fat girl … Continue reading