I stand in awe of my body…

I stand in awe of my body, and you should stand in awe of yours too. Your body is remarkable and it is not given the credit that it deserves. The culture that we live in focuses so highly on praising those who are aesthetically pleasing, that it forgets to acknowledge the other (more important) … Continue reading I stand in awe of my body…

Fatsexual…

In the interest of full disclosure you need to know three things: I'm fat, I'm a lesbian and I love sex. Woah, too much? Too soon? Sorry about that - but for the purposes of this post I think it's better to get these things cleared up sooner rather than later. Besides, taboos? The world … Continue reading Fatsexual…

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…

LUSCIOUS LEGGINGS Leggings are comfortable. They’re stretchy, they expand, they move with your body and you can do almost anything in them – including lunges – without fear of them breaking, in fact the only thing more comfortable than leggings are pyjamas. So why, pray tell, is it frowned upon when curvy women decide to … Continue reading