Body Lovin’ Burlesque | Q&A with the Expert…

If you follow me on social media you'll know that my most recent endeavour has been burlesque. For a long time, I've been interested in taking lessons but it's only been since I've discovered body positivity that I've actually booked the damned classes! And what can I say - after winning a 'gold star' for … Continue reading Body Lovin’ Burlesque | Q&A with the Expert…

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6 Compliments that aren’t based on appearance…

There's no denying that the body positive movement has picked up momentum in the last few years -  YAY! For too long, society has pitched beauty and attractiveness as being the number 1 must-haves for success and general acceptance in the mainstream. Leaving the rest of us, who don't fit into the ideal mould, contemplating what it is … Continue reading 6 Compliments that aren’t based on appearance…

15 Body Positive Tattoos You Didn’t Know That You Needed…

Loving the skin that you're in is an incredibly subjective thing, it is personal to us and only we can decide how we show ourselves self-love. Tattoos are pretty similar. The ink that we decide to mark our skin with often means something personal to us; tattoos document a journey, a memory, a reminder, a … Continue reading 15 Body Positive Tattoos You Didn’t Know That You Needed…

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…