Dear Torrid- Representation Does Indeed Matter

This past weekend, I had an event to attend in Atlanta. I was really undecided on what to wear when it dawned on me that a little black dress is always fashionable at almost any event. I wasn’t sure where to begin looking when I remembered that Torrid had a section on their website literally titled ‘Little Black Dress’. Well duh, clearly this was a … Continue reading Dear Torrid- Representation Does Indeed Matter

6 Places to Shop for the Super Plus Size Woman

If there’s anything I can tell you about what I’ve learned as a plus size woman it’s that there are options available to us. It wasn’t always that way; I remember being a young woman cringing because I had to be stuck shopping Catherine’s, Fashion Bug or Lane Bryant’s at a time when these stores weren’t yet stylish! Thank Gawd those days are over. However, … Continue reading 6 Places to Shop for the Super Plus Size Woman

Sit Down: Why I’m Not Here for Your Fat Girl Fetishization

* while some of the things in this article apply to all women; right now I’m speaking specifically to my experience as a fat woman.* When I was younger, I remember being the chubby one out the group always. For a long time I felt like the only guys who were interested in me were Jamaicans and Africans and occasionally Dominicans or Puerto Ricans. And … Continue reading Sit Down: Why I’m Not Here for Your Fat Girl Fetishization