Why Fat Shame?

I feel like there has been a breakdown in mutual communication between fat people and thin people in the body positive community. Let me start this up by stating very clearly: body positivity is for everybody. Every single body should be the home of a person who is happy, comfortable and confident. Unfortunately, these rules seem to shift slightly when we begin to pass judgement on other bodies. While it…
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Autumn with NYX

‘Fall’ in love with Autumnal colours Leaves are starting to drift down from the trees, evenings are getting darker, the weather is starting to turn – it’s offish! Autumn is here and that means it’s time to dig out all of those luscious deep Autumnal shades. It’s time for velvet, rust, burgundy and the deepest of emerald green. Taking inspiration from the classic autumnal palette, NYX are a perfect high…
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Body Confidence

This is a subject very close to my heart, mainly because this stuff is life-changing. I can’t tell you exactly how to get body confidence – we all have to tread our own path and find what works for us. Unfortunately, there is no one-size-fits-all prescriptive solution – but there are some things I can share with you that might lead you in the right direction. Your body is your…
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Elvi x Hayley Hasselhoff

Elvi x Hayley Hasselhoff ELVI’s latest collection has landed, and excitingly it’s a collaboration with babesome model and plus woman of the moment, Hayley Hasselhoff. From a brand that’s famed for its dedication to embellishment and unusual cuts, this collection really surprised me as it’s a bit of a deviation from their usual vibe.  Hayley’s vision was for a chic capsule collection, filled with classic long layers. Available in a…
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I Am All Woman, Too

As a size 26+ body, I have grown accustomed to not seeing myself represented in media campaigns. Of course there has been increasing use of plus size models to showcase plus size clothing, but they are still on the small end of the scale. Their thighs might be touching and if we’re lucky they might not even photoshop the double chin to be smaller, but let’s face it: there is…
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