Check out Big Girl Runway!

At February’s Curvy Revolution, I was introduced to Big Girl Runway, a great blog for the curvy fashionista. The women I met, Jessica, Emily, and Stephanie, wore great outfits all weekend and had even better personalities– these two things combine to make their blog positive, fun, and super-fashionable! One thing I really like about BGR […]

Council of Fashion Designers of America’s Health Initiatives

This is really cool- the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) has recently released a Health Initiative to try to combat eating disorders among models.  Hooray!  Of course, eating disorders affect women of all sizes and not just those in the fashion industry.  In fact, many plus size women suffer from eating disorders.  With […]

Elle Magazine and Gabourey Sidibe’s “Close Up”

It’s hard to tell how I should feel about this.  Elle recently published their 25th Anniversary Issue, and chose 4 covers from  25 “cpvr worthy subjects.”.  Gabourey Sidibe was chosen as one of the four covers, which should make us all pretty happy; it’s nice to see a plus size woman on the cover of […]

Tim Gunn rocks

I think Tim Gunn is absolutely fabulous.  I was so happy when he lectured this season’s Project Runway contestants for being bullied by Gretchen, I thought I would die smiling!  But, just in case you’re not totally convinced Tim Gunn is awesome, here is some news that will convince you. Gunn recently did an interview […]

Plus Size Fashion Show a Success!

For the first time ever, New York Fashion Week got a full dose of reality with a plus-size-only runway show hosted by OneStopPlus.com , a company that sells plus-size clothing for full-figured women sizes 12 to 44. While I wish this fashion show had been hosted by multiple designers, it’s still a step in the […]

Drop Dead Diva Update

Okay, so I took a “staycation” last week and it was fabulous– I’ll write more about it later this week, but one of the things I did was catch up on Drop Dead Diva.  One of my favorite moments in last night’s episode was when Jane was deciding what to wear to the LA Police […]