Chub Rub

A Painful Secret

A couple of weeks ago, a group of us were having brunch when someone brought up the subject of “chub rub”.  It’s when your thighs rub together and the friction causes such a burning sensation that you think you’re on fire.  And, it’s not just your thighs.  It can also happen on your inner arms.  […]

Tim Gunn Fights For Us

We Need More Voices Like His

Tim Gunn

Tim Gunn is once again using his voice and his clout to fight for the plus-size community.  He is appalled at the lack of stylish, plus-size clothing. “When I’m working in the real world with real women and we’re shopping, we find that fashion seems to end when you get any larger than a size […]

Diesel Finds Models Using Social Media

The clothing brand Diesel has stepped out of the box with their new ad campaign.  They decided not to go with the typical waif-like models.  Instead they took to tumbler and found plus-size and androgynous models. This was Nicola Formichetti’s first Diesel campaign as the brand’s new artistic director.  He relied on social media and […]

Rebel Wilson

Gets New Fall TV Show

If you’ve been craving more Rebel Wilson then buckle up for her new ABC show Super Fun Night.  Not only she is she starring in it, but she’s the creator, a producer, and a writer for the show. Junior attorney Kimmie Boubier (Rebel Wilson) and her two best friends Helen-Alice (Liza Lapira) and Marika (Lauren […]

Lululemon Shuns Larger Sizes In Their Stores

Consumer Advocates Want Change

High-end athletic retailer, Lululemon, has been feeling some heat from consumer advocates.  Advocates feel that there is a lack of support for the larger sizes that they carry.  Lululemon is best known for their $98 stretch yoga pants.  Their fans are loyal and plentiful. A former employee told Huffington Post reporter Kim Bhasin about the […]

Renting Your Wardrobe

Your Closet Just Got Bigger

Do you remember the scene in the Sex and The City movie where Jenifer Hudson;s character introduces Carrie to renting designer handbags?  Well, now you can do it with your entire wardrobe.  You can rent everything from dresses and tops to shoes and jewelry. I recently discovered Gwynnie Bee.  They are an online fashion store […]

Fluid Movement

A Performance Troop For All

This past weekend I was lucky enough to check out a local Baltimore group known as Fluid Movement.  They’re a performance group that specialize in synchronized swimming water ballets and roller skating ballets.  Their members come from all walks of life and have abilities ranging from beginner to accomplished. This weekend’s show was a water […]

Why Not Plus Size Barbie?

Tattoo Barbie is here.  Tokidoki was created by Italian born designer, Simone Legno, and is inspired by Japanese art and anime.  She sports pink hair, leopard leggings, high heels, and edgy tattoo’s on her upper body.  And, she never goes anywhere without her cactus-covered pet named Bastardino. Her style is definitely cutting edge and modern.  […]