What is the Body Positivity Movement?

The media, fashion, tabloids, advertising and a variety of other industries all pressure people, particularly women, into believing that they need to look a certain way. Everyone needs to be petite, with just the right amount of muscle to fit into and be flattered by the latest fashion trends. You’d better not look too old, […]

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20 Life Lessons I’m Thankful For

In your twenties, you learn a lot about yourself in relation to the world around you. For me, my outlook on many things is challenged and constantly changing; the lessons I’ve learned have all led to my personal growth. In honor of Thanksgiving this week, here are 20 life lessons I’m thankful for: Caffeine is […]

Modcloth Celebrates its Foray into Plus Size Fashion by Completely Transforming the Market

Just over a year ago, online fashion retailer Modcloth decided it was time to revamp its plus size garment offerings. In an industry dominated by unrealistic beauty standards, fat shaming, and miniscule fashion options for women larger than a size 12, Modcloth has clearly managed to stand out from the pack. Now, the company is […]

How the Fashion Blogger Behind GabiFresh is Spreading Body Positivity

It takes a lot of courage to be opinionated, honest, and transparent on the Internet. Doing so puts you at risk for a barrage of hurtful anonymous comments, judgments, and criticism, and blogging is a way of expressing yourself and being vulnerable. Happily, these concerns haven’t stopped plus-sized fashion blogger Gabi, who’s blog, GabiFresh, is […]