Shopping While Plus-Sized

Shopping while plus-sized?  Feel frustrated in a fitting room?  I feel ya.  Limited choices often limit plus-size women from wearing clothing they really love.  With my busy life, it’s not unusual for me to attend several events in a week, in addition to meetings.  I am constantly shopping and trying on clothes.  As a plusContinue reading “Shopping While Plus-Sized”

Born Naked, Annihilated by Fashion…til now

Note:  These Botero-inspired, body positive fashion images are NSFW. They are also not safe for preserving outmoded paradigms of what a woman’s body should be. We are born naked and when we die, our bodies are stripped, examined and prepared for burial. Between birth and death, we are contextualized and classified by fashion. It isContinue reading “Born Naked, Annihilated by Fashion…til now”

Bubbling Over with Body Positive Joy!

When Yi asked me to climb on her conference room table, I didn’t hesitate.  

This past week, Yi Zhou, founder of Global Intuition, a fast-rising international fashion brand, invited me to her headquarters in Beverly Hills for a body positive photo shoot.  

Body Positivity: My Spirit Needs Space!

I used to hate tale of Cinderella.  First, Cinderella was cheerful about doing housework.  Second, she has tiny, delicate feet.  I wear an 11W.  My shoe options are limited, compared to other women.  My feet need space.  My whole self needs space.  It seems like plus sized women are not allowed to take up space.Continue reading “Body Positivity: My Spirit Needs Space!”

Fashionistas Fashion the Future

I was so inspired by last week’s broadcast of What Women Want Talk Radio.  We had fashion moguls Megan Grassell and Marissa Lewis on our live broadcast, two young, enterprising ladies making waves in fashion. Megan Grassell founded Yellowberry, a brassiere company for teens and tweens, after she could not find an age-appropriate bra forContinue reading “Fashionistas Fashion the Future”

Building Brands into Billions

It’s not everyday you get to have a conversation with the woman behind some of the most successful fashion & lifestyle start-ups of recent memory, but I did.  Judy Goss  and I had the opportunity to share an hour with the amazing, inspiring and down-to-earth Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, founder of Gilt and Glam Squad, toContinue reading “Building Brands into Billions”