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Summer Family

Plus Size Summer Style: Cool Clothes and Sleeveless!

Plus Size Style from Ulla Popken: Classic Cotton TankLook out ladies. It’s time for plus size summer style. Warm weather is here … the time of year that a lot of curvy women hate. No more hiding behind baggy clothing. This is the season of bareness – bare necks, bare legs and, the scariest of all, bare arms. But don’t panic. Here are a few tips to build your summer style (and stay cool!) without spending a lot of money. Read More

Ashley Graham

Plus Size in Sports Illustrated: A Victory for Size Acceptance?

As a plus size woman fighting for size acceptance I had real mixed feelings in 2015 about the excitement generated by Ashley Graham, the first plus-sized model ever seen in the annual swimsuit edition of the Sports Illustrated magazine. On one hand, it was great that a size 16 woman was being featured in this bastion of sexy, size 0 swimwear models. However, it was hard for me to get excited if the only reason she was in the magazine was because she was in an ad that shows off her provocative curves and skimpy (albeit beautiful) swimwear.

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