• VINTAGE FOR PLUS-SIZES REVIEW: WHY PLUS-SIZE WOMEN SHOULD WEAR VINTAGE DRESSES

    Items: Plus-size Vintage Dresses Where to buy: Lady Vintage Size: 8-32 (UK Size) 4-28 (US Size)     There’s something about vintage dresses that makes me feel like I can conquer it all. I guess it has to do with the history of women of the past. Women back then hardly had any right, but that didn’t stop them from standing for their rights and from being heard. Thanks to women of the past, today, our world is filled with many talented and extraordinary women. The revolution in women history somehow reminds me of the story of plus-size women. Similar to them, being curvy and plus-size wasn’t always accepted. Now,…

  • Being Plus-Size and Healthy: Is it possible?

    I grew up in Africa, a place where big women are seen as great beauties. There, Plus-size is always beautiful and appreciated. In America and other places however, being a plus-size is considered to be unattractive and unhealthy.   CAN ANYONE’S HEALTH BE DETERMINED BY THEIR SIZE? Of course not. I’m not a medical expert but I have done some observations and used some common sense tools to know if someone’s health can be determined by their body sizes. I found that body size doesn’t always determine health. Their lifestyles however, can. I observed two groups of people, both my husband and I, a sibling and an old friend. Here…

  • 12 Types of Bra every women should know- Are you wearing the right bra?

      Buying a bra seems like an easy job, but it’s until you buy the wrong kind for your breast that you realize that shopping for a bra is not easy at all. So, how do you know that you’re wearing the right kind of bra? Fortunately, the answer is a lot simpler than it sounds. Other than knowing your breast size bra, it is equally important to know the type of bra you’re buying and also how you plan on wearing it (Remember: not all bras are created equal. Some bras are made for only certain types of Breasts, and others are made for only a certain type of…

  • How to dress for your body: What’s your body shape?

      Have you ever been frustrated to find the appropriate style for your body? I know I do. Hi, I’m Rachel Francoise. I am a beautician and fashion design student. In all my years as a hairstylist, I have spent many occasions telling my clients what hairstyle is appropriate for either their lifestyle, Job and most importantly their faces. I came to a realization that most of the time we may have a hairstyle in mind but still ignore that it may not be the right one for us. This can be the same with fashion, especially when you’re a plus-size/curvy woman. Although now a day advertisement productions have hired…

  • Fall Fashionable Pregnancy Clothing Tips and Ideas: How to always look good during pregnancy?

    The idea of pregnancy makes me appreciate being a woman. Think about it, God uses a woman to create a new life. Isn’t that amazing? Though it may sound like a blessing and an honor, being pregnant doesn’t always feel great. OMG, I’ve been pregnant three times and hated everything about it. From morning sickness to swollen feet, to headaches, and to countless heartbreaks from doctors reports, pregnancy can sometimes feel like a huge punishment. My sicknesses and fatigue can be so bad that I have found it easier to give up on myself during pregnancy. If you knew me, you’d know that getting myself pretty tends to make all…

  • Plus-size women – How to Embrace your Curves and Love Body

      Hi there! Aren’t you just so tired of hearing people, friends, family, or strangers tell you “Well girl you need to lose weight” or “ girl you really let yourself go” or I like you better skinny”. I don’t know about you, but I’ve gotten so sick and tired of hearing it. I get it, in today’s society there’s only a certain type of people “skinny girls” that are considered pretty and acceptable. But why don’t we embrace the different types of beauty that this world has to offer? I mean, we all can’t look the same, right? Just think of how boring this world would be if we…

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