I occasionally find myself silently, and sometimes not to silently, judging and policing the bodies of celebrities. Perhaps the barrage of perfectly polished images of celebs in the media has brainwashed me successfully. But I bear some of the responsibility too. I can consciously choose not read rag mags and look for cellulite on Jessica … [Read more…]
Fall is my absolute favorite season for fashion. But the heat in Los Angeles doesn’t seem to want to quit. I’m so ready for cool sunny days, funky boots, a chic trench coat, oversized sweaters, boyfriend jeans, and tons of fabulous jewelry! What I love most is all the layering you can do in the … [Read more…]
Centuries ago, being fat meant you were wealthy. You had more than enough food to go around. And if you were poor, food was not plentiful and so you were thin. Body size was one of many ways to assess class. Today, we gauge people’s personal worth and right to respect by the size of their … [Read more…]
This first weekend of April I was in Tucson, presenting at the first ever annual Body Love Conference, conceived by Jes Baker of The Militant Baker, and executed by dozens of dedicated volunteers and enthusiastic speakers. For those of you who don’t know about this epic event, it was a one-day conference featuring some of the … [Read more…]
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Velvet, Velvet, Velvet. There are no words to fully describe the divaliciousness of this woman. I was recently lucky enough to interview the fashion photographer, founder of Vol Up 2 magazine, model and size acceptance activist. She was in her Paris home, taking a break from editing some photos from a recent London photo shoot, when we made … [Read more…]