In Praise of Leggings as Pants

My body has a weird thing where it cycles up and down about 20-30 pounds every few years. Before you start with the OMG YOYO DIETING IS SO UNHEALTHY, let me reassure you that I don’t diet, and can only attribute these fluctuates to random stuff like geographical location (no, really), relationship status (really, really), […]

2013 Fatkini Review

Ok, so this post is kind of overdue, but I haven’t been able to get to the beach much this year living in Indiana. But I plan to enjoy Hollywood Beach every chance I get on my upcoming 2 week trip to Chicago! I’ve been wearing bikinis while fat for about eight years now, and […]

Ms. Behaved Style Icon: Amanda Lee

Name: Amanda Lee Age: 32 Location: Chicago What do you do, in your own words, and how long have you been doing it? My day job is doing graphic design and administrative items at a PR firm. I’m an artist, working mostly in digital collage and I run the queer plus size fashion blog In The […]

Love Letter from the Fatshion Trenches: Summertime Rolls

Hello my sun worshippers and heliophobes, Is it officially summer yet? (Fuck it, it’s June at any rate!) Let’s talk SUMMER FATSHION today! VAMPY SUNDRESSES First off, fuck pastels. Wear a little black dress as a goth sundress, some high heeled sandals, sunglasses and blingy jewelry and pretend you are a mafia princess (that was […]

Love Letter from the Fatshion Trenches: Swimsuit Edition

Dear Bathing Beauties, I recently discovered the the H&M in my work neighborhood now offers a plus size section! I am not quite sure what H&M’s deal is, because I used to shop there back in 2005, when they carried up to a size 18, and then for a while they seemed to only carry […]

Love Letter from the Fatshion Trenches: Root Chakra Realness at Forever 21

Dear my Fatties and Fashion Lovers, Did you know that Forever 21 has a plus size line called “Faith 21?” Not all of their stores carry the line, but the one near my day job does, and it’s freaking awesome. (I encourage you to go into your local Forever 21 and  tell them to start […]