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  I launched Dressing Room 8 because I wanted to create a space dedicated to helping curvy women feel empowered through fashion.  As someone who was bullied extensively growing up for my weight, my skin color, my height, my hair, and...
I met the fabulous Ally Gursky, the blogger behind Candied Curves, at Full Figured Fashion Week: Celebrate My Size Plus Model Magazine Expo this summer. She is a performer and body positive blogger hailing from Orlando, Florida. She likes long walks on...
Growing up can be so difficult! Children and young adults are constantly faced with feeling inadequate and insufficient. Personally, I remember many days wishing I could be someone else or be treated better. When I had the pleasure of...
A lot of people find fashion intimidating because they may think that there is a "right" look and a "wrong" look.  I find fashion fascinating because there are unlimited looks that I can create.  At the end of the...
They say it is the season to give. Guess what? They are absolutely right! As we say goodbye to 2016 and welcome 2017, it is important to provide a bit of cheer and joy to those around us. Hearing about...
  I'll be the first to admit that I had a very limited understanding of pole dancing but have come to learn that Pole Dancing is a competitive and empowering sport that is perfect for athletes who do not fit the "traditional mold" but...
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we’d like to highlight two plus size retailers that are committed to joining the fight to end this disease, as well as provide some information on how you can join in...
Are you an entrepreneur? Interested in joining a community with other female-owned entrepreneurs? Then you need to check out the Maia Community ASAP!Even if you aren't an entrepreneur, wouldn't it be cool to go to one place where you...
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  Boston Curvy Fashion Week (BCFW) included incredible fashion shows, inspirational talks, and meaningful networking! Sandra Augustin is the founder of BCFW and the reason why Boston will never be the same after July 26th. It was such a pleasure to meet her and...