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I first learned about NYC Full Figured Fashion Week from an article in The New Yorker magazine last fall.  I'm a bit embarrassed to admit that this event had evaded my radar for several years even though it was happening in my own backyard; they even...
"In terms of deal count, women-founded companies set a record last year, making up 4.4% of all VC deals—the largest percentage since 2006. Of course, the actual number of deals involving female-led startups still dismally low (368 compared to...
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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...
Truth be told, this is my first Full Figured Fashion Week.  I was half expecting to be ignored and lost in a crowd of fabulousness.  This did not happen.  Instead, minutes after I walked into the building for the...
  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...
  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...
    In case you haven’t yet heard, plus size women are rockin’ the competitive pole-dancing scene! Yours truly got to witness the action first hand at this year’s Dangerous Curves: “the biggest, baddest, most awesome plus size pole competition in...
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...
According to the Cost of Wedding, "he average wedding cost in the United States is $26,645. Couples typically spend between $19,984 and $33,306 but, most couples spend less than $10,000. This does not include cost for a honeymoon."  Where I live,...