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If you've taken a few minutes to browse my blog, you'll notice fairly quickly that I'm pretty big on the idea that fashion can be a tool of empowerment for all women. Actually, I believe in it so much that...
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...
Fourth-wave feminism refers to today’s feminists who focus on bringing sexual harassment and violence against women, among other injustices, to the public eye. This is usually done through forms of social media, such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.  Scandals...
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...
  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...
"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...
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...
    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...
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...