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    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...
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...
  Looking effortless and fabulous actually takes work - especially for curvy girls like us.  I know I have long struggled with these 5 "curvy girl fashion woes" below - check out my solutions on how to tackle them! Woe #...
  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...
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...
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...
  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...
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...
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...