Blog — body positive

Jen Ponton is Increasing Representation in Hollywood

Jen Ponton is Increasing Representation in Hollywood

You might know rising star Jen Ponton from Dietland or 30 Rock or Love on the Run, but this New York based actress has a lot more up her sleeve.

The co-creator and star of the new pilot Queens of Daytime is now writing, producing, and pitching her own stuff--and she’s got a fat acceptance agenda. Queens of Daytime brings a splash...


Meet Plus Size Pop Star, Elle Baez

Meet Plus Size Pop Star, Elle Baez

Hello, PBK Babes!

We're back on the blog today with another great interview.  We first met Elle Baez when she came into our plus size boutique, looking for a great look for her release party and launch.

Since then, she's continued to visit us – picking styles for photoshoots and other promotions.  We love her adventurous and eye catching personal style, and we think you will, too.

PBK:  Let's start with a little history.  What's your background in music?

EB:  My love for music began thanks to my family’s love of music. My
dad was a DJ in the ‘70s, my sister also sings,...


11 Reasons You Deserve Clothing You Love, According to the Experts

11 Reasons You Deserve Clothing You Love, According to the Experts

No longer is plus-size fashion a wasteland. Unlike a decade ago, when finding ANY trendy items in larger sizes was a challenge, online and indie stores like plus BKLYN are offering a wider (pun intended) and more thoughtful selection of plus-size fashion, from trends to basics.

A deeper issue, though, is that often we can feel like our bodies are unworthy of taking advantage of this newly-available apparel.

"Maybe that influencer on Instagram can be okay wearing a crop top, but MY belly is the wrong shape."


Meet Megan Kimberling: Badass Plus Size Model

Meet Megan Kimberling:  Badass Plus Size Model

Calling me “plus size” is fine because those are the clothes I wear.  But, I call myself fat all the time in person and on social media. I’m not ashamed of the word because it is a descriptor; I also have blue hair and blue eyes, but those aren’t negatively held words in our society.

5 Plus Positive Shows/Movies to Watch (While We Wait for the Next Ep of Dietland!!)

5 Plus Positive Shows/Movies to Watch (While We Wait for the Next Ep of Dietland!!)

While there are other tv shows and movies that feature plus characters, we wanted to explicitly highlight body positive media, and committed media with negative tropes about plus size people.