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Meet Saucye West: Plus Size Model & Fat Actvist

Meet Saucye West:  Plus Size Model & Fat Actvist

#FatAndFree started as a declaration. I took some photos of myself, and I was a little hesitant on posting them. Not because I hated my body or didn’t love myself. But I didn’t know how people were going to react to it. Or if it would attract trolls. I was full of trepidation.

5 Tips for Plus Size Travelers

5 Tips for Plus Size Travelers

With our brick and mortar plus size boutique in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, we get to meet plus size travelistas on a daily basis.  People travel from around the world to visit New York City, and we love meeting you IRL at the shop!

More local customers (and those online) have mentioned wanting to travel – but are worried about traveling as a plus size person.  I have traveled around the world (Argentina and Italy this year!), and so I thought it'd be great to share plus size travel tips with you!

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Ideas for Plus Size Halloween Costumes

Ideas for Plus Size Halloween Costumes

Halloween is my favorite holiday of the year.  I'm one of those, "Halloween is a month long affair" kind of gal, with multiple costume changes.

The thing is, Halloween costumes are kind of pricy for terrible smelling fabrics and sometimes scratchy fabrics.  According to inhabitat, 170 million Americans will celebrate Halloween by dressing up, and 85% of those costumes will be on their way to a landfill on November 1st.

But, with a little creativity, you can create fun and impressive Halloween costumes through purchasing smaller accessories – and pairing them with fabulous clothing...


7+ Places to Get Plus Size News & Feminist Social Commentary

7+ Places to Get Plus Size News & Feminist Social Commentary

Do you get really excited when a news story breaks that's about plus size issues or body positivity?  Want to diversify your media a little bit?

WE FEEL YOU!

Below are a few of our favorite small or indie publications and people, who we follow for breaking news and essays about body positivity and body politics:

1.  The Curvy Fashionista

Started almost 10 years ago by the one and only Marie Denee, The Curvy Fashionista is like a WWD for plus size fashion.  The TCF email list is also great, delivering a daily digest...


Plus Spotlight: Faith Costa AKA "Faith Plus Fashion"

Plus Spotlight:  Faith Costa AKA "Faith Plus Fashion"

One of the most empowering things about the internet is the ability to find people who are similar to you!  The plus size community is active online, and the plus BKLYN team thought it would be a great idea to spotlight plus bloggers from around the world!
Are you interested in starting a plus size fashion blog?  Be sure to check out this post for tips on getting started!

This week, we interviewed Faith Costa, AKA Faith Plus Fashion.  Faith is...