Tag Archives: Plus Size

discomfort and obscurity

Image: adweek.com “Out of discomfort comes greatness.” -Cindy Gallop Discomfort And Obscurity Temple Grandin, who knew that an autistic woman, with a need to soothe herself and a love of animals, would receive a PhD, design a way to make slaughterhouses more humane, and go on to be played by actor Claire Danes in a widely acclaimed […]

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no escape

No Escape I’ve said it before, I started blogging about style and fashion and all the fluffy stuff, because I had become exhausted by the tough stuff. Years of work with and among the marginalized had finally overwhelmed me with its ugliness. Please read Vodka and Chanel 19 here.  But I am preternaturally unable to ignore […]

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the smell of entitlement

Fantasy Dresses   Don’t Call Me Girl   Plussize Activewear   Riffing With The Accidental Icon      Fantasy I’ve been fantasizing. I’ve been fantasizing about where I could wear this very “not me” dress. Cinque Terre, maybe. Greece, possibly. Paris, probably not. A balcony in Verona. God, how I need fantasy lately! I go […]

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universal standard

Calling all women sizes 10-28, who want a really stylish winter coat… The Standard When I looked at my mail this morning, Universal Standard was there telling me that this coat, the Beas coat, was now available. A month ago I tried the coat on at the Standard showroom; it’s soft, cocoonish, and brilliantly designed.  You can […]

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