Growing up, I was always bigger than the other kids in my class in every way: fatter, taller, and with bigger feet. I never had a sense of what being “normal” was like, so when I started to care about the way I dressed, I didn’t have a lot of options. All of the clothes I wanted to wear I was already sized out of. Being plus size for me isn’t just an industry term that I proudly support, it’s a way of life. I’m passionate about helping women get dressed in ways that express who they are, and using their voice to be represented in an industry that so often has no interest in listening. I will also occasionally weigh in on body politics and plus size fashion industry news when I feel like my perspective enhances the current conversation. I love the opportunity to learn from all of the voices within the plus size community.
I really, really try to give “fat tv” the benefit of the doubt. The Biggest Loser – not for me. Dance Your Ass Off – surprisingly adorable. Drop Dead Diva? I say drop dead loser. Sounds harsh, I know. My biggest point of complaint with the show is that the main character, a size 00 […]
Dear Readers, When I first started Style IT, I thought it was appropriate and professional to be a more private author. As my writing style and my blog have naturally evolved, I have found it important to reveal more about myself and my professional life. When preparing for my third season at New York Fashion […]