Kath Read and Fat Shaming by Strangers, Why is this OK?

fat shaming

I came across a story of Fat Heffalump blogger and fat activist, Kath Read, telling the story of being photographed in public by strangers. Not because they thought she was awesome and gorgeous and just couldn't resist asking her for a photo, but because they wanted to make fun of her size and the … [Read more...]

Plus Size Art: Fat Babe Designs by The NearSighted Owl

Fat Babe Designs by The Near Sighted Owl on The Curvy Fashionista

She is all kinds of amazing. I was first attracted to her art and then fellin love with her about page and then fell in deeper with her fab attitude and skills. This woman, Rachele (pronounced "Rachael") is the DOPE woman behind The Near Sighted Owl. With a strong hat tip to Michelle, I stumbled … [Read more...]

Finding Motivation in the Strangest Places

Finding Motivation in the Strangest Places

*MARIE'S NOTE: today I welcome guest blogger Raven, a life coach whose words had touched me on the internet. I wanted her to share a bit of her story and motivation to hopefully inspire at least one of you! Please keep reading and show some love to Raven* Finding Motivation in the Strangest … [Read more...]

Plus Size News Round-Up 4.5.14

Plus size news 4.5

Did you miss some of the plus size headlines this week? Check out a recap of this week's best plus size news stories. Plus size fashion blogger, Gabi Gregg, has collaborated again with Swimsuits for All for a hot 90s inspired print bikini. Last year, Gabi's collection with them sold out! Get … [Read more...]

Plus Size Fine Art: Sculptures by ROSE-AIMEE BELANGER

by Rose-Aimee Belanger - Plus Size Fine Art on The Curvy Fashionista

In my search to bring back the plus size art, I wanted to share something fun… bringing back the plus size art sculptures that you can collect and buy and own! But even better? Plus size fine art. Today’s featured artist who brings us this is ROSE-AIMEE BELANGER. It is an amazing thing, being … [Read more...]

Plus Size News Round-Up 3.22.14

Plus size news

Did you miss some of the plus size headlines this week? Check out a recap of this week's best plus size news stories. Isaac Mizrahi, who I looove, breaks down the right way to include plus size into the fashion scene.Fashion should be INCLUSIVE not EXCLUSIVE. BOOM! Plus size model, Hayley … [Read more...]

Break Rules This Spring in These Plus Size Fashion Trends

Break the Plus size rules with these Spring Trends

The air is changing in plus size fashion. Plus size women are more fashion conscious and confident than ever and we are demanding stereotypes in the fashion industry are torn down. That notion of us only wanting moo-moos, all black everything, arms covered at all time and no stripes ever is going … [Read more...]

COOL NEWS! I am your Social Media Ambassador for The Miss and Teen Plus USA Pageant!

Social Media Ambassador Marie Denee for The Miss and Teen Plus USA Pageant!

Have you heard of the Miss & Teen Plus USA Pageant? Well, no worries, this is what I am here for! I am really excited to share with you that I have been tapped the official blogger and Social Media Ambassador for this amazing competition! Yes, think of me as your inside track inside … [Read more...]