The Best Smoothing Bra for Side Fat and the “Back Bulge”

Looking for the best bra for side fat? The dreaded “back rolls”? Let’s face it, the worst thing about wearing a bra is actually just wearing a bra that doesn’t fit well. And it’s really hard to find a bra that fits how it should! Especially for those of us who have some extra curves … Read more

The 5 Best Extra Wide Calf Rain Boots For Plus Size Women

There’s nothing I love more than tromping around in wet weather (good thing since I grew up in western Washington). At least, there’s nothing I love more than tromping in puddles and wet weather if I’m prepared for it: meaning a sweater and waterproof boots. Being able to nestle my toes inside a pair of … Read more

“Too Fat”? The 10 Best High Heels For Heavy Women

High heels are an area of fashion where larger women…tread lightly (sorry, pun intended). Being “too fat” for high heels seems to be a universal truth that goes unchallenged. What the reasons are for it, no one really seems clear.  Is it a concern that there aren’t wide enough pumps available? That the heels might … Read more

9 Inspirational Body Positive Books for Overweight Women

Being a redhead, I’m not well represented in literature. When I was younger this made me pretty sad but, then I grew up and realized that most minorities are actually totally ignored in books! For example, “fat people” are even less well-represented. While the precedence of plus-size blogs and columns has grown, if you want … Read more