clothes

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Take The Cake: A Fat Babe Donated Her Wardrobe to Goodwill & This Happened

I finally left Goodwill with about 15 pieces and the sense that I had a new friend who donated her wardrobe. Fat intimacy and solidarity! Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   10.18.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
Sexuality is not validated by what clothes you wear. I know exactly who I am.

Stop Telling Me To "Dress Gay"

When did my sexuality come with a dress code, I don't have to dress gay!? Sexuality is not validated by what clothes you wear. I know exactly who I Read...
Ellen Ricks    |   10.15.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Photo Credit: Deanna de Bara

My Closet Is A Fashion Graveyard; It's Time To Bury It

My closet is like a fashion graveyard, the final resting place of all the people I thought I wanted to be over the years. Read...
Deanna deBara    |   05.15.18   |   SHARE
Voices
I thought dressing for my body type was a rule I should consider, but it’s just another form of body-shaming.

I Wore "Unflattering" Clothing For My Body Type For A Week

Following rules to avoid drawing attention to a particular body shape or size is the equivalent to admitting that having a certain body type is Read...
Yasmine Singh    |   03.30.18   |   SHARE
Culture
Photo of Rachel Hoge by Katy Nash

I Make Fashion Choices With My Disability In Mind

The clothes I wear allow others to see beyond my stutter, encouraging them to discard any negative connotations they might have about my disability. Read...
Rachel Hoge    |   03.6.18   |   SHARE
Minds
Her closet is excessively huge, and her dog seems kind of judgy. If she likes this dress, then I cannot.

Rent The Runway Made Me A Well-Dressed (But Still Very Terrible) Person

If you’re like me, and I sincerely hope you are not, instead of feeling pleased for these women and their success in finding the perfect outfit, you Read...
Sarah Zimmerman    |   09.7.17   |   SHARE
Culture
Say what you will, but the unicorn fashion trend is mfing magical.

This Body Positive Lineup Is Proof Unicorns Exist

Say what you will, but the unicorn fashion trend is mfing magical. Pastels and brights create a bit of softness and whimsy in a world that feels Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   06.16.17   |   SHARE
Culture

Addicted To Nostalgia: Vintage Estate Sales, My Mother, And Me

From a distance, a vintage girl can seem charming and lovably odd until you realize that she literally comes with a ton of baggage. Read...
Jagger Blaec    |   04.25.17   |   SHARE
Long Reads