When the Fashion Spot revealed their diversity report for the Fall 2017 season back in February, things were looking refreshingly good.
Models of color appeared in every show at New York Fashion Week. Six out of the 10 most-booked models were models of color. And plus-size models had their biggest season on record, with 26 plus-size model appearances (up from just 4 the previous year).
And while that momentum has continued for models of color, according to the latest diversity report released by the Fashion Spot on Thursday morning — this one focusing on print advertising campaigns — the reality for plus-size models is far bleaker.
In fact, out of the 444 model appearances they examined, plus-size women were only cast 10 times — down from 14 one year earlier. That’s a mere 2.3%. Read more (5/4/17)
New skirts are here and ready to ship! Available in “One Size” (US Women’s 0-20) and “One Size Plus” (US Women’s 10-30). $35 each, message me here or on Etsy if you’d like to buy 2 or more and I’ll make a custom listing at $30 each!!
Thick-Calved Knee High Boot Lovin’ Babes, Listen Up
I’ve got a secret for you, but first comes a story.
So I ordered these adorable boots that just arrived a few days ago, two pair of the exact same knee high boots, one brown & one black. I open the box, super psyched to put them on and *GASP* they won’t zip half way up my thigh. This is only a slight surprise to me as I’ve had problems with knee high boots in the past. But I took my pinterest mind and started searching. And I have found the ultimate solution to my thick-calved problem.
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL IS MY NEW BEST FRIEND.
I saw it on several different websites, spray the boots with alcohol and voila! You now fit into those sexy knee-high boots that you’re oh so depressed don’t fit. So, without further adieu let us do some learnin’ about this shit, okay?
Step One: cry about your boots because you paid a boat load for them, or you were thrifty and you’re still sad they don’t fit.
Step Two: head to your nearest drug store and buy yourself a big ole bottle of 70% isopropyl alcohol. I paid 3.49, with tax for mine and I got a huge bottle. The smaller one is around 2 something! Stretching spray, which is 50% isopropo (which i will call it from now one) & water, goes for around $5-10
Step Three: Come home, marvel at your boots from across the room looking oh so lonely and not warn at all, because you’re about to put those babies on!
Step Four: Get a spray bottle, fill it half way with water and the other half with isopropo. Screw that lid on and,
SPRAY SPRAY SPRAY THE INSIDE OF THOSE BOOTS. Spray it like a salt shaker. Spray it like you’re trying to make it rain on them bitches. There’s no need to get those toesies wet okay, just spray the inside calf part!
Then, slip those babies on and streeeetch the sides to get those suckers on. Boots got a zipper and you’re just so scared they won’t fit? Oh babe, they will. Trust me. These boots now fit like a glove, and not the kind that let’s your fat hang over the sides either. Sexy, glove-like knee high boots that have you feeling so hot and confident you’re ready to do anything. Leave the boots on for a few hours if you can so they form to your legs.
Going to wear skinny jeans with those boots and you only spray them to fit those sexy naked legs? No problem!!!! Spray your boots before every wear and they’ll fit like a glove every time.
That’s it. That’s the secret. Isopropyl Alcohol the shit out of your boots and never cry because they don’t fit over your calves again. Don’t spend money to ship them back. Don’t send them to some shoe repair shop who is going to charge you $50 to do the same thing you could’ve done for $4. Don’t spend money for wide-calved boots, unless you want to of course but I’m a college student and I’m not rolling in the dough. Also, have no fear this does NOT ruin the leather.
Rock those knee-high boots, babes and be confident as ever!
I really don’t understand the outrage over Nike releasing a plus sized selection of workout clothing. Fat people wearing Nike isn’t effecting you.
Some people do not understand this, but confidence really matters when you’re trying to work out and lose weight. A lot of plus-sized workout clothes, if you can even find them, are frumpy and ugly and extremely uncomfortable and most people don’t want to go for a run or to the gym looking like shit. It’s discouraging from the start if you can’t even find clothes that fit you, and if a popular fitness brand wants to remedy that, good for them.
Yes, some people will be wearing nike as a fashion choice & have no intention of losing weight, but for those who fully intend to lose weight and want high-quality name-brand clothes to wear while doing it, Nike is giving them that option.